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 Defence Procurement Trends in Southeast Asia

·         Emerging defence procurement programmes
·         Trends that are shaping defence procurement decisions in the region
·         The increasing presence of Chinese defence suppliers in the region
Ridzwan Rahmat, Principle Defence Analyst at Jane’s by IHS Markit

Ridzwan Rahmat

Principle Defence Analyst
Jane’s by IHS Markit

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

Lieutenant Colonel Abriadi, Head of Marine Operations at Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

Lieutenant Colonel Abriadi

Head of Marine Operations
Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

Capt Norizal bin Farudin RMN, Assistance Chief Of Staff Operation, Western Fleet Command at Royal Malaysian Navy

Capt Norizal bin Farudin RMN

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

10:50 am - 11:20 am Morning Tea

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

AIR

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable G: Unmanned Aerial Systems As The New Face of Maritime Security
·         What are the new capabilities in unmanned aerial surveillance to optimise operations
·         Developing effective safety standards for UAS in the age of increased autonomy
·         What is the vision for future unmanned aerial capabilities
Capt Norizal bin Farudin RMN, Assistance Chief Of Staff Operation, Western Fleet Command at Royal Malaysian Navy

Capt Norizal bin Farudin RMN

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

AIR

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable H: Integrating Air Platforms to Complement Existing Coastal Security
·         The role of air surveillance to provide comprehensive ground situational awareness to optimise coastal security
·         Reviewing latest emerging technologies in air surveillance
·         What to expect in the future to enhance aerial surveillance and support
Lieutenant Colonel Abriadi, Head of Marine Operations at Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

Lieutenant Colonel Abriadi

Head of Marine Operations
Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

AIR

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable I: Ensuring Counter-Drone Capabilities in Sensitive Sites for Enhanced Security
·         The good and bad of drones
·         Assessing civilian drone capabilities and threats to air defence military systems
·         Developing effective regulations regarding civilian drone use and counter drone systems deployment 

SEA

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable J: 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

SEA

11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable K: 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 L: 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

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
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

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

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 Abriadi, Head of Marine Operations at Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

Lieutenant Colonel Abriadi

Head of Marine Operations
Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)

Rear Admiral Md. Khurshed Alam, Mphil, ndc, psc (retd)

Secretary, Head of Maritime Affairs Unit
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh

3:30 pm - 4:00 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