Agenda Day 2
8:00 am - 9:50 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE
9:00 am - 9:15 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKSVice-Admiral (Rtd) Francisco DEIANA - Former Director of Naval Engineering, Brazilian Navy
9:15 am - 9:45 am BRAZIL: CURRENT NAVAL CONSTRUCTION INITIATIVES AND REQUIREMENTS
· Encouraging private industry engagement and naval construction in cooperation with Brazilian companies, according to Brazilian law and offset requirements
· Outlining the main features of 500t Patrol Vessel Project
· Overview of current projects: Tamandaré Corvette, NPaFlu, NPa500BR, Rio Branco class
· Improving manoeuvrability, enhacing propulsion systems with feathering, decreasing fuel consumption and maintenance cost
Enhancing maritime capability to improve EEZ vigilance, navigation safety, search and rescue, pollution control, drug interdiction, smuggling and illegal fishing combat support to military operations
9:45 am - 10:15 am CAPABILITIES OF THE NAVAL INDUSTRY IN MEXICOAdmiral José Antonio Sierra Rodríguez - Director of Naval Construction, Mexican Navy
· Capabilities and future plans of SEMAR
· Construction with the private industry and indigenous shipbuilding
· Development of intercepting patrols, coastal surveillance patrol vessels
· Ocean Surveillance Patrols.
· Long Range Oceanic Patrols.
· Examining the commissioning of the long-range patrol vessel Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance: POLA to be used in international exercises, humanitarian missions and territorial water protection
Admiral José Antonio Sierra RodríguezDirector of Naval Construction
10:15 am - 10:45 am CHALLENGES IN PERUVIAN NAVY CAPABILITIES DESIGN TO FACES CURRENT AND FUTURE DEMANDSRear Admiral Gonzalo Carrera Mazuelos - Director of Naval Enlistment, Peruvian Navy
· Improving the capability to operate efficiently in joint and combined operations
· Maintaining high readiness to perform MSO, counter-terrorism missions, jungle and riverine operations against illicit activities
· Outlining the current structure of the Naval Forces and emerging requirements for operations in the future decade
· Examining indigenous shipbuilding and Offset agreements for new projects and multi-role vessel programme
Rear Admiral Gonzalo Carrera MazuelosDirector of Naval Enlistment
10:45 am - 11:15 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING
11:15 am - 11:45 am ANTICIPATED RENEWAL OF THE SURFACE FLEET: VISION FOR 2025
· Supporting Antarctic logistics
· Outlining the renewal and acquisition of OPVs and light frigates
· Enhancing multi-mission modularity to project credible naval power and retain high readiness for MIO
11:45 am - 12:45 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: STRATEGIC LEADERS’ DEBATE
Leveraging the candour and experience of senior leadership to generate debate, share insight, and answer questions on the future of the surface fleet.
· What are the greatest threats you expect to see in the future operating environment?
· What will the future surface combatant look like? What are the limits of multi-mission modularity?
· Will more capable future platforms allow for a reduced number of ships to meet levels of tasking which might well increase in the future?
· Will fewer ships limit a navy’s ability to have global reach notwithstanding the capabilities of individual vessels?
· What sort of surface combatant force structure will navies be able to afford?
· How do you envision working with private industry to boost indigenous shipbuilding capability?
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm NETWORKING LUNCH
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ENGAGEMENT WITH EXTERNAL PARTNERS TO BOOST INDIGENOUS CAPABILITY
· Overview of EMGEPRON and its role in building the Brazilian Navy’s indigenous shipbuilding capability
· Designing OPV -500BR and the Basic Engineering Riverine Patrol Ship
· Examining design requirements for the hospital ship Papa Francisco and the Tamandare-class corvette
· Enhancing the SICONTA tactical control system to allow greater scalability, picture compilation of more than 100 targets, and interfaces with legacy equipment
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm SHIPYARD PANEL DISCUSSION
· What are your current engineering projects and future programmes to increase combat capability of your navy?
· Which technological developments are critical to future ship design?
· Technology transfer as a driver for the procurer: Does consideration of systems and module capability outweigh hull design?
· Enhancing situational awareness by incorporating more advanced acoustic sensor systems
· Incorporating pre-outfitting according to infrastructure limitations
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm NEW TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN THE F-110 SHIPBUILDING PROGRAM: A CHALLENGE FOR THE INDUSTRY AND THE SP NAVYCaptain Manuel Aguirre Aldereguia - Head of Capability Definition Plans Section, Spanish Navy
· Addressing industry/shipyard engagement and procurement priorities for the mid and short-term
· Optimising the F-110 frigate for operations in littoral waters
· Procuring suite of sensors and weapons to enhance performance in the presence of land masses
· Integrating AAW and ASUW capabilities to reinforce Sea Power Projection and defence against asymmetric warfare threats
· Reviewing additional innovation aspects for the future frigate, including EW capability and cyber defence
Captain Manuel Aguirre AldereguiaHead of Capability Definition Plans Section
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm SPACE-BASED MARITIME SITUATIONAL AWARENESS: WHERE 3 GLOBAL COMMONS CONVERGEGuy Thomas - Inventor of Space-Based AIS, C-SIGMA
· International stewardship of the maritime environment and its resources
· Assessing the collaborative information environment in the maritime domain
· Addressing advancements in intelligence gathering using space and cyber assets
· Using space-based MSA for enhanced battlespace awareness and communication
Guy ThomasInventor of Space-Based AIS