Main Day 1

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:05 AM - 9:10 AM WELCOME REMARKS FROM THE CONFERENCE ORGANISER

Alexander Stephenson, Director, Warships & OPVs Latin America, Defence IQ

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Alexander Stephenson

Director, Warships & OPVs Latin America
Defence IQ

9:05 AM - 9:15 AM CONFERENCE PRESIDENT’S INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Vicealmirante Giancarlo Stagno Canziani, Chairman, Warships & OPV Latin America Conference

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Vicealmirante Giancarlo Stagno Canziani

Chairman
Warships & OPV Latin America Conference

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS FROM THE HOST NAVY


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Comodoro Sidney Chellew Daydí, Director, Astilleros y Maestranzas de la Armada

Director
Astilleros y Maestranzas de la Armada

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM MORNING COFFEE, NETWORKING & OFFICIAL CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPH WITH HEADS OF DELEGATIONS

This is the logistic body of the highest level of the material Institution, which has the mission to exercise superior management of the material and provide material and technological resources to the Navy, in order to contribute to the fulfillment of its permanent mission

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Contralmirante Kurt Hartung, Director General de los Servicios de la Armada, Armada de Chile

Director General de los Servicios de la Armada
Armada de Chile

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM ARGENTINIAN NAVY FUTURE PLANS FOR THE SURFACE FLEET

· Plans for the acquisition of 3, or more, corvettes
· Modernisation to the C4ISR suites of the surface fleet
· Expansion of the wider fleet; OPVs and support vessels

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ANNUAL UPDATE ON URUGUAYAN NAVAL PLANS AND FLEET PROJECTS

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12:30 PM - 1:00 PM NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ASTINAVE: INTRODUCTION TO ECUADORIAN NAVAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Camilo Delgado Montenegro, Gerente General, ASTINAVE EP
· Design, build and maintainance of ships to meet the operational needs of defense and national security
· Research, development , production and maintaince of solutions : C4ISR, Defence Electronics, Defence Electro-Optics, Acoustics, Security and Infrastructure
· Product innovations
· Future projects
· International partnerships
· Project updates on: APOLLO, CRATOS, MINERVA, and ANAELI
· Delivery of 4 coastguard boats

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Camilo Delgado Montenegro

Gerente General
ASTINAVE EP

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS FOR NAVIES

· The state of the Latin American OPV Market
· International partnerships and technology transfer
· National specific factors and region-wide trends of doing business
· Recent successes, ship trials and projects

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Comodoro Sidney Chellew Daydí, Director, Astilleros y Maestranzas de la Armada

Director
Astilleros y Maestranzas de la Armada
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Camilo Delgado Montenegro

Gerente General
ASTINAVE EP
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Vice-Admiral (Rtd) Francisco DEIANA, Former Director of Naval Engineering, Brazilian Navy

Former Director of Naval Engineering
Brazilian Navy

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

· Japan’s strategic maritime environment
· Japan-Latin American connections around the Pacific ocean
· Importance of embarked helicopter/organic air support
· Use of UAVs and other onboard systems
· Future procurements, upgrades or modernization programmes currently in planning or execution
· How JMSDF approaches such procurements

Masayoshi, TAMURA Representative Command and Staff College Japan Maritime Self Defence Force

Surface Officer, Command and Staff College
Japan Maritime Self Defence Force

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Contralmirante José Joaquín Amezquita García, Director de Programas Estratégicos, Armada Nacional de Colombia

Director de Programas Estratégicos
Armada Nacional de Colombia

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Vicealmirante Giancarlo Stagno Canziani

Chairman
Warships & OPV Latin America Conference

5:15 PM - 5:15 PM END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE