ACHIEVING COMPREHENSIVE MARITIME SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE IN ASIA PACIFIC
The 13th annual Maritime Security & Coastal Surveillance conference is back in Singapore after the runaway success last year in Malaysia with the official support of the Royal Malaysian Navy. This year’s conference is convened under the theme of achieving comprehensive maritime security & surveillance in Asia Pacific.
The two-day conference will focus on the following:
- Enhancement of maritime security operations through multilateral cooperation
- Methodologies in achieving maritime domain awareness (MDA): Discover the operational strategies of the Royal Thai Navy, MMEA, Philippine Navy and more in achieving MDA.
- Dedicated discussion on search and rescue and humanitarian missions: Find out the challenges in SAR missions and latest operational strategies that has become a rising priority to enhance surveillance capabilities
- Enhancement of border protection against maritime threats: SE Asian government bodies are actively looking to beef up the protection and monitoring of their respective EEZ. Find out the coordinated efforts and strategies in enhancing maritime security.
Industry Expert Speakers
Chiefs of Navy/ Coast Guard
Flag Officers Present
Some of our distinguished speakers include
Commander of Marine Police
Royal Malaysia Police
ACOS Future Operations
Royal Malaysian Navy
Assistant chief of naval staff
Acting Director of Maritime Group
Philippine National Police
Director for Strategic Planning and Communications
National Coast Watch Council Secretariat
Commander - Coast Guard District Eastern Visayas
Philippine Coast Guard
Regional lead of public sector programs
Commander, Littoral Combat Force
Research Fellow, Military Studies Programme
Institute of Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, RSIS
Chairman, NATO Maritime Operations Group
Head of Project Submarine Refit Force, Submarine Force
Royal Malaysian Navy
ST Airborne Systems
Highlights from Kuala Lumpur
Watch this short video to get a feel of the onsite experience at 12th Maritime Security and Coastal Surveillance conference in 2015. We'll be back in Kuala Lumpur again next November so be sure to register early to be part of our 2016 Favourite moments!
HIGHLIGHTS FROM MARITIME SECURITY AND COASAL SURVEILLANCE 2015
The conference opened with the opening keynote presentation from Admiral Dato’ Seri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Haji Ahmad Badaruddin, Chief Of Navy, Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN), who stressed the importance of inter-agency cooperation and collaboration to enhance overall maritime security for the region.
The second keynote presentation was from Admiral Dato’Ahmad Puzi bin AB Kahar, Director General of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), whose presentation highlighted the strategies and opportunities for MMEA in 2015 and beyond in enhancing maritime security.
TWO DEDICATED STREAMS
Delegates were offered the opportunity to enter sessions that focused exclusively on their area of expertise—Stream A discussed naval procurement, technologies, capabilities and requirement to enhance maritime security operations while Stream B analyzed the strategies and frameworks for inter-agency cooperation across Asia.
Hosted by IQPC, the reception provided delegates the opportunity to network and kick back after a long day of discussions and debate.
Exclusive presentation on critical infrastructure protection from an oil company’s perspective, where Baharudin Ismail, Head of Maritime Security, Group Security Division at Petronas provided a compelling case study.
The conference ended with an international case study from Captain Henri Levet, Commander South Indian Ocean Maritime Zone, French Navy, as he provided an update on securing sea approaches and coastal surveillance.
Key Topics in 2017 Include:
Maritime Security(counter-piracy operations, maritime terrorism)
Humanitarian Assistance(search and rescue, disaster relief)
Maritime Domain Awareness
Naval Procurement & Assets
Find the Right Solutions - Our 2015 Sponsors
The 2015 event was our best one to date and sponsors walked away having spoken to the key stakeholders in APAC’s military and navies.
But don’t take our word for it. See what our sponsors said themselves in this short video.
Thank you to the following sponsors who were onsite to help with your biggest defense priorities.
Past Attendees Say it Best
"The conference addressed all the challenges of the Navies and Coast Guards in the region, Chief of Navies delivered a clear and compelling message of what the issues are and their plan to cooperate and deliver better security."
"An excellent venue to get up to speed on customer requirements and expectations."
"This was an outstanding conference"
"This was the venue where we were able to meet all the end users in one common place. This conference allowed us to present our radar technology and understand our various customers concerns all at the same time."
"Another well organised event, with a broad range of delegates attending, plus a high calibre of speakers"
"This is the best event that I’ve been to this year, with very good coverage and mix of delegates and speakers"
"Excellent networking event"