The sea never changes - it forges the life-lines of nations.*

Coming to the Hawaii Convention Center

August 6-8, 2020

Indo-Pacific Maritime Security Exchange


2020 Focus: Collaboration and Capacity Building

A free and open exchange of perspectives, ideas, and professional

assessments concerning maritime security in the Indo-Pacific region.



A word about COVID-19.  None of us can predict the future, but we recognize that this global outbreak could affect our ability to execute this

significant gathering safely.  We remain optimistic, but in the event we must cancel we will make full refunds to all our sponsors and registrants.

Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, USCG (Ret)

Former Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

Event Chair/Opening Keynote


Admiral Chris Aquilino, USN

Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Accepted´╗┐

Admiral Hiroshi Yamamura

Chief of Staff

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)

Accepted


Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC

Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy

Invited

Admiral SIM, Seung-seob´╗┐

Chief of Naval Operations

Naval Headquarters of Republic of Korea

Invited

Admiral Christophe Prazuck

Chief of the French Navy

Invited

Vice Admiral Michael Noonan AM Royal Australian Navy

Chief of Navy

Accepted

VADM Art McDonald CMM MSM CD

Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy

Accepted


Vice Admiral Linda Fagan, USCG

USCG Pacific Area Commander

Accepted

Vice Admiral Scott Conn, USN

Commander, U.S. Third Fleet

Invited

Rear Admiral Jonathan Dallas Mead Royal Australian Navy

Commander Australian Fleet

Accepted

Ambassador Jane Hardy

Australia Consul-General, Hawaii

Accepted

Koichi Ito

Japan Consul-General, Honolulu

Accepted

Kim Choon-Goo

Republic of Korea Consul-General, Honolulu

Accepted

Kevin Burnett

New Zealand Consul-General, Honolulu

Invited

Joselito A. Jimeno

Philippine Consul-General, Honolulu

Invited

RADM Francis D. Morley, USN

Director, Navy International Programs Office

Accepted

Brigadier General Rory Copinger-Symes, UK Royal Marines

USINDOPACOM Deputy Director for International Logistics and Security Cooperation

Accepted


RADM Bob Girrier, USN (Ret)

President, Pacific Forum

Accepted

RADM Pete Gumataotao, USN (Ret),

Director, Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

Accepted