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Call for Papers: Safety and Regulations for European Unmanned Maritime Systems (SARUMS)

The European Defence Agency in cooperation with the working group on Safety and Regulations for European Unmanned Maritime Systems (SARUMS) calls for papers to be presented at the second workshop “Exploring Safe design and operations for the European Unmanned Maritime Systems”. The workshop will take place on 23-24 October 2013 in Brussels.

The workshop addresses three main topics applicable to both military and civilian unmanned maritime systems (UMS):

  • UMS legislation, assurance, liability
    Applicable rules, regulations (COLREG), experience and best practice 
  • UMS safety related to operation
    Systems, procedures, experience to achieve safe operations
  • UMS safety related to design
    Systems, products, technology, research needed to accomplish safe unmanned systems

Abstracts of around 150 words should be submitted by email to Jari.HARTIKAINEN(a) by 15 September 2013 and authors will be notified of acceptance by 30 September 2013. For more detailed information please refer to the attached flyer. 

More information:
  • More information is available in the attached flyer


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