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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, Professor 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
Senior Scientist Saara Hänninen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Marine Scrubber Systems as Integrative Examples of Sectoral and Technological Systems of Environmental Innovation
Professor Tommi Inkinen, Brahea Centre at the University of Turku, Centre for Maritime Studies
Emissions from Marine Engines Preparing for the Upcoming Sulphur Cap Limits
Senior Scientist Kati Lehtoranta, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
GET READY – Getting Ready for the Cross-Border Challenges: Capacity Building in Sustainable Shore Use
Project Researcher Janne Saarikoski, Kotka Maritime Research Centre

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
Naval Architect Nikita Dementyev, Elomatic Oy
Coupled Fluid-Structure Interaction in Wind-Induced Vibration of Modern Cruise Ship Deck Outfitting
Project Engineer Eetu Kivelä, Foreship Ltd
Nonlinear Wave Induced Loads on a Flexible Containership in Head Seas Using Advanced Hydroelastic Methods
Post-doctoral Researcher Arun Puram Lakshmynarayanana, Aalto University

12:00 Lunch

13:00 CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS: SEA TRANSPORTATION IN THE BALTIC SEA
Communication for Safe Icebreaking in the Baltic Sea – the Use of Verbal Communication in Ship-to-Ship Interaction
PhD Student Magnus Boström, Linnaeus University, Kalmar Maritime Academy
EfficientFlow – Efficient Flow of Goods and Passengers between Finland and Sweden
Project Manager Anders Berg, Swedish Maritime Administration
Evaluating the Use and Usability of Probabilistic Models in Oil Spill Risk Response in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea
PhD Student Tuuli Parviainen, University of Helsinki
The Involvement of the Maritime Transport Sector in Maritime Spatial Planning
Postdoctoral Researcher Hanna Luhtala, University of Turku

14:30 Coffee break

15:00 CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, DIGITALIZATION AND AUTONOMOUS SHIPPING
Baltic Sea Container Ports Connectivity: AIS Data as an Efficient Tool of Analysis
Engineer Ronan Kerbiriou and Project engineer Nicolas Montier, University of Le Havre Normandy
The Analysis and Management of Safety in Autonomous Shipping: Supporting the Design of the New Autonomous Maritime Ecosystems
Postdoctoral Researcher Osiris A. Valdez Banda, Aalto University
Improving Cyber Security Preparedness in the Maritime Logistics Industry
Research Scientist Harri Pyykkö, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

16:00 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

16:30–17.00 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

Session Chair: General Delegate, Dr. Yann Alix, SEFACIL Foundation

Venue: Pub126, Publicum Building, University of Turku

Baltic and Adriatic Seas: Common Maritime Features for Common Port Strategies? Proposition for a Future Agenda of Research 2020–2022
General Delegate, Dr. Yann Alix, SEFACIL Foundation
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
The Modelling of 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

 

SESSION 2. ACCIDENTAL SPILL RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE BALTIC SEA – FROM SCIENCE TO PRACTICE

Session Chair: Commander Petteri Partanen, Finnish Border Guard

Venue: Pub209, Publicum Building, University of Turku

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