Agenda Day 1

8:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM REGISTRATION AND COFFEE



9:00 AM - 9:10 AM CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS

9:10 AM - 9:50 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA'S AIRCRAFT AND TACTICAL BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE OPERATION CONCEPT AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Major General Commanding, Air Defence Missile Command, Air Defence Missile Command Republic of Korea
· How were requirements defined for the Korean Air Defence and Missile Command (ADMC)?
· How this system incorporates Aircraft and TBM defence into one defence platform
· Understanding how this system will be deployed to ensure maximum operating efficiency
· Demonstrating the future development plan and role of the ADMC

Major General Commanding

Air Defence Missile Command
Air Defence Missile Command Republic of Korea

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM LEAD SPONSOR PRESENTATION: RHEINMETALL

10:20 AM - 11:00 AM THE ROLE OF THE US PACIFIC COMMAND IN BUILDING REGIONAL AIR DEFENCE

Sean Gainey, Commander, 94th AAMDC
· How the US Pacific Command (USPACOM) defines the strategic requirement for the Pacific
· Understanding the role of the USPACOM in supporting regional defence
· Update on joint exercises with regional partners in Asia
· Understanding how the USPACOM is preparing for future Air Defence requirements

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Sean Gainey

Commander
94th AAMDC

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM THE ForceSHIELD AIR-DEFENCE SYSTEM DEPLOYMENT IN MALAYSIA

Brigadier General Dato' Yusri bin Hj Anwar, Commander, Air Defence Artillery Group Malaysia
· Understanding how the capability requirement for the Malaysian Armed Forces was defined
· Why was the ForceSHIELD Air Defence system identified as a procurement priority?
· How has this acquisition enhanced Malaysia as a regional defence partner?
· Can the ForceSHIELD Air Defence system be deployed in a C-UAS role?

Brigadier General Dato' Yusri bin Hj Anwar

Commander
Air Defence Artillery Group Malaysia

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM THE NEW REPUBLIC OF CHINA AIR AND MISSILE COMMAND AND REDEFINING FORCE STRUCTURE

Lieutenant General Fan Dawei, Commander, , Air and Missile Defence Command Taiwan
· Why were the Air Force’s Air Defense Artillery and Air Defense Missile commands combined?
· The new operational structure of the Air and Missile Command
· How has this aided Air Defence efforts for the Republic of China?
· How can lessons learnt from this reorganisation be applied to your air defence command?

Lieutenant General Fan Dawei

Commander,
Air and Missile Defence Command Taiwan

12:50 PM - 1:30 PM THE SECOND HORIZON: THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES MODERNIZATION PROGRAM

Colonel Erwin A De Asis, Commander, Army Artillery Regiment, Philippine Army
· How the Philippine Armed Forces identified their air defence requirement
· The Second Horizon implementation plan and timescales
· Upcoming priorities in radar and missile defence system acquisition
· How far will this programme achieve air defence ambitions for the Philippines?

Colonel Erwin A De Asis

Commander
Army Artillery Regiment, Philippine Army

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM NETWORKING LUNCH

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM COUNTERING COMMERCIAL AND REPURPOSED SMALL UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (UAV)

Brigadier General Arun Ghale, Air Defence Commander, Air Defence Command, Nepal Army
· How has non-state actor use of commercial drones for reconnaissance and airborne attack changed air defence requirement?
· Understanding how small UAVs are deployed to exploit currently employed radar systems
· Understanding how current SHORAD systems can be adapted to counter UAV threat
· How radar and air defence assets have been deployed against UAVs

Brigadier General Arun Ghale

Air Defence Commander
Air Defence Command, Nepal Army
This panel discussion will welcome participating air defence commanders to share their thoughts and debate the key issues of the day. The audience will also be provided with the opportunity to present questions of their own and to contribute to the discussion.
· How will the air defence threat evolve over the next ten years?
· How are rapid changes across the aerial threat range changing air defence?
· How are nations acting to counter the increase in drone and UAV deployment?
· What types major procurements will be required to meet the evolving air defence spectrum and what is the scope of international cooperation?
Invited panellists:
Major General Commanding, Air Defense Missile Command, Republic of Korea Air Force
Brigadier General Sean Gainey, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, US Army Pacific
Brigadier General Dato' Yusri bin Hj Anwar, Commander of Air Defense Artillery Group , Malaysian Army
Lieutenant General Fan Dawei, Air and Missile Defence Command, Republic of China Air Force
Colonel Erwin A De Asis FA, Army Artillery Regiment Commander, Army Artillery Regiment Philippine Army
Brigadier General Arun Ghale, Air Defence Regiment, Nepali Army

Sean Gainey

Commander
94th AAMDC

Brigadier General Arun Ghale

Air Defence Commander
Air Defence Command, Nepal Army

Brigadier General Dato' Yusri bin Hj Anwar

Commander
Air Defence Artillery Group Malaysia

Major General Commanding

Air Defence Missile Command
Air Defence Missile Command Republic of Korea

Lieutenant General Fan Dawei

Commander,
Air and Missile Defence Command Taiwan

Colonel Erwin A De Asis

Commander
Army Artillery Regiment, Philippine Army

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM DETERMINING THE THREAT LANDSCAPE THROUGH SURVEILLANCE AND INTELLIGENCE TOOLS

· The role of Early Warning Systems (EWS) in establishing threat
· What types of threat should be communicated to who and how?
· The early identification of threat is integral to air defence: What other sources of INT are critical enablers of this?
· How can you deploy EWS and radar systems most effectively to build a layered defence network?

5:00 PM - 5:40 PM CLOSING PRESENTATION: UNDERSTANDING THE CHANGING REQUIREMENTS OF AIR DEFENCE IN URBAN CENTRES

· How can nations prepare against rapid changes in the very short and short range threat spectrum?
· What are the major priorities for urban air defence over the next 10 year period? Will this include business continuity and economic drivers?
· How you can work alongside regional partners to close capability gaps in your air defence
· Should national air defence be prioritised over other requirements and low budgets?

5:40 PM - 5:50 PM CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY 1