30 - 31 October, 2018 | Bangkok, Thailand

CONFERENCE DAY TWO

8:30 am - 9:00 am COFFEE & REGISTRATION

9:00 am - 9:15 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS AND PLENARY SESSIONS

9:15 am - 9:45 am HOST NATION WELCOME ADDRESS: INDONESIAN MOD

9:45 am - 10:15 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: EXAMINING THE CURRENT OPERATIONAL INFANTRY FIGHTING VEHICLE CAPABILITY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARMY

Lieutenant General In-Bum Chun, Commander, Army Education, Training and Doctrine Development Command,Republic of China Army
  • Overview of current infantry fighting vehicle capability of the RoCA and insight into procedure and CONOPS
  • Feedback and lessons learned from recent joint-US military training exercises in Hawaii which incorporated multiple mechanized infantry platoons
  • Insight into future plans for armored mobility capacity enhancement
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Lieutenant General In-Bum Chun

Commander, Army Education, Training and Doctrine Development Command
Republic of China Army

10:15 am - 10:45 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

10:45 am - 11:15 am EXAMINING THE USE OF ARMORED FIGHTING VEHICLES BY THE PHILIPPINE ARMY

Senior Representative, ,Philippine Army
  • Overview of current AFV capability and current operations where vehicles are employed
  • How are the AFP’s armored vehicles used to counter Islamist militants operating on Philippine territory?
  • With recent governmental commitments to considerably increase defense spending, how will this translate into increased spending on mechanized capability?
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Senior Representative


Philippine Army

11:15 am - 12:00 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: CHALLENGES FACED BY LAND FORCE COMMANDERS NOW AND TOMORROW IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC

  • What are the future security challenges and dilemmas faced by Land Forces, and what role can armored vehicles play in addressing these challenges?
  • How can forces best train, and what is required to ensure soldiers are agile, adaptable and able to operate unilaterally or with multinational and civilian partners?

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm LIFE CYCLE SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE MALAYSIAN ARMORED VEHICLE FLEET

Mohd Yazid Ahmad, Ph.D.,, Director, Mechanical and Aerospace Technology Division,STRIDE (Malaysia)
  • Overview and introduction to STRIDE and its role in the ensuring required capability for the Malaysian Army
  • How are the current fleet of Malaysian armored vehicles maintained?
  • Strengthening the Defense Technology
  • Services in a holistic manner to ensure a sustainable defense system
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Mohd Yazid Ahmad, Ph.D.,

Director, Mechanical and Aerospace Technology Division
STRIDE (Malaysia)

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm CENTRE FOR MAINTENANCE OF PEACE MISSIONS: FORCE DEVELOPMENT FOR UN PEACEKEEPING AND PEACE ENFORCEMENT MISSIONS

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm 1ST MARINE DIVISION: A MULTI-ROLE, EXPEDITIONARY GROUND COMBAT FORCE

  • Providing fully-trained units and personnel in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Marine Expeditionary Units, and the Unit
  • Deployment Program to Okinawa, Japan
  • Providing the ground amphibious forcible entry capability to the naval expeditionary force (NEF) and to conduct subsequent land operations in any operational environment

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CLOSING CONFERENCE PRESENTATION FROM THE INDONESIAN NATIONAL ARMED FORCES

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE