Superb Group of Presenters for NEXT GEN 2019

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International Maritime Experts & Dynamic Panel Discussions

We are pleased to announce a superb group of 25 presenters for 3 one day NEXT GEN Marine Safety Workshops at Grand Harbour, Southampton UK.

The NEXT GEN 2019 programme combines hot topics and international maritime experts with dynamic panel discussions. End-users and industry come together to share what really works at sea. Fast moving sessions link cutting edge innovation to traditional marine safety.


NEXT GEN Man Overboard Prevention & Recovery - 2 April 2019 >

John Haynes – Workshop Lead
Man Overboard Workshop Introduction and Overview

Nicholas Hance
Principal Inspector, Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)
Lessons Learned from Recent Man Overboard Incidents

Karen Bosman Maritime Operations Specialist, HM Coastguard
How a Man Overboard Rescue Evolves at the Control Centre

Miguel Vieira de Castro President, APIBARRA (Portuguese Pilots Association)
2018 Portuguese Pilot Fatality – What happened and Lessons Learned

Lewis Arnold – Operations Manager (Lifeboats), RNLI
How Do We Keep Our Rescuers Safe At Sea

Alistair Hackett – Managing Director, Ocean Safety
Developing Integrated and Effective Life Saving Solutions

How can we Attach People to Boats with Strong Points, Harnesses & Tethers?

Paul Savage OBE – Maritime Medical Solutions Consultant, Saviour Medical
Breaking the Historical Paradigms of Maritime First Aid Training

James Fanshawe CBE
Chairman, Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group

How Maritime Autonomous Systems can support SAR Operations

Jon Lewis – Maritime Command, UK Border Force
Making Man Overboard Exercises More Realistic and Effective

Bill Swanton – Survival Officer, Institute of Naval Medicine
Sea Survival Training and Effective Methods of MOB Recovery

Mark Covell Marine Consultant, Exposure Lights
High Power Portable LED Work Lights with built in MOB Technology

When can Electronic Signals or Laser Flares be used versus Pyrotechnics?


NEXT GEN Safety Systems & Equipment WORKSHOP - 3 April 2019 >

Commander Adam Northover
Fleet Navigator & Seamanship Officer, MoD Boats Manager - Royal Navy
Why Fundamental Seamanship and Simple Navigation still matter in the Digital Age

Captain Don Cockrill MBE FNI
Secretary General, UK Maritime Pilots Association (UKMPA)
Maritime Situational Awareness - Determination, Perception and Integrity

Kent Clarke – Military Business Development Manager, David Clark Company
Effective Communications for Extreme Marine Environments

Dr Spike Briggs – Managing Director, Medical Support Offshore
Integrated Remote Healthcare at Sea in the 21st Century

John Haynes – Managing Director, Shock Mitigation
Balancing the Need For Speed with Reliability and Durability - of Boats and People

How can we use Dynamic Risk Assessment to improve Safety at Sea?

Duncan King – Head of Amphibious Trials & Development, Royal Marines
Challenges of Trialling Boats and Equipment in a Changing World

James Coker – Account Manager Northern Europe, Seakeeper
A Stable Vessel is a Safer Vessel

Simon Wood Power – Managing Director, Supermarine Powerboats
The Reality of Familiarity Breeding Contempt on High Speed Craft

James Glover – Managing Director, DYENA
Utilising Vessel Data Monitoring to improve Crew Safety

Sally Dale - Managing Director, Pinpoint Electronics / Distributor for Sea Machines
Autonomous Vessels can Improve Safety for Dull Dirty and Dangerous Tasks

Are Digital Navigation Systems Becoming More or Less Complicated?


NEXT GEN Shock Mitigation Solutions WORKSHOP - 4 April 2019 >

John Haynes – Managing Director, Shock Mitigation
Global Perspective on Shock Mitigation and the Reality at Sea Level

Pete Sheppard – Senior Naval Architect, RNLI
The Challenges of Integrating WBV Mitigation into Existing Fleets

Hans van der Molen
Head of Technical Projects & Innovation, KNRM (NL Lifeboat)
Panel Discussion

Andrew Hughes – Business Development – Europe, SHOXS
Cutting edge update on suspension seating innovations and technology

Phil Moxley – Senior Engineer, Frazer-Nash Consultancy / BS WBV Panel
Update on British Standards Whole Body Vibration Panel

Sean Gerrett – Sales Manager, Shockwave
Cutting edge update on suspension seating innovations and technology

How do we evolve our knowledge of Vertical Impacts to Lateral and Multi Axis?

James Taylor – President & CEO, SKYDEX Technologies
Non-Mechanical Shock Mitigation Solutions for Marine Seating and Decking

Jonathan Young – Managing Director, Scot Seats
Cutting edge update on suspension seating innovations and technology

Dr Thomas Coe – Whole Body Vibration, Noise and Anthropometry Project Manager, RNLI
Panel Discussion

Paul Delderfield – Specialist Inspector of Health & Safety (Noise & Vibration)
HSE Position on Whole Body Vibration in Boats and Current Exemptions

Gurmail Paddan – Head of Acoustics & Vibration, Institute of Naval Medicine
Managing Whole Body Vibration in small boats within the Ministry of Defence

What quick and simple methods Reduce Risk of Injury on Fast Craft?


VENUE - Grand Harbour Hotel - Southampton UK >

REGISTER Your Workshop Place >

Event Manager: Julie Arthur +44 (0)7449 000228





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