The programme of the Symposium is created based on the results of the expert groups. The brainstorm sessions with the expert groups have taken place and the following programme was made based on their input.
- 9:15-9:45 Walk in and coffee
- 9:45 Keynote speaker: Pancras Dijk (chief editor of De Ingenieur)
- 9:45-11:45 Energy
- Enough energy opportunities for a future-proof maritime industry?! Klaas Visser (TU Delft), Wieger Duursema (Wagenborg), and Bob Meijer (TKI Offshore wind) will present their opinion. Three innovative energy solutions by Peter Paul van Voorst (SKOON), Niels de Vries (C-Job), and Joost Kortleve (Zepp-Solutions) and will pitch to the audience in an interactive discussion.
- 11:45-12:30 Innovation market
- In the Foyer, the world of 2050 can be experienced by companies presenting their innovation, brand new in 2019.
- 12:30-13:15 Lunch
- 13:15-14:45 Transport
- What will be the future maritime market currency? Will autonomous sailing happen? What will a ship of the future look like? Leen Paape (Nyenrode Business University) will address the economy of the future. Autonomous shipping will be discussed from viewpoints of Erik Noordam (Defensie) and Robert Hekkenberg (TU Delft). Finally, the audience will design the ship of the future in interaction with Teus van Beek (Wärtsilä) and drawn by Tanno Weeda (Feadship).
- 14:45-15:30 Coffee break at the innovation market
- 15:30-17:30 Space at sea
- How will we use the oceans in 2050? Olaf Waals (MARIN) will present all the possibilities for living at sea. Future scenarios for living at sea will be presented by Jan van Kessel (Blue21), Han Lindeboom (NIOZ and Emeritus Professor University of Wageningen) and Maarten Claringbould (Van Traa and Emeritus Professor of Maritime Law at Leiden University). This session will be concluded by Joep Athmer once again in an interactive discussion with the audience.
- 17:10-17:20 A last look at the crystal ball
- 17:30-18:30 Drinks
- 19:00 Dinner at Leipzig (Optionally and do not forget to register separately)