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EAAW VIII International Symposium Programme

Time Session
08:30 Registration and coffee
09:15 Joint Opening Plenary Session
Chair: Cdr Ian Hassall RN, Ministry of Defence, UK and EAAW VIII Chairman
09:15 Welcome and introduction
Kevin Daffey, MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, Germany & MECSS 2019 Chairman
09:30 Keynote address
Cdr Stephen Markle USN (Ret), Program Manager and Director of the Electric Ships Office, US Navy Program Executive Office Ships, USA
10:00 Keynote address
Prof Christopher Hodge OBE FREng, Chief Electrical Engineer, Defence & Security, BMT, UK
10:30 Discussion
10:45 Coffee
11:15 Joint Session: Autonomy
Chair: Glen Sturtevant, US Department of Navy
11:15 Socio-technical considerations relating to the maritime autonomous infrastructure
B Twomey, University of York, UK
11:45 The test and evaluation of Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS)
H Figueiredo, D Cook, W Biggs, QinetiQ Ltd, UK
12:15 Assessing the trustworthiness of manned and unmanned ships
T R Searle, Frazer-Nash Consultancy, UK
12:45 Discussion
13:00 Lunch
14:15 Joint Session: Cyber security
Chair: Andrew Edmondson, BAE Systems Submarines
14:15 Maritime cyber fact or fiction?
M A Scott, QinetiQ, UK (Presentation only)
15:00 Anatomy of a cyber attack – attack and defence in the maritime sector
Dr R Oates, Rolls-Royce plc, UK (Presentation only)
15:45 Discussion
16:00 Tea
16:30 Joint Session: Panel Debate | Trustworthy AI Systems – is this achievable in the maritime sector?
Chaired by: Bernard Twomey, University of York
16:30 Panellists include:
Professor John A McDermid OBE FREng, Director, Assuring Autonomy International Programme, University of York, UK
Dr Robert Oates, Head of Product Cyber Security (Civil Aerospace), Rolls-Royce plc, UK
Dr Martin Guthrie, Doctor, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Andrew Higgs, Dispute Resolution, Insurance & Legal Risk Management Consultant, Arbitrator and Mediator, Setfords Solicitors, UK
17:45 Close of Sessions
18:00 Symposium Reception
Trinity House (concluding at 1930 hours)
Time Session
08:15 Registration and coffee
09:00 EAAW VIII: Morning Parallel Sessions
09:00 Energy
Chair: Keith Howard, Babcock International Group
09:00 Performance optimisation of a flywheel energy storage system using the PNDC Power Hardware in the Loop Platform
Dr K I Jennett, Dr F Coffele, A S H Downie, A Avras, Power Networks Demonstration Centre, University of Strathclyde, UK; A Tate, Dstl, UK; S Lewinton, Ministry of Defence, UK
09:30 Assessing battery energy storage for integration with hybrid propulsion and high energy weapons
L Farrier, Prof R Bucknall, University College London, UK
10:00 Energy as a weapon – architecture reloaded
N Smith, GE Power Conversion, UK
10:30 Discussion
10:45 Coffee
11:15 Artificial intelligence
Chair: Andrew Tate, Dstl
11:15 Putting artificial intelligence to work: The operator decision aid
G H Sturtevant, US Department of Navy, USA; J M Voth, A M Lowe, N L Casasanto, Herren Associates, Inc., USA; H A Kline, Delta Resources, Inc., USA
11:45 Integrating autonomy – maintain, launch, execute and recover
E Parkin, J Chilcott, L3 Technologies, UK
12:15 Securing interoperable and integrated command and control of unmanned systems – validating the UK MAPLE architecture
Dr P Smith, Dstl, UK; W Biggs, QinetiQ Ltd, UK
12:45 Discussion
13:00 Lunch
13:45 EAAW VIII: Afternoon Parallel Sessions
13:45 Design/Visualisation
Chair: Shaun White, Holland America Group
13:45 Refining the power station design of the all-electric warship
W Edge, R Partridge, Rolls-Royce Defence - Naval, UK; Dr E Maxeiner, Rolls-Royce Defense, USA
14:15 Virtual integration: Managing complex warship design through model based engineering
W J Tudor, BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines, UK; N Harrison, BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships, UK
14:45 Weapon system virtualization and continuous capability delivery for US Navy combat systems
Capt A M Biehn USN, J R Clarke, US Department of Navy, USA; Cdr J J Juster USN (Ret), Naval Research Lab, USA; T E Voth, Herren Associates, Inc., USA
15:15 Discussion
15:30 Tea
15:50 Joint Closing Plenary Session
Chair: Cdr Ian Hassall RN, Ministry of Defence, UK and EAAW VIII Chairman
15:50 Type 45 - Power to command
Capt J E Voyce RN, R K Wixey, Ministry of Defence, UK
16:20 T23 Frigate Power Generation and Machinery Controls Update (PGMU) – Let the trials commence
T D Peacock, Babcock International Group/Naval Design Partnering, UK
16:50 Discussion
17:00 Closing Summary
Capt Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK and Kevin Daffey, MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, Germany & MECSS 2019 Chairman
17:15 Close of Symposium

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