26 - 28 March, 2019
Hilton Barbados Resort, Bridgetown, Barbados

Main Conference Day 2 - 28 March


8:00 am - 8:15 am MORNING COFFEE & REGISTRATION

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Commander Mark Peterson

Commander, Barbados Coast Guard
Conference Chairman

·         The role of the Inter-American Defense Board in Caribbean and South America
·         Developing a multi-dimensional approach to security, and the challenges
·         How IADB can advance the fight against Transnational Threats
What the challenges of the future look like and how IADB can help transformation of defence capability to confront them
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Major General Luis Rodríguez Bucio (Mexican Army)

Chairman of the Council of Delegates
Inter-American Defense Board

9:30 am - 10:00 am COLOMBIAN AIRFORCE USE OF TECHNOLOGY FOR COORDINATION AND INFORMATION SHARING

Colonel Miguel Andres Gil Santacruz - Chief Command and Control Section, Colombian Air Force
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Colonel Miguel Andres Gil Santacruz

Chief Command and Control Section
Colombian Air Force

10:00 am - 10:30 am MARITIME SECURITY IN THE CARIBBEAN

Jose Vila Del Castillo - Regional Representative, UNODC
          Identifying needs for long-term solutions to organise crime and transnational organised crime within the region
          Importance of South-South cooperation
          Capacity building initiatives within the region, including bi-lateral coordination and cooperation
          Initiatives of UNODC in these areas and the potential for future cooperation and initiatives
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Jose Vila Del Castillo

Regional Representative
UNODC

10:30 am - 11:00 am THE CARIBBEAN REGIONAL DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTRE (REDTRAC) (A Division of the Ministry of National Security, Jamaica)

Major George Benson - Director Principal, Caribbean Regional Drug Law Enforcement Training Centre (REDTRAC)
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Major George Benson

Director Principal
Caribbean Regional Drug Law Enforcement Training Centre (REDTRAC)

11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

11:30 am - 12:00 pm TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO SECURITY OVERVIEW

Captain Douglas Archer - Coast Guard Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force

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Captain Douglas Archer

Coast Guard Officer
Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm COLOMBIAN NAVY’S ROLE IN HEMISPHERIC AND GLOBAL SECURITY

Captain Federico Sierra Zuluaga - Commander of the Anti-Narcotics Task Force No. 73, Colombian Navy
          The importance of hemispheric security and the sharing of naval intelligence among partner nations engaged in countering transnational threats – in particular narcotics – in the Caribbean and South American region
          Colombia’s global role and participation of the naval ship 7 DE AGOSTO in NATO's counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD in 2015 to Colombia’s new role as a global partner of NATO
          The operations and strategic plans for the Colombian Navy in the Caribbean theatre including naval intelligence cooperation and partnerships through CIMCON
 
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Captain Federico Sierra Zuluaga

Commander of the Anti-Narcotics Task Force No. 73
Colombian Navy

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Brigadier General Steven Ortega

Commander
Belize Defence Force

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ROYAL ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES POLICE FORCE ACTIVITIES AND CHALLENGES FACE BOTH AT HOME AND IN THE REGION

Colin John - Commissioner of Police (Ag.), Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force
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Colin John

Commissioner of Police (Ag.)
Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm SEAPORT COOPERATION PROJECT (SEACOP)

Karen Clarke - Caribbean Regional Coordinator, EU SEACOP
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Karen Clarke

Caribbean Regional Coordinator
EU SEACOP

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Jayne Cutler

Regional Manager - Western Caribbean, Border Force International
UK Home Office

Sirah Abraham

Criminal Justice Adviser to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
UK FCO and US DoS

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS AND ASSET RECOVERY IN COMBATING SERIOUS AND ORGANISED CRIME

Sirah Abraham - Criminal Justice Adviser to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, UK FCO and US DoS

Sirah Abraham

Criminal Justice Adviser to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
UK FCO and US DoS

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm DAY TWO CLOSING KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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Commander Mark Peterson

Commander, Barbados Coast Guard
Conference Chairman

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Alexander Stephenson

Deputy Division Director
Defence IQ

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Colonel Glyne Sinatra Grannum

Chief of Staff
Barbados Defence Force

5:30 pm - 5:30 pm END OF CONFERENCE