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Friday, Sept 30, 2016


Coastal and Border Surveillance Latin America Conference

  • 27 October, 2015 - 29 October, 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Augmenting land based and maritime technology for achieving South American domain awareness

The unique geography of Latin America provides a number of significant challenges for intelligence and surveillance operations in the region. Vast, porous borders, extensive riverine systems, and substantial EEZ responsibilities all pose issues for persistent surveillance and accurate situational awareness. When coupled with the challenges posed by a highly active network of narcotics traffickers, arms smugglers and organized criminals, it is easy to understand why reconnaissance and surveillance systems are receiving such a focus from South American nations over the next five years

With the Brazilian Ministry of Defence expected to announce the winner of the first phase of the coveted SisGAAz contract in October, we are entering into a crucial period for surveillance in the region. This is alongside the continued procurement efforts of the Brazilian Army’s SISFRON program and the recent announcement that the Peruvian Armed Forces SIVAN project has received funding to begin their $1 billion acquisition efforts.


In order to unpack the specific challenges of providing complete domain awareness in South American, come and join us at Coastal and Border Surveillance Latin America in Rio de Janeiro between the 28th - 29th October 2015. We are delighted to be hosting our most senior panel to date, including the Brazilian Navy discussing the latest from SisGAAz, the Peruvian Armed Forces exploring electronic detection systems as part of their SIVAN initiative as well as representatives from the Argentine Coast Guard, the Colombian Air Force, US Special Operations Command South, Guyana and more.

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2015 Confirmed Speakers:

  • Brigadier General Matsuda, Commander, 4th Brigade of Mechanized Cavalry, Brazilian Army
  • Captain Ernesto Miguel Klocker, Chief, Information Department, Prefectura Naval Argentina
  • Lt. Cmdr. RNoN (Ret’d) Vegard Haugen, Area Sales Manager Americas, Kongsberg Seatex AS
  • Vice Admiral Edésio Teixeira Lima Junior, Special Advisor of the Chief of the Armed Forces Joint Staff, Brazilian Armed Forces
  • Vice Admiral Antonio Carlos Soares Guerreiro, Director of Department of Trade Promotion, Brazilian Ministry of Defence
  • Rear Admiral Roberto Gondim Carneiro Da Cunha, Director of Strategic Program Management, Brazilian Navy
  • Rear Admiral Christopher Tomney, Director, Joint Interagency Task Force South
  • Colonel Scott Guilbeault, SOCSOUTH Chief of Staff, US Special Operations Command South
  • Brigadier General Donald Lindberg, Mobilization Assistant, Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern)
  • Captain Edson Fano, Peruvian Navy
  • Brigadier General del Aire Rases Rueda Rueda, Chief, Air Operations, Colombian Air Force
  • Joanisval Gonçalves, Senior Legislative Counsellor for International Relations and Defence Issues, Senate of Brazil
  • Anderson Fagundes Silva, Director of Public Relations – ABSEG, Port Facility Security Manager – Santos Brasil
  • Captain José Luís Sepúlveda Mancilla, Head of Search and Rescue Centre, MRCC, Chilean Navy
  • Captain Gary Beaton, Commander, Guyana Coast Guard
  • Captain Ernesto Miguel Klocker, Chief, Information Department, Prefectura Naval Argentina (Argentina Coast Guard)
  • Colonel Julio Cesar Villafuerte Osambela, Head of the Inter-Institutional Department, SIVAN- PERU
  • Colonel Ary Pelegrino Filho, Project Supervisor – SISFRON, Brazilian Army
  • Nivio Nascimento, Coordinator of Crime Prevention, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime – Brazil
  • Sabino Mendoza, Director, CONALTID – Bolivia
  • Colonel Carlos Mateus, Air Cluster Supervisor, CECOMPI
  • Confirmed Representative, DSO Brazil, UKTI DSO

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Source : ASDEvents

Published on ASDNews: Oct 9, 2015

 

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