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1st East Coast Waterfront Conference
In-Person & Virtual Event

Brand new event for 2022! 3 locations in 3 days around Hampton Roads. Each day will be open to in-person attendees and will have a Networking Mixer closing out each location. Attendees will be able to watch the sessions live on our Event App.

Theme: Surface Warfare: The Competitive Edge

No one under the age of 18 allowed

Amphibious/Expeditionary Day
When: May 3, 2022
Where: The Brashear Conference Center, 1432 Hewitt Dr Bldg. 3620, Virginia Beach, VA 23459
Attendees will be responsible for base access.

Once through base security, follow signs to Brashear Conference Center. Parking is open and Registration/Check-In will be inside the lobby.

Right before lunch attendees will have the opportunity to see an Autonomous Landing Demonstration at the Mudflats. It is approximately a 0.5-mile walk to this demonstration. Please bring/wear comfortable walking shoes. After demonstration, lunch will be made available.

Fleet Day
When: May 4, 2022
Where: Half Moone Center, 1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510

Parking: Town Point Garage, 110 West Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510
No parking is available at the Half Moone Center. The closest available parking is at the city parking garage 1 block away across the street and it is approximately $13 per day.

Coast Guard Day
When: May 5, 2022
Where: Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH), Base Portsmouth, 4000 Coast Guard Boulevard, Portsmouth, VA
Attendees will be responsible for base access.

Once through base security, follow one-way system then take the first left, then the first right. Parking is open and Registration/Check-In will be through the doors on the right and in the back.

Dress Code

We recommend business casual for all our civilian attendees. Leave the jacket and tie at home! Casual button-down shirt or golf shirt and trousers. We are also recommending Uniform of the Day for our military attendees including speakers.


Media must be credentialed and can only attend virtually.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before April 19, 2022 will be refunded minus a $5 fee. Cancellations received on or after April 20, 2022 are non-refundable. If you go from Virtual Only to In-Person registration you will be charged the difference. No refunds will be issued when you switch from In-Person to Virtual Only registration.

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