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Thematic session 3: "Innovation to promote maritime security and safety"

Thematic session 3: "Innovation to promote maritime security and safety"

Date
Tuesday, 20 May, 2014 - 11:00 to 12:30
Venue
BORGWARD SAAL

Innovation and technological developments could improve maritime governance and protect the EU's strategic maritime interests. This session aims to discuss the challenges and new opportunities in terms of maritime security and safety. Important issues are the effective surveillance of European waters, the protection of onshore infrastructures and offshore installations, as well as the best use of existing technologies such as satellite and multiple ones for maritime security and safety purposes.

Moderator

Dr Stephan Lechner

Director of the Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen, Joint Research Centre
Dr Stephan Lechner
Speakers

Ms Beate Gminder

Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission
Ms Beate Gminder

Mr Holger Klindt

Director Civil Programmes, ATLAS Elektronik
Mr. Holger Klindt

Mr Lars Pålsson

Head of Group Security, Corporate Security Stena Line Group
Mr Lars Pålsson

Mr Michael Kingston

Lawyer, Marine Trade & Energy Group, DWF LLP, London. (United Kingdom and Ireland)
Mr Michael Kingston
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