Naval Damage Control Americas is the only damage control focused community gathering for The Americas.
With the increase in naval platform cost and the expansion of automation aboard vessels, it is essential that beast practise surrounding Damage Control & Fire Fighting (DC&FF) can be frequently examined and dissected. This enables much needed multi-national information sharing which means that latest lessons learned can be adopted by all stakeholders.
Naval Damage Control Americas 2014 provides the international maritime community the opportunity to share innovations in both technology and procedure in a focused and dedicated learning environment.
Naval Damage Control Americas 2014 is the must attend gathering for all those that work in and around the shipboard and portside DC&FF arena, whether civilian or naval.
Key Focus Areas
- Battle Damage Control Systems & Automation
- Fire Prevention, Detection & Suppression
- Training & Simulation
- Resource Management & Decision Making Aids
- Civilian Agency Cooperation
- Search & Rescue, and Sea Survival
- Technological Innovation & Case Studies
Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E, Main Street
- Rear Admiral Chris Parry, Former Director General – Development, Concepts & Doctrine, UK MoD
- Commander Kristian Tallerås, Head of Department – Damage Control, Naval Safety Centre, Royal Norwegian Navy
- Lieutenant Commander Tom Sheehan, Damage Control and Firefighting Systems Engineer, Royal Canadian Navy
- Mr Bill Burket, Director – Maritime Incident Response Group, Virginia Port Authority
- Chief Jeffrey F. Wise, Fire Chief, Norfolk City Fire Department