Mon 4 April

1.45pm - 5pm


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This conference aims to gather software developers to share knowledge and grow interest among developer communities to create solutions for maritime. It is targeted at maritime software developers, maritime software aggregator platforms, IOT suppliers, Telcos, edge-computing solution providers, cloud platforms, schools and agencies that offer programmes, courses for training AI, data analytics and robotics.

This free-to-attend virtual event will focus on the technical considerations in maritime software development. In focus will be the maritime software development market outlook for AI, IoT, data analytics, cloud, robotic, edge-computing solutions, and big data.


Maritime Software Development Landscape and Trends 

  • Estimated maritime market size and opportunities for software developers
  • Emerging trends and focus areas of maritime software development
  • Some examples of major companies pushing maritime software development frontier
  • Maritime trends on artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, cloud, and big data applications  
  • The current developer ecosystem, and opportunities in a growth industry  
  • Key considerations in software development for maritime 

Maritime API Marketplaces and Use Cases 

  • Forces shaping the API marketplaces today and tomorrow
  • Opportunities that software developers can pursue 

Use Case Presentations: 

  • Available APIs and opportunities and possibilities that developers can pursue
  • How App developers have used APIs from the community to develop successful businesses

Moderator: Edwin Ebrahimi, Managing Director, NxtPort International (Singapore)

  • Ang Cheng Kiat, Head of Group IT, PSA International (Singapore)
  • Sagun Garg, Head of Engineering, Portcast (Singapore)
  • Florus Wilming, Co-founder Managing Director, Onboard (Netherlands)
  • Brett Spedding, APAC Lead - Azure Digital & Application Innovation, Microsoft (Singapore)

Combined Q&A Panel


API Data Standards and Interoperability

Use Case Presentations:

  • How data standards and interoperability that entities have developed and how developers can use them

Combined Q&A

Moderator: Dr Ralf Belusa, Managing Director – Digital Business and Transformation, Hapag-Lloyd, (Germany)


  • Alan Broady, Senior Solution Architect, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) (Netherlands)
  • Edmund To, Chief Technology Officer, Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) (Hong Kong)

Deep Diving into IOT Projects and ROI: 
From POC to Product – Scaling IoT Based Maritime Business

  • Building the business case
  • Common application areas and use cases 
  • Security at core of IoT development 
  • Common challenges

Use Case Presentations:

  • IoT use cases and opportunity from user’s view

Combined Q&A

Moderator: Joey Chua, Head of Information Technology, OSM Maritime Ship Management (Singapore)


  • Dr Piyush Raj, Senior Director – Product Management and Data Science, Alpha Ori (Singapore)
  • Jenna Lee, Head of Asia Technical Sales - IoT Solutions, Microsoft (USA)
  • Gullik Jensen, Product Director for Digital Services, Kongsberg Digital (Norway)

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