Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) and academic and practitioners from around the country came together on Nov. 14-15, 2016, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the 7th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium. Members of the military, commercial and academic communities focused on the topic of “Integrating Maritime and Coastal Resilience”. Each of the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate Office of University Programs Centers of Excellence was represented.
The symposium was organized into five sessions:
- General Port Resilience
- Resilience in Houston/Galveston, TX, area
- Resilience in Coastal Infrastructure
- Resilience in the Norfolk / Hampton Roads, VA, area
- Cyber Resilience in the Maritime Transportation System
The 2017 Maritime Risk Symposium will be held at Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio, and will focus on cyber-security issues within the Maritime Transportation System.
To see photos, visit our Flickr page.
To view presentations and see abstracts from each panel, visit the event program page.
A full report from the event will be posted online at coastalresiliencecenter.org.