Accession Number:

AD1113331

Title:

Waterside Security 2010 (WSS2010) Conference: Post Conference Report

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Memorandum Report]

Corporate Author:

NATO UNDERSEA RESEARCH CENTRE LA SPEZIA (ITALY)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24

Abstract:

NURC conducts research on technologies for military force protection in ports and harbours the MFPPH project, for maritime situation awareness MSA project, and for civilian port and ship security SECTRONIC project and Counter Piracy project. One common goal of these projects is to foster the community of maritime security experts, in order to capitalize on shared expertise and to develop collaborative relationships. This can be done in part by supporting and hosting relevant conferences and workshops. Among the conferences was the 1st International Waterside Security ConferenceWSS2008, August 2008, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, in which NURC featured notably among the conference sponsors, participated significantly with contributed papers, and led several scenario-based workshops. NURC then offered to host the 2nd in the new conference series, called WSS2010. The objective was to bring together experts from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds who have a common interest in preventing terrorist attacks and criminal activity in ports, harbours, coastal waters, and inland waters. The conference was held 3-5 November2010, in Marina di Carrara, Italy.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Intelligence
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]