With the proliferation of illicit activity in the maritime arena increasingly in the media spotlight, not least the issue of human trafficking; international coast guards, navies and government authorities are facing mounting pressure to enhance capability and enhance it fast.
Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance comes at a pivotal time in the international maritime domain in which over 20,000 migrants have illegally crossed the Mediterranean resulting in over 1,700 deaths so far in this year alone (May, 2015). This event will be addressing the urgent requirement to increase ISR capabilities in Europe and beyond as it moves across to London.
Pre-Conference Workshop: 28th September 2015
Inter-agency Maritime Security Management
We know that right now Maritime Security is a discussion that is happening mostly in Brussels, yet this focus day will bring the maritime security issue closer to the bigger audience discussing maritime security related issues of both operational and strategic stakeholders. The focus day will bring this discussion closer to the core in order to connect maritime security experts and to pin point regional issues and ideas related to maritime security challenges.