25th - 27th June 2018 |
Brazil

Agenda Day 2

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

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Vice-Admiral (Rtd) Francisco DEIANA

Former Director of Naval Engineering
Brazilian Navy


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Captain Leonardo Tilhe Pereira

Director of Ship Design Centre
Brazilian Navy

9:15 am - 9:45 am ANGOLAN NAVY PERSPECTIVE ON STRENGTHENING LOCAL SHIP CONSTRUCTION

Vice Admiral Valentim Alberto António - Chief of Navy Staff, Angolan Navy

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Vice Admiral Valentim Alberto António

Chief of Navy Staff
Angolan Navy

9:45 am - 10:15 am INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: ROXTEC


10:00 am - 10:30 am DETERMINING CRITICAL PRIORITIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ARGENTINIAN NAVAL CAPABILITY

Rear Admiral David Fabian Burden - General Director of the Navy Material, Argentinian Navy
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Rear Admiral David Fabian Burden

General Director of the Navy Material
Argentinian Navy

10:30 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:00 am - 11:30 am REINFORCING DETERRENCE AGAINST ILLICIT TRAFFICKING IN TERRITORIAL WATERS

Rear Admiral Ángel Eugenio Fonseca Donaire - Commander of Naval Force, Nicaraguan Armed Forces
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Rear Admiral Ángel Eugenio Fonseca Donaire

Commander of Naval Force
Nicaraguan Armed Forces

11:30 am - 12:00 pm IMPROVING THE FLEXIBILITY, PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY OF AGING VESSELS THROUGH RE-POWER OF PROPULSION AND POWER GENERATION SYSTEMS: CATERPILLAR MARINE


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm ENHANCING MARITIME SITUATIONAL AWARENESS AND UPGRADING THE C3 SYSTEM

Rear Admiral Jorge Wilson Menendez - Incoming Chief of Naval Staff, Uruguayan Navy
·          Overview of main challenges and ways to mitigate capability gaps
·          Incorporating combat management systems to upgrade situational awareness
·          Enhancing surveillance, radars, and sensors to detect adversarial vessels in territorial waters
·          Modernising  maritime day/night observation systems and integrating C3 technology with fire support 
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Rear Admiral Jorge Wilson Menendez

Incoming Chief of Naval Staff
Uruguayan Navy

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm UPGRADING FRIGATES WITH MODERN WEAPONS SYSTEMS

Vice Admiral Juan Randolfo Pardo Aguilar - Commander, Guatemalan Armed Forces
·          Retaining conventional warfare capability and reinforcing deterrence through weapons systems upgrades
·          Incorporating new features to communicate in deterministic manner: assessing data exchange management and combat management systems
·          Maximising electronic warfare capability to respond to emerging asymmetrical threats
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Vice Admiral Juan Randolfo Pardo Aguilar

Commander
Guatemalan Armed Forces

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm COMBATING ASYMMETRICAL THREATS AND ACCELERATING MOBILITY OF RESPONSE

Captain Exon Oswaldo Ascencio Albeno - Commander of Fleet, Armed Forces of El Salvador
·          El Salvador’s experience in counter-narcotics operations and fisheries protection
·          Assessing ways to maximise efficiency of counter-narcotics and maritime interdiction operations
·          Determining priorities for development of maritime capability: procurement plans for the future decade 
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Captain Exon Oswaldo Ascencio Albeno

Commander of Fleet
Armed Forces of El Salvador

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

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CANADIAN NATIONAL SHIPBUILDING STRATEGY

Commodore C.T. Skjerpen - Commander of the Canadian Fleet, Royal Canadian Navy
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Commodore C.T. Skjerpen

Commander of the Canadian Fleet
Royal Canadian Navy

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm SIGMA 10514 AND THE TENOCHTITLAN-CLASS PATROL VESSEL: A SUCCESS STORY

Captain Anselmo Osorio Fraga - Naval Attache , Mexican Navy

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Captain Anselmo Osorio Fraga

Naval Attache
Mexican Navy

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm EMPLOYING SPACE ASSETS TO ENHANCE MARITIME AWARENESS

Guy Thomas - Inventor of Space-Based AIS, C-SIGMA
·          Developing concept of operations to coordinate the use of space technologies for detection and identification of offshore vessels
·          Outlining components of the C-SIGMA system: integrating space and ground assets to create seamless network of information
·         Incorporating the C-SIGMA system in the Arctic, pirate infested waters, and in areas known to support smuggling or resource theft of all types.

Guy Thomas

Inventor of Space-Based AIS
C-SIGMA

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY 2