New from SHIPPINGInsight: Lunch-and-Learn at 2017 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition

Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums — By on August 30, 2017 at 8:17 PM

NORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 30, 2017 – (Marine NewsWire) The organizers of SHIPPINGInsight 2017 today announced plans for a unique Lunch-and-Learn program during the annual Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, which takes place Oct. 10-12, at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, Connecticut.

The Lunch-and-Learn event on Wednesday, Oct. 11 will feature sponsored topic-table discussion groups, which will address timely, themed issues. Each table will be hosted by a representative of the sponsoring company, who will lead and moderate the discussion about the designated subject.

Potential topic tables will include:

  • Ballast water treatment system implementation
  • Scrubber technology and its role in 2020
  • Oil water separators – next generation
  • Fuel testing challenges
  • Engine optimization
  • Energy efficient ship design
  • Managing big data
  • Internet of Things (IoT) in shipping
  • Crew welfare
  • E-navigation
  • Electric and hybrid propulsion
  • Coatings and anti-fouling solutions
  • Satellite communication options
  • Custom topic

“The Lunch-and-Learn program is part of our commitment to making SHIPPINGInsight the very best education and networking event for ship operators and their technology partners,” said Carleen Lyden Walker, SHIPPINGInsight co-director. “It will provide a relaxed interactive atmosphere for delegates to share their ideas and expertise, complementing the formal conference speakers, panels and roundtable discussions and more than 19 hours of scheduled networking events.”

Companies interested in sponsoring a Lunch-and-Learn table should contact Carleen Lyden Walker at


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