Working language: Italian and English
Simultaneous interpretation

PROGRAMME (subject to change until the exhibition)

General Co-Chairman: Rear Admiral (ITCG) Piero PELLIZZARI and Prof. Massimo MARESCA

09.30 a.m. Greetings:
– Marco BUCCI, Mayor of Genoa
-Gianni VERCELLI, Pro-Rector of Information Technology and Telecommunications – ICT
-Rear Admiral Pierpaolo RIBUFFO, Interregional Maritime Commander – North
-Rear Admiral (ITCG) Piero PELLIZZARI, Maritime Director of Liguria Region
-Edoardo RIXI, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport (video)

09.45 a.m. FIRST SESSION: Digitalization of the maritime environment
Chairman: Prof. Massimo Maresca – University of Genoa, DIBRIS Dpt.
-An IALA perspective on digitalisation of maritime communication – Francis ZACHARIAE, Secretary General of IALA
-Harmonising the rules to achieve a EU Maritime Single Window Environment – Lazaros AICHMALOTIDIS, Head of Unit, Digital Services and Simplification, EMSA
– Digitalization and Maritime Cybersecurity: the Norwegian Strategy and experience – Arve DIMMEN, Director Navigation Technology and Maritime Services, Norwegian Coastal Administration
-Services enabled by Internet diffusion – Assessment of the humans at sea – Massimo MARESCA, University of Genoa, Silvio TRAVERSARO, Italian Institute of Technology

11.00 a.m. Coffee break

11.30 a.m. SECOND SESSION: Maritime communications services
Chairman: Rear Admiral (CP) Piero Pellizzari – Italian Coast Guard
– An introduction to the development and implementation of the e-navigation concept – Lt. Cdr. (ITCG) Paolo RENZI, Italian Coast Guard
-S100 – A Revolutionary Approach to the Nautical Cartography: Maritime services for secure and integrated e-navigation – Lt. Cdr. Cosmo PELUSO, Navy Hydrographic Institute
-Digital Technology Stack for Maritime Services – Carlo CAVAZZONI, Director Digital Infrastructure, Leonardo SpA

-Introducing digital components and services to simplify and harmonise the existing national system for ship reporting obbligations – Cdr. (ITCG) Matteo PRANTNER, Italian Coast Guard
– Digitalization and Cybersecurity: The Italian Navy perspective – Cdr. Alessandro SGRO’, Italian Navy

12.45 a.m. THIRD SESSION: Technologies and applications
Chairman: Prof. Pierpaolo Baglietto – District SIIT Genoa
– VHF Data Exchange System (VDES): Operational applications and implementation perspectives – Cdr. (ITCG) Cosmo FORTE, Italian Coast Guard
– Satellite based Internet access and 5G integration – Raffaele BOLLA, Igor BISIO, Diten, University of Genoa
– 5G: Military applications, operational perspectives and SATCOM integration in the Italian Navy – Cdr. Federico CARLEO, Italian Navy
– The transition to digital voice radio telephony in the VHF maritime mobile frequency band: an unavoidable route? – Francesco Borghese, Mario DI LORENZO, Elman
-Navigation aids based on satellite and 5G technologies – Luca ISGRÒ, Cetena Spa; Pierpaolo BAGLIETTO, District SIIT