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 ARMYLieutenant 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
Lieutenant General In-Bum ChunCommander, 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 ARMYSenior 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?
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 FLEETMohd 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
Mohd Yazid Ahmad, Ph.D.,Director, Mechanical and Aerospace Technology Division
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