28 - 30 January, 2020 | Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, London, United Kingdom

DAY THREE | INNOVATION FOR THE FUTURE SURFACE FLEET | 30 JANUARY

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

8:50 am - 9:00 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:00 am - 9:30 am THE NATIONAL SHIPBUILDING STRATEGY AND PRIORITIES FOR CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT


Admiral Anthony David Radakin, CB, ADC, First Sea Lord at Royal Navy

Admiral Anthony David Radakin, CB, ADC

First Sea Lord
Royal Navy

9:30 am - 10:00 am A FRENCH PROSPECTIVE ON FUTURE MARITIME CHALLENGES

Admiral Hervé de Bonnaventure, Inspector General at French Armed Forces

Admiral Hervé de Bonnaventure

Inspector General
French Armed Forces

10:00 am - 10:45 am INDUSTRY LEADERS’ PANEL DISCUSSION: THE FUTURE SURFACE COMBATANT


10:45 am - 11:15 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:15 am - 11:45 am FLEET MODERNISATION AND THE OFFSET STRATEGY


Rear Admiral Augusto Bohorquez Villalta, Surface Warfare Commander at Peruvian Navy

Rear Admiral Augusto Bohorquez Villalta

Surface Warfare Commander
Peruvian Navy

11:45 am - 12:15 pm PROCUREMENT AND UPGRADES 2028 AND BEYOND

·          Outlining Offset obligations, the Multinational Corvettes programme and modernisation of frigates
·          Multifunctional corvettes: acquiring 4 ships in 7 years with a minimum of 15 day autonomy
·          Frigate modernisation programme: installing new combat management systems, surface-to-air missile launchers, ship-to-ship missile launcher, fire control systems, and torpedo counter-measures in commonality with the corvette programme
·          Procuring mine hunters and upgrading mine layers for future operations in the Black Sea
·          Upgrading lethality by integrating shore based mobile missiles
·          Ensuring high resistance to jamming through electronic counter measures. 
Vice Admiral Alexandru Mirsu, Commander at Romanian Navy

Vice Admiral Alexandru Mirsu

Commander
Romanian Navy

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm DEFINING THE NEW SURFACE COMBATANT

·          Establishing the requirement for new AAW combatant for high sea duration missions, shallow water operation in congested and contested operational environments
·          Enabling technology transfer and indigenous shipbuilding in the future to project naval power in the Mediterranean operating environment
·          Upgrading CMS and FCS for enhanced situational awareness and threat detection
·          Acquiring and upgrading naval air assets to achieve uncontested ISR capability  
Rear Admiral G.N. Bamplenis, Director of Hellenic Navy Armaments Directorate at Hellenic Navy

Rear Admiral G.N. Bamplenis

Director of Hellenic Navy Armaments Directorate
Hellenic Navy

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm NAVAL POWER IN EASTERN EUROPE AND THE TECHNICAL MODERNISATION PROGRAMME

CONTENTS TBC
Vice Admiral Krzysztof Jerzy Jaworski, Commander Maritime Operations Center at Polish Operational Command

Vice Admiral Krzysztof Jerzy Jaworski

Commander Maritime Operations Center
Polish Operational Command

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm SUPPORTABILITY ENGINEERING IN NEW WARSHIPS PROJECTS: A TECHNOLOGICAL APPROACH


Vice Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz, Deputy for Engineering and Naval Shipbuilding at Spanish Navy

Vice Admiral Manuel Antonio Martinez Ruiz

Deputy for Engineering and Naval Shipbuilding
Spanish Navy


Rear Admiral Dato' Zulhelmy bin Ithnain, Assistant Chief of Staff Planning Development at Royal Malaysian Navy

Rear Admiral Dato' Zulhelmy bin Ithnain

Assistant Chief of Staff Planning Development
Royal Malaysian Navy

3:30 pm - 3:40 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE

Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE, Former Commander-in-Chief Fleet at Royal Navy

Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE

Former Commander-in-Chief Fleet
Royal Navy

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING