24 - 26 March, 2020
Club Naval, Cartagena, Colombia

Main Conference Day 2 - 26 March


8:20 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

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

9:00 am - 9:30 am THE INTER-AMERICAN DEFENCE BOARD AND ITS ROLE IN MAINTAINING REGIONAL STABILITY

·          The role of IADB in the Caribbean and South America
·          Bringing the fight to criminals through varied approaches and prioritising cooperation
·          Perception of future threats and how IADB plans to contribute to capacity building in order to meet them
Lieutenant General Luciano José Penna, Chairman of the Council of Delegates at Inter-American Defence Board

Lieutenant General Luciano José Penna

Chairman of the Council of Delegates
Inter-American Defence Board

9:30 am - 10:00 am TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO SECURITY OVERVIEW

·          Collaborative efforts with regional partners in the wake of Hurricane Dorian
·          New patrol vessels and future plans for enhancing maritime domain awareness
·          Roadmap for development of TTDF in the coming years
Air Commodore Darryl Daniel, Chief of Defence Staff at Trinidad and Tobago Defence Forces

Air Commodore Darryl Daniel

Chief of Defence Staff
Trinidad and Tobago Defence Forces

10:00 am - 10:30 am CAPACITY BUILDING TO MEET NEW THREATS

·          The national defence strategy of the Belize Defence Force
·          Priorities for capacity building in order to meet new threats in the region
·          Cooperation with partners in the region in order to deter and disrupt transnational crimes
Brigadier General Steven Ortega, Commander at Belize Defence Force

Brigadier General Steven Ortega

Commander
Belize Defence Force

10:30 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

11:00 am - 11:30 am THE ROLE OF AIR POWER IN MAINTAINING MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS AND SECURITY

·          Aerial presence as a key component of maintaining security in the maritime domain
·          Fixed wing and rotary platforms: contributions and limitations
·          The role of MRO and factoring it into the acquisition process
Brigadier General Timo Hernández Duarte, Commander at Guatemalan Air Force

Brigadier General Timo Hernández Duarte

Commander
Guatemalan Air Force

11:30 am - 12:00 pm THE ONGOING EFFORTS FROM RBDF TO ENHANCE READINESS AND CAPACITY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER RESPONSE

·          An update on Bahamas experience of natural disasters and response to Hurricane Dorian
·          Relationship with international partners and ensuring that RBDF can make valuable contributions to international efforts to disrupt crime and respond to disasters rapidly
·          Modernisation priorities for RBDF in order to ensure that capabilities are versatile and effective at both law enforcement and humanitarian mission sets
Acting Commodore Raymond King, Deputy Commander at Royal Bahamas Defence Force

Acting Commodore Raymond King

Deputy Commander
Royal Bahamas Defence Force

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PROTECTING THE SOVEREIGN WATERS OF SURINAME

·          Current challenges of illegal fishing and the transatlantic flow of narcotics through Surinamese waters
·          The importance of regional partnerships with Guyana and Brazil in order to achieve objectives
·          Plans for development and ensuring that the Suriname Coast Guard is able to meet future threats
Colonel Jerry Slijngard, Director at Suriname Coast Guard

Colonel Jerry Slijngard

Director
Suriname Coast Guard

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ESTABLISHING THE NEW CAYMAN ISLANDS COAST GUARD

·          Threat assessment of security around Cayman Islands
·          Requirements for aerial and surface platforms
·          Timelines and roadmap for bringing new capabilities into service
Robert Scotland, Commander at Cayman Islands Coast Guard

Robert Scotland

Commander
Cayman Islands Coast Guard

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm COMBATING THE ILLICIT FLOW OF MATERIAL INTO ST LUCIA

·          Recent efforts from the St Lucia Police Force to seize narcotics and illegal firearms entering the country by water
·          Current asset inventory and the key capability gaps that have been highlighted for modernisation
·          Achieving more comprehensive awareness of the maritime domain through both the air and surface assets
Findley Leonce, Commander, Marine Police at St Lucia Police Force

Findley Leonce

Commander, Marine Police
St Lucia Police Force

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm IMPROVING TRAINING AND INFORMATION SHARING TO ENHANCE SECURITY COOPERATION

·          Mission of WHINSEC and role within wider security within the Western Hemisphere
·          Ensuring that training procedures allow for greater cohesion between multi-national partners within both military and law enforcement agencies
·          Core values and information sharing as means by which corruption can be reduced and rule of law maintained
Colonel John Dee Suggs Jr, Commandant at Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation

Colonel John Dee Suggs Jr

Commandant
Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation

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

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm GUATEMALAN APPROACHES TO MULTI-AGENCY READINESS AND RESPONSE

·          Trafficking in the region and adopting a multi-agency approach to disrupting it
·          Wider strategy and plans to bring new assets into service as well as update existing ones
·          Delegating resources to the Pacific and Caribbean areas in order to maintain national security effectively
Confirmed representative, - at Guatemalan Ministry of Defence

Confirmed representative

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Guatemalan Ministry of Defence

4:30 pm - 5:00 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

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm EMERGING THREATS: CHEMICAL DIVERSION & CLANDESTINE DRUG LABS

·          Evolution from plant-based to chemical-based narcotics
·          Emergence of clandestine, unregulated laboratories
·          Dangers to society posed by these developments
·          Regional, multi-sector approach to tackling these emerging threats
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