Conference Day Two


8:20 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

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Admiral (Retd) Sir James Burnell-Nugent

Former Commander-in-Chief, Fleet
Royal Navy

9:00 am - 9:30 am OPERATION ATALANTA AND THE ONGOING ROLE OF OPVS IN PROJECTING SEA POWER OFF THE HORN OF AFRICA

Rear Admiral Y.N Jayarathne - Director General, Operations, Sri Lanka Navy
·          EUNAVFOR Somalia mission updates: new challenges and strategy for achieving objectives
·          How OPVs have given EU forces the edge in counter-piracy operations
·          Approach to projecting sea power through the use of patrol vessels
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Rear Admiral Y.N Jayarathne

Director General, Operations
Sri Lanka Navy

9:30 am - 10:00 am TECHNOLOGY ENABLED SOLUTIONS AND INNOVATIONS FOR GOVERNMENTAL APPLICATIONS

Confirmed representative - -, Brazilian Navy
·          Digitalisation and innovation in the Maritime Space
·          Predictive maintenance systems
·          Highly integrated hybrid systems
·          A new approach to vessel power system management
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Confirmed representative

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Brazilian Navy

10:00 am - 10:30 am OPTIMISING SHIPBUILDING PRACTICES TO IMPROVE THE SPEED OF CONSTRUCTION, TESTING AND DEPLOYMENT

Vice Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz - Director for Engineering and Naval Shipbuilding, Spanish Navy
·          Developments in modern shipbuilding to allow for faster planning, fabrication and assembly
·          Outfitting of modern OPVs that will allow for quicker transition between the construction and launch phases
·          Analysis into current shipbuilding process and the need for holistic improvements to speed up the process of design through to deployment
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Vice Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz

Director for Engineering and Naval Shipbuilding
Spanish Navy

10:30 am - 11:00 am WALKING TOWARDS FUTURE OPVS SENSORS

·          Developing trends in radar and EW systems within the maritime domain
·          How OPVs can utilise these systems more effectively to achieve mission success
·          The demands of the future maritime security environment and how OPVs must develop to meet future threat

11:00 am - 12:00 pm MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 am - 12:00 pm INCREASING OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS (OPV) REQUIRES MODERN DIGITAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS – A SOLUTION

·          Tactical intercom facilities and the functionality of a secure radio exchange system are fulfilled by the APCOS VoIP Digital Communication Network, a solution for small naval platforms like OPV
·          Providing intuitive menu guided messaging to ensure interoperability in international coast line missions
·          Outlook in to future design concepts considering customized solutions
·          Procuring and converting legacy vessels to refresh the surface fleet
·          Delivering effective MRO and logistics for a legacy patrol fleet in order to extend the life of the OPV
·          Long-term development plans for Senegal’s naval fleet
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Rear Admiral Lee Goddard

Commander
Australian Maritime Border Command

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm NEW TRENDS: SHIPBUILDING / NAVY – FERNÁNDEZ JOVE: CONTROL AND MONITORING SYSTEMS, NEW TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGIES

·          New design of valves, weight reduction and transmission of data information by of the own valves.
·          Support to ILS
·          Digital Twin Objective

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm STRONG, SECURE, ENGAGED – THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY IN THE ARCTIC AND BEYOND

·          Canada’s Defence Strategy in the Arctic
·          Design and roles of the Harry DeWolf Class Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel
·          Implementation and integration with other government departments

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm LEVERAGING THE LATEST CAPABILITIES AND INTEGRATING THEM EFFECTIVELY

Commander Volkrad Kaphengst - Senior Systems Engineer, Integrated Project Teams, Germany Navy
·          Patrol vessels within an increasingly complex maritime environment and how updated communication systems will form the basis for its ability to contribute to operations
·          Visualising a combined manned/unmanned force within OPV fleets to maximise cost effective situational awareness
·          Integrating C4ISR capabilities into OPVs to support and improve overall fleet domain awareness
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Commander Volkrad Kaphengst

Senior Systems Engineer, Integrated Project Teams
Germany Navy

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm COUNTERING SYMMETRIC AND ASYMMETRIC THREATS: 35MM MULTI-PURPOSE NAVAL GUN SYSTEM – MILLENNIUM


3:15 pm - 3:45 pm GENERATING REQUIREMENTS FOR A MULTI-FUNCTION SURFACE PLATFORM

·          Jack of all trades, master of none – ensuring that that baseline capability is prioritised before specialised mission sets are considered
·          Defining a clearer distinction between OPVs and corvettes in order to improve balance of forces
·          The danger of overreliance on patrol vessels, its potential consequences and taking steps to avoid it 

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm SRI LANKA’S ONGOING OPV PROJECT

Holger Mühlstein - Commander, Warnemünde District, German Federal Police
·          Deploying the advanced offshore patrol vessels to effectively enforce Sri Lanka’s EEZ
·          Supporting a far reaching surveillance and rapid response function for an extended area of operations
·          Integrating updated capability with the existing surface fleet in order to overcome limits to interoperability
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Holger Mühlstein

Commander, Warnemünde District
German Federal Police

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm USE OF OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS BY BAKAMLA: A REPORT

Rear Admiral (Retd) Nils Wang - Director, Naval Team Denmark
·          Background of the challenges in maintaining secure waters around the islands of Indonesia
·          Current fleet and requirements for future development
·          Role of OPVs within the unique mission and responsibilities of BAKAMLA
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Rear Admiral (Retd) Nils Wang

Director
Naval Team Denmark

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm BRAZILIAN NAVY EMPLOYMENT OF PATROL VESSELS – PRESENT AND FUTURE

·          Brazilian Maritime Context
·          Brazilian Navy Missions and Tasks
·          Brazil Naval Power
·          Strategic Programs for the Naval Power

5:45 pm - 5:55 pm CHAIRMAN'S CLOSING REMARKS AND CLOSE OF DAY TWO

Admiral (Retd) Sir James Burnell-Nugent - Former Commander-in-Chief, Fleet, Royal Navy
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Admiral (Retd) Sir James Burnell-Nugent

Former Commander-in-Chief, Fleet
Royal Navy