27 - 28 November, 2018
Sofitel Singapore City Centre

Conference Day ONE - Tuesday, 27th November 2018

8:00 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE / ARRIVAL OF VIPS TO HOLDING ROOM

8:45 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks by Conference Chairman

9:00 am - 9:30 am State of Maritime Security in Asia

Rear Admiral Joey Tynch - Commander, WESTLOG, DESRON 7 US Navy
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Rear Admiral Joey Tynch

Commander, WESTLOG, DESRON 7
US Navy

9:30 am - 10:00 am Market Intelligence Report on Global Procurement Trends in Apac

Ridzwan Rahmat - Senior Defence Analyst IHS Janes
  • Reviewing APAC procurement trends for maritime defence and surveillance
  • Understanding operational priorities and challenges that hinder procurement processes
  • Analysing the strategic implications behind recent maritime defence acquisitions and upcoming requirements
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Ridzwan Rahmat

Senior Defence Analyst
IHS Janes

10:00 am - 10:30 am Australia and Indonesia’s Coordinated Patrol for Shared Borders

Rear Admiral Peter Laver - Commander Maritime Border Command, Australian Border Force
In a bid to improve maritime security along theshared borders of Australia and Indonesia, Australia and Indonesia have been conducting coordinated patrols under the command of both their Armed Forces since 2010. The joint patrol AUSINDO CORPAT 2018 recently concluded its eighth iteration of the exercise. During this latest exercise, two illegal fishing vessels were apprehended east of Ashmore Island in the Timor Sea. This case study will explore the strategies and tactical intelligence utilsed for the successful bilateral mission.
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Rear Admiral Peter Laver

Commander
Maritime Border Command, Australian Border Force

10:30 am - 10:40 am Speed Networking

10:40 am - 11:10 am MORNING TEA AND COFFEE BREAK

11:10 am - 11:40 am Presentation by DAMEN Shipyards

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Presentation by ST Airborne Systems

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Lunch and Networking Break

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm INTEGRATING AIR, LAND AND SEA OPERATIONS FOR ENHANCED MARITIME SECURITY

Creating an effective road map for the integration of air, land and sea operations to tackle maritime issues. Reducing operational overlaps andincreasing competencies.

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm STRENGTHENING COMMAND AND CONTROL FOR JOINT MARITIME OPERATIONS

Integrating command and control capabilities under a single agency to strengthen joint/inter-agency maritime operations.

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm EMBRACING AI-EMBEDDED SYSTEMS FOR MARITIME DEFENCE

How to incorporate AI into existing systems to enhance maritime defence response and action.

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm NEXT GENERATION COASTAL SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS

Exploring next generation coastal surveillance radar systems used by the various navies and coast guards. How to determine whether satellite-based or shore-based systems are more suitable.

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm EXPLORING MULTI-MISSION AND INTEROPERABLE NAVAL TECHNOLOGY

Exploring next generation coastal surveillance radar systems used by the various navies and coast guards. How to determine whether satellite-based or shore-based systems are more suitable.

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm MULTI-MISSION NAVAL PLATFORMS IN AN EVOLVING MARITIME SECURITY ENVIRONMENT – DOING MORE WITH LESS


1:40 pm - 3:40 pm COMPLEMENTING ASW CAPABILITIES WITH ROBUST MARITME PATROL AIRCRAFTS (MPA)

With the proliferation of underwater forces in Southeast Asia, countries are now looking to enhance their ASW capabilities with more robust MPAs. This session aims to discuss and identify the requirements and priorities of such MPAs

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm AERIAL SURVEILLANCE FOR SAR OPERATIONS: OPPORTUNITIES AND LIMITATIONS

Examining the benefits of focused aerial surveillance for SAR operations and challenges of equipment/system limitations.

1:40 pm - 3:40 pm ANALYSING AIR-FORCE MODERNISATION TRENDS FOR COASTAL SURVEILLANCE


3:40 pm - 4:10 pm AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING BREAK

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm Trilateral Maritime Patrol” Arrangement Between Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia

Captain Zahari bin Samsuri - Chief of Staff, Naval Region 2 Royal Malaysian Navy
The one million square kilometer tri-border area in the Sulu-Sulawesi Seas between southern Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia has long been a hub for transnational maritime crime and terrorist threats. In a landmark move, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia launched the trilateral agreement in 2017 for the navies, coast guards and air forces of these nations to undertake coordinated joint patrols to secure the Sulu Sea. In this case study, we will hear from Royal Malaysian Navy on the operational challenges involved and how maritime terrorism and piracy is being controlled with the assistance of pecific assets and systems.pecific assets and systems.
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Captain Zahari bin Samsuri

Chief of Staff, Naval Region 2
Royal Malaysian Navy

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm Enhancing Maritime Security for the Philippines: Philippine Coast Guard

Admiral Elson E Hermogino - Commandant Philippine Coast Guard
This session will touch on the efforts of the Philippine Coast Guard in combatting non-traditional threats and enhance inter-agency cooperation with agencies within the Philippines and outside the Philippines. As the Philippine Coast Guard continues to modernize and acquire new assets, the presentation will also touch on existing operational challenges and strategies to overcome these challenges through increased collaboration and further asset acquisitions.
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Admiral Elson E Hermogino

Commandant
Philippine Coast Guard

5:10 pm - 5:20 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks

5:20 pm - 5:30 pm CLOSE OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE