Executives from Navis, provider of operational technologies, and XVELA, a cloud-based vessel stowage and collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, will participate in several key sessions throughout TOC Europe from June 9-11, 2015, and have announced the topics that they will be covering at the event.
Oscar Pernia, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Navis, as well as Christopher Mazza, Chief Customer Officer at XVELA, will share their perspectives on topics such as IT and systems integration, the future direction of automation, and port performance and productivity in the industry.
These sessions are will include the PEMA State of the Industry Port Equipment and Technology Forum, which will be located on Panel 2, where a talk will be given on IT and Systems Integration (June 9, 1:00 p.m.), port performance and productivity – lifting the game, which will take place on June 10 at 10:30 a.m., and the ‘Next Steps in Terminal Automation’, which will commence on June 10, 2015 at 13:00 p.m.
Throughout the conference, Oscar Pernia and Christopher Mazza will be available at stand B56 to answer questions on their sessions and to discuss how Navis is readying itself and its customers for the future of automation, port productivity, and terminal optimisation and efficiency.
In other news, Bill Walsh, President and CEO of Navis, has decided to leave Navis to pursue other interests. Rob Dillon, CFO, will take over as interim CEO of Navis, effective immediately, and will work closely with the management team to facilitate the transition.
Olli Isotalo, Chairman of Navis Board, said: “On behalf of the Board and the Navis Management Team, I would like to thank Bill for his valuable contributions and wish him every success in his future endeavors.
“During his six years with the company, Bill successfully developed Navis as the leading terminal operating system provider. He has been instrumental in establishing the Navis brand and setting the global industry standard for terminal operating systems.”