Conference proceedings of the Decision Support and Risk Assessment for Operational Effectiveness (DeSRA) 2017 conference. Vicen Bueno, Raul; Coelho, Emanuel; Pennucci, Giuliana. CMRE-CP-2017-001. January 2019.
The Decision Support and Risk Assessment for Operational Effectiveness (DeSRA) 2017 Conference Proceedings contain the peer-reviewed abstracts accepted for this conference. The DeSRA 2017 Conference took place at the NATO STO CMRE facilities in La Spezia, Italy, on 2-4 October 2017. Its overarching objective was to bring together personnel from the military, civilian, industry and research communities to discuss and identify environmental risks, planning shortfalls and ways-ahead to assist decision makers and improve operational effectiveness. These Conference Proceedings contain a total of 27 abstracts covering all the topics of the conference, such as: Recognized Environmental Picture (REP) and Risk Assessment; Environmental Information Flow for Decision Support and Command and Control (C2); Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (MISR); and Operational Experimentation (OPEX) Opportunities. Researchers and industry were exposed to real challenges faced in operations from the military and civilian organizations/institutions participating. Besides the speakers of the 27 Abstracts published in these proceedings, additional military and civilian personnel attended the DeSRA 2017 Conference to learn about state-of-the-art techniques and systems on the topics of the conference. They also had the opportunity to make contributions and influence the development of these techniques and systems. A total of 2 NATO bodies: ACO/SHAPE and STO CMRE, and 20 institutions/organizations from 13 NATO and Partner nations: 1 CAN, 2 DEU, 1 DNK, 2 ESP, 4 FRA, 2 GBR, 4 ITA, 1 NLD, 1 NOR, 1 NZL, 1 USA, participated in this NATO STO CMRE-lead conference. Details of the contributions made by the participants are incorporated in the Abstracts provided in these DeSRA 2017 Conference Proceedings.