Venue + Accommodation

Vessel Performance Optimisation London will be held in the stunning Palm Court & Adelphi Suite at the Waldorf Hilton,

LOCATION

The Waldorf Hilton, London
Aldwych
London
WC2B 4DD
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>> Web: www.waldorf.hilton.com
Tel: +44 (0) 207 759 4103  

MAPS & DIRECTIONS
The Waldorf Hilton, London is just a 6-minute walk from Covent Garden tube station which serves the Piccadilly Line. From here, take the tube to Green Park (3 minutes) for Buckingham Palace or Piccadilly Circus (2 minutes) for Regent Street shopping. Walk to Charing Cross station in only 9 minutes for the Bakerloo and Northern Lines, where you can travel to London’s main shopping district of Oxford Circus and Bond Street in only 2 stops.  

The Heathrow Express train service line runs directly from Heathrow Airport to London's Paddington Station. The Gatwick Express train service line runs directly from Gatwick Airport to London's Victoria Station. 

The Stansted Express train service line runs directly from Stansted Airport to London's Liverpool Street Station. From there take a taxi directly to The Waldorf Hilton hotel. Taxis are readily available at the taxi rank at the station. 

Traveling to the Waldorf Hilton hotel by car? The hotel has valet parking facilities available. There is limited metered on-street parking available in the vicinity of the hotel, and there are local NCP Car Parks (GBP 55.00 for 24 hours) - these car parks are not operated or endorsed by Hilton.  

PARKING
Self-parking  Not Available
Valet parking  £55.00 (24 hours) 
Secured  Not Available 
>> Parkopedia 
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ACCOMMODATION
The Waldorf Hilton, London has extended a special accommodation rate for delegates attending this event.  The rate is £284 per night and is valid from 19-21 June 2018.  This rate includes breakfast and all taxes.   

Please follow this Booking Link to complete your reservation:  LINK REQUIRED

Hotel: The Waldorf Hilton, London

Group Name: DIGITAL SHIP

Arrival Date: 19-Jun-2019  /   Departure Date: 21-Jun-2019

 
Conference room  Adelphi Suite 2 and 3

Conference room Adelphi Suite 2 and 3

Catering and exhibition area  Palm Court

Catering and exhibition area Palm Court

WALDORF HILTON - GROUND LEVEL

Alternative Accommodation  
We look forward to seeing you at Vessel Performance Optimisation on the 20th June. We have put together a unique HotelMap that shows our hotel deals at nearby hotels. 

The Vessel Performance Optimisation London HotelMap is here:
https://hotelmap.com/hotels/M4QQT

Alternatively, if you would like assistance with your hotel booking you can contact Jessica Heili, our dedicated concierge. If you email Jessica with your requirements, phone number and quoting Special Reference Code M4QQT to Jessica_Heili@HotelMap.com she will get back to you to discuss your hotel options.

THINGS TO DO  
Travel to The Waldorf Hilton hotel, in the heart of London's West End. It's 5 minutes' walk from Covent Garden Market and 10 minutes' walk from Trafalgar Square and the London Eye. The hotel is within 90 minutes of London's 3 major airports: Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

 
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Platinum Sponsor

Company profile pending.
>> ASCENZ


Gold sponsor

 VAF Instruments is the most preferred supplier of the top 100 shipyards and market leader in maritime measurement systems. Since 1938, VAF Instruments has gained a worldwide reputation as a specialist in developing and manufacturing measurement and control systems for the maritime and process industry. With more than 70 agents around the globe, VAF Instruments has a worldwide network.  Our mission is to develop innovative and accurate measurement systems to maximize efficiency, improve operational excellence and reduce the environmental impact of these operations.

Innovations such asIVY®, VAF Instruments' software solution for Propulsion Performance Management, will provide you the fleet at your fingertips. From ship to shore, IVY® enriches big data, for powerful analysis, fleet and ship performance visualisation and insight into the relevant data and KPIs. All this information is displayed on an easily-accessible dashboard either on an office desktop, mobile laptop, tablet or any other device. IVY® can be combined with various sensors on board, including TT-Sense® for thrust and torquemeasurement, ViscoSense®3D for viscosity, density and mass flow measurement and the highly accurate PT2 Flowmeters. VAF Instruments' Propulsion Performance Management system IVY®, brings Big Data back to the essence.
>> VAF INSTRUMENTS


Gold Sponsor

Transas Group, Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions vision is to lead the way in creating an ecosystem of harmonised integrated solutions in safety, navigation and ship operations.

In creating these solutions Transas unites global maritime stakeholders in the future of e-Navigation and operations.  True to its vision, Transas has introduced THESIS, the Transas Harmonised Eco System of Integrated Solutions. THESIS is a flexible data resource where Ship, Fleet Operations, Academy (simulation & training) and Ship Traffic Control can all be connected to the ecosystem, effectively a community working together on a cloud based shared data platform to enable smarter operations, safety and navigation.  United into a single environment, navigation, simulation, vessel traffic, and fleet management systems become a decision support tool using the data provided by Transas software solutions.

Transas operates more than 20 own regional offices and has a global network of partners around the world. For more information please visit our website at:
>> TRANSAS GROUP, WÄRTSILÄ VOYAGE SOLUTIONS


Bronze Sponsor

UNLOCK THE FULL PERFORMANCE POTENTIAL OF YOUR VESSELS  COACH
Solutions optimizes vessels’ performance through monitoring and analysis. We keep operators updated throughout the voyage with unified reporting and energy deviation alerts.

COACH Solution is your complete solution for Noon-Reporting, Vessel Performance & Voyage Optimization.
>> COACH SOLUTIONS


Bronze Sponsor

Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) is the largest provider of remote communications and IT services in the world. Speedcast’s fully managed service is delivered via a leading global, multi-access-technology, multi-band and multi-orbit network of 70+ satellites and an interconnecting global terrestrial network, bolstered by extensive on the ground local support from 40+ countries. This global “network of networks” allows customers to entirely rely on the most robust, integrated infrastructure available in the market for their mission-critical applications. Speedcast is uniquely positioned as a strategic business partner, tailoring communications, IT and digital solutions to meet unique customer needs and enable business transformation. Speedcast extends its managed services through differentiated technology offerings including cyber-security, crew welfare, content solutions, data and voice applications and network systems integration services. With a passionate customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves over 10,000 maritime and offshore assets around the world.
>> SPEEDCAST

 
 

The Vessel Performance Optimisation Forum London will provide an opportunity for some of the industry’s leading technology experts and business heads to explore, discuss and debate the on-going role of IT and communications in the shipping industry and help to solve the technology, leadership and business challenges ahead.

In addition to the plenary sessions, open forum Q&A and panel sessions, The Vessel Performance Optimisation Forum London will offer exciting networking opportunities which will allow you to continue your valuable discussions with fellow delegates and speakers, reconnect with peers and meet new players in the industry.

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Interactive Web-App:

Our interactive Web-App will be available to all participants at the conference facilitating direct interaction with speakers and the audience during the course of the event.  The Web-App also features the Agenda, all Speaker and Panellist photographs and biographies, the floorplan for the exhibition, sponsor and exhibitor contact information and the facility to partake in Q&A sessions anonymously, as well as leave feedback for the organisers.  Bring your own device on the day and the log-in instructions will be shared on site.

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Refreshment breaks
(welcome, morning and afternoon):

a chance to share ideas and connect with colleagues and friends over a cup of tea or coffee.

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Lunch:

an opportunity to mingle with our exhibitors and learn more about their technologies, or continue discussions with our speakers

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Drinks reception:

a relaxed gathering at the end of the day, a chance to reflect on the day’s proceedings.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

BEFORE THE EVENT

How do I register?
Please click here to register online, or contact Anka Prpa on +44 20 7017 3413

How do I pay?
You can pay by bank transfer, cheque or credit card upon receipt of your invoice.  Details are provided on the invoice.  Please note that payment will be required before the start of the event.  Invoicing enquiries can be sent to margarita@thedigitalship.com

What is included?
Your delegate ticket entitles you to access to the conference, all refreshment breaks, lunches and the evening reception at the event venue. Accommodation and travel are not included.

Dietary requirements
If you have any special dietary requirements please contact jo@thedigitalship.com and we will happily arrange appropriate food for you.

Cancellation Refund & Substitutions

  • 4 weeks plus = 100%

  • 3 weeks plus = 75%

  • 2 weeks plus = 50%

  • Less than 2 weeks = no refund

Cancellations must be received in writing only. Substitutions are welcome at any time free of charge.

Please contact us in advance to make the change, or inform us upon arrival at the venue.

Event updates
For reasons beyond the control of Digital Ship, it may be necessary to alter the content, the speakers and/or the timing of the sessions.  Please check the website regularly for the latest information.

Any major changes such as change of date or venue will be communicated to all registered delegates.

AT THE EVENT

Venue Information
Please click here for information on how to find the venue.

Badge collection
When you arrive at the venue please collect your badge from the registration desk.  Your badge must be worn at all times.

There will be welcome beverages served in the exhibition area.

Documentation
There will be no printed handouts at this event, please Bring Your Own Device in order to access the agenda and other event information via this website.

The  presentations will be made available to the event attendees via a link sent to your email address.

Dress code
Business attire is required at all times.

AFTER THE EVENT

Leaving feedback
We’re always glad to receive feedback about our events.  You can either speak to staff onsite or email lyndell@thedigitalship.com

Accessing presentations
The  presentations will be made available to the event attendees via a link sent to your email address.

CONTACT

Conference Producer
Claire Meunier

E: claire@thedigitalship.com
T: +44 (0) 77 1210 7476

Sponsorship Manager
David Jeffries
E: djeffries@vpoglobal.com
T: +44 (0) 20 8150 5293

Media & Marketing
Lyndell Cooks
E: lyndell@thedigitalship.com
T:  +44 (0) 20 7017 3409