Tech Talks at The Superyacht Forum

Tech Talks at The Superyacht Forum

The Superyacht Group
Friday, 20 October 2017

This year’s programme for The Superyacht Forum will look to involve some of the most influential and currently leading figures in the technology realm.

The Superyacht Forum (TSF) held in association with Metstrade, will take place from 13 – 16 November in Amsterdam and will feature technical talks that will cover a range of topics from artificial intelligence (AI) to automation to  human prolusion and disruption. As the theme of this year’s event is the ‘10 Year Blueprint’ we look this year to examine the next decade for the industry. We have invited leaders who are influencing, demonstrating and using technology to make an impact in the world and across businesses in all sectors.

We’re excited to announce the following confirmed speakers for TSF and who will offer their insight on the latest developments in technology and innovation:

Richard Browning
Founder of human propulsion technology start-up, Gravity.
Innovation, Out of Industry, Technology

The real-life iron man, Richard Browning, has become widely renowned for his flying suit invention. Having created a whole new category in the field of aviation, Browning will look to lead the industry to thinking about disruption and risks. It is through his revolutionary idea that has led to success and the creation of an emerging technology. Browning will inspire the industry through his future thinking processes, applicable to all businesses.

Oskar Levander
VP Innovation, Engineering & Technology, Marine, Rolls-Royce
Business, Innovation, Out of Industry, Technology

Vice president of Innovation, Technology and Engineering, Marine at Rolls Royce, Oskar Levander is a key figure who is shaping the future behind one of the world’s leading engineering, power and propulsion companies. Levander’s aim is to make sure the industry is continuously finding ways to innovate and understand emerging technologies. With technologies developing at a rapid pace, the industry must look at ways to stay current and relevant, being aware of the next steps.

Alf Rehn
Professor of Innovation, Design, and Management, University of Southern Denmark
Business, Innovation, Out of Industry

Listed on the Guru Radar, a list of “the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future”, Professor Alf Rehn is recognized as a global thought-leader in innovation and creativity. As a strategic advisor for small business start-ups and the biggest, such as Fortune’s 500 companies, Alf Rehn will look at how to put innovative and disruptive ideas into action.

In lead up to TSF, we highlight the following questions for technology:

  • How can we future-proof project and product development?
  • What does the next generation want and can we offer a new value proposition?

The 10-year Blueprint as this year’s theme for TSF, will look to offer solutions to the question proposed. We encourage you to bring forward your questions for this exciting event as we continue to invite speakers who will bring their technology expertise much needed for the industry’s development.

Please also share your views, experiences and knowledge via the below comment box. 

The Superyacht Forum in partnership with METSTRADE ensures it is a resourceful event for every attendee, highlighting every discipline in the industry.

To register click here and to view The Superyacht Forum programme, click here.

Text: William Mathieson

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