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INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SECURITY CONFERENCE (IMSC 2019)

The International Maritime Security Conference is a high-profile conference that brings together Chiefs of Navy, Directors-General of Coast Guard, government officials and key industry players around the world to discuss threats to maritime safety and security.

The congregation of senior service chiefs and top-level officials at this exclusive event gives weight to the development of frameworks and solutions to deal with the security challenges that threaten and disrupt sea lines of communication.

The conference is organised by Experia Events Pte Ltd, co-hosted by the Republic of Singapore Navy and S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.

Please note that attendance to the conference is strictly by invitation only.

Time Programme
0915hrs
Opening Remarks
Rear Admiral Lew Chuen Hong
Chief of Navy, Republic of Singapore Navy
0925hrs
Session 1: Assessing the Current Rules-based Maritime Order
Speakers
Professor Tommy Koh
Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
Rear Admiral Dr. Amarulla Octavian
Commandant, Naval Command and Staff College, Indonesian Navy
Captain (Retired) Tian Shichen
Research Fellow, Collaborative Innovation Center of South China Sea Studies, Nanjing University
Moderator
Ambassador Ong Keng Yong
Executive Deputy Chairman, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
1030hrs
Session 2: Maintaining Peace in our Maritime Commons
Speakers
Vice Admiral Michael Noonan
Chief of Navy, Royal Australian Navy
First Admiral Haji Othman bin Haji Suhaili
Commander, Royal Brunei Navy
Vice Admiral Andreas Krause
Chief of Navy, German Navy
Admiral Hiroshi Yamamura
Chief of Staff, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Moderator
Professor Geoffrey Till
Advisor, Maritime Security Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
1130hrs
Networking Lunch
1220hrs
Session 3: Strengthening Cooperation, Engendering Trust
Speakers
Rear Admiral Torben Mikkelsen
Admiral Danish Fleet, Royal Danish Navy
Rear Admiral David Proctor
Chief of Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy
Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad
Flag Officer-in-Command, Philippine Navy
Moderator
Professor Tan See Seng
Deputy Director and Head of Research, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
1315hrs
Closing Session
Admiral John Richardson
Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy
Moderator
Professor Geoffrey Till
Advisor, Maritime Security Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
1350hrs
Round-up Remarks
Ambassador Ong Keng Yong
Executive Deputy Chairman, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
1400hrs
End of Conference

Note: Programme is subject to changes without prior notice.

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