30 - 31 October, 2018 | Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Asoke Hotel, Thailand

CONFERENCE DAY TWO

8:20 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00 am - 9:10 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

9:10 am - 9:50 am OFFSET REGULATIONS AND GOVERNANCE FOR FUTURE VEHICLE ACQUISITION PROGRAMS

9:50 am - 10:20 am ARMOURED VEHICLES PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

• Changes and challenges of modern conflicts and
wars
• Armoured vehicle performance and trends today
• New solutions, add on systems for vehicles and
troops on the ground

10:20 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:00 am - 11:40 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS FROM THE UNITED STATES ARMY PACIFIC

• Posturing and preparing Army forces, sustaining
and protecting those forces in the theatre
• Supporting the development of an integrated
joint force across domains, and building military
relationships that develop partner defense
capacity in order to contribute to a stable and
secure Pacific Command area of responsibility
• Enabling the Joint Force to assure security,
stability, and strategic options

11:40 am - 12:10 pm REAL-TIME VIDEO NETWORKING FOR MISSIONCRITICAL APPLICATIONS

• The increasingly important role video systems are
playing to help improve battlefield surveillance
and intelligence while keeping troops out of harm’s
way
• To enable quick and accurate decision-making,
systems must be easy to use while still delivering
sophisticated analysis
• Ensuring real-time imaging performance while
addressing cost, scalability, and interoperability
requirements

12:10 pm - 1:10 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:20 pm - 2:00 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES FOR FUTURE VEHICLE DESIGN IN THE ASIA PACIFIC

Rapid growth of the Asia-Pacific market can be
attributed to the increasing indigenous R&D activities
undertaken to develop advanced designs of hybrid
armored vehicles for enhanced border and maritime
patrolling or ISR functions. This panel discussion will
examine the key considerations, design challenges
and requirements that capability specialists are
currently faced with.

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED MATERIALS FOR THAI ARMORED VEHICLES

• Defining the material requirements for the Thai
armoured vehicles based on climate, terrain and
mission requiremets of Thai Armed Forces
• Development of advanced ceramics for Thai
armored vehicles

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS IN MECHANISED COMBAT

• Recent and Future Development of Armoured Vehicles
• Threat Analysis of Current and Future Challenges
• Role of Armoured Corps within the German Army

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm OUTLINING THE THREATS FACING SOUTH EAST ASIA AND ITS ARMED FORCES

• Transnational security issues as a key security
challenge for Asia-Pacific states
• Understanding APAC’s maritime and border
security challenges
• Predicting future threats looking towards 2035