Digital and Smart Ports

Speaker: Deniss Bičkovs (Latvian Maritime Academy).

Moderator: Māris Krastiņš

How can digitalisation help port development? What are the innovative solutions and challenges for the digital development of the port? Do ports plan to participate in the development and implementation of 5G? A panel discussion about the tendencies and future prospects of digital and smart ports.

Deniss Bičkovs. Since the beginning of 2020, Deniss is an Assistant Lecturer at the Latvian Maritime Academy. He has gained experience in a lot of projects related to logistics, transport and maritime e.g. Port community, SafeSeaNet, ANNA, SKLOIS, Port Integration, e-freight, “e-Maritime Strategic Framework and Simulation based Validation” etc. He also has organised coordination work with government institutions electronic systems’ implementation in real life. Deniss has contributed to organizing and leading various meetings, working groups, and lectures on several projects’ implementation and EU Directive requirements into Latvian legislation.

Māris Krastiņš. Māris is the Key Account Manager at Amber Studios. In his daily work, he faces various technical challenges that have to be solved. Communicates with customers and makes sure all processes run smoothly. In his free time he likes to work on the stage and go on short or long trips.