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DAY 1, September 24
Venue: Auditorium Edu2, Educarium Building, University of Turku

8:00 Registration and morning coffee
8:30 Welcoming Address
Rector Jukka Kola, University of Turku
8:45 Keynote Speech: Shipping Sustainability and Maritime Technology – a Balancing Act 
Associate professor Spyros Hirdaris, Aalto University
9:15 CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS: SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING AND TRANSPORT
Simplified environmental assessment model for shipbuilding
Saara Hänninen, Saija Vatanen, Katri Behm, Jaana Hänninen & Johanna Lehtinen
Marine scrubber systems as integrative examples of sectoral and technological systems of environmental innovation
Teemu Makkonen & Tommi Inkinen
Emissions from marine engines preparing for the upcoming sulphur cap limits
Lehtoranta K., Aakko-Saksa P., Murtonen T., Vesala H., Ntziachristos L., Karjalainen P., Rönkkö T., Kuittinen N. & Timonen H.
GET READY – Getting Ready for the Cross-Border Challenges: Capacity Building in Sustainable Shore Use
Saarikoski, Janne & Tuomala, Vesa
Break 15 min
CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS: MARITIME ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGIES
A rational quasi-dynamic FSI procedure for the evaluation of global loads used in the design of passenger ships
Nikita Dementyev, Markus Jokinen, Antti Yrjänäinen, P.A.Lakshmarayanana & Spyros Hirdaris
The prospect for the implementation of ‘container-on-barge’ technology on the lower Danube
Oleksii Drozhzhyn
Coupled fluid-structure interaction in wind-induced vibration of modern cruise ship deck outfitting
Eetu Kivelä, Oliver Parmasto, Alexandra Tissari, P.A. Lakshmarayanana & Spyros Hirdaris
Nonlinear wave induced loads on a flexible containership in head seas using advanced hydroelastic methods
P.A. Lakshmarayanana & Spyros Hirdaris
12:00 Lunch
13:00 CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS: SEA TRANSPORTATION AT THE BALTIC SEA
Communication for safe icebreaking in the Baltic Sea – The use of verbal communication in ship-to-ship interaction
Magnus Boström
The Multi-Scalar Logistic Fact in the Baltic Sea Imports and Exports from 1995 to 2017
Jérôme Verny & Maxime Forriez
EfficientFlow – Efficient flow of goods and passengers between Finland and Sweden
Minna Keinänen-Toivola, Magnus Sundström, Anders Berg & Heikki Koivisto
Evaluating the use and usability of probabilistic models in oil spill risk response in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea
Tuuli Parviainen
The involvement of the maritime transport sector in maritime spatial planning
Hanna Luhtala & Anne Erkkilä-Välimäki
14:45 Coffee break
15:15 CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, DIGITALIZATION AND AUTONOMOUS SHIPPING
Baltic Sea container ports connectivity: AIS data as an efficient tool of analysis
Ronan Kerbiriou, Nicolas Montier & Arnaud Serry
The analysis and management of safety in autonomous shipping: Supporting the design of the new autonomous maritime ecosystems
Osiris A. Valdez Banda, Spyros E. Hirdaris, Pentti Kujala, Janne Lahtinen, Sunil Basnet & Meriam Chaal
Improving Cyber Security Preparedness in the Maritime Logistics Industry
Harri Pyykkö
16:15 Keynote Speech: Oil Spill Response in the Baltic Sea Region: Building Capacity via an International Table Top Exercise 
Associate Professor Dimitrios Dalaklis, World Maritime University
16:45 – 17.00 Closing remarks
Professor Tommi Inkinen, University of Turku

18:30 – 20:00 Welcome Reception Event (salad buffet). Reception hosted by the City of Turku.
Venue: City hall, Aurakatu 2, Turku

DAY 2, September 25
9:00 Visit to Meyer Turku Shipyard
12:00 Lunch
13:00 – 16:00 Parallel sessions 1 & 2 (including coffee break)

SESSION 1. ADRIATIC AND BALTIC
Comparison between Shipping in the Baltic Sea Region and Adriatic Sea Using AIS Data
Associate professor Arnaud Serry & Master of Engineering Ronan Kerbiriou, University of Le Havre Normandie
Déléqué Général, Alex Yann, Fondation SEFACIL
Sustainability of Small Ports: the Case of Adriatic Port of Koper
Assistant Professor Marina Zanne & Associate Professor Elen Twrdy, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport
The Forecasting of the Seaport Performance Impact on Country’s Economics in the Baltic Sea East Coast Region
Deputy director for academic affairs Rima Mickiene, Lithuanian Maritime Academy
Venue: Pub209, Publicum Building, University of Turku

SESSION 2. ACCIDENTAL SPILL RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE BALTIC SEA – FROM SCIENCE TO PRACTICE
Oil Spill Response and Environmental Impacts
Senior Analyst Jonas Pålsson, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
BONUS BALTIMARI: Review, Evaluation and Future of Baltic Maritime Risk Management
Postdoctoral researcher Ketki Kulkarni, Aalto University
Increasing the Interest to Avoid Oil Spill Accidents by Environmental Knowledge
Professor Sakari Kuikka, University of Helsinki
A Framework for Oil Spill Risk Management: Case Study from the Northern Baltic Sea
Special Adviser Valtteri Laine, Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
Panel discussion: Strategies for Improving Uptake from Research to Practice
Venue: Pub126, Publicum Building, University of Turku