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TDN UK Maritime SAR Conference- Developing Capabilities for SAR Operations

TDN UK Maritime SAR Conference- Developing Capabilities for SAR Operations

Maritime Search and Rescue 2018 is the 3rd edition of an international meeting, looking at the use of aerial and surface assets, communications/control at the maritime environment and mass rescue operations. This year they have also been asked to include a focus on the use and incorporation of UAVs by SAR authorities as well as on achieving MSAR capabilities in arctic conditions.

MSAR 2018 are keen to have you attend to represent your organisation's capabilities and expertise in this area and of course, use the meeting as a networking opportunity to get in front of key individuals to share best practice and operational feedback. Moreover, they are keen on inviting one or more colleagues of yours you would find useful to attend the meeting.

Some End User agencies that are joining them this year are but not limited to the Irish Coast Guard, Swedish Maritime Administration, UK Maritime Coast Guard Agency, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, US Coast Guard, Hellenic MoD, Iceland SAR, Frontex, Omani Maritime Security Centre, Ukranian State Marine Search and Rescue Service, Sea Watch, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and European Maritime Safety Agency.

They also have industry support from Martek Marine, Frequentis, Saab Technologies, Carmenta and many more, which will showcase latest technological innovations that could improve SAR operations.

Maritime Search and Rescue 2018 - Helsinki, Finland (12nd, 23rd and 24th May 2018)

120+ International Contingents (Coast Guards, Border Guards and Ministries)
Maritime Search and Rescue 2017 Summary Video - (new window)

Key End User Attendees:

Chris Reynolds, Director, Irish Coast Guard
Rear Admiral Philip Kenul, Former Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Markku Mylly, Executive Director, European Maritime Safety Agency
Fredrik Kokaćka, STM Validation Project Manager, Swedish Maritime Administration
Captain Juha Vuole, Deputy Chief of Division, Ministry of Interior at Finnish Border Guard
Bent-Ove Jamtli, General Director, JRCC North Norway/ Norway Mission Control Centre
Jon Svanberg Hjartarson, Director, Iceland SAR
Robert Skrokov, SAR Coordinator, Slovenia Maritime Administration
Ana Cristina Jorge, Director of Operational Response Division, European Border and Coast Guard Agency- Frontex
Max Moser, SAR Policy Chief, US Coast Guard
Etienne Micallef, Secretary-General, Malta Emergency Response and Rescue Corps
Wing Commander Khalifa Said Al Juma, Director of Operations & Training, Oman Maritime Security Center

Please see below the agenda for the conference and your personalised invitation.

As SAR professionals, you have free access to all of the functions, including provided food, beverage and the drinks reception. Free spaces are on a first-come, first-serve basis, so feel free to register as soon as you can: (new window).

For more information and registration, please go to (new window).

Event Properties

Event Date 22 May 2018 - 09:00
Event End Date 24 May 2018 - 17:00
Location Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

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