25 - 26 June, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 26 June 2019

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration, refreshments and networking

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s welcome and opening remarks

The published programme is correct at time of printing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight.



9:00 am - 9:30 am Intelligence sharing to fight a common war; An overview of narco-terrorism in Latin America and its reliance on West Africa to facilitate its global trade

  • Drug Trafficking Patterns to and from Eastern Africa
  • Advanced border controls and transparency of customs checks for improved control
  • The importance of cross border and regional cooperation for decreasing illegal trafficking
Mabo Olugbenga, Director of Operations & General Investigation at Nigerian Drug and Law Enforcement Agency

Mabo Olugbenga

Director of Operations & General Investigation
Nigerian Drug and Law Enforcement Agency

9:30 am - 9:50 am Topic TBD


Ali Bogac Cicioglu

Export Manager
Otokar

9:50 am - 10:20 am Continuous patrolling and systems that can make it even more efficient

  • The positive effect in decreasing crime rates from street patrols
  • Automated reporting for operations
  • Procurement plans for new patrol vehicles
Lanre Bank, Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department at Nigerian Police

Lanre Bank

Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department
Nigerian Police

Group 3a

10:20 am - 10:50 am National Contigency Plan to stregthen effective coordination of disaster management mechanisms and information sharing


Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, Disaster Risk Adviser at Office of the Vice President, Nigeria

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu

Disaster Risk Adviser
Office of the Vice President, Nigeria

10:50 am - 11:10 am Integrating Cyber Security into National Security Architecture - African best practice

  • Development and regulation of cyber security frameworks
  • Improving awareness of cyber-crime and how insurgent groups resort to it for funding their attacks
  • Identifying the cyber-security operational systems for critical infrastructure
Albert Antwi-Boasiako, National Cybersecurity Advisor at Ministry of Communications, Ghana

Albert Antwi-Boasiako

National Cybersecurity Advisor
Ministry of Communications, Ghana

11:10 am - 12:00 pm Coffee break and networking session



12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Telemedicine for virtual health encounter in the maritime environment

  • A poweful  Healthcare Support System for enhancing internal Safety and Security in Merchant Shipping Industry and Maritime Operations
Dr Nikolaos Tsamopoulos, Medical Advisor and Healthcare SME at NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC)

Dr Nikolaos Tsamopoulos

Medical Advisor and Healthcare SME
NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC)


12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Generating USD 3 billion by developing and protecting Africa’s fisheries

  • Satellite tracking to monitor the methods and scale of the problem
  • Technology solutions for more efficient inspection of containerized shipments
  • Cooperation for international and transnational pursuit of vessels
Séraphin Dedi Nadje, Secretary General at Fisheries Committee Gulf of Guinea

Séraphin Dedi Nadje

Secretary General
Fisheries Committee Gulf of Guinea

  • Spurring progress on ocean-focused sustainability efforts
  • Increasing percentage of waters under national jurisdiction
  • Promoting local ownership on the fight against saiko and other illegal practices
Captain (ret’d) Phillip Heyl, former Director of Staff, Operations and Logistics Directorate (J3/J4) US AFRICOM at US Armed Forces

Captain (ret’d) Phillip Heyl

former Director of Staff, Operations and Logistics Directorate (J3/J4) US AFRICOM
US Armed Forces

B. Olufunmilayo Olotu, Calabar Port Manager at Nigerian Ports Authority

B. Olufunmilayo Olotu

Calabar Port Manager
Nigerian Ports Authority

Séraphin Dedi Nadje, Secretary General at Fisheries Committee Gulf of Guinea

Séraphin Dedi Nadje

Secretary General
Fisheries Committee Gulf of Guinea

Dennis A Osanwuta

Survey Manager
Nigerian National Inland Waterways Authority

1:20 pm - 1:30 pm Chairman’s closing remarks: National security threats, solutions and public private partnerships

1:30 pm - 1:30 pm Executive lunch, 2019 event dates announced and close of conference