Location: Club Naval, Cartagena, Colombia
Dates: 3-5 November 2020
Organizer: DefenceIQ
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The 8th annual CABSEC and SAMSEC forum organized by Defence IQ is hosted by the Colombia Navy; Cartagena de Indias. This established forum meets annually and brings together the region’s defense and security leadership to discuss strategy, cooperation, requirements and challenges and has helped advance the security dialogue in the region.

The theme for 2020 is Increasing the Impact of International Cooperation on Transnational Crime. Participants will visit the International Centre Against Drug Trafficking (CIMCON) and the International Coast Guard School within the Naval School (ENAP), COTECMAR and the Colombian Naval Base in Cartagena.