Bookings open for online event in December

We are pleased to announce we are now taking bookings for our online event – ‘eCMID AVI Festival of Knowledge II’ which will be delivered LIVE via Zoom on Monday 14 December from 10:30hrs – 15:30hrs GMT/UK time.

You are invited to join us online via Zoom to listen to a range of topics from key speakers in the industry, as well as participate in some ‘open discussions’ with a panel of industry experts. All topics and discussions will be relevant to the eCMID AVI Community, or for those thinking about applying to the eCMID AVI (Accredited Vessel Inspector) Scheme.

Note, if you cannot join online on the day, don’t worry as there will be the option to purchase the entire contents of the seminar after it has taken place.

Speaker line up …
10.30: Mike Schwarz, CEO IIMS & MSA – Welcome and Introduction
10.40 : Graeme Reid and Adam Hugo from IMCA present
1. Progressive Web App discussion and future developments
2. Update from the eCMID Committee
11.00: Ian Coates, SMC (Specialist Marine Consultants) Ltd – Remote Inspections
11.30: Nicki Krejlgaard, Vattenfall – (topic to be confirmed)
12.10: Sujit Viswanathan, DNV GL – The Importance of Standards and Code of
Conduct expected from eCMID AVIs
12.40 – 13.15: LUNCH BREAK
13.15: Kerrie Forster, Workboat Association – High Speed Craft Code Supplement
14.00: Chad Fuhrmann, Revolution CES – (topic to be confirmed)
14.40: Maurice Pickles – Things that go wrong with dynamic positioning
15.00: Panel discussion hosted by Mike Schwarz with Ian Coates, Gert Laisbo,
Sujit Viswanathan and Kerrie Forster
15.30: Close

To book your place, please contact our Events & Course Co-ordinator, Sharon Holland at:

The cost is £95.00 and an invoice will be sent to you electronically once your confirmation email has been received. Following attendance, you will receive a certificate awarding 4 CPD points, together with a recording of the whole event. Those purchasing the video content only and cannot attend online on the day will also receive 4 CPD points.

Don’t miss out on what is guaranteed to be a fantastic online event!

View promotional flyer: Festival of Knowledge II