first Combined Maritime Security Conference was held in Kiel, Germany at the
Sparkassen Conference Centre from 2 to 5 May 2011 and was executed with close
cooperation of the Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow
Waters (COE CSW) and Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of
Excellence (CJOS COE). The theme of the conference was
"Delivering Maritime Security in Global Partnership: Creating a Strategic
Framework for Maritime Security Cooperation"
The participants examined how international
organizations and emerging regional maritime security cooperatives can
collaborate more efficiently to form an enhanced network for maritime security
cooperation. The overarching aim was to examine how International
Organizations and the emerging Regional Maritime Security Organizations can
collaborate together to form a Global Network for Maritime Security
Whenever possible the briefs and other material presented at
the conference are provided here. There is also new material that has been provided by some of the speakers post
conference on the MSC 2011 Proccedings page, as well as the Conference Analysis and Way Ahead paper
that provides general conclusions and recommendations for
improving issues within the maritime domain and identifies some long
and short term goals.
intent of this his web page summarizes the events of the conference, providing
those that attended the conference the opportunity to review or share
information presented at the conference. Hopefully, it will also entice
those that did not attend this conference to join us at the 2012 Maritime Security
Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 4 to 7 June.