Agenda Day 1

Air First Marshal Danardono

Directorate General of Defence Potential
Ministry of Defence Indonesia
This session will provide an overview of the state of maritime security in Indonesia, highlighting some of the major flashpoints that have taken place over the past 12 months. It will also look at some of macro economic and geo-political issues that have major impacts on maritime security and coastal surveillance in the region.

Air Marshal Hadiyan Sumintaatmadja

Secretary General
Ministry of Defence Indonesia

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM Keynote Presentation: State of Maritime Security in Indonesia

Admiral Ade Supandi (*Pending), Chief of Naval Staff, Indonesian Navy
  • Overview of the various types of emerging threats to Indonesia’s maritime sovereignty and the need for the Indonesia Navy to modernize in order to address them
  • Highlighting the need for increased multilateral cooperation between various defence organisations in the region in terms of asset deployment and joint-patrols to combat transnational maritime threats. Addressing the operational barriers and required technology to meet the Indonesia’s maritime needs and goals
  • Challenges in maintaining security in Indonesia’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and some of the key strategies already in place to address these issues


Admiral Ade Supandi (*Pending)

Chief of Naval Staff
Indonesian Navy

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM Building an Effective Tri-Service Armed Forces to Ensure Indonesia’s Maritime Security Sovereignty

Captain Mohamed Zaenal, Senior Staff Officer (SSO 5) for Border and Security Cooperation, Indonesia Armed Forces HQ

Captain Mohamed Zaenal

Senior Staff Officer (SSO 5) for Border and Security Cooperation
Indonesia Armed Forces HQ

10:00 AM - 10:05 AM VIP PHOTO-TAKING


With various maritime security and coastal surveillance professionals gathered in one place, the sea of faces may seem daunting. This focused, 15-minute activity will allow you to connect with other industry professional in a brief, personal and structured format. Use this opportunity to make new contacts, exchange business cards and plan further conversations throughout the next 2 days to maximize your networking opportunities, and have some fun while at it!

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM Morning Tea & Networking Break



Admiral Ade Supandi (*Pending)

Chief of Naval Staff
Indonesian Navy

10:50 AM - 12:20 PM BAKAMLA

Vice Admiral Ari Soedewo, Chief, Bakamla

Vice Admiral Ari Soedewo


10:50 AM - 12:20 PM Kesatuan Penjagaan Laut dan Pantai Indonesia

H. Marwansyah, SH, MM, MH, Director, Kesatuan Penjagaan Laut dan Pantai Indonesia

H. Marwansyah, SH, MM, MH

Kesatuan Penjagaan Laut dan Pantai Indonesia

Captain Mohamed Zaenal

Senior Staff Officer (SSO 5) for Border and Security Cooperation
Indonesia Armed Forces HQ

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM Lunch & Networking Break

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM Developing Next-Gen MCMVs – Practical Requirements for the Indonesian Navy

Ridzwan Rahmat, Senior Defence & Security Analyst, IHS Janes
  • Understanding the operational requirements of the Indonesian Navy
  • Exploring the various options available for the Indonesian Navy as they bid to replace the Pulau Rengat-class MCMVs
  • Analysing MCMVs’ role in the navy’s underwater detection and active deterrence strategy


Ridzwan Rahmat

Senior Defence & Security Analyst
IHS Janes

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Industry Thought Leadership by Luerssen

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM Building New-Gen MCMVs for the Indonesian Navy – PT PAL Indonesia’s Vision

Budiman Saleh, Direktur Utama, PT PAL Indonesia
  • Understanding the role played by PT PAL in developing weapons, naval platforms and armament for the Indonesian Armed Forces
  • Exploring the various ways international defence contractors can work with PT PAL Indonesia to penetrate the market
  • Analysing the needs of the Indonesian Navy and the future projects PT PAL is working on, especially on MCMVs and underwater deterrence systems


Budiman Saleh

Direktur Utama
PT PAL Indonesia

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

  • Taking a closer look at the various underwater fighting and deterrence capability of ASEAN member countries
  • Future prediction of how each country is looking to develop their underwater surveillance capabilities
  • Understanding some of the macro challenges faced by each country and how it is being translated into more forward-thinking national defence strategy


Dr. Shang-Su Wu

Research Fellow, Coordinator for Military Transformations Programme
Institute of Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, RSIS

4:30 PM - 5:10 PM Industry Thought Leadership by Hensoldt

5:10 PM - 5:50 PM Building a Strong Private Defence Sector to be a Key Pillar of Indonesia’s State Defence System

Major General Jan Pieter Ate, Executive Chairman, Private Defence Industry Association (PINHANTANAS)
  • Understanding the role the private defence sector plays developing Indonesia’s national defence strategy
  • Analysing the operational, technological and monetary challenges faced by local defence equipment manufacturers
  • Understanding the working relationships between the state-backed defence integrators, the various maritime defence agencies and also the private defence contractors


Major General Jan Pieter Ate

Executive Chairman
Private Defence Industry Association (PINHANTANAS)

5:50 PM - 5:50 PM Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman and Start of Cocktail Reception