SAFER WATERS, SAFER ASIA

Maritime security and coastal surveillance in Southeast Asia has never been more important; terror attacks are on the rise, illegal entry through porous maritime borders is increasing, smugglers are turning to more advanced weaponry and vessels, and there is no end in sight for various territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

With these issues in mind, the 14th Maritime Security and Coastal Surveillance Asia 2017 is back and will provide an interactive platform geared towards addressing some of the most pertinent maritime security issues affecting the region.

The conference will tackle head-on issues such as maritime terrorism, border protection, intelligence sharing and will also take a closer look at maritime cyber security, unmanned aerial and surface platforms, future coastal surveillance technologies, Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) protection, strategic facilities and land installation protection and aerial and naval platform modernization.

The conference will tackle head-on issues such as maritime terrorism, border protection, intelligence sharing and will also take a closer look at maritime cyber security, unmanned aerial and surface platforms, future coastal surveillance technologies, Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) protection, strategic facilities and land installation protection and aerial and naval platform modernization.

Why You Should Attend

Expanded speaker eco-system to include

  • Border and Immigration Departments
  • Department of Fisheries
  • Port Security Management
  • Search & Rescue Organisations
  • Maritime Cyber Security Experts
  • Naval and Defence Analysts

More interactive sessions:

  • 9 roundtables on the various hot topics affecting maritime security and coastal surveillance including:
  • 3 interactive panels discussion

Representation from more countries in Asia and other regions including India, China, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, etc

Expanded conference format to include sessions on naval, aerial and unmanned platforms and also maritime cyber security

More market intelligence from maritime and coastal surveillance experts including Janes, CIMSEC, RSIS, etc.

Key Topics in 2017 Include:

Coastal Surveillance

Cyber Vigilance At Sea And Impact On Maritime Security

Maritime Security

Tackling Maritime Terrorism, Piracy And Human Trafficking In Southeast Asia

Humanitarian Assistance

Utilizing Ship-Based Uavs In Maritime Security And Surveillance Operations

Maritime Domain Awareness

Integrating Sea, Air And Land Assets To Build A Coherent Maritime Border Security Management Strategy

EEZ Protection

Combating Illegal Activities: Dumping, Pollution, Unlicensed Oil Exploration And Fishing

Naval Firepower

Improving Intelligence Sharing Among Regional Maritime Security And Surveillance Eco-System

Past Attendees Say it Best

Key Figures from Last Year’s Event

 

162

Attendees

 

10+

Flag Officers

 

19

Sponsors & Exhibitors

 

18

Speakers

Highlights from 13th Maritime Security and Coastal Surveillance 2016

Experience 3 Days of Expertly Curated Content

The conference opened with a presentation from the host country Singapore, where SLTC Raymond Ong, Head of the Information Fusion Centre, RSN, provided an insightful update on the information sharing and multilateral collaboration efforts of regional and international stakeholders to enhance maritime security in the region.

Forge New Connections and Benchmark Against Peers

This was followed by the second presentation from Captain Zahari bin Samsuri, ACOS Future Operations Fleet Command, Royal Malaysian Navy, whose presentation highlighted the Royal Malaysian Navy has mitigated the non-traditional threats in the Eastern seaboard of Sabah.

Forge New Connections and Benchmark Against Peers

The key theme of the morning plenaries examined both the strategic and technological approaches to maritime security and coastal surveillance, featuring key presentations from the IAI, Elta Systems, the Royal Thai Navy, and Damen Shipyards.


Meet With and Compare Dozens of Leading-Edge Solution Providers

The morning tea break provided the sponsors and exhibitors a great opportunity to meet and network with the senior officers from Navies and Coast Guards from Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia.

New This Year! ITFM Boot Camp

The afternoon sessions continued with presentations from Captain H.B. Le, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7, U.S. Navy, and Commodore T.S.N.B. Hutabarat, Vice Commandant of the Naval Command and Staff College, Indonesian Navy, as they spoke respectively about cooperative engagement in Southeast Asia and the Indonesian Navy’s latest operational strategy in humanitarian assistance and search and rescue operations.

Take Advantage of Our Group Discounts and Bring the Whole Team

The day ended with a closing panel discussion that focused on finding the right balance between technology and interagency cooperation. The panel discussion featured industry leaders from Windward and ELTA Systems.

Experience 3 Days of Expertly Curated Content

Thereafter, delegates kicked back and relaxed at our Cocktail Reception at the End of Day One. Hosted by IQPC, the reception provided delegates the opportunity to network and kick back after a long day of discussions and debate.

Experience 3 Days of Expertly Curated Content

Day 2 kicked off with two critical updates from the Royal Malaysian Navy- the first from Captain Franklin Jeyasekhar Joseph, Director of Engineering Services, Royal Malaysian Navy, where he spoke about the RMN’s 15-5 force transformation directive. This was followed by an update on the RMN’s operational and safety efforts in their submarine programme from Captain Abdul Jamal bin Mohd Nasir, Head of Project, Submarine Refit Project Team, Submarine Force HQ, Royal Malaysian Navy.

Experience 3 Days of Expertly Curated Content

Delegates were provided with a comprehensive update on capability development build up in the South China Sea among regional Navies from Dr. Wu Shang-Su, Research Fellow, Military Studies Programme, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, RSIS.

Experience 3 Days of Expertly Curated Content

After lunch, delegates were given an exclusive presentation on Bakamla’s efforts in heightening maritime security and surveillance efforts in Indonesia’s territorial waters by First Admiral Rahmat Eko Rahardjo, Director of Sea Operation, Bakamla, Indonesia.

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