31 March - 02 April, 2019
Roda Al Bustan, Dubai UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Port & Near-Shore Security: Sunday, 31 March 2019

8:00 - 9:00 Registration, refreshments and networking

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Rear Admiral Ahmed Al Sabab Al Teneiji

Former Chief of Naval Staff
UAE Navy, and Chairman, OPV Middle East

DISTRIBUTING INTELLIGENCE TO COMMAND CENTRES EFFICIENTLY

  • Integrated surveillance and intelligence systems
  • Development of security and access procedures
  • Maritime domain awareness systems and future procurement plans for the port of
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Commodore Mohammed Ghalib M. Almotairi

Commander of King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam Security Unit
Saudi Border Guard

9:30 - 10:00 C4ISR capabilities to achieve information superiority spanning the entire optronic, communications, intelligence and command chains

  • Automatic, manual, or combinational control of sensor platforms and data links
  • Integration of Tactical Data Link 16 for near-real time exchange of tactical picture
  • Reliable performance with fault-tolerant architectures
  • Implications from a congested environment producing a surplus of data
  • How to use this surplus as an advantage to create better intelligence
  • Alleviating the burden from on-the-ground human resources using automated systems
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Dr. Mohammed A. Aseeri

Associate Professor National Centre for Radar and Electronic Warfare Technology (NCREWT)
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

10:20 - 10:40 Networking break

BEST PRACTICE AND INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR PORT SECURITY

10:40 - 11:00 Enhancing safety and security, in cooperation with Dubai Police, at Jebel Ali Port and surrounding industrial areas

Senior Representative - ., DP World
  • Enabling the unhindered flow of trade through the Middle East’s largest seaport
  • Exploring new technologies for information sharing and logistics management
  • Joint workshops, training programmes, emergency response drills and awareness campaigns

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Senior Representative

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DP World

11:00 - 11:20 End-to-end integrated security solutions to secure port facilities in compliance with the International Ship and Port Security Code

  • Best-of-breed technologies to lessen false alarms, increase situational awareness
  • Marine and terrestrial surveillance sensors that can detect, identify and track commercial and recreational vessels
  • Training solutions to meet challenges in the high-tempo port environment

11:20 - 11:40 Cascading effects in protecting critical maritime infrastructure

S. Sittarasu - Chief Executive Officer, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust – Special Economic Zone (JNPT-SEZ)
  • Interdependencies between maritime assets and their vulnerabilities
  • Strategic risk assessment, risk propagation and risk barriers
  • Threat definition, detection and building up defences based on threat characteristics
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S. Sittarasu

Chief Executive Officer
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust – Special Economic Zone (JNPT-SEZ)

11:40 - 12:10 Prayer and coffee break

UPGRADING SURVEILLANCE CAPABILITIES FOR TIMELY THREAT DETECTION

12:10 - 12:30 Using reconnaissance satellites and imaging sensors for dynamic border control

Ahmed A. Abbassi - Border Controls Advisor, Egyptian Ministries of Defence & Transport
  • How different sources of data impact the accuracy, cost and utility of analyses
  • The difficulties of monitoring large areas using land equipment
  • Providing decision making centres with valuable intelligence
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Ahmed A. Abbassi

Border Controls Advisor
Egyptian Ministries of Defence & Transport

12:30 - 12:50 Keeping an eye on all the devices in a network across multiple platforms

  • Providing with extensive information to allow improvement of performance for software and hardware, one piece at a time
  • High-performance, error-free networks to ensure the smooth functioning of day-to-day operations
  • Network security is to protect the usability and integrity of your network and data

12:50 - 13:10 Developing an integrated border management strategy across the area of operations

Colonel Firas Alrumaidhin - Commander 81st Supply Battalion, Kuwait Land Forces
  • Developing a strong security perimeter across the sea and land
  • Kuwait’s next generation preparedness to safeguard its borders
  • Being always vigilant: Using the right combination of reconnaissance planes, combat helicopters, surveillance and communication towers to develop an integrated border management concept
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Colonel Firas Alrumaidhin

Commander 81st Supply Battalion
Kuwait Land Forces

13:10 - 14:00 Lunch break and networking

FORTIFYING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AGAINST CYBER THREATS

14:00 - 14:20 Cyber Incident Analysis and Response at Maritime Response

Commander Arnaud Le Dez - Cyberdefence Representative Officer, French Ministry of Defence
  • Incident preparation, detection and analysis
  • Securing risk-sensitive assets – Controls to mitigate known and emerging threats
  • How to assess and manage cyber risk and compliance in and out of port?
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Commander Arnaud Le Dez

Cyberdefence Representative Officer
French Ministry of Defence

14:20 - 14:40 Cyber solutions for on-board technology, shipping headquarters and port operations

  • Greater efficiencies through secure internet-enabled on-board operational systems
  • Understanding the risk profile and determining cost-effective remediation to improve the cyber resilience of critical infrastructure
  • Preparation and compliance with international regulatory requirements

14:40 - 14:40 End of focus day