Skip to main navigationSkip to main content
The University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

Impact of Big Data on the Marine Industry Event

5 November 2014
Boldrewood Innovation Campus, Building 175, room 1007, University of Southampton, Burgess Road, Southampton SO16 7QF

For more information regarding this event, please email Johanna Laryea at .

Event details

The University of Southampton and Lloyd’s Register present a one day workshop on the Impact of Big Data on the Marine Industry. Businesses everywhere are stepping up to work with Big Data, with benefits ranging from Intelligent Asset Management to informed Business Intelligence and providing a superior Customer Experience. The future will provide game changing results and significant business advantages for those who act now.

BOOK HERE:‐of‐big‐data‐on‐the‐marine‐industry‐tickets‐12928235701

Costs –

  • Full Time Student: £10
  • Full Registration: £30


At this event we will bring you speakers from Industry and Academia, including OEMs, Operators, Regulatory, Big Data Visionaries and Leading Researchers. The speakers will draw on a wide range of experiences from what is being practiced today, including leading edge applications and aspirations, through to the vision of the future with Big Data.

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

If you have a product or service to promote, you can enhance brand awareness through sponsorship or exhibition at the event.

To find out more contact: Johanna Laryea

Tel: 023 8059 5568



From 09:00 Registration and Refreshments

10:00 Welcome and Introduction to the Event - Ed Fort and Honor Powrie, Organising Committee

Morning Session – Current Practice and Cutting Edge Applications, Chaired by Honor Powrie

10:10 ‘CBM Systems’ Fraser Scott, Director of Marine Agreements Business Development, Wärtsilä

10:40 ‘What Big Data is Doing for Condor’ Graham Belgum, Fleet Director, Condor Ferries

11:10 Refreshments and Networking Break

11:40 ‘The Unified Monitoring Solution for the Marine Industry’ Bob Molnar, Global Sales Manager RM & D Solutions, GE Power Conversion, Marine Division

12:10 ‘Citizen Participation in Biodiversity Monitoring: the New Forest Cicada Project’ Davide Zilli, PhD student, Institute for Complex System Simulation, ECS, University of Southampton

12:40 Panel Discussion. The morning’s speakers will be joined by Dr Ling Wang.

13:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session – The Future with Big Data, Chaired by Danny Shorten

14:00 ‘Big Data in Industry – What can we expect? Who will benefit?’’ Dr Stephan Bungart, General Manager, GE Software

14:30 ‘The Engineering Applications of Big Data from the Perception of LR Foundation’ Professor Richard Clegg, Managing Director, Lloyds Register Foundation

15:00 Panel Discussion. The afternoon’s speakers will be joined by Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Web Science Institute Director, University of Southampton.

15:30 Closing Comments from the Organising Committee followed by Additional Networking Time

16:00 Meeting Close

Organising Committee

Ed Fort, Global Head of Engineering Systems, Global Technology Centre, Lloyds Register Marine, Jo Laryea, Faculty Administrator Officer, Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Professor Honor Powrie, visiting Professor, nCATS, Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton

Danny Shorten, Lead Business Development Specialist Maintenance Management, Lloyds Register Marine

Dr Ling Wang, Lecturer, nCATS, Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton

Privacy Settings