Conference Day TWO - Wednesday, 4 December 2019

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

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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

Capt Wachiraporn Wongnakornsawang - Deputy Chief of Staff of the Naval Education Department, Royal Thai Navy
·         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
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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

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

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Capt. Ferdinan B Picar PCG

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

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Capt. Mohd Norizal bin Fahrudin RMN

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

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Lieutenant Commander Anang Puji Armanto

Head of Special Office Department
Indonesian Navy

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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)
Lieutenant Commander Anang Puji Armanto - Head of Special Office Department, Indonesian Navy
·         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
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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
Lieutenant Colonel Tuti Ida Halida - Head of Assessment of Maritime Security Policy,, Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA)
·         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 
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Lieutenant Colonel Tuti Ida Halida

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

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11:20 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable 3: Addressing Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia
Capt. Mohd Norizal bin Fahrudin RMN - Assistance Chief Of Staff Operation, HQ Western Fleet, Royal Malaysian Navy
·         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
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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
Capt. Misbah- Ul-Amin (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Military) - Commanding Officer, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Pakistan Navy

·         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
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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
Commodore M Mamunur Rashid - Director of Plans and Acquisitions, Bangladesh Coast Guard

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

Commander Bangladesh Navy Fleet
Bangladesh Navy

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

Commanding Officer, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency
Pakistan Navy

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Lieutenant Colonel Tuti Ida Halida

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

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Lieutenant Commander Aston Talbot

New Zealand Assistant Defence Advisor to Singapore
Royal NZ Navy

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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

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

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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

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

Program Director
Stable Seas - One Earth Future Foundation


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Capt. Martin A. Sebastian RMN (R)

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