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Conference Day Two – Wednesday, 28 June 2017

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Morning Coffee and Registration

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

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Regional Maritime Security Challenges and Maritime Capability Development in Southeast Asia

Collin Koh Swee Lean , Research Fellow, Maritime Security Programme, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, RSIS
· Providing an overview of the existing coastal surveillance and maritime security landscape in Southeast Asia (SEA)
· Analysing SEA country-specific requirements and capability progammes in the region- Segmenting the world of opportunities to tangible requirements
· Highlighting the growth in local defence industries in SEA, and the opportunities for government-industry collaboration

Collin Koh Swee Lean

Research Fellow, Maritime Security Programme, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies
RSIS

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Analysing the Royal Malaysian Navy’s (RMN) Innovative Sea Basing Strategy to Enhance Maritime Security in Malaysia and the Region

Rear Admiral Datuk Khairul Anuar, Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations and Exercise, Royal Malaysian Navy
· Update on the RMN’s Sea Basing Strategy- Utilising existing marine assets for security and surveillance applications in a cost-effective manner
· Highlighting the RMN’s Strategy to Move Towards an Efficient and Versatile Fleet: 15 to 5 Transformation Strategy and what it means for future naval and aerial capability requirements
· Incorporating existing strategies with increased multilateral engagements and cooperation to enhance regional security
· Reviewing the RMN’s current and future capability requirements from 2017-2022

Rear Admiral Datuk Khairul Anuar

Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations and Exercise
Royal Malaysian Navy

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Industry Thought Leadership and Technological Presentation

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Coffee & Networking Session

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM The U.S. Navy’s Efforts to Strengthen Maritime Security in the APAC Region through Multilateral Cooperation

Senior Officer, Task Force 73, U.S. Navy
· Highlighting the role that the U.S. Navy continues to play in strengthening multilateral cooperation and collaboration to enhance maritime security in the APAC region
· Force capability developments to respond to changing maritime security threats and operational requirements
· Addressing non-traditional threats- Humanitarian assistance in previous natural disasters in the Philippines
· Enhancing regional stability through joint exercises and partnerships

Senior Officer

Task Force 73
U.S. Navy

11:40 AM - 12:20 PM Becoming a Global Maritime Fulcrum: Analysing the Strategy, Capabilities and Operational Requirements of the Indonesian Navy

Admiral Ade Supandi, Chief of Staff, Indonesian Navy

Admiral Ade Supandi

Chief of Staff
Indonesian Navy

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM Networking Lunch in the Exhibition Hall

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Spearheading National Maritime Coordination Efforts through the Royal Thai Navy’s Maritime Coordination Centre

Vice Admiral Pakorn Wanich, Director General, Naval Operations Department, Royal Thai Navy

Vice Admiral Pakorn Wanich

Director General, Naval Operations Department
Royal Thai Navy

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM Complementing Maritime Security Efforts through Aerial Surveillance and Operations: The Royal Malaysian Air Force’s Eye-in-the Sky and Malacca Straits Patrol Efforts

Brigadier General Dato’ Zahani bin Zainal, Chief of Air Staff Air Operation Command HQ, Royal Malaysian Air Force
· Overview of the RMAF’s aerial surveillance efforts in the Malacca Straits and in SAR operations
· Highlighting upcoming acquisition plans to enhance the RMAF’s surveillance and SAR operations: Long-range MPA, helicopters, transport planes and fighter requirements
· Reviewing the Joint Sea Basing Strategy in Malaysia and the lessons learnt thus far

Brigadier General Dato’ Zahani bin Zainal

Chief of Air Staff Air Operation Command HQ
Royal Malaysian Air Force

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Coffee And Networking Session

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM Securing Malaysia’s EEZ through Effective Shore-Based, Maritime and Aerial Operations: The MMEA Perspective

Admiral Dato’ Haji Ahmad Puzi bin AB Kahar, Director General, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)
· Showcasing MMEA’s operational plans to overcome maritime threats: human trafficking, piracy and illegal trespassing
· Discussing the technological requirements to patrol the Malaysian waters: maritime situational awareness, vessel modifications, radars and communication systems
Analysing the budget set for new vessel and aerial platform acquisitions to strengthen the EEZ zone operational activities of Malaysia

Admiral Dato’ Haji Ahmad Puzi bin AB Kahar

Director General
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)

4:40 PM - 4:50 PM Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference