MIREES Directors provide briefings at co-hosted NATO-DHS Information Exchange Workshop on Maritime Security at Quantico.
June 17, 2013
Drs. Julie Pullen, Director CSR, and Margo Edwards, Director CIMES, provided briefings to members of the NATO Supreme Allied Command Transformation (ACT), the NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) and DHS S&T at the Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia, on April 25, 2013. The purpose of the Information Exchange Workshop was to explore potential NATO-DHS collaboration in maritime security and other areas of mutual concern. Drs. Pullen and Edwards participated in the workshop as lead authority's from DHS S&T's Center of Excellence for Port and Maritime Security.
Dr. Pullen's briefing highlighted CSR's port security initiatives and Dr. Edward's discussed CIMES on-going activities in the Arctic. Additional briefings included talks on "Best practices for integrating waterside security, from an international perspective" and "North American maritime security information sharing challenges and opportunities - a NORAD Perspective".