MECSS 2017 Conference Programme

Time Session
11:00 Industrial Visit
Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC), Cumbernauld, Glasgow G68 0EF
11:00 Coach transportation from central Glasgow
Departing from: Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC), 99 George Street, Glasgow G1 1RD
11:30 Welcome tea and coffee
Reception area
12:00 Overview presentation
Control Room
13:00 Lunch
13:30 Tour of the Facility and Network Area
14:30 Tea and coffee
Reception area
15:00 Coach transportation return to central Glasgow arriving by 1530 hours
Returning to: Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC), 99 George Street, Glasgow G1 1RD
Time Session
08:00 Registration and coffee
09:30 Opening Session
Chair: Kevin Daffey, MECSS 2017 Conference Chairman
09:30 Introduction
Kevin Daffey, MECSS 2017 Conference Chairman
09:45 Welcome
Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Strathclyde, UK
10:00 Keynote Address followed by discussion
Peter Deverill, Principal Engineer Marine Systems, Ships Operating Centre, Ministry of Defence, UK
Chair: Jamie McCarthy, Rolls-Royce, UK
10:30 Arc flash hazard and mitigation through system design
S R White, Atlantic Pacific Marine Ltd, UK
11:00 (More) developments of high voltage system reliability via continuous, non-intrusive partial discharge monitoring
J Butler, G Devine, EA Technology, UK (Presentation only)
11:30 Coffee
12:00 Safe energy storage systems for hybrid electric marine vessels
Dr C Watts, Babcock Defence Systems Technology Ltd, UK; Dr J Marco, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), University of Warwick, UK; Dr P Faithfull, Potenza Technology Ltd, UK
12:30 Maritime cyber security – hacking on the high seas
G Berner, Dr M Lutzhoft, Dr J Scanlan, University of Tasmania (AMC), Australia
13:00 Discussion
13:30 Lunch
Chair: Shaun White, Atlantic Pacific Marine Ltd, UK
14:30 Maritime cyber threat, is it real?
M Scott, QinetiQ, UK (Presentation only)
15:00 Myth of the air gap, you are under attack
W R van der Zwan, R Mastenbroek, RH Marine Netherlands BV, the Netherlands
15:30 Cyber ADVANTAGE: Securing maritime data sharing & separation requirements
P Irwin, QinetiQ, UK
16:00 Chains, links and lifetime: Robust security for autonomous maritime systems
Dr R Oates, J Roberts, B Twomey, Rolls-Royce, UK
16:30 Discussion
17:00 Tea
17:30 Panel debate: Maturity, commonalities and differences in approaches to cyber security across transport
Organised by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in collaboration with IMarEST

Chair: Hugh Boyes, Managing Director, Bodvoc Ltd
Panellists: Dr Robert Oates, Software-Intensive Systems Engineer, Rolls-Royce
Peter Davies, Technical Director, Thales e-Security
Tim Rawlins, Senior Adviser, NCC Group
Mark Lavis-Jones, Account Director, Advanced Cyber Solutions, Raytheon UK
Prof Kevin Jones, Executive Dean, Faculty of Science & Engineering, University of Plymouth
Kewal Rai, Policy Adviser, Cyber Security – Aviation and Maritime, Department for Transport
18:45 Close of day one
19:30 Conference Reception
Hosted by the City of Glasgow at Glasgow City Chambers, Satinwood Room, George Square
With special thanks to the Lord Provost and Glasgow City Council
20:30 Reception concludes
Time Session
08:00 Registration and coffee
Chair: Andrew Edmondson, BAE Systems Submarines, UK
09:30 Optimal system integration in marine control systems
K Høglund, Høglund Marine Automation A/S, Norway
10:00 Risks and rewards, the business of compliance
S J Nicholas, Rorqual Maritime Consultants Ltd, UK
10:30 Probabilistic-based design of ship electrical energy systems for enhancing safety
Dr K Sfakianakis, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, UK; Dr G Theotokatos, Dr E Boulougouris, Prof D Vassalos, University of Strathclyde, UK
11:00 Coffee
11:30 The use of goal structuring notation, convincing the regulator
R Bridgeman, Lloyd's Register, UK; A Whitehead, B Twomey, Rolls-Royce, UK; T Kelly, University of York, UK
12:00 Distributed sensing for marine electrical system monitoring and protection applications
Prof C D Booth, Dr P Niewczas, University of Strathclyde, UK; Dr P Orr, Dr N Gordon, Synaptec Ltd, UK
12:30 Active shock and vibration isolation mount for naval ships
S McCue, University of Bath, UK
13:00 Discussion
13:30 Lunch
14:30 WHOLE SYSTEM continued
Chair: Dr Bob Meggs, BMT Defence Services Ltd, UK
14:30 Delivery of safe naval electrical systems that embed commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components
J McCarthy, Rolls-Royce, UK
15:00 The next stage of naval electrical engineering system testing at the Power Networks Demonstration Centre
Dr K I Jennett, University of Strathclyde, UK
15:30 Discussion
15:45 Tea
Chair: Prof Campbell Booth, University of Strathclyde, UK
16:15 Development of a test setup for exploring the potential of haptic feedback for maritime operations
F Hoeckx, Dr A Vrijdag, Dr D A Abbink, Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands
16:45 Making the case for safe autonomous marine cyber physical systems
G Gunny, B Twomey, Rolls-Royce, UK
17:15 Discussion
17:30 Conference Summary
Kevin Daffey, MECSS 2017 Conference Chairman
17.45 Close of conference

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