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October 7-9 


The Marine Industry’s Best

Conference is Back!

Back by popular demand, Helm Conference is the learning and development event of the year for Helm CONNECT users. You’ll join thought leaders, industry pioneers, peers, and technology experts for 3 days of high-energy learning, inspiration, and fun.

  • Get a sneak peek into what’s coming in the future for Helm CONNECT across all product lines
  • Learn valuable skills and strategies from our keynote speakers to improve your career and your company’s business
  • Participate in highly focused breakout sessions that will provide tangible takeaways
  • Network with others in your industry and join us for some fun events!

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Location and Venue

This year Helm Conference is coming to Nashville!

Helm Conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn from October 7-9. Make a reservation using the link below, or call guest services directly at (615)-251-3013.

305 Korean Veterans Blvd, Nashville, TN 36201 


Helm CONNECT Training Day

In addition to our two-day conference, we’re offering a Helm CONNECT Advanced Training day on Monday, October 7th from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. In these interactive, topical sessions, you’ll work in a hands-on, small group environment with our Helm CONNECT expert trainers to learn advanced skills in Helm CONNECT, grow your knowledge of the Helm CONNECT platform, and improve ROI for your company.  


Monday, October 7

Maintenance by MetricOptimize your preventative maintenance by planning based on any metric: fuel burn, oil consumption and more!
Reporting from Multiple Data SourcesLevel up your reporting: how to connect multiple data sources to Helm CONNECT
Reporting: Passing AuditsGetting useful data for typical auditor requests quickly out of Helm CONNECT
People Certifications and Onboard TimesheetsTraining on the Onboard Personnel features available with People Certifications in 1.14 – ensure that you’re properly crewed and that everyone is fully certified
Tariff FormulasMaximize revenue and minimize confusion: master different scenarios for your tariffs and contracts
Jobs Business RulesThe Super Time-Saver: automating order updates based on business conditions
Recommended Configuration: New Hire Orientation FromSet new hires (and yourself!) up for success by learning how to configure the best new hire training log in Helm CONNECT
Recommended Configuration: Lockout/TagoutIn the US, OSHA requires lockout-tagout procedures to be audited yearly. Learn how to build this workflow to never get caught unprepared again
Recommended Configuration: Near Miss FormNever miss a near miss again – here’s how to configure the best Near Miss form
Latest features in Helm CONNECT Maintenance and ComplianceTraining on spotlighted features of the latest updates to Maintenance and Compliance
Latest features in Helm CONNECT JobsGet up-to-speed with the latest in Jobs and see how it can help you
Latest features in Helm CONNECT PersonnelCheck out the shiniest, newest features in Personnel and why they matter

Helm Conference Session Topics

These sessions are all subject to change. 


Tuesday, October 8

Time Session
7:00 – 8:30Welcome Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45Welcome to the Conference
8:45 – 9:30Depth Sounding: The Current State of Helm CONNECT
9:30 – 10:30Smart Maintenance with ioCurrents and Helm
10:30 – 11:15It’s Time to Deal With the Operational Elephant in the Room
11:15 – 12:00Orders Optimization: Automate and Visualize with ShipTracks AIS
12:00 – 1:00Lunch
1:00 – 2:00

Go BIG or Go Home: Helm CONNECT Barging


Center Stage Compliance: How to Set Yourself up for Audit Success

2:00 – 3:00

Event Horizon: How Event Logs can Streamline your Workflow


Crouching Function, Hidden Weapon: Helm CONNECT Personnel

3:00 – 3:30Coffee Break
3:30 – 4:30How to Win Friends and Influence Users: Lessons from a Helm CONNECT Implementation
4:30 – 5:00Day One Wrap Up
5:00 – 5:45Break
5:45 – 10:00Rooftop Rendezvous at City Tap House


Wednesday, October 9

Time Session
7:00 – 8:30Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30

So an Auditor Walks onto a Boat: How to Avoid Being an Audit Punchline


Maintenance Masterclass: Tracking Maintenance Time, Costs, and Other Advanced KPIs

9:30 – 10:30

Correct Your Actions Before you Wreck Your Actions: Corrective Actions in Helm CONNECT


Jobs Masterclass: Tracking Market Share, Utilization, and Other Important Metrics

10:30 – 11:15Direct from Seamen’s Church: The Integration of Learning Management and Helm CONNECT
11:15 – 1:30Unconference & Lunch
1:30 – 2:30Behind the Curtain: The Agile Development Process
2:30 – 3:15We’ve Only Just Begun: The Future of Helm CONNECT

Register for Helm Conference

This year’s conference will be an exclusive event with limited space. We want to ensure that we’re giving our attendees their maximum value, so we’re limiting space to 120 people. You’d be surprised, but our Support Team gets calls from people waiting to sign up on a weekly basis.

NEW this year is our All Access Pass, which lets you attend both the Training Day and Helm Conference for a special price.

All tickets are subject to a full refund if cancelled up to August 31. Refund requests received between September 1-23 will receive 50% of the amount back. All sales after September 23 are not eligible for a refund.

Check out the highlights from our 2018 conference in Victoria, BC here!

Thanks to our Sponsors!