11 September 2017 - 15 September 2017

London International Shipping Week

London International Shipping Week has become a must-attend maritime event since it was launched in 2013. As diamond sponsor from the start, Inmarsat recognises LISW’s importance in showcasing all that UK businesses have to offer the global market.

As part of LISW17, Inmarsat will host three highly topical debates at our City Road HQ on London’s iconic Silicon Roundabout.

A two-hour breakfast briefing on 12 September will look at ‘The future of maritime safety The next generation of GMDSS’, including a live demo of Inmarsat’s enhanced SafetyNET II distress reporting service.

Digital disruption

Later the same day, from 3-8pm, ‘Digital disruption in shipping – What happens next?’ will explore how new digital technologies and business models are challenging the value proposition of conventional shipping, with contributions from some of the digital pioneers who are revolutionising the shipping industry. This event will be followed by our official LISW reception.

On 13 September, from 1-6pm, ‘Dispelling the myth – The reality of cyber security in the shipping industry’ will see experts and thought leaders call for increased resilience against cyber attack.

You can register your interest in any of these free debates.

The Inmarsat seminars are part of a packed agenda of over 160 industry functions and networking opportunities in London, under the overarching theme of ‘Tomorrow’s Maritime World: UK – the centre of maritime business’. Other events will be held by international shipping and marine trade associations and the UK government.

An estimated 15,000 leaders from all sectors of the international shipping industry are expected to attend LISW17, which includes a day-long conference on 14 September considering the challenges and opportunities ahead, and a gala dinner.


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