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
December 8, 2017
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
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
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
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.