“The event aims to provide Maritime Surveillance and Reconnaissance Project Managers and End Users the knowledge and contacts needed to further develop their capabilities in Maritime Domain Awareness. This will be achieved through panel discussion and briefings based on topics from acquisition projects to operational experiences and lessons learnt.

Benefits of Attending:
• Features high ranking military officials and those directly enhancing their maritime surveillance capabilities
• Focused discussion groups solving the challenges faced by maritime Surveillance and Reconnaissance programme managers
• Informal networking time to talk to peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing Maritime ISR programs today
• Learn how other nations are developing their maritime surveillance and reconnaissance provision from past experience and cutting edge research and development
• Get to the heart of challenges faced by modern navies such as capability gaps and what requirements they now have

Key Speakers Include:
• Brigadier David Evans, Head of Information Superiority, Royal Navy
• Chris Reynolds, Head of the Irish Coast Guard, Irish Coast Guard
• Commander Pasi Staff, Chairman of European Maritime Surveillance Network, Finnish Navy
• Guy Thomas, Advisor for Maritime Situational Awareness, Multinational Maritime Security Centre of Excellence
• Jonathan Locke, Senior Scientist, Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation, NATO
• Lieutenant Commander Sam Edwards, Maritime Domain Awareness, US Coast Guard
• Lieutnenant Colonel Paolo Papiri, Air Staff, Aerospace Planning Division, Italian Air Force and many more…

The event programme will also feature a post-conference workshop “”The Benefits Of C-SIGMA And How It Can Improve National Capability To Monitor The Seas From Space,”” hosted by Guy Thomas, Director of C-SIGMA.”