Events

Events

Planned Events and Talks

Past Workshop and Event Organization

Prof. Floris Goerlandt and Prof. Ronald Pelot organize the OFI Mod N Lunch Seminar at the Department of Industrial Engineering Speaker: Ms. Jiayu Bai Title: “The Regulation of Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping: Interests, Measures and Impacts”
Prof. Floris Goerlandt and Prof. Ronald Pelot organize the OFI Mod N Lunch Seminar at the Department of Industrial Engineering Speaker: Ms. Sarah Hughes Title: “Multi-stakeholder assessment on shipping risk governance: A case study on the proposed ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic”
Prof. Floris Goerlandt and Prof. Ronald Pelot organize the OFI Mod N Lunch Seminar at the Department of Industrial Engineering Speaker: Ms. Weishan Wang Title: “Integrated Coastal and Ocean management in Canada and its inspirations to Canadian Arctic”
Prof. Ronald Pelot and Prof. Floris Goerlandt organize a SIREN project workshop in Halifax, NS, jointly with the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction. The theme is “Addressing Climate Risks for Coastal Transportation Infrastructure on Atlantic Coast of Canada in Case of a Large Hurricane Event”. More information can be found here.
Prof. Ronald Pelot and Prof. Floris Goerlandt co-organize a workshop with the SIREN project team in Vancouver, BC, focusing on the resilience of the coastal maritime transportation system to small-scale disruption events.
Prof. Ronald Pelot and Prof. Floris Goerlandt co-organize a workshop with the SIREN project team in Vancouver, BC, focusing on the resilience of the coastal maritime transportation system to regional-scale earthquake disruption events.

Past Invited Talks, Conference and Symposia Presentations

Prof. Floris Goerlandt serves as maritime safety expert in the North-Atlantic Regional Workshop of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030, Halifax, NS.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt delivers a talk “Towards a Decision Support System for preparedness and response planning for oil spills from shipping in Arctic waters” at the Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt gives a talk “Conceptualizing risk as a basis for validating risk analyses: experiences and current developments with focus on the maritime application domain” at the Safety Science Innovation Lab, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt visits the Centre for Transportation Research (CTR) and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the National University of Singapore, and gives a talk “Strategic planning for coastal community resilience to marine transportation disruption.”
Prof. Floris Goerlandt presents at the Symposium ”Safety and technology for autonomous shipping” at the TU Delft, the Netherlands, with the talk “An exploratory application of the IRGC Risk Governance Framework to shipping risks in the Canadian Arctic: Autonomous Search and Rescue vessels: Opportunities and challenges”.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt serves as external opponent in the Doctoral Defence of Mr. Yamin Huang, defending his dissertation “Supporting Human-Machine Interaction in Ship Collison Avoidance Systems”
Prof. Floris Goerlandt attends the International Conference on Collision and Grounding of Ships and Offshore Structures in Lisbon, Portugal, contributing to a talk “Event risk classification method for Pollution Preparedness and Response” presented by Mr. Valtteri Laine.
Prof. Goerlandt and Ms. Luana Almeida attend the International Conference in Risk Analysis and Crisis Response in Athens, Greece. Ms. Almeida presents the paper “Effects of major hurricanes in Atlantic Canada from 2003 to 2018”.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt gives a talk “Facilitating transfer from research to practice: experiences and scientific insights”, subsequently serving on a panel discussion at the Baltic Seas International Maritime Conference in Turku, Finland.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt delivers a guest lecture in the Master’s course “Maritime Risk and Safety” at Aalto University, Finland on the topic “Oil spill risk, preparedness, and response in Arctic conditions. A guideline and open-source toolbox for Pollution Preparedness and Response Risk Management”.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt attends the International Seminar on Safety and Security of Autonomous Vessels (ISSAV) and the European STAMP Workshop and Conference (ESWC) in Espoo, Finland, contributing to the talk “An initial evaluation framework for the design and operational use of maritime STAMP-based safety management systems” presented by Dr. Osiris Valdez Banda, and to the talk “Remotely Operated Search and Rescue Ships in the Canadian Arctic Their Risk Dimensions and Regulatory Implications to the Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement” presented by Dr. Jinho Yoo.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt gives a talk at the ANT/OR research group at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, on the topic “Strategic planning for coastal community resilience to marine transportation disruption”.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt presents the research at the Maritime Risk and Safety Research Group at Dalhousie University, in a research symposium and collaboration planning meeting at Gdynia Maritime University in Gdynia, Poland.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt attends the TransNav and presents the paper “End-user and stakeholder views on selected risk assessment tools for marine oil spill preparedness and response planning, including future research and development need”.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt attends the AMOP Technical Seminar on Environmental Contamination and Response in Halifax, NS, giving a talk on “The OpenRisk Guideline and Toolbox for Regional Risk Management to Improve European Pollution Preparedness and Response at Sea”.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt presents the “OpenRisk guideline for regional risk management to develop European pollution preparedness and response at sea” at the Working Group on Risk Management at the International Organization for Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities in Saint Germain en Laye, France.
Prof. Floris Goerlandt visits the Department of Oceans and Fisheries in Sidney, BC, giving a talk on “An exploratory application of the International Risk Governance Council’s Risk Governance Framework to shipping risks in the Canadian Arctic”

Research Visits

Ms. Amy Darrach goes on a research visit to Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia, working with Dr. Kristjan Tabri on collision and grounding impact damage modelling for ice-strengthened vessels.
Ms. Erin Gillis goes on a research visit to Aalto University in Finland, working with Pentti Kujala and Dr. Otto Puolakka on oil outflow modelling from a damaged tanker in wave conditions.
Ms. Luana Almeida goes on a research visit to the ANT/OR research group at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, working with Prof. Kenneth Sörensen on meta-heuristics for disaster response logistics modelling.
Dr. Jie Li from Shanghai Maritime University visits the Maritime Risk and Safety group. Jointly with Prof. Floris Goerlandt, a one-day research methods seminar on “Literature reviews and scientometric methods” is given to Industrial Engineering graduate students.