Events

Emerging Topics in the Maritime Industry: Unmanned Vessels, Smart Ships, and Automated Technology

Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Washington, D.C.
Speaking Engagement

Blank Rome Associate Sean T. Pribyl will be speaking at the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Admiralty Section of the Federal Bar Association, and the Maritime Administration event, Emerging Topics in the Maritime Industry: Unmanned Vessels, Smart Ships, and Automated Technology, taking place December 8, 2017, from 10:00 to 12:00 noon, in Washington, D.C.

The event will consist of two panel discussions followed by a question and answer session. Mr. Pribyl will participate in the first panel, “View from the Maritime Industry and Legal Counsel,” and the Q&A.

His panel will cover:

  • Regulatory Legal Framework for USVs
  • Levels of Autonomy
  • USV Practical Applications
  • Labor Union Considerations
  • Liability and Insurance
  • Port Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity

The second panel, “View from U.S. and International Regulators,” will cover:

  • U.S.-European Comparisons
  • EU Consortiums and Testing Areas
  • Navigational Rules
  • International Conventions
  • IMO Status
  • Role of Classification Societies
  • Shipyards

There is no charge to attend, but seating is limited. RSVP by Tuesday, November 28, 2017, to Karyn Cleveland-Barnes: Cleveland-Barnes@BlankRome.com.

For more information, please view or download the event brochure.