Refit Conference Program
The 2019 Refit Show Seminars
Attend the business and technical seminars at the Refit Show to find new ways to improve your refit process.
The Refit Show conference program is designed to be a forum for improving the refit process throughout yacht yards internationally. Our continuing goal is to provide real-world solutions to industry-wide challenges. Our speakers are successful and innovative professionals who want to share their ideas and hear others from the audiences. We encourage collaboration, so our audience members offer as many questions and thoughts as our speakers do.
Select the seminars you’d like to attend and register for the Refit Show.
Wednesday, April 10
Session 1-A: Full-service or full-subcontractor? A panel on the range and benefits.
Session 1-B: This seminar will address considerations for interior design and crew training during refit periods.
Session 1-C: Identify the characteristics of an effective workplace trainer, and learn how to incorporate them into your own skill-set.
Session 2-A: What deep experience brings to the projects.
Session 2-B: This seminar will address risk mitigation with respect to galley operations and food safety.
Session 2-C: Develop the curriculum for your unique workforce training program and learn how to execute it in your organization.
Session 3-A: Knowing how to plan for the predictable and the unpredictable
Session 3-B: This seminar will address risk mitigation with respect to engine and hotel services onboard.
Session 3-C: Learn how to implement critical, effective standards for employee training — for both the students and for the instructor.
Thursday, April 11
Session 4-A: What engineers bring to refits of any size and scale.
Session 4-B: This seminar will review specific cybersecurity considerations, practices, and training required to reduce the attack surface of vessels, crews, owners, and guests.
Session 4-C: How can your company encourage your employees to become enthusiastic trainees? Discover way to balance a learning environment with a working one.
Session 5-A: Setting reliable specification standards and rigorous acceptance criteria — from paint survey to finish coat.
Session 5-B: Learn about the latest technological advancements in bridge hardware and software saving time, reducing risk, and improving operations.
Session 5-C: Learn how to develop a positive community for learning in your working environment.
Session 6-A: New developments in condition-monitoring technology
Session 6-B: This seminar will bring together all aspects of digital and cybersecurity practices into focus for application onboard today’s superyachts.
Session 6-C: Instructors will highlight a case study in detail to give participants an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the material covered throughout the certification program.