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

Conference Day TWO - Wednesday, 4 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

FUTURE CAPACITY BUILDING AND GOVERNMENT PLANNING

9:10 am - 9:40 am Approaches to Modernization Activities to Meet Future Force Capability Development

·         Identifying key capability elements to deliver robust, responsive and resource efficient forces
·         How Thailand adapt force development strategy in a changing maritime security environment
·         What are the approaches to modernisation activities to meet future force capability development
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

9:40 am - 10:10 am Ongoing Philippine Coast Guard Modernization to Enhance Law Enforcement Efforts

·         Examining key maritime security priorities going forward
·         Modernization programmes and upcoming requirements to address these priorities
·         Plans for future development of coast guard capabilities to improve its role
Capt. Ferdinan B Picar PCG, Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Strategic Studies and Modernization, CG-15 at Philippine Coast Guard

Capt. Ferdinan B Picar PCG

Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Strategic Studies and Modernization, CG-15
Philippine Coast Guard

Experts will discuss how modernization and digital advancements are transforming the way fleets are managed today, best practices for cost effectiveness and operational efficiencies.
·         Maintenance of existing assets: How to overcome challenges of equipment/system limitations
·         Revamping of ageing fleet: What are the cost effective ways to upgrade and modernize equipment to prevent security gaps
·         Procurement of new assets: What are the costs and benefits

Capt. Ferdinan B Picar PCG, Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Strategic Studies and Modernization, CG-15 at Philippine Coast Guard

Capt. Ferdinan B Picar PCG

Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Strategic Studies and Modernization, CG-15
Philippine Coast Guard

Capt. Mohd Norizal bin Fahrudin RMN, Assistance Chief Of Staff Operation, HQ Western Fleet at Royal Malaysian Navy

Capt. Mohd Norizal bin Fahrudin RMN

Assistance Chief Of Staff Operation, HQ Western Fleet
Royal Malaysian Navy

Lieutenant Commander Anang Puji Armanto, Head of Special Office Department at Indonesian Navy

Lieutenant Commander Anang Puji Armanto

Head of Special Office Department
Indonesian Navy

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

10:50 am - 11:20 am Morning Tea

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

AIR

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable 1: Interoperability of Maritime UAS with Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
·         Benefits of utilising UAS for maritime security and patrol
·         How best to integrate UAS into the national air space and maritime domain
·         What are the new capabilities in unmanned aerial surveillance to optimise operations
Lieutenant Commander Anang Puji Armanto, Head of Special Office Department at Indonesian Navy

Lieutenant Commander Anang Puji Armanto

Head of Special Office Department
Indonesian Navy

AIR

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable 2: Using Reconnaissance Satellites and Imaging Sensors for Dynamic Border Control
·         The role of air surveillance to provide comprehensive ground situational awareness to optimise coastal security
·         How different sources of data impact the accuracy, cost and utility of analyses
·         How these provide valuable intelligence to decision making centres 
Lieutenant Colonel Tuti Ida Halida, Head of Assessment of Maritime Security Policy, at Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

Lieutenant Colonel Tuti Ida Halida

Head of Assessment of Maritime Security Policy,
Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

SEA

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable 3: Addressing Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia
·         How can law enforcement overcome jurisdictional boundaries in contemporary challenges
·         Latest approaches under general international law to suppress piracy and sea robbery activities at sea
·         How can nations collaborate on cross-border threats and heightened joint-security strategies
Capt. Mohd Norizal bin Fahrudin RMN, Assistance Chief Of Staff Operation, HQ Western Fleet at Royal Malaysian Navy

Capt. Mohd Norizal bin Fahrudin RMN

Assistance Chief Of Staff Operation, HQ Western Fleet
Royal Malaysian Navy

SEA

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable 4: Search and Rescue Operations – Effective Response for Transnational Incidents

·         Coordinating multilateral SAR operations: Lessons learnt from MH 370
·         The evolution of satellite based maritime ISR to enhance SAR operations  - What are the opportunities and limitations
·         What are the new growth areas to work towards a future ISR architecture to maximise operational efficiency
Capt. Misbah- Ul-Amin (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Military), Commanding Officer, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency at Pakistan Navy

Capt. Misbah- Ul-Amin (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Military)

Commanding Officer, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency
Pakistan Navy

SEA

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable 5: The Growing Role of OPV in Protecting Sea Power

 ·         How have patrol vessels provided the most effective way to uphold maritime security
·         Identifying critical capabilities that allow this platform to do so effectively
·         Latest developments to develop OPV’s abilities as a rapid deployable security asset
Commodore M Mamunur Rashid, Director of Plans and Acquisitions at Bangladesh Coast Guard

Commodore M Mamunur Rashid

Director of Plans and Acquisitions
Bangladesh Coast Guard

12:40 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch

DEVELOPMENTS FOR FUTURE SUSTAINABILITY

This session with key regional stakeholders will discuss:
·         key maritime security priorities going forward from each country’s perspective
·         modernization programmes and upcoming requirements
·         future maritime defence and surveillance procurement plans to address these priorities
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

Capt. Misbah- Ul-Amin (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Military), Commanding Officer, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency at Pakistan Navy

Capt. Misbah- Ul-Amin (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Military)

Commanding Officer, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency
Pakistan Navy

Lieutenant Colonel Tuti Ida Halida, Head of Assessment of Maritime Security Policy, at Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

Lieutenant Colonel Tuti Ida Halida

Head of Assessment of Maritime Security Policy,
Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

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

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

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Charting the Way Forward in Building Shared Maritime Domain Awareness in Indo-Pacific

·         How to overcome challenges of collaboration among agencies to tackle maritime security threats
·         Ways to advance regional efforts between governments and industry partners for effective joint ventures
·         Examining successful bilateral and regional cooperation

Captain François Escarras, Maritime Security Advisor & Coordinator for Security of Maritime Spaces at French Ministry of Defence

Captain François Escarras

Maritime Security Advisor & Coordinator for Security of Maritime Spaces
French Ministry of Defence

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Facilitating an Inclusive Regional Security Architecture to Deter Piracy and Sea Robbery in Asia

·         Identifying emerging threats in the region
·         Investigative efforts undertaken to tackle these threats
·         Lessons that can be learned
Dr. Curtis Bell, Program Director at Stable Seas - One Earth Future Foundation

Dr. Curtis Bell

Program Director
Stable Seas - One Earth Future Foundation


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