25th - 27th June 2018 |
Brazil

Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

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Vice-Admiral (Rtd) Francisco DEIANA

Former Director of Naval Engineering
Brazilian Navy

9:15 am - 9:45 am BRAZIL: A VISION FOR FUTURE CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT


·          Establishing enduring partnerships with naval forces in Latin America
·          Enhancing interoperability and in support of combined operations
·          Providing security and stability in the maritime environment
·          Developing an agile, lethal, and ready force capable of competing across the full Spectrum of Competition
·          Establishing new concepts to compete at lower end of spectrum
·          Creating asymmetric advantages with dynamic, distributed Forces
·          Providing ready naval forces to respond to crisis and contingencies
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Rear Admiral Sean S. Buck

Commander US Naval Forces Southern Command / US Fourth Fleet
US Navy

10:15 am - 11:00 am INDUSTRY LEADERS’ PANEL DISCUSSION

·          How can industry provide tailored solutions to the operational requirements of Latin America?
·          How can industry support Latin American shipyards modernise existing platforms and move towards the renewal of their surface fleets?
·          Does the sheer volume of maritime security missions challenge the concept of a multi-mission OPV? How can we speed up reconfiguration to provide for a more flexible fleet structure?
·          What measures can be done to advance interoperability and enhance the availability of open architecture systems that can easily be integrated into legacy platforms?

11:00 am - 11:15 am HEADS OF DELEGATION PHOTOGRAPH


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

11:45 am - 12:15 pm CREATING A CAPABLE, VERSATILE NAVAL FORCE: AN ECUADORIAN PERSPECTIVE

Rear Admiral Darwin Jarrín Cisneros - Commander, Ecuadorian Navy
·          Assessing procurement priorities and Plan Apolo to enhance the force’s patrolling capabilities to prevent illicit activities at sea
·          Examining the recent commissioning of the  Isla San Cristobal, Stan Patrol 5009 OPV
Consolidating regional cooperation to maximise security of territorial waters and obstruct transnational crime
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Rear Admiral Darwin Jarrín Cisneros

Commander
Ecuadorian Navy

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm LEONARDO: NAVAL COMBAT SYSTEMS EVOLUTION FOR MILITARY VESSELS

·          KRONOS Dual Band radar C-X
·          KRONOS Power Shield L band radar
·          KRONOS Naval HP
·          NA30 S MK2 FCS
·          DSS IRST
·          SDR Naval radio
·          IAMD capabilities
CMS (evolution)

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND DESIGN PARADIGMS IN THE NEW BUQUES ACCIÓN MARITIMA SP NAVY

·          Balancing proved systems with new developments
·          Fostering intercompany approaches to push synergies
·          System Engineering applied to the “ship” system
·          Expert tools to support shipbuilding management
·          SP Navy Logistic Support Approach aligned with Engineering and development 
·          F-110 definition and development paradigms: optimizing the hull and reducing signatures
·          “Technology Niches” for specialised equipment

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm NAVAL OPERATIONS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST DRUG TRAFFICKING

Vice Admiral Carlos Carlos Ramos Pérez - Commander of the Naval Command of the Pacific, Guatemalan Navy
·          The current threat environment: combatting narcotics trafficking, smuggling of merchandise, Illicit arms trafficking, trafficking in persons and Illegal migration, border porosity, natural disasters
·          Developing fleet flexibility and multi-mission modularity for the full spectrum of operations
·          Enhancing information exchange and communications systems for maritime interdiction operations
·          Retaining tactical advantage against the continuously evolving technology used by drug traffickers
·          Upgrading the existing surface fleet – examining signature management and C2ISR for effective detection of the adversary
·          Modernising Large Patrol Vessels to create a persistently visible force 
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Vice Admiral Carlos Carlos Ramos Pérez

Commander of the Naval Command of the Pacific
Guatemalan Navy

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm DEVELOPING SEARCH AND RESCUE CAPABILITY

Rear Admiral Ricardo Della Santa - Commander of Fleet, Uruguayan Navy
·          Evaluating acquisition plans to reinforce capabilities on aerial search, rescue, and general patrol missions capability
·          Improving maritime patrol aircraft and naval aviation to conduct SAR operations and improve situational awareness
·          Enhancing interoperability by implementing modular configurations and incorporating coast station specific capabilities under the same management software
·          Advancing situational awareness through modernisation of VTS systems
·          Integrating modular software and hardware components to manage sensor networks and correlate various inputs to a track fusion
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Rear Admiral Ricardo Della Santa

Commander of Fleet
Uruguayan Navy

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm INTERACTIVE DISCUSSIONS GROUPS

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Vice-Admiral (Rtd) Francisco DEIANA

Former Director of Naval Engineering
Brazilian Navy