Global Maritime Domain Awareness Conference: 2nd Western Hemisphere Maritime Domain Awareness Workshop Summary Report [February 2009] [open pdf - 728KB]
"The purpose of the [Global Maritime Domain Awareness (GMDA)] conference and workshop was to continue the dialogue from the aforementioned efforts and to develop a roadmap that coalesce the global MDA community behind a comprehensive maritime security framework. The first portion of the conference was devoted to the sharing of regional perspectives on MDA through speakers from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas with the intent of discussing common practices that could be leveraged to achieve interoperability amongst partner nations' MDA systems. The second part of the conference/workshop was devoted to focusing on the progress made on those actions recommended in the 1st Western Hemisphere MDA Workshop."
2nd Western Hemisphere Maritime Domain Awareness Workshop, Valparaiso, Chile, December 2, 2008