30-31 May 2017 | Africa

Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am MORNING COFFEE & REGISTRATION

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Alexander Stephenson

Director of Regional Security Conferences
Defence IQ

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Vice Admiral Mathew Quashie

Chief of the Defence Staff, Ghana Armed Forces (2013 to 2016)
President, AFSEC 17 Conference

9:30 am - 10:00 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: CONGO NAVAL OPERATIONS CENTRE AND ONSHORE SECURITY

Monsieur Charles Richard Mondjo - Minister of Defence Republic of Congo

Monsieur Charles Richard Mondjo

Minister of Defence
Republic of Congo

Vice Admiral (ret) Jean-Pierre Labonne

Project coordinator, Gulf of Guinea Inter-regional Network (GoGIN)
European Union

10:30 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

11:00 am - 11:30 am ECOWAS INTEGRATED MARITIME SECURITY STRATEGY

11:30 am - 12:00 pm ANGOLAN NAVY MODERNIZATION, COOPERATION AND CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS COLLECTIVE SECURITY

Vice Admiral Valentim Alberto António - Chief of Navy Staff Angolan Navy

Vice Admiral Valentim Alberto António

Chief of Navy Staff
Angolan Navy

12:00 pm - 12:00 am THE BRIGHT FUTURE OF THE IVORY COAST, DESPITE SECURITY CHALLENGES

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm SENEGALESE ASSESSMENT OF TRANS-NATIONAL MARITIME THREATS AND MARITIME RISKS

Rear Admiral Momar Diagne - Chief of Navy Staff Senegalese Navy

Rear Admiral Momar Diagne

Chief of Navy Staff
Senegalese Navy

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PROGESS MADE IN THE FIVE-YEAR NAVAL FORCES DEVELOPMENT PLAN

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Dr. Kamal-Deen Ali

Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa
Moderator, AFSEC 17 Conference

Commodore Issah Yakubu

Chief Staff Officer
Ghana Navy

Vice Admiral Valentim Alberto António

Chief of Navy Staff
Angolan Navy

Rear Admiral Momar Diagne

Chief of Navy Staff
Senegalese Navy

Captain Albert BADOU

Chief of Navy Staff
Armed forces of Benin

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK