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30-31 May 2017 | Africa

Meet the Speakers

Conference Chairman


Vice Admiral Mathew Quashie
Vice Admiral Mathew Quashie
Chief of the Defence Staff, Ghana Armed Forces (2013 to 2016)
President, AFSEC 17 Conference
Dr. Kamal-Deen  Ali
Dr. Kamal-Deen Ali
Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa
Moderator, AFSEC 17 Conference

Confirmed 2017 Speakers:


Monsieur Charles Richard Mondjo
Monsieur Charles Richard Mondjo
Minister of Defence
Republic of Congo
Major General Hassan Ali Kamil
Major General Hassan Ali Kamil
Advisor to the Chief of the General Staff
Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD)
Vice Admiral Valentim  Alberto António
Vice Admiral Valentim Alberto António
Chief of Navy Staff
Angolan Navy
Rear Admiral  Peter Kofi  Faidoo
Rear Admiral Peter Kofi Faidoo
Chief of Naval Staff
Ghana Navy
Rear Admiral Isselkou El Wely
Rear Admiral Isselkou El Wely
Chief of Navy Staff
Mauritanian Navy
Rear Admiral Djakaridja Konate
Rear Admiral Djakaridja Konate
Chief of Navy Staff
Navy of Côte d'Ivoire
Rear Admiral Momar  Diagne
Rear Admiral Momar Diagne
Chief of Navy Staff
Senegalese Navy
Captain Albert BADOU
Captain Albert BADOU
Chief of Navy Staff
Armed forces of Benin
Captain Cyrille Serge Atonfack Guemo
Captain Cyrille Serge Atonfack Guemo
Technical Adviser to The Minister
Cameroon Ministry of Defence
Commander Loïc Moudouma
Commander Loïc Moudouma
Director of Operations
Gabon Navy
Colonel Abdourahman  Aden Cher
Colonel Abdourahman Aden Cher
Commander
Djibouti navy
Colonel Abdourahmane Dieng
Colonel Abdourahmane Dieng
Head of the Regional Security Division
ECOWAS Commission
Vice Admiral (ret) Jean-Pierre  Labonne
Vice Admiral (ret) Jean-Pierre Labonne
Project coordinator, Gulf of Guinea Inter-regional Network (GoGIN)
European Union
Abdirizak M. Ahmed (Ducaysane)
Abdirizak M. Ahmed (Ducaysane)
Director General, Puntland Maritime Security Programme (MASE) Coordinaton Office
Puntland State of Somalia
Captain (R) Phillip  Heyl
Captain (R) Phillip Heyl
Principal
The Heyl Group
Dr. Ian M. Ralby
Dr. Ian M. Ralby
Founder & CEO, I.R. Consilium and Nonresident Senior Fellow
The Atlantic Council
Alexander Stephenson
Alexander Stephenson
Director of Regional Security Conferences
Defence IQ