MAST Maritime Advanced Systems

Maritime Advanced Systems & Technology
2015 Open House & Technology Expo

MAST 2015

In Coordination with the Coastal Trident Regional Maritime Security Program

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

8:30 am – 4:30 pm  |  Program, Panels & Exercises
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm  |   Evening Mixer


7:30 am – Registration
8:30 am – Welcome – Port of Hueneme
8:45 am – Regional Maritime Safety and Security
9:15 am – BREAK
9:30 am – Introduction and Overview of Coastal Trident Regional Program
10:00 am – Port & Maritime Security Panel: Technology Vision for Maritime Safety and Security
11:30 am – Lunch
1:00 pm – Exercise Hot Wash Panel Discussion
2:00 pm – MAST Technology Demonstrations and VIP Tour
4:00 pm – Social Mixer



Speakers & Panelists on Technology Vision for Maritime Safety & Security:

  • David Fukitomi, Cal OES
  • Dennis Silva, Ventura County Sheriff
  • Kevin McGowan, Ventura County Office of Emergency Services
  • CDR Casey Hehr, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Darin Fotheringham, SB County Sheriff
  • Brian Dilley, Ventura County Fire
  • Bob Scheerle, Special Agent, FBI
  • Debra Powers, Chair, Naval Counter IED Intelligence Network


MAST Features

  • Federal, State, DOD, and municipal speakers and experts
  • Engaging, relevant panel discussions
  • Foster security, operations, and environmental technology innovations and collaboration
  • Showcase field experimentations, venue for effectiveness, affordability, and feasibility
  • Technology demonstrations

 Who Should Attend

  • Public Safety Professionals
  • Defense Industry Partners
  • Port and Maritime Stakeholders
  • Technology Providers


The Coastal Trident Program was established by the Port of Hueneme and in collaboration with the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Asymmetric Warfare as a comprehensive training, experimentation, and exercise program for the Port of Hueneme. Since its inception in 2007, Coastal Trident has evolved into a regional maritime security and response program, enabled by operational evaluation of leading-edge technology systems, with participation by over 100 agencies, and organizations. (Visit for more information.)

Read more about the MAST program

MAST Open House

  • The Maritime Advanced Systems & Technology Laboratory (MAST) is a collaborative research facility dedicated to fostering leading edge technology innovation in the port and maritime environment.
    • Established as a cooperative research and development program between the Port of Hueneme, Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Asymmetric Warfare and the Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County.
    • Leverages the unique geographical, operational, and environmental assets inherent at the Port of Hueneme.
    • Provides collaborative stakeholders with an optimized solution to sustained research, experimentation and test programs and a platform to showcase their research and technologies.
  • The MAST Open House and Technology Expo will be conducted to demonstrate technologies relevant to the port and maritime operations
    • Technologies participating in, or deployed in support of, CT-15
    • Technologies that fit outside the scope of planned activities or lack technical maturity to participate in scenario-based operations
    • Relevant static or dynamic displays
    • Any port and or maritime technologies in the security, logistics and/or environmental

For further questions please contact: Christina Birdsey at or use the link below to register for the event.

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The MAST Open House will be sponsored and coordinated by Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County (EDC-VC) and hosted by the Port of Hueneme. Additional sponsorships are available.

MAST 2015Upper right photos: photography credit Q Concepts and Design