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Achieving Critical MASS: Spotlight on the U.S. Vessel Automation Industry

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Achieving Critical MASS: Spotlight on the U.S. Vessel Automation Industry

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Presented by the Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

Everyone Is Invited! First come, first served.

Seating is limited.Please forward this announcement to everyone who may be interested.

Critical MASS is a symposium highlighting the latest technological developments in maritime automation and maritime autonomous surface ships (also known as mass). The conference will bring together maritime stakeholders, researchers, and industry leaders to discuss mass-related developments and explore business opportunities for U.S. maritime industry.

Admission is free of charge. The symposium is open to the public.

The conference will comprise:

1. WELCOME by the Honorable Mark H. Buzby, Maritime Administrator

2. GLOBAL CONTEXT of maritime automation and autonomy (ABB, Kongsberg, Massterly, Wartsila)

3. KEYNOTE address by the Deputy Maritime Administrator, Richard Balzano

4. SPOTLIGHT on a broad range of U.S. maritime automation suppliers (Buffalo Automation, Gibbs & Cox, GE, L3Harris, leidos, Microsoft, MIT, Sea Machines, Shone, TEXTRON Systems)

5. PRACTICAL LEADERS of the automation revolution (ABS & Great Lakes Governors & Premiers)

6. MARITIME WORKFORCE of the future (Cal Maritime, Marine Institute, Seafarer's International Union)

7. What OPERATORS Want from Maritime Automation / Supplier Response (Maersk, Matson, Crowley, Harbor Harvest, HMS Global, Interlake Steamship)

For symposium registration, please click the RSVP button and complete the online form. You will receive a confirmation shortly from Eventbrite. As we get closer to the conference dates, more information will be sent regarding the agenda, travel, and other practical matters. We recommend you book your room as soon as possible due to high demand during this time. The BWI Marriott is offering a discounted rate for a limited number of rooms. Please contact the hotel for more information.

*Inclusion or exclusion from the list of presenters does not constitute endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the Maritime Administration.

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