The SOUTHCOM Regional Security Symposium is a symposium co-sponsored by DIA and SOUTHCOM. It is the first conference where the SOUTHCOM countries as well as Canada, UK, Netherlands, Spain, and France have participated in a conference to discuss shared issues.
Please click on the links to read the proceedings from each symposium.
2007 - Marshalling Intelligence for Success against Mutual Problems
This conference addressed the different perspectives on security issues across the region and the challenges all of the countries face. Security problems that Latin American countries contend with are part of the larger currents in international affairs.
2008 - Transforming to Address Emerging Global Challenges and Threats
This conference focused on the non-traditional challenges intelligence professionals face vis-à-vis emerging global challenges and threats.
2010 - Hemispheric Security and Civil-Military Intelligence Partnerships
This third iteration of the SOUTHCOM Regional Security Symposium examined the role of intelligence in supporting the relationship between civil and military orgnizations as they confront regional challeges. This is particularly relevant in light of events in Haiti and Chile.