24 - 26 September, 2019 | Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest Hotel, Bucharest, Romania

Conference Day Three

8:00 am - 8:50 am COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall USN (Retd.), Former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs & Senior Director for International Organizations & Alliances at US National Security Council (2017-2019)

Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall USN (Retd.)

Former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs & Senior Director for International Organizations & Alliances
US National Security Council (2017-2019)

9:00 am - 9:30 am HOST-NATION ADDRESS: DELIVERING A COMPREHENSIVE, MULTI-PLATFORM INTELLIGENCE PICTURE FOR THE ROMANIAN NAVY

  • Mitigating the effects of the contested environment to sustain undersea situational awareness
  • Delivering decision support at the tactical end for the underwater force
  • Supporting a robust intelligence function which can enable the effective delivery of the ASW mission set
Captain Auraș Coman, Deputy Chief of Naval Joint Command at Romanian Naval Forces

Captain Auraș Coman

Deputy Chief of Naval Joint Command
Romanian Naval Forces

9:30 am - 10:00 am INTEGRATED AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR MANNED AND UNMANNED MARITIME ISR AIR SYSTEMS


Marco Valcarenghi

Electronics Division
Leonardo

10:00 am - 10:30 am THE P-8A’s ROLE IN SUPPORTING AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO MARITIME ISR

  • Integrating the P-8A within the existing force structure to enhance MDA and to support readiness for future operations 
  • Supporting end-to-end mission intelligence – beyond surveillance and towards readiness for supporting the delivery of kinetic effect from the air
  • The future of the manned patrol aircraft on complex operations
Air Commodore Barbara Courtney, Incoming Commander Surveillance and Response Group at Royal Australian Air Force

Air Commodore Barbara Courtney

Incoming Commander Surveillance and Response Group
Royal Australian Air Force

10:30 am - 11:00 am UNDERSEA ISR IN A MULTI-DOMAIN THEATRE OF OPERATIONS

  • Conducting undersea detection and warfare in the Baltic Sea
  • Overcoming technical limitations to detection in congested littoral environments
  • Adapting in readiness for multi-domain contested operations. Sustaining persistent ISR in spite of threats in the cyber and EM domain
Captain Frederik Palmquist, Commander 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla at Swedish Navy

Captain Frederik Palmquist

Commander 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla
Swedish Navy

11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 am - 12:00 pm A COMBINED APPROACH TO NATO’S MARITIME SECURITY

  • Sharing the burden of Black Sea security among NATO’s members and partners
  • Articulating a combined response to maritime security in a congested littoral environment
  • The role of the defence intelligence enterprise in supporting NATO’s approach to regional deterrence
  • Building capability and interoperability – drawing on a whole force approach to defend NATO’s eastern sea borders
  • Delivering a platform for decision-making when the network is compromised
Captain Robert Hight, Commander, JIOCEUR Analytic Center at United States European Command

Captain Robert Hight

Commander, JIOCEUR Analytic Center
United States European Command

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm DELIVERING A MULTI-ROLE MARITIME PATROL CAPABILITY FOR AN EXTENDED THEATRE OF OPERATIONS

  • Supporting and sustaining a mixed-fleet maritime patrol force
  • Delivering enhanced MDA over a vast area of responsibility
  • Integrating the naval force with the air component to force multiply existing ISR capability
Brigadier General Rozainy bin Ahmad Rapiee Ahmad Rofie, Base Commander at Royal Malaysian Air Force

Brigadier General Rozainy bin Ahmad Rapiee Ahmad Rofie

Base Commander
Royal Malaysian Air Force

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm AIRBORNE MARITIME PATROL IN THE COMPLEX OPERATING ENVIRONMENT


Lieutenant Commander Joseph Karaffa, Operations Officer at CTF-67, US Naval Forces Europe-Africa

Lieutenant Commander Joseph Karaffa

Operations Officer
CTF-67, US Naval Forces Europe-Africa

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm DELIVERING A MULTI-SOURCE MARITIME ISR SYSTEM

Piotr Malinowski, Head of EUROSUR and Copernicus Sector at European Border and Coast Guard Agency

Piotr Malinowski

Head of EUROSUR and Copernicus Sector
European Border and Coast Guard Agency

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm BEYOND THE EUROPEAN THEATRE: MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS IN THE HIGH NORTH

  • Multi-domain approaches to MDA in extreme geophysical environments
  • Overcoming limitations to integration and enhancing communications
  • Detection under frozen waters
Major General (Retd.) Randy Kee, Executive Director at Arctic Domain Awareness Center, University of Alaska

Major General (Retd.) Randy Kee

Executive Director
Arctic Domain Awareness Center, University of Alaska

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm SUPPORTING A JOINT FORCE APPROACH TO MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS

  • Generating a Common Maritime Picture to enable maritime operations in the joint setting
  • Leveraging multiple ISR assets and multiple data sources to support the MDA project, and fusing the data feeds to generate a coherent overall picture
  • Mitigating the specific challenges of connectivity and surveillance to sustain a high level of MDA in northern waters
Lieutenant Commander Mike Bielby, Continental Surveillance & Control at Canadian Joint Operations Command

Lieutenant Commander Mike Bielby

Continental Surveillance & Control
Canadian Joint Operations Command

  • Delivering an airborne ISR capability which can provide a comprehensive surface picture
  • Using aircraft to meet a full-spectrum detection requirement
  • Providing intelligence support to government and coast guard operations
Louis Armstrong, Chief, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Aircraft Services Directorate at Transport Canada

Louis Armstrong

Chief, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Aircraft Services Directorate
Transport Canada

Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall USN (Retd.), Former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs & Senior Director for International Organizations & Alliances at US National Security Council (2017-2019)

Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall USN (Retd.)

Former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs & Senior Director for International Organizations & Alliances
US National Security Council (2017-2019)