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The 2009 Piracy Workshop was held April 7-8 at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

0730–0815 Registration & Continental Breakfast 
McCarty Little Hall Café
0815–0830 Welcoming Remarks
 

Professor Dennis Mandsager
Chairman, International Law Department

RADM Phil Wisecup, USN
President, Naval War College

0830–0900 Workshop Methodology
 

 CDR James Kraska, JAGC, USN
 International Law Department, Naval War College

Professor Lawrence Modisett
Adjunct Professor, Naval War College

Charlene Bary-Ingerson
Warfare,Analysis and Research Department, Naval War College
 

0900–0930 Threat Assessment: Somali Piracy
 

Dr. Martin Murphy
Center for Strategic and  Budgetary Assessments

0930–1000 Discussion
1000–1030 Break
1030–1145 Perspectives from the Pacific Ocean & the Horn of Africa
 

CAPT Denise Stich, JAGC, USN
Force Judge Advocate, Naval Forces CENTCOM/5th Fleet/
Combined Maritime Forces

Nicholas Teo, Deputy Director
 Information Sharing Center, Singapore (ReCAAP)

Tetsuo Kotani, Research Fellow
 Ocean Policy Research Foundation (OPRF)

1145–1215 Discussion
1215–1330 Catered Lunch – McCarty Little Hall Café
1330–1500 Merchant Shipping Approaches
 

Joe Cox
 Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA)

Joe Angelo
 International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) 

 Eric Ebeling, Director Government Relations
 American Shipping & Logistics Group

Scott Donaldson
 XE Corporation

1500–1515 Break
1515–1630 Discussion
1630–1800 Reception – McCarty Little Hall Café
0730–0815 Continental Breakfast – McCarty Little Hall Café
0815–1000 Naval Approaches
 

CAPT Martin Klüver, German Navy
Allied Maritime Component Command, NATO, Naples, Italy 

CAPT Sieji Kurosawa, JMSDF
 Maritime Staff Office

Commodore Monty Khanna, Indian Navy
Indian Embassy,Washington, D.C.
 

1000–1030 Break
1030–1115 Discussion
1115–1200 Diplomatic Approaches
 

David Foran
Plans & Policy Analysis, Political-Military Bureau US Department of State

Dr. Frank Wiswall
Vice-President h.c., Comité Maritime International

1200–1230 Discussion
1230–1330 Catered Lunch – McCarty Little Hall Café
1330–1430 U.S. Legal & Policy Approaches
 

RDML (sel) Charles Michel, USCG
Chief, Maritime and International Law (CG-0941)

Owen Doherty, Director, Office of Security
Maritime Administration (MARAD)

CAPT David Gruber, JAGC, USN, Oceans Policy Advisor
Office of the Under-Secretary of Defense for Policy

1430–1450 Break
1450–1510 U.S. Legal & Policy Approaches (Cont’d)
  RDML Robert O.Wray, USN Deputy Commander, Military Sealift Command
1510–1600 Discussion
1600–1615 Final Observations
 

Professor Dennis Mandsager
Chairman, International Law Department

CDR Sandra Selman, USCG
International Law Department, Naval War College