24 - 26 September, 2019
Parador de Cádiz, Cadiz, Spain

Nick Childs


Senior Fellow, Naval Forces & Maritime Security
IISS

Conference Day One: Turning to Meet the Future Operating Environment

Tuesday, September 25th, 0018


4:15 PM PATROLLING AN INCREASINGLY COMPLEX MARITIME DOMAIN

  • Assessing the impact that an increasingly contested maritime domain will have on supposedly less complex maritime security and constabulary missions
  • Understanding how an evolving security environment might blur requirements for the future surface fleet
  • Situating the OPV within future operations. Determining a reasonable threshold for survivability and armament

Conference Day Three: Global Upgrades and Acquisitions

Thursday, September 27th, 0018


3:30 PM ROUNDTABLE E: THE FUTURE MARITIME SECURITY ENVIRONMENT

  • Assessing the requirements of multiple maritime security missions. Counter-piracy versus EEZ protection, counter-narcotics and search and rescue
  • Training the OPV crew to adapt to a broad mission brief
  • Does the future threat landscape require a fresh approach to OPV capability development?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Nick.

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