European Regional Development Meeting 2016

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The European Regional Development Meeting 2016

The European Regional Development Meeting 2016

The 2016 IMRF European Regional Development Meeting was held at the Clube Naval de Cascais, kindly hosted by the Portuguese Platform for Defence Industries (idD) and the Portuguese Lifesaving Institute (ISN).

The meeting coincided with the inaugural IMRF Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations (H.E.R.O.) Awards, which were presented at a ceremony linked with the McMurdo SAR Experience Center in Lanham, Maryland USA.

The meeting was divided into four sessions:


‘Setting the scene’: welcomes, keynote addresses and presentations arranged by our hosts;
‘Leading SAR into the future’: summaries of ongoing IMRF projects and regional work already agreed, together with ‘member focus’ presentations;
A SAR development workshop;
Practical demonstrations of Portuguese SAR capability.


Read more in the European Regional Development Meeting Report.

Sound Files

Sound Files

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Key Note Speech by Markku Mylly, Executive Director, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

Closing Speech by Jori Nordström, European Coordinator

SAR Development Workshop - 15 November 2016

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