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Adrift At Sea: When Will Shipping Get Smart?

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  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

Panelists

Robert Chiswick
Program Director, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Solutions, BAE Systems

Anthony DiMare
Co-Founder, CEO, Nautilus Labs

John Kao
Chairman, Thayer Mahan

Peter Platzer
Chief Executive Officer, NanoSatisfi, Inc.

Moderator

Simone Ross
Co-founder and Chief Program Officer, Techonomy


In a world in which we are drowning in oceans of data, the ocean itself is a data dead zone. Ships carry 90% of global trade, but when they move out to open sea we basically lose them. Now tech and connectivity is transforming the 71% of the planet not covered by land. What does this mean for trade, defense, fishing, piracy, the environment and even human trafficking? Will tech and geospatial intelligence bring transparency to what happens at sea?

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