03 - 05 November, 2020
Club Naval, Cartagena, Colombia

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


Captain (N) Juan Carlos Jimenez, Director Against Armed Drug Trafficking, Colombian Navy at CABSEC & SAMSEC 2020 Chairman

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 at Colombian Navy

Admiral Evelio Enrique de Jesus Ramírez Gáfaro

Commander
Colombian Navy

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

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

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

·          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
General Ramses Rueda, Commander at Colombian Air Force

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 at Aerovironment

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 at Jet Defence

Bernard Loth

CEO
Jet Defence

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

·          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
Lieutenant General André Georges Foullon Van Lissum, Secretary of National Defence at Federal Government of Mexico

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”

·          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
Magarita Leonor Cabello Blanco, Minister of Law and Justice at Government of Colombia

Magarita Leonor Cabello Blanco

Minister of Law and Justice
Government of Colombia

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

·          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
Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, Chief of Defence Staff at Jamaican Defence Force

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

·          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
Jose Vila del Castillo, Representative for Central America and the Caribbean at United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

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

·          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
Lieutenant Commander Elroy Skerritt, Commanding Officer, Coast Guard at Antigua & Barbuda Defence Force

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

·          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
Tonya Ayow, Director (Ag) at CARICOM IMPACS

Tonya Ayow

Director (Ag)
CARICOM IMPACS

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS & END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE

Captain (N) Juan Carlos Jimenez, Director Against Armed Drug Trafficking, Colombian Navy at CABSEC & SAMSEC 2020 Chairman

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