Dave Willoughby | Managing Director of Operations
Ocean Specialists Inc | United States

Dave Willoughby, Managing Director of Operations, Ocean Specialists Inc

Dave started his career in the undersea cable industry with the marine route survey and installation departments of AT&T-SSI. He has since held leadership positions with AT&T, Tyco/Tyco Telecom/TE SubCom in Marine Operations and Project Management. With Ocean Specialists Dave is responsible for the development and execution of new undersea cable projects worldwide. Dave is a former Merchant Marine officer and holds a B.S. degree in Oceanography/Meteorology from NY Maritime College as well as a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.


Pre-Conference Day @ 09:05

Part One: Introduction to permit types and requirements

  • Types of permits & licenses
  • Responsibilities of cable owners and system suppliers
  • Identification of permit interdependencies in project planning stage

Pre-Conference Day @ 11:35

Part Four: Closing Panel & Q&A

  • Perspectives from stakeholders – How can the industry collaborate to manage the permitting process?
    • Building close collaboration between Purchaser and Supplier?
    • What are the critical success factors of permit acquisition?
    • Key lessons learnt from prior experience
last published: 24/Sep/18 11:15 GMT

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