Friday, November 18, 2011

Planning for 2012 Joint HSC/AMSC Conference

Our next telephone planning meeting for the 2012 Joint National Harbor Safety and Area Maritime Security Committee Conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA will be held on November 22nd. We are continuing to work out the many details of the conference. We expect to announce the final conference dates and location soon. The conference Theme, ”America’s Maritime Infrastructure: -Investing for Safety, Security and Prosperity” has been established. Our future meetings will focus on developing, and coordinating the presentation topics, and speakers that have been proposed to date. The following is an outline of the proposed topics :

MTS InfrastructureIntelligence Sharing
Active Partnerships for Port Level Coordination
Marine Transportation Safety Act
Best Practices Panel
Training & Education in the Marine Transportation System
Port Security Grant Program
Oil Exploration and Extraction Issues
Security Policy Updates
New Energy Technologies
Waterways Statistics and Analysis
Policy for Events of National Significance

If you would like to participate in our next telephone planning meeting on November 22, at 2:30 pm, please contact Mr. Dennis Fahr at 202-372-1531 for call in details. Your input is important.