ITEC 2019

2019 Speaker Interviews

Speaker Interview with Ioseba Tena

 Dr Ioseba Tena
Global Business Manager - Marine Robotics Systems
Sonardyne Spain

Ioseba (Joe) Tena is tasked with shaping and growing Sonardyne's instrument business for marine robotic systems across all application domains including offshore energy, defence and ocean science. He works alongside his colleagues to ensure that clients' operational requirements are completely satisfied through the delivery of low-risk, subsea technologies, products and services. He has been involved in developing smart solutions for the underwater vehicle industry for more than 15 years and continues to lend his engineering expertise to the team.

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Speaker Interview with Walter Cappelli

derekCommander Walter Cappelli
Underwater Technologies and Weapon Systems, Naval Armament Directorate
Italian Ministry of Defence

Heavyweight Torpedo Section Leader at the Naval Armament Directorate managing the contracts for the support of HWT A184 and qualification, development and production of Black Shark Advanced, the programs for the National Military Research Plan in underwater technologies (namely WAVE, IUP, SASSO, S3MAG-II, MEDUSA, POWER), and the supply contracts for sonobuoy and smoke-light signals. 


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Speaker Interview with Pawel Polanski

pawelMr Pawel Polanski
Underwater Weapons Department Manager
R&D Marine Technology Centre, Gdynia

Pawel graduated from Gdansk University of Technology in 2010 majoring in Technical (Applied) Physics and has finished postgraduate course in FEA also at Gdansk University of Technology. He joined Laboratory of Magnetic Fields of R&D Marine Technology Centre in Gdynia in 2008. His areas of work include: magnetic and electromagnetic detection - including bottom and buried mines, development of stationary and portable magnetic detection systems, underwater electromagnetic detection systems and magnetic gradiometer systems also in MCM and MW area. He has been involved in modelling and simulating of ship's electric and magnetic signatures, electric and magnetic field modelling for influence sweep as well as in works on calculation, algorithms and system for monitoring and minimizing ship's magnetic and electric signatures and ranges for measurement of those signatures.

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awMr Alex Walchester
Naval Architect

Alex Walchester AMRINA joined BMT as a Naval Architect in 2015 and has since undertaken a broad range of tasks from concept design to design changes on existing platforms. Alex has been heavily involved in the BMT WYVERN SSK design that has been the subject of several previous UDT papers.

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Exhibition opening times:

Tue 12 May
Weds 13 May 
Thurs 14 May

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Rotterdam Ahoy
Ahoyweg 10
3084 BA Rotterdam

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