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The Global Maritime Forum is an opportunity for academia, private industry, federal government agencies and international partners to highlight and discuss current and emerging technologies and efforts to enhance maritime domain awareness. Leading experts will facilitate panel sessons, which will be followed by group discussions designed to provide participants with an opportunity to explore topics of particular interest in depth.
Following up on 2015’s GMF theme of leveraging data to achieve effective understanding, and 2016’s
GMF on the intersection of technology and policy as it relates to current and emerging technologies, this
year’s theme will be "The Evolution of Big Data and Opportunities for the Maritime Domain: The Importance of Public-Private-Academic Partnerships."
Special topics for this year's event include:
Reports documenting the presentations and recommendations from previous GMF workshops are available for your reference.
The Global Maritime Forum Workshop will be held 13-14 November 2017 in Vallejo, CA on the Campus of California State University Maritime Academy (CAL Maritime). The workshop will be held in the Compass Room of Building 15.
Click here to register for the 2017 GMF.
Registration closes at 1200 Pacific time on Monday, 6 November 2017.
A Landing Fee of $70.00 (covers both days) includes:
Note: Per diem should cover your landing fee for this event.
Parking for this event is located in Lot O, which is near the main entrance to the campus. There is a $7.00 parking fee, per day, at the Cal Maritime Academy. Please be prepared to pay for parking each day.
The Compass Room is in the
dining center (Building #15 on the campus map).
A shuttle will be available
to take attendees from Lot O to Building #15.
The dress code for this event is business casual. Military personnel should wear Navy Service Khaki or branch equivalent.
MANAGING MARITIME SENSOR BIG DATA VOLUME AND VELOCITY:
Moderator of panel will set the stage by providing an overview of how the proliferation of sensors (ship-borne, land-based, airborne, undersea) creates Big Data Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) issues in environmental impact assessments, state and non-state threats, IUU fishing, illicit trafficking, and threats to critical infrastructure. Panelists will help to highlight/provide current examples or future ideas of how we should go about managing the volume and velocity of Big Data.
INTEGRATING MULTI-SOURCE DATA IN THE MARITIME DOMAIN (BEST PRACTICES):
This Panel will explore best practices for multi-source data integration for operations support - what data needs to be integrated to support operations and how do we obtain access to data.
POLICIES IMPACTING OPEN SOURCE AND PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INFORMATION:
This Panel will explore the Security and Privacy issues related to maritime information exchange and policies.
DEVELOPING A MARITIME DATA LAYER CLOUD/ACCESS BACKBONE:
Room blocks for hotel accommodations for the Global Maritime Forum have been made at the nearby Double Tree and Holiday Inn facilities. Hotel reservations must be made by October 16, 2017 in order to take advantage of these special rates.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Napa Valley - American Canyon
3600 Broadway Avenue, American Canyon, California 94503
Phone number: 707-674-2550
Rate is $99.00/night
Website link : http://group.doubletree.com/globalmaritimeforum
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Napa Valley - American Canyon
5001 Main Street American Canyon, California 94503
Phone number: 707-552-8100
Rates are as follows: $99.00/night for king bed or $129.00/night for two queen beds. Includes breakfast
Group Name: Global Maritime Forum
Group Code: GMF
From Hotels to Cal Maritime Campus
Take CA-29 S for about 3 miles.
Continue straight onto Sonoma Blvd for 4.4 miles.
Turn right onto Maritime Academy Drive and pull directly into lot O.
Shuttle service will be available to take you to the GMF venue.
National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO) & Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
200 Maritime Academy
Vallejo, CA 94590
Building #15, Compass Room, 3rd floor
Downloadable Campus Map with GMF notes