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Adrift At Sea: When Will Shipping Get Smart?


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.


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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