Global Maritime Forum 2016


The 2016 Global Maritime Forum (GMF) Workshop was held on November 15-16, 2016 at the University of Washington. The theme of the 2016 GMF was “Challenges and Opportunities of Current & Emergent Maritime Capabilities: Exploring the Intersection of Technology and Policy.”

The GMF, sponsored by the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO), highlighted the policy implications of emerging technologies and international efforts to enhance maritime domain awareness and share information in the following areas areas:

• Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)
• Emergence of Space-Based Capabilities for MDA
• Securing Unmanned Autonomous Systems from Cyber Threats
• Integrated Policy & Technology Issues Technology Innovation & Trust
• Based Information Sharing in support of MDA

Leading experts facilitated the panel sessions followed by group discussions designed to provide participants with an opportunity to explore topics of particular interest in greater depth.

*NEW* GMF 2016 Final Report
GMF 2016 Program