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INAUGURAL SESSION

“Welcome Remarks”

Vice Admiral TJL Sinniah, WWV, RWP, RSP**, USP, ctf ndu, psc,
Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy

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Address by the Chief Guest

Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene MP
State Mnister of Defence

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SESSION 1

Trust-based Maritime Relationships for Building Security

Admiral Scott H. Swift
Commander Pacific Fleet, U.S. Navy

Curriculum Vitae Paper

Greater Maritime Cooperation for Enhanced Maritime Security: The Indian Navy’s Perspective

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh
Vice Chief of Naval Staff, Indian Navy

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

Building a Community of Shared Future for Mankind and Pragmatically Enhancing Maritime Security Cooperation

Rear Admiral Cui Yuzhong
Deputy Commander of East Sea Fleet, Chinese PLA Navy

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

Enhanced Maritime Visibility; Challenges and Way Forward

Rear Admiral Abdul Aleem, HI(M)
Commander Coast, Pakistan Navy

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation
 
SESSION 2

Importance of Increasing Maritime Shared Awareness in the Indian Ocean:An Analytical View on Challenges and Way Forward

Rear Admiral DMB Wettewa, RSP, USP, ndc, psc
Minister(Defence) Embassy of Sri Lanka in USA

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

Enhancing Maritime Visibility through VPD’s: Netherlands Experience

Major General (RNLMC) F.V. Van Sprang
Deputy Commander, Royal Netherlands Navy

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Greater Maritime Visibility Based on International Law and Japan Maritime Self Defence Force Activities

Rear Admiral Shunichi Hatano
Vice President, Command and Staff College of Japan Maritime Self Defence Force

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation
 
SESSION 3

Strategic Significance of Developing Interoperability to Mitigate Sea Blindness:Challenges and Future Concerns

Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, AO, CSC & Bar
Fleet Commander, Australian Navy

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

An All-Inclusive Approach towards Enhancing Maritime Visibility:Importance of Technology and Global Cooperation

Rear Admiral Didier Piaton
Joint Commander of the French Forces Forces in the Indian Ocean and UAE

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

Suppression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia:A shared Responsibility

LTC(Retd) Nicholas Teo Beng Guan
Deputy Director, ReCAAP - Information Sharing Center

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation
 
SESSION 4

Significance of Enhancing Maritime Visibility: Constrain to Overcome Maritime Blindness

Commodore WDEM Sudarshana, RSP, USP, psc
Deputy Area Commander, Eastern Naval Area - Sri Lanka Navy

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Strategy to Increase Maritime Visibility in all Dimensions: Canadian Viewpoint on Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. James Boutilier
Special Advisor, N39 - International Engagement Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters (Canadian Deligation)

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

‘Necessity of an all-Inclusive Strategic Approach to Counter Maritime Crimes

Mr. Alan Cole
Head, Global Maritime Crime Programme, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation
 
SESSION 5

Challenges and Strategies required to Increase Maritime Visibilities: Measures among Neighbouring Countries - Bangladesh Viewpoint

Rear Admiral Mohammad Lokmanur Rahman, NGP, ndu, psc
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Logistics), Bangladesh Navy

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Enhancing Maritime Visibility through International Security Cooperation: a Critical Look at the Indian Ocean Region

Mr. Jeffrey Payne
Manager of Academic Affairs at Center for Startegic Studies1, Near East South Area

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From the Outside Looking in: Creating Greater Maritime Visibility to Enhance Maritime Security

Dr. Eric V Thompson Ph.D
Vice President and Director of Strategic Studies1, Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)

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SESSION 6

Global Refugee Situation: Measures to Increase Protection and Solutions including in Maritime Context

Mr. Igor Ivancic
Senior Protection Officer, UNHCR Representation Office, Colombo

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

Greater Maritime Visibility for Enhanced Maritime Security: Time for the Rejuvenation of the ‘IONS’ Cooperative Construct

Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, AVSM & Bar, VSM
Indian Navy (Retd)Director National Maritime Foundation (NMF)

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation

Law of Armed Conflict at Sea and Greater Maritime Security

Mr. Bruno Demeyere
Leagal Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Curriculum Vitae Paper Presentation