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Symposium Agenda (as of November 6, 2014)
Day 1 – November 18, 2014
7:30
Registration & Breakfast
8:00
Symposium Welcome by Dr. Detlof von Winterfeldt, Co-founder of CREATE, USC
8:10
Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Matt Clark, Director, Office of University Programs
8:15 - 8:45
Keynote: Vice Admiral Charles Michel, Deputy Commandant for Operations, USCG
8:45 - 9:45
Expert Panel: High Latitude Chokepoints and Vulnerabilities [Bering Strait (US/Russia),
North Sea Route (Russia), Inside Passage (Canada), Polar Chokepoints]
Moderator: Dr. Derek Reveron, Director of Security Strategies, Naval War College
 Captain David (Duke) Snider, Senior Vice President, The Nautical Institute, and
CEO and Principal Consultant, Martech Polar Consulting Ltd.
 Commander Ken Boda, Executive Officer USCGC POLAR STAR
 Dr. Helena Wisniewski, Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, Dean of
the Graduate School, University of Alaska Anchorage
9:45 – 10:15
Long Demo and Networking Break
10:15 - 10:30
Innovation Talk: “Maritime Risk – A View from the Ports”, Cosmo Perrone, Principal,
Cosmo Perrone & Associates, former Director of Security for the Port of Long Beach
10:30 - 10:45
Plenary: Vice Admiral Charles Ray, Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, USCG
10:45 - 11:45
Expert Panel: Global Maritime Transport / Supply Chain Security
Moderator: Captain Bruce Clark, Director, Maritime Security Projects, California
Maritime Academy
 Paul Londynsky, Matson Navigation Company
 Bill Nickson, Transmarine Navigation Corporation
 Kevin Krick, American President Lines
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch, Demos and Keynote: Threats to Maritime Chokepoints, Norman Polmar,
internationally known analyst, consultant, and award-winning author specializing in the
naval, aviation, and intelligence areas [Introduction by CAPT Ed Westfall, CO, CGC
BOUTWELL]
12:45 – 1:00
Break, Demos and Book Signing: Book (1) Project Azorian and (2) Ship of Gold
1:00 - 2:00
Expert Panel: Maritime Economic and Insurance Risk Impacts
Moderator: Commander Holly Harrison, National Security Affairs Fellow, Hoover
Institute, Stanford
 CAPT Michael Bee, Deputy Director, National Maritime Intelligence-Integration
Office (NMIO)
 Dr. Adam Rose, USC, CREATE
 CAPT Richard Timme, Commander, Sector Ohio Valley
 William H. Watson, Vice President & Governor, Maritime Security Council
2:00 – 3:00
Expert Panel: Risk Perception and Communication: The Art of Social Behavior Impact
Analysis/Social Media and Maritime Risk Indication and Warning?
Moderator: Dr. William Burns, CREATE
 Dr. Henry Willis, RAND Corporation
 Dr. Richard John, USC, CREATE
 Dr. Ed Hovy Carnegie Mellon University, Language Technologies Institute
3710 McClintock Avenue, RTH 314 ~ Los Angeles, CA 90089-2902 ~ (213) 740-5514 ~ www.usc.edu/create
5th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium
3:00 – 3:15
Short Break
3:15 – 4:15
Expert Panel: Maritime Cyber Policy
Moderator: Ms. Tiffany Jones, iSIGHT Partners
 Captain Peter Crain, Canadian Forces
 Dr. Michael Orosz, CREATE/ISI, USC
 CAPT David Moskoff, Professor, USMMA
Innovation Talk: Predictive Analytics Model for Maritime Smuggling, Alex Carrillo,
Lead Strategic Intelligence Analyst, Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center
Keynote: Ambassador Robert Papp, U.S. Arctic Issues areas [Introduction by CAPT
Jennifer Williams, CO, Sector LA/LB]
Reception and Expert Panel, Featuring Drs. Milind Tambe, Erroll Southers and Detlof
von Winterfeldt – USC University Club, Business Casual
4:15 – 4:30
4:30 – 5:00
6:00 – 8:00
Day 2 – November 19, 2014
7:30
8:00
Registration & Breakfast
Welcome and Recap of Day 1 by Dr. Paul Shapiro, Chief Science and Technology
Advisor, National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO)
8:10
Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker by CAPT Ed Westfall, CO, CGC
BOUTWELL
8:15 – 8:45
Keynote: Dealing with Maritime Risk Uncertainty, Rear Admiral Thomas Cropper,
President, California Maritime Academy
8:45 – 9:45
Expert Panel: Future Tech with Potential Maritime Impacts,
Moderator: Dr. Nicole Drumhiller, Program Director, American Military University
 Ms. Meggan Schoenberger, Office of Naval Research, Science Advisor to Naval
Warfare Development Command
 LT Joseph DiRenzo, Operations Officer, USCGC BOUTWELL, Fulbright Scholar
 Mr. Michael Jones, The Maritime Alliance
 Dr. Randolph Nichols, Head, Mission Management Office Naval Research
Laboratory
9:45 – 10:00 Innovation Talk: Private Anti-Piracy Navies, John-Clark Levin, Roy P. Crocker
Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College
10:00 - 10:30 Book signing, Private Anti-Piracy Navies / Break
10:30 – 11:30 Expert Panel: Low Latitude Chokepoints and Vulnerabilities, [Panama Canal, Straits of
Malacca and Singapore, U.S. Western Rivers, Equatorial/Mid-Latitude Chokepoints]
Moderator: Vice Admiral (ret.) Robert Parker
 Captain Shep Smith, NOAA
 Dr. David Alderson, Associate Professor, Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate
School
 Commander Jason Tama, USCG Fellow at Brookings
11:30 – 1:00 Networking / MRS Adjourn / No-Host lunch
Optional Marine Exchange Tour: Captain Louttit of the Marine Exchange (MX) has offered MRS
attendees a visit and tours of the MX and Vessel Traffic System (VTS) (Logistics information to follow)
12:30 – 2:30 Lunch & Planning Session for MRS 2015, RTH526
 Dr. Julie Pullen, Director, Center for Maritime Research (CMR)
Stevens Institute of Technology (Co-Lead)
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