Event archive

Event Organiser: ICE

Vernon Harcourt Lecture, London

  • Lecture
  • London
  • 22 October 2018
  • 18:00 - 20:00
Vernon Harcourt Lecture, London

About this event

Join this free-to-attend evening event which is part of day one of the Global Engineering Congress.

Throughout the presentation, speaker Steen Sander Jacobsen, Head of Technology and Innovation at Maersk Tankers will discuss how innovation in the product tanker industry fits with meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Delegates will also learn about important innovation and sustainability issues, including how to:

  • Evaluate past lessons from innovation attempts
  • Add value for customers through innovation and sustainability
  • Reduce operation costs through innovation and sustainability
  • Keep abreast of technological developments, and investigate and evaluate potential innovations for your organisation
  • Ensure innovation projects deliver real value for your organisation on track

The presentation will be followed by Q&A session. Delegates will also have opportunity to network and continue the discussions over drinks in the ICE Café Bar.

About GEC

The Global Engineering Congress is bringing together the worldwide engineering community to look at how we can trigger real change and deliver the outcomes specified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The programme offers 5 full days of multi-streamed content. 2,000-plus engineers will take part in a practical programme designed to produce answers that can improve the lives of millions around the world. Don’t miss your chance to take part.


18:00 Registration and refreshments
18:30 Welcome from the Chair
18:35 Main lecture
19:10 Questions and answers session
19:25 Summation from the Chair
19:30 Networking and drinks in the ICE Café Bar
20:00 Finish


Steen Sander Jacobsen

Head of Technology and Innovation, Maersk Tankers

Steen Sander Jacobsen is Head of Technology and Innovation, Maersk Tankers – one of the world’s largest product tanker firms. In addition to his professional experiences in leading innovation, he also has a strong interest in sustainability and the UN’s SDGs.

Maersk Tankers have already started to improve the sustainability of their activities and therefore have valuable insights to share.

Event venue

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Anna Plodowski

e: [email protected]