03 - 04 December, 2019
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Conference Day ONE - Tuesday, 3 December 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Morning Tea

Capt. Martin A. Sebastian RMN (R), Centre Head / Senior Fellow, Centre for Maritime Security and Diplomacy at Maritime Institute of Malaysia

Capt. Martin A. Sebastian RMN (R)

Centre Head / Senior Fellow, Centre for Maritime Security and Diplomacy
Maritime Institute of Malaysia

EXAMINING GLOBAL MARITIME SECURITY TRENDS

9:10 am - 9:40 am Keynote: Evolving Global Maritime Security Threats and Strategies for the Future

·         Examining evolving trends of global maritime security threats and implications on maritime security domain
·         Analysing the US Navy’s role in regional maritime security and defence
·         A look into the future on multilateral cooperation to tackle global security challenges more effectively
Rear Admiral Joe Tynch, III, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Task Force SEVEN THREE, at U.S. Navy

Rear Admiral Joe Tynch, III

Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Task Force SEVEN THREE,
U.S. Navy

9:40 am - 10:10 am Australia Country Spotlight: Evolving Approaches to Maritime Security

·         Examining capabilities prioritised by RAAF to maximise readiness and operational effectiveness to counter current and emerging maritime threats
·         What are the new areas of regional cooperation for increased MDA and better risk management
·         What to expect in the future to enhance maritime security
Group Captain John Grime, Commanding Officer of 92 Wing at Royal Australian Air Force

Group Captain John Grime

Commanding Officer of 92 Wing
Royal Australian Air Force

10:10 am - 10:40 am Remotely Piloted Aerial System to Support Maritime Surveillance Operations in Civil Airspace

The use of RPAS in civil airspace is still strongly limited due to airworthiness regulations. The integration of manned and unmanned asset can provide an unrivalled tool to Maritime Surveillance organization to fulfil their operational requirements. Leonardo is the first company in the world to deliver services to civil organization fully integrated in the civil airspace.
 
Nicola Toniazzi, Head of Product Sales Support - Airborne Sensors & Mission Systems at Leonardo S.p.A

Nicola Toniazzi

Head of Product Sales Support - Airborne Sensors & Mission Systems
Leonardo S.p.A

10:40 am - 11:20 am Speed Networking & Morning Tea


ADDRESSING MULTI-DIMENSIONAL THREATS TODAY

11:20 am - 11:50 am Implications of Climate Change for Maritime Security Forces: A New Zealand Perspective

·         Climate change and security for the New Zealand Defence Force
·         Impacts on New Zealand as a Pacific nation
·         Considerations for the South East Asian region
Lieutenant Commander Aston Talbot, New Zealand Assistant Defence Advisor to Singapore at Royal NZ Navy

Lieutenant Commander Aston Talbot

New Zealand Assistant Defence Advisor to Singapore
Royal NZ Navy

11:50 am - 12:20 pm Supporting More Efficient Missions with MSS 7000 Airborne Maritime Surveillance System

·         Providing reliable and comprehensive maritime domain awareness picture in real time
·         Enhancing coordinated coastal surveillance operations
·         Designed for cost-effective control of coastal water
Olov Fäst, President at ST Airborne Systems

Olov Fäst

President
ST Airborne Systems

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch


INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

PEOPLE

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Roundtable 1: Grooming the Next Generation of Maritime Talent
·         How maritime security sector attracts the best young talent given technological advances, modernization and IR4 reshaping the industry
·         The need to reskill and upskill for a future-ready maritime workforce to winning the next fight
·         How will technology transform the future of learning and training
Capt Wachiraporn Wongnakornsawang, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Naval Education Department at Royal Thai Navy

Capt Wachiraporn Wongnakornsawang

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Naval Education Department
Royal Thai Navy

OPERATIONS

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Roundtable 2: Creating an Effective Roadmap for Successful Cooperation in Maritime Security
·         Best practices in forging effective interagency coordination on maritime law enforcement activities
·         Integration of marine police in coastal security chain to optimise operations
·         Addressing the need for common situation picture for holistic assessment
·         Strategies to reduce operational overlaps and increased competencies
First Admiral Maritime Aminuddin bin Hj Abdul Rashid, Head, Maritime State of Johore at Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency

First Admiral Maritime Aminuddin bin Hj Abdul Rashid

Head, Maritime State of Johore
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency

OPERATIONS

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Roundtable 3: Improving Intelligence Sharing to Enforce Security in the Maritime Domain
·         Optimising big data analytics for threat detection
·         Utilising new methods of data interaction to improve intelligence sharing
·         To what extent can information be shared
Lieutenant Commander Gary Brogan, FCO Regional Maritime Security Officer and UK HADR Liaison Officer at Royal Naval Reserve

Lieutenant Commander Gary Brogan

FCO Regional Maritime Security Officer and UK HADR Liaison Officer
Royal Naval Reserve

TECHNOLOGY

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Roundtable 4: Adopting Smart Technology in Coastal Surveillance
·         How smart technology helps to enhance coast guard operations
·         What are, and should be the priorities for coastal surveillance digitalisation
·         What to expect in the future to enhance coastal surveillance
Rear Admiral Nazmul Hassan, NPP, ndc, ncc, psc,, Commander Bangladesh Navy Fleet at Bangladesh Navy

Rear Admiral Nazmul Hassan, NPP, ndc, ncc, psc,

Commander Bangladesh Navy Fleet
Bangladesh Navy

TECHNOLOGY

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Roundtable 5: How Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Change the Landscape of Military and Intelligence Operations
·         What value add do autonomous  systems bring for maritime security operations
·         What this means for inter-agency collaboration
·         What are the key challenges in operating unmanned systems  
Capt. Tuan N. Pham, Research Fellow with Advanced Research Program at U.S. Naval War College at U.S. Navy

Capt. Tuan N. Pham

Research Fellow with Advanced Research Program at U.S. Naval War College
U.S. Navy

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Tea

STRATEGIC APPROACHES IN MITIGATING THREATS

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Maritime Monitoring with SatSAR

·         Leveraging SatSAR to effectively and efficiently expand monitoring area beyond EEZ
·         The rise of emerging technologies such as vessel classification, high tempo EO and high tempo SAR, resulting in previously unmet use cases possible now

Jo Man, Director of Sales at Maxar Technologies Inc

Jo Man

Director of Sales
Maxar Technologies Inc

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Synergizing and Monitoring Effective Implementation of Maritime Patrols

·         Advancing  collaborative efforts between governments and industry partners in effective joint ventures
·         Addressing key challenges of collaboration among agencies
·         Future plans to develop coast guard capabilities to improve its role as a governmental institution
First Admiral Maritime Aminuddin bin Hj Abdul Rashid, Head, Maritime State of Johore at Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency

First Admiral Maritime Aminuddin bin Hj Abdul Rashid

Head, Maritime State of Johore
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm India’s Evolving Coastal Security Architecture: Harnessing Technology

·         What is the current vision to secure the country’s coastal security and critical infrastructure
·         How technological innovations improve smart border management
·         What to expect in the future in enhancing surveillance capabilities
Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, AVSM & Bar, VSM, IN (Retd), Director General at National Maritime Foundation, India

Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, AVSM & Bar, VSM, IN (Retd)

Director General
National Maritime Foundation, India

Capt. Martin A. Sebastian RMN (R), Centre Head / Senior Fellow, Centre for Maritime Security and Diplomacy at Maritime Institute of Malaysia

Capt. Martin A. Sebastian RMN (R)

Centre Head / Senior Fellow, Centre for Maritime Security and Diplomacy
Maritime Institute of Malaysia