Main Conference Day 1 - 4 November


8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00 am - 9:20 am OPENING CEREMONY AND NATIONAL ANTHEMS

9:00 am - 9:05 am DEFENCE IQ OPENING REMARKS


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Captain (N) Juan Carlos Jimenez

Director Against Armed Drug Trafficking, Colombian Navy
CABSEC & SAMSEC 2020 Chairman

9:40 am - 10:00 am HOST NATION MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE

10:00 am - 10:30 am COLOMBIAN NAVY WELCOME BRIEFING

Admiral Evelio Enrique de Jesus Ramírez Gáfaro - Commander, Colombian Navy

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Admiral Evelio Enrique de Jesus Ramírez Gáfaro

Commander
Colombian Navy

10:30 am - 11:00 am THE DA62 MPP SPECIAL MISSION AIRCRAFT CONCEPT

David Datzreiter - Sales Manager, Special Mission Aircraft Division, Diamond Aircraft
·          Ground Station Solutions
·          Training Concept
·          Sustainment
·          Operational Concept
·          Summary
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David Datzreiter

Sales Manager, Special Mission Aircraft Division
Diamond Aircraft

11:00 am - 11:40 am OFFICIAL HEADS OF DELEGATION PHOTO & MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:40 am - 12:10 pm THE COLOMBIAN AIR FORCE AND AIR INTERDICTION IN SUPPORT OF JOINT OPERATIONS

General Ramses Rueda - Commander, Colombian Air Force
·          The role of the Colombian Air Force in contributing to Joint Force operations
·          Providing depth in domain awareness so that actions can be coordinated and resources used effectively
·          Where can improvements be made in order to improve Joint Force efficiency
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General Ramses Rueda

Commander
Colombian Air Force

12:10 pm - 12:20 pm ALL ENVIRONMENT UAS’ AND THEIR FLEXIBILITY IN MARITIME AND LAND OPERATIONS

Milton Quiros - Director International Business Development, Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America, Aerovironment

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Milton Quiros

Director International Business Development, Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America
Aerovironment

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm CHALLENGES IN FINANCING GOVERNMENT ASSETS: JET DEFENCE’S VALUE PROPOSITION

Bernard Loth - CEO, Jet Defence

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Bernard Loth

CEO
Jet Defence

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm THE DEFENSE STRATEGY OF THE MEXICAN STATE AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH REGIONAL COOPERATION

Lieutenant General André Georges Foullon Van Lissum - Secretary of National Defence, Federal Government of Mexico
·          Update on Mexican defence strategy from 2020-2024
·          Priorities for modernisation and bringing new capabilities into operational use
·          Regional cooperation and how the Mexican government aims to strengthen its partnerships
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Lieutenant General André Georges Foullon Van Lissum

Secretary of National Defence
Federal Government of Mexico

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm COMPREHENSIVE POLICY TO ADDRESS THE DRUG PROBLEM “FUTURE ROUTE”

Magarita Leonor Cabello Blanco - Minister of Law and Justice, Government of Colombia
·          Specific role of the Government at coordinating attempts to tackle organised crime in the country
·          Developments in tactics employed by criminal elements and the capability gaps it has revealed
·          Plans for future development and new acquisition plans to improve interoperability with other agencies and international counterparts
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Magarita Leonor Cabello Blanco

Minister of Law and Justice
Government of Colombia

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm JAMAICA’S STRATEGIC DEFENCE REVIEW

Lieutenant General Rocky Meade - Chief of Defence Staff, Jamaican Defence Force
·          The shift in focus towards cyber operations and integrating disruptive technologies into the Jamaican Defence Forces
·          Multi-national training in Jamaica and its effect on improving cooperation between Jamaican and partner forces
·          Updates on illegal actions in the area and Jamaican initiatives to deter and suppress them
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Lieutenant General Rocky Meade

Chief of Defence Staff
Jamaican Defence Force

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm UNODC MARITIME CRIME PROGRAMME: PRIORITIES AND PERSPECTIVES ON COOPERATION

Jose Vila del Castillo - Representative for Central America and the Caribbean, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
·          UNODC within the region and current perspectives on cooperation
·          Challenges and prioritising responses within the multi-national framework
·          Roadmap for future development in order to encourage crime prevention as well as disruption
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Jose Vila del Castillo

Representative for Central America and the Caribbean
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING


4:30 pm - 5:00 pm ANTIGUA & BARBUDA APPROACH TO IMPROVING INTERDICTION AND INCIDENT RESPONSE

Lieutenant Commander Elroy Skerritt - Commanding Officer, Coast Guard, Antigua & Barbuda Defence Force
·          Reviewing training with international partners in order to improve multinational cooperation
·          Recent seizures by the Antigua & Barbuda Defence Forces and the capability gaps it has highlighted
·          Future procurement plans for modernisation and priorities
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Lieutenant Commander Elroy Skerritt

Commanding Officer, Coast Guard
Antigua & Barbuda Defence Force

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm CARICOM IMPACS AND ITS ROLE WITHIN REGIONAL COOPERATION IN THE CARIBBEAN

Tonya Ayow - Director (Ag), CARICOM IMPACS
·          Countering regional security threats and helping to build capacity against transnational crime
·          Joint Regional Communications Centre and Regional Intelligence Fusion Centre roles within IMPACS operations
·          Shared challenges and use of resources in order to support multi-national initiatives to deter, detect and disrupt crime
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Tonya Ayow

Director (Ag)
CARICOM IMPACS

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Captain (N) Juan Carlos Jimenez

Director Against Armed Drug Trafficking, Colombian Navy
CABSEC & SAMSEC 2020 Chairman

6:20 pm - 7:00 pm EVENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm GALA DINNER