Rear Admiral from the Royal Navy to Present a Keynote Address at Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology 2019

SMi reports: Rear Admiral William Warrender, Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy to present a keynote address on operational readiness and maritime domain awareness.

London, United Kingdom, October 06, 2018 --( As the only event that specifically focuses on technology based solutions and strategies to the ongoing challenge facing the international community when securing and monitoring domestic and international waters, the Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology 2019 conference will feature the best experts in the maritime domain.

This year SMi are delighted to host Rear Admiral William Warrender, Flag Officer Sea Training, Royal Navy who will present a keynote address on day one of the conference. In light of the operational and technological challenges facing navies as they try to monitor the sea to protect their borders and ensure the blue economy continues to grow, Rear Admiral Warrender will present: "Training for Operations: Maintaining Operational Readiness and Achieving Maritime Domain Awareness in Multi-National Naval Operations." The presentation will cover how training is essential in creating advanced operators for maritime surveillance, current technologies adopted by the Royal Navy for maritime reconnaissance at sea and future plans and developments for the Royal Navy in optimising maritime situational awareness.

Other nations presenting at the conference include: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA and more.

Alongside the two-day conference, there will be a pre-conference workshop, “C-SIGMA and S-AIS, Creating a New Paradigm,” which will take place on Tuesday 5th February. The workshop will be hosted by Guy Thomas, Director of C-SIGMA. Those wishing to attend will benefit from an update on the very rapid expansion of Earth Observation satellite capabilities & their impact on the maritime world, Find out about Earth Observation Systems, Learn how S-AIS has changed the maritime world, and How Analysis w/ AI & Machine Learning is impacting maritime operations, amongst many other things.

Download a complimentary brochure at for a complete overview of this year's event.

4th annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology
6th-7th Feb 2019
Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's Hotel & Spa, Rome, Italy

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