IPRD-2021 (ONLINE)

EVOLUTION IN MARITIME STRATEGY DURING THE 21ST CENTURY: IMPERATIVES, CHALLENGES, AND, WAY-AHEAD 

FINAL PROGRAMME

(as at 1430 h on 14 October 2021)

Day ONE

27 October 2021

INAUGURAL SESSION (Duration: 1 h 10 m)

1130-1240 (IST)

Australia [IST+4.5] 1600-1710 (Queensland), [IST + 5.5] 1700-1810 (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1200-1310 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 0800-0910
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 0900-1010 Japan [IST+3.5] 1500-1610 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1400-1510
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1000-1110 Sri Lanka, India 1130-1240
UK [IST–4.5] 0700-0810 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0200-0310 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 26 Oct: 2000-2110

1130-1135

(5 min)

Introduction

EmCee (Mr Satyam Shekhar)

1135-1145

(10 min)

Welcome Address

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd)

Chairman,

National Maritime Foundation,

New Delhi, India

1145-1150

(5 min)

Introduction of CNS

EmCee (Mr Satyam Shekhar)

1150-1205

(15 min)

Inaugural Address

Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, IN

Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy

1205-1210

(5 min)

Introduction of RM

EmCee (Mr Satyam Shekhar)

1210-1230

(20 min)

Keynote Address (Pre-recorded)

Shri Rajnath Singh

Hon’ble Defence Minister

Government of India

PROFESSIONAL SESSION ONE

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 1330 to 1625 (IST)

Panel Discussion on “Evolving Maritime-Strategies within the Indo-Pacific: Convergences, Divergences, Expectations and Apprehensions

Australia [IST+4.5] 1800-2055 (Queensland), [IST + 5.5] 1900-2155 (Canberra, Melbourne)] B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1400-1655 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 1000-1255
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 1100-1355 Japan [IST+3.5] 1700-1955 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1600-1855
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1200-1455 Sri Lanka, India 1330-1625 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 2200/26 Oct-0055/27 Oct
UK [IST–4.5] 0900-1155 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0400-0655

1330-1335

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

1335-1355

(20 min)

Special Address

Dr Subrahmanyam JAISHANKAR (TBC)

Hon’ble External Affairs Minister, Government of India

1355-1405

(10 min)

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Vice Admiral Anil CHOPRA, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd)

Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command, and,

Former Director General, Indian Coast Guard

1405-1425

(20 min)

Australia

1935-1955

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Professor Brendan SARGEANT

Professor of Practice in Defence and Strategic Studies and Head, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC),

Australian National University (ANU)

1425-1445

(20 min)

Russia

1155-1215

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr (Ms) Ekaterina KOLDUNOVA

Acting Director, ASEAN Centre and Associate Professor, Asian and African Studies Department,

MGIMO University, the MFA of Russia Moscow State Institute of International Affairs (University)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Moscow

1445-1505

(20 min)

Japan

1815-1835

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Professor Hideshi TOKUCHI

President,

Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS)

Tokyo, Japan

1505-1525

(20 min)

France

1135-1155

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Frédéric GRARE

Senior Policy Fellow

Asia Programme

European Council on Foreign Relations

Paris, France

1525-1545

(20 min)

USA

0555-0615

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Mr Jeffrey PAYNE

Manager of Academic Affairs

The Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies

Washington, DC, USA

1545-1615

(30 min)

Audience Interaction

Moderated by

Vice Admiral Anil CHOPRA, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd)

Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command, and,

Former Director General, Indian Coast Guard

1615-1625

(10 min)

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Vice Admiral Anil CHOPRA, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd)

Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command, and,

Former Director General, Indian Coast Guard

1625-1645

Tea Break

PROFESSIONAL SESSION TWO

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 1645-1940 (IST)

Adaptive Strategies to Address the Impact of Climate Change upon Maritime Security

Australia

[IST+4.5] 2115-0010 on 28 Oct (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 2215-0110 on 28 Oct (Canberra, Melbourne)]

B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1715-2010 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 1315-1610
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 1415-1710 Japan [IST+3.5] 2015-2310 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1915-2210
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1515-1810 Sri Lanka, India 1645-1940 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 0115-0410
UK [IST–4.5] 1215-1510 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0715-1010

1645-1650

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

1650-1710

(20 min)

Special Address

Admiral Sunil LANBA, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd)

Chairman, National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi

1710-1720

(10 min)

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Dr Srikanta K Panigrahi

Director-General and Distinguished Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD)

New Delhi, India

1720-1740

(20 min)

Japan

2050-2110

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Professor Rajib SHAW

Professor and Director

India Japan Laboratory (IJL)

Keio University, Fujisawa, Japan

1740-1800

(20 min)

France

1410-1430

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Nicolas REGAUD

Director for International Development,

Institut de Recherche Stratégique de l’Ecole Militaire (IRSEM), Paris, France

1800-1820

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Pushp BAJAJ

Research Fellow,

National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, India

1820-1840

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Professor (Dr) Dhanasree JAYARAM

Department of Geopolitics & International Relations

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

Karnataka, India

1840-1900

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Yugraj Singh YADAVA

Director,

Bay of Bengal Programme- Inter-Governmental Organisation (BOPP-IGO), Chennai, India

1900-1930

(30 min)

Audience Interaction

Moderated by

Dr Srikanta K Panigrahi

Director-General and Distinguished Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD)

New Delhi, India

1930-1940

(10 min)

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Dr Srikanta K Panigrahi

Director-General and Distinguished Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD)

New Delhi, India

Day TWO : 28 October 2021

Day TWO

28 October 2021

PROFESSIONAL SESSION THREE

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 0945-1240 (IST)

Port-led Regional Maritime Connectivity and Development Strategies

Australia [IST+4.5] 1415-1710 (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 1515-1810 (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1015-1310 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 0615-0910
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 0715-1010 Japan [IST+3.5] 1315-1610 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1215-1510
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 0815-1110 Sri Lanka, India 0945-1240 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 1815/27 Oct to 2110/27 Oct
UK [IST–4.5] 0515-0810 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0015-0310

0945-0950

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

0950-1010

(20 min)

Special Address

Admiral Jayanath COLOMBAGE, RSP, VSV, USP, SLN (Retd)

Former Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy

Secretary for Foreign Affairs to H.E. the President of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka

1010-1020

(10 min)

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Mr Subrat TRIPATHY,

CEO Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

1020-1040

(20 min)

Malaysia 1250-1310

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Cdr (Retd) ANG Chin Hup

Centre Head, Maritime Economics and Industries

Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1040-1100

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Admiral Jayantha PERERA, RWP, VSV, USP, SLN, (Retd)

Former Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy

1100-1120

(20 min)

Australia

1630-1650

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Professor Colin F DUFFIELD

Professor of Engineering Project Management, Deputy Head of Department (Academic), Dept. of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia

1120-1140

(20 min)

Japan

1450-1510

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Tominoro YOSHIZAKI

Professor and Director, Policy Simulation

The National Institute of Defense Studies (NIDS) of the Ministry of Defense, Japan

1140-1200

(20 min)

Bangladesh

1210-1230

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Rear Admiral M Khaled IQBAL, BSP, BN

Vice Chancellor,

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh

1200-1230

(30 min)

Audience Interaction

Moderated by Mr Subrat TRIPATHY,

CEO Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd,

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

1230-1240

(10 min)

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Mr Subrat TRIPATHY,

CEO Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

1240-1335

Lunch Break

PROFESSIONAL SESSION FOUR

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 1335-1630 (IST)

Cooperative Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Strategies within the Indo-Pacific

Australia [IST+4.5] 1805-2100 (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 1905-2200 (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1405-1700 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 1005-1300
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 1105-1400 Japan [IST+3.5] 1705-2000 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 605-1900
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1205-1500 Sri Lanka, India 1335-1630 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 2205/27 Oct to 0100/28 Oct
UK [IST–4.5] 0905-1200 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0405-0700

1335-1340

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

1340-1400

(20 min)

Special Address

Admiral Ravindra C WIJEGUNARATNE, WV, RWP & Bar, RSP, VSV, USP, NI(M), SLN (Retd)

Former Chief of Defence Staff of Sri Lanka Armed Forces

1400-1410

(10 min)

Bangladesh

1430-1440

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Rear Admiral M Lokmanur Rahman, NBP, NGP, BN

Former Chairman, Bangladesh Institute of Maritime Research And Development (BIMRAD)

1410-1430

(20 min)

Malta

1040-1100

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Mr Martin Cauchi-INGLOTT

Team Leader,

EU CRIMARIO II Project (South Asia, South East Asia, & Indian Ocean Regions), Malta

1430-1450

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Rear Admiral KM RAMAKRISHNAN, VSM, IN

Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Communication, Space, and Network-Centric Operations),

Indian Navy, New Delhi

1450-1510

(20 min)

Mauritius

1320-1340

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Mr Raj MOHABEER

Officer in Charge,

General Secretariat, Indian Ocean Commission (IOC),

Ebène, Mauritius

1510-1530

(20 min)

Madagascar 1240-1300

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Navi RAMGOLAM

International Liaison Officer (Mauritius) and Deputy Director-General,

Regional Maritime Information Fusion Centre (RMIFC), Madagascar

1530-1550

(20 min)

Singapore

1800-1820

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Lt Col LESTER Yong Jia Rong

Head,

Information Fusion Centre, Singapore

1550-1620

(30 min)

Bangladesh

1620-1650

Audience Interaction

Moderated by

Rear Admiral M Lokmanur Rahman, NBP, NGP, BN

Former Chairman, Bangladesh Institute of Maritime Research And Development (BIMRAD)

1620-1630

(10 min)

Bangladesh

1650-1700

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Rear Admiral M Lokmanur Rahman, NBP, NGP, BN

Former Chairman, Bangladesh Institute of Maritime Research And Development (BIMRAD)

1630-1645

15 min

TEA BREAK

 PROFESSIONAL SESSION FIVE

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 1645-1940 (IST)

Impact of the Increasing Recourse to Lawfare upon a Rules-based Indo-Pacific Maritime Order

Australia [IST+4.5] 2115-0010/29 Oct (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 2215-0110/29 Oct (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1715-2010 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 1315-1610
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 1415-1710 Japan [IST+3.5] 2015-2310 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1915-2210
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1515-1810 Sri Lanka, India 1645-1940 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 0115-00410
UK [IST–4.5] 1215-1510 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0715-1010

1645-1650

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

1650-1710

(20 min)

USA

0720-0740

Special Address

Rear Admiral Michael McDEVITT, USN (Retd)

Senior Fellow

Center for Naval Analyses (CNA),

Arlington, USA

1710-1720

(10 min)

USA

0740-0750

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Professor James KRASKA, JD, SJD

Chairman and Charles H Stockton Professor of International Maritime Law,

Stockton Center for International Law,

United States Naval War College

1720-1740

(20 min)

Philippines

1950-2010

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Undersecretary Admiral (Dr) Joel S Garcia, PCG (Retd), HD, Al-Haj  

Executive Director,

National Coast Watch Council Secretariat,

Republic of the Philippines

1740-1800

(20 min)

Singapore

2010-2030

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Ms Jane CHAN Git Yin

Senior Fellow and Coordinator, Maritime Security Programme,

Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS),

The S Rajaratnam Institute of Strategic Studies (RSiS),

Singapore

1800-1820

(20 min)

Germany

1430-1450

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Christian WIRTH

Research Fellow

GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

Hamburg, Germany

1820-1840

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Captain Sarabjeet Singh PARMAR, IN

Executive Director,

National Maritime Foundation,

New Delhi, India

1840-1900

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr DO Thanh Hai

Deputy Chief of Mission

Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam,

New Delhi

1900-1930

(30 min)

USA

0930-1000

Audience Interaction

Moderated by

Professor James KRASKA, JD, SJD

Chairman and Charles H Stockton Professor of International Maritime Law,

Stockton Center for International Law,

United States Naval War College

1930-1940

(10 min)

USA

1000-1010

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Professor James KRASKA, JD, SJD

Chairman and Charles H Stockton Professor of International Maritime Law,

Stockton Center for International Law,

United States Naval War College

Day THREE

29 October 2021

PROFESSIONAL SESSION SIX

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 0915-1210 (IST)

Strategies to Promote Regional Public-Private Maritime Partnerships

Australia [IST+4.5] 1345-1640 (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 1445-1740 (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 0945-1240 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 0545-0840
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 0645-0940 Japan [IST+3.5] 1245-1540 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1145-1440
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 0745-1140 Sri Lanka, India 0915-1210 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 1745/28 Oct to 2040/28 Oct
UK [IST–4.5] 0445-0740 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 2345/28 Oct to 0240/29 Oct

0915-0920

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

0920-0940

(20 min)

Special Address

Admiral Rabinder Kumar DHOWAN, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, IN (Retd)

Founder Chairman of the Society for Aerospace Maritime and Defence Studies (SAMDeS)

Former Chief of the Naval Staff, India

Former Chairman, National Maritime Foundation

0940-0950

(10 min)

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Vice Admiral Sandeep NAITHANI, AVSM, VSM, IN

Chief of Materiel

Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Navy), New Delhi

0950-1010

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Col Rajinder Singh BHATIA (Retd)

President & CEO, Defence & Aerospace

Bharat Forge Ltd, Pune, India

1010-1030

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

RAdm Vipin Kumar SAXENA, IN (Retd)

Chairman & Managing Director,

GRSE, Kolkata, India

1030-1050

(20 min)

Australia 1500-1520

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Mr Mahadevan SHANKAR

Director, Arzuh International Pty Ltd

Queensland, Australia

1050-1110

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Mr Jayant D PATIL

President, Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) & Senior Executive Vice-President & Whole-Time Director, Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Mumbai, India

1110-1130

(20 min)

Japan

1440-1500

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Mr James ANGELUS

President, International Security Industry Council (ISIC), Tokyo, Japan

1130-1200

(30 min)

Audience Interaction

Moderated by

Vice Admiral Sandeep NAITHANI, AVSM, VSM, IN

Chief of Materiel

Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Navy), New Delhi

1200-1210

(10 min)

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Vice Admiral Sandeep NAITHANI, AVSM, VSM, IN

Chief of Materiel

Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Navy), New Delhi

1210-1255

LUNCH BREAK

PROFESSIONAL SESSION SEVEN

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 1255-1550 (IST)

Strategies to Address the Manned-Unmanned Conundrum at Sea

Australia [IST+4.5] 1725-2020 (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 1825-2120 (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1325-1620 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 0925-1220
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 1025-1320 Japan [IST+3.5] 1625-1920 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1525-1820
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1125-1420 Sri Lanka, India 1255-1550 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 2125 on 28 Oct to 0020 on 29 Oct
UK [IST–4.5] 0825-1120 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0325-0620

1255-1300

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

1300-1320

(20 min)

Special Address

Vice Admiral Shekhar SINHA, PVSM, AVSM, NM &Bar, IN (Retd)

Trustee, India Foundation

Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command

Former Chief of Staff of Integrated Defence Staff

1320-1330

(10 min)

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Rear Admiral Philipose George PYNUMOOTIL, AVSM, NM

Flag Officer Goa Area (FOGA) & Flag Officer Naval Aviation (FONA)

HQ Goa Naval Area, Goa

1330-1350

(20 min)

USA (Hawaii)

2200-2220 on 28 Oct

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Rear Admiral Pete GUMATAOTAO, USN (Retd)

Director,

Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI-APCSS)

Honolulu, Hawaii

1350-1410

(20 min)

Australia

1920-1940

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Captain Sean ANDREWS, RAN

Director, Sea Power Centre-Australia

Canberra, Australia

1410-1430

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Rear Admiral Surendra AHUJA, VSM, IN (Retd)

Managing Director,

Boeing Defense India (BDI)

New Delhi

1430-1450

(20 min)

Israel

1200-1220

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Rear Admiral (Prof) Shaul CHOREV, Isr Navy (Retd)

Head, HMS Maritime Policy and Strategy Research Centre (HMS), University of Haifa,

1450-1510

(20 min)

Audience Interaction

Moderated by

Rear Admiral Philipose George PYNUMOOTIL, AVSM, NM

Flag Officer Goa Area (FOGA) & Flag Officer Naval Aviation (FONA)

HQ Goa Naval Area, Goa

1510-1540

(30 min)

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Rear Admiral Philipose George PYNUMOOTIL, AVSM, NM

Flag Officer Goa Area (FOGA) & Flag Officer Naval Aviation (FONA)

HQ Goa Naval Area, Goa

1540-1550

(10 min)

TEA BREAK

PROFESSIONAL SESSION EIGHT

(Duration: 2 h 55 m) 1550-1845 (IST)

Energy-Insecurity and Mitigating Strategies

Australia [IST+4.5] 2020-2315 (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 2120-0015/30 Oct (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1620-1915 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 1220-1515
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 1320-1615 Japan [IST+3.5] 1920-2215 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 1820-2115
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1420-1715 Sri Lanka, India 1550-1845 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 0020-0315
UK [IST–4.5] 1120-1415 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0620-0915

1605-1610

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session

Emcee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

1610-1630

(20 min)

Special Address

Shri Hardeep S PURI

Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Hon’ble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs

Government of India

1630-1640

(10 min)

Opening Remarks by Moderator

Vice Admiral Pradeep CHAUHAN, AVSM & Bar, VSM, IN (Retd)

Director-General, National Maritime Foundation

1640-1700

(20 min)

Japan

2010-2030

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Rear Admiral (Dr) Takuya SHIMODAIRA, JMSDF (Retd)

Professor

Graduate School of Project Design

Nagoya, Japan

1700-1720

(20 min)

Singapore

1930-1950

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Christopher LEN

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Publications

Energy Studies Institute

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore

1720-1740

(20 min)

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Oliver Nelson GONSALVES

Research Fellow

National Maritime Foundation

New Delhi

1740-1800

(20 min)

Kenya

1510-1530

Panel Discussion

(15 min presentation followed by 5-min interaction with moderator. Alternatively, the moderator is free to club all 5-minute slots together)

Dr Benard MUOK

Centre for Research Innovation and Technology

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST), Kenya

1800-1830

(30 min)

Audience Interaction

Moderated by

Vice Admiral Pradeep CHAUHAN,    AVSM & Bar, VSM, IN (Retd)

Director-General, National Maritime Foundation

1830-1840

(10 min)

Summative Remarks by Moderator

Vice Admiral Pradeep CHAUHAN, AVSM & Bar, VSM, IN (Retd)

Director-General, National Maritime Foundation

1840-1845

SESSION BREAK

CLOSING SESSION

(Duration: 35 min)

1845-1920 (IST)

Australia [IST+4.5] 2315-2350 (Queensland); [IST + 5.5] 0015-0050 (Canberra, Melbourne) B’desh [IST+ 0.5] 1915-1950 France, Germany, Malta [IST–3.5] 1515-1550
Israel, Kenya, Madagascar, Russia, KSA [IST–2.5] 1615-1650 Japan [IST+3.5] 2215-2250 Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines [IST+ 2.5] 2115-2150
Mauritius/ MUT [IST-1.5] 1715-1750 Sri Lanka, India 1845-1920 USA/Hawaii [IST-15.5] 0315-0350
UK [IST–4.5] 1415-1450 USA/EDT [IST–9.5] 0915-0950

1845-1850

(5 min)

Introduction to the Session and to the Speaker

EmCee (Mr Satyam SHEKHAR)

1850-1910

(20 min)

Closing Address

Vice Admiral R Hari KUMAR, PVSM, AVSM, VSM

Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command,

Indian Navy

1910-1920

(10 min)

Vote of Thanks

Captain Sarabjeet Singh Parmar,

Executive Director,

National Maritime Foundation,

New Delhi, India