Join us for the 5th Annual Maritime Security West

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The 5th Annual Maritime Security West builds on the success of last year’s first joint conference with the Marine Law Enforcement (MLE) Conference in Everett, WA. As the nineteenth maritime security conference hosted by Homeland Security Outlook since 2011, Maritime Security West provides all participants an outstanding opportunity to learn and collaborate across different perspectives, jurisdictions, and borders.  

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THE MARINE LAW ENFORCEMENT CONFERENCE AND MARITIME SECURITY WEST ARE BACK TOGETHER AGAIN!

The combination of Maritime Security West and the 29th Annual Marine Law Enforcement (MLE) Conference makes the program the largest and most comprehensive maritime security and law enforcement event in the U.S. With one exhibit hall for both conferences and workshops, exhibitors will have access to all participants of the program during exhibit hall times, meals and networking events.  With more than 300 participants expected, this event will be the largest gathering of maritime security professionals and law enforcement officers in the U.S.


AGENDA AND SCHEDULE JUST ABOUT DONE

Events and Topics:  All Sessions will be held in workshop setting with 4 Sessions held as general sessions.  Click here to see full agenda

  • Enhanced Vessel Operators Course

  • The Department of Energy CTOS–Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training’s “Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations for Law Enforcement” Course

  • Port of Tacoma Open House and Luncheon

  • Port of Tacoma Regional Partnership Open House and Capabilities Showcase

  • On-Water Tactical Vessel Operations Exercise and Demonstration:

  • The Seal’s Odyssey Campfire Tour: Everyone has a mission.  What is yours?

  • Regional Leadership Panel – Top initiatives, challenges and successes

  • SECTOR – Police Incident Reporting

  • Oil Spill Prevention and Response Panel

  • State of WA Vessel Registration Guidance

  • Risk and Crisis Communications:  Dealing with the Press and Social Media Before, During and After an Incident

  • Underwater Investigation Techniques and Processes:  In-Water Death Investigation

  • Enhancing Coastal and Border Security through High Performance Data Analysis

  • Medical Response:  Proper use of equipment for bleeding control

  • Maritime Security Regulatory Update for Marine Terminals

  • Recent Cyber Security Incidents:  The Maersk Line and APM Terminal Attacks

  • Medical Response:  The Effects of Cold Water Injuries

  • Cyber Security Risk Mitigation and Incident Response

  • Port Protest Response:  Keeping the peace while maintaining operations

  • Arctic Domain Awareness

  • Operation Arctic Shield 2017

  • Advanced BUI Detection

  • Vessel Impound:  New WA State rules

  • Maritime Border Surveillance:  Detecting and tracking the small dark vessel

  • National Maritime Sensor Survey and Its Impact

  • Homeland Security Information Network and Other Information Sharing Best Practices

  • WA State Parks Marine Law Enforcement Awards Presentation

  • WA State Common Operating Picture:  Capabilities and tools to build full maritime and situational awareness across WA

  • Rules and Regulations for Drones Use and Response


KEY SPECIAL EVENTS, TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS

On-Water Enhanced Vessel Operations Courses

WA State Parks Boating Commission will be conducting EVOC (Enhanced Vessel Operations Courses) for all marine law enforcement officers including those attending from outside WA State.  The Enhanced Vessel Operator Courses will teach students the intricacies of team coordination and vessel intercepts, pursuits, shadowing, and herding. This course is intense and designed for sworn officers and USCG personnel with over 6 months of boat handling experience.  These courses will take place nearby at Foss Waterway Seaport and will occur in 3 days increments.  Upon completion of the course, all students will receive NASBLA certification.

The Department of Energy CTOS–Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training to Conduct the “Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations for Law Enforcement”

The “Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations for Law Enforcement” Course provides law enforcement personnel with fundamental knowledge regarding two distinct mission spaces related to Radiological/Nuclear threats. The course addresses the Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection (PRND) mission including program structure, operational modes and federal assets.  The response mission area includes an overview of recognition of the threat or incident, protective measures, notifications and securing the incident site during Radiological/Nuclear WMD incident as they relate to law enforcement operations.  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

Port of Tacoma Open House and Luncheon

On Sept. 20th, the Port of Tacoma will be hosting a luncheon and a capabilities open house.  The Port and it's security partners will be displaying and demonstrating their security assets including incidents response technologies and tactical vessels and vehicles.

Port of Tacoma Security Tour

After the Luncheon and Showcase, attendees will be taken on a bus tour of the port and its security operations.

On-water and Pier-side Demonstrations

Demonstrations of the latest technologies and vessels by exhibitors in an actual port environment will be witnessed by end-users from across the state and country. This is a great hands-on opportunity for participants to test new equipment.

Conference and Workshop Sessions

In depth presentations, discussions and workshops on ports/facility security, maritime surveillance, information sharing and law enforcement operations are open to all participants. New for 2017, workshops will be held specifically for ports/facility security, marine law enforcement and technologies/cyber security.

Exhibit Hall

Over 40 companies will showcase the latest technologies, tactical vessels, and other tools to conference participants.

Networking Events

Joint networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions brings everyone together to mingle and network in a warm, professional setting. Extended networking events are designed to forge and/or enhance relationships amongst maritime security stakeholders. 

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