The 9th Annual Maritime Security West is the thirty-second maritime security program hosted by Homeland Security Outlook since 2011. Maritime Security West furthers a commitment to address the needs of federal, state and local agencies, law enforcement and military to counter the challenges of securing coastlines, inland waterways, ports and critical infrastructure.  With it’s proximity to the U.S./Mexico border, the program will also address cross border collaboration and information sharing.

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Calling for Nominations for the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO)’s MDA ESC Excellence Award to be presented at Maritime Security West

Do you or your agency have someone they would like to nominate for the Law Enforcement –  MDA ESC Excellence Award that RADM Copley can present to  a worthy recipient at the MSC West conferences? This would be a local enforcement person or intelligence analyst/entity that you feel has contributed to maritime domain awareness. If so, please Click Here to submit your nomination by 16 February.

Award Background:

In support of the stated goals of the National Maritime Domain Awareness Plan (NMDAP), the National MDA Executive Steering Committee establishes an annual national level maritime domain awareness award program “MDA ESC Excellence Award” to recognize exemplary stakeholder members of the Global Maritime Community of Interest (GMCOI), whose accomplishments have made a significant contribution to improving the effective understanding of the maritime domain in the United States and its territories. This includes the US Federal interagency, US Intelligence Community (IC), state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies, international partners, academia, and maritime industry.

Make your nomination today, to recognize those partners that stand out among their peers, for the Excellence in Maritime Domain Awareness. It’s time to be recognized!


Explore a comprehensive and exciting exhibit hall full of the latest products and solutions to help you meet your challenges as well as attend insightful presentations and educational workshops. If your job is maritime/port security or maritime defense or response, you have to be here.

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Whether you build boats, provide radars, maritime domain/situational awareness software or products, make the most of your time and energy by placing your company and solutions in front of professionals who are serious about their missions in securing their AOR or responding to maritime threats and incidents.

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Witness boats and technologies in their operating environment. Take boat rides on demo day and experience their capabilities. See how radars and cameras provide real maritime domain awareness of the waterways and coastlines. There is no better way to educate yourself on the products unless you experience it first hand.

Learn, Discuss and Collaborate

Keynote Sessions, Panel Discussions and Workshops

Topics To be Addressed

  • Port Security
  • Coastal Surveillance
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cyber Security
  • Maritime Border Security
  • Marine Law Enforcement
  • Maritime Domain Awareness
  • Information Sharing and InterAgency Collaboration
  • Response Boat Acquisition, Operations and Training

Be in the Middle of the Action

Southern California is Home To…

U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego and Sector LA/LB


Port of San Diego


Port of Long Beach


Port of Los Angeles


Dozens of Public Safety and Law Enforcement Agencies


A Very Large CBP Air and Marine Operations Presence


Who Is Participating

  • Federal, State, Local and Tribal Agencies and Governmental Organizations
  • Foreign Government and Military
  • Port Security Directors and Managers
  • Private Terminal Facility Security Officers
  • Government and Military Contractors
  • Products and Solutions Providers
  • Department of Defense Components
  • Department of Homeland Security Components
  • Department of Justice Components
  • Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement and Response Agencies
  • Department of Homeland Security Vessel Operators and Buyers
  • Government Contractors
  • System Integrator
  • Boat Builders
  • Responders Gear and Outfitting
  • Vessel Maintenance Contractors
  • Engine Vendors