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Conference Day One

Conference Day One

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9:10 AM Brazilian Navy: The Blue Amazon Management System

Rear Admiral Roberto Gondim Carneiro Da Cunha , Director of Strategic Program Management, Brazilian Navy

  • SisGAAz as a mission to monitor in an integrated methodology, the territorial waters of Brazil as well as international areas of responsibility including search and rescue
  • Updates on the current status of SisGAAz and its contribution to strategic mobility and control to enhance capacity for swift response to any threat, emergency, national disaster, identified illicit activity etc.
  • SisGAAz in it’s comprehensiveness, it’s multidisciplinary nature and inclusiveness of state of the art technologies which will also stimulate the production of high value goods and services in Brazil, benefitting the industrial base and economy of Brazil
  • Discussing increased efficiency in operations and encouraging interagency collaborations in the Blue Amazon (Federal Police, environmental institutes etc.)
  • Summarising how SisGAAz is a crucial tool in which Brazil can maximise vigilance in the maritime region of the Blue Amazon and it’s various hydrographical areas 

Rear Admiral Roberto Gondim Carneiro Da Cunha
Rear Admiral Roberto Gondim Carneiro Da Cunha
Director of Strategic Program Management
Brazilian Navy

9:50 AM Border Monitoring Integrated System: The Brazilian Army Strategic Project

Colonel Ary Pelegrino Filho , Project Supervisor – SISFRON, Brazilian Army

  • SISFRON as a sensing, decision and action support system that aims to strengthen the State’s presence and effectiveness at the border zone
  • Discussing the latest initiatives in radars, strategic communications, optical and optronic sensors, long-range cameras, thermal binoculars and infra-red monoculars for instance
  • Summarising fixed and mobile operational centres and use of decision-making support software
  • Army operational deployment to counter trans-border crimes :  The challenge of coordinating with  other Armed Forces, and in support of public  security agencies Utilising  vehicles, boats, drone systems, captive balloons etc.
  • Vertical and horizontal constructions, mainly for Command facilities

Colonel Ary Pelegrino Filho
Colonel Ary Pelegrino Filho
Project Supervisor – SISFRON
Brazilian Army

10:30 AM The Brazilian Army's Integrated Border Monitoring System (SISFROM) Program

Brigadier General . Matsuda , Commander, 4th Brigade of Mechanized Cavalry, Brazilian Army

Brigadier General . Matsuda
Commander, 4th Brigade of Mechanized Cavalry
Brazilian Army

11:10 AM Networking Break

11:40 AM Brazil and the Challenges on Coastal and Border Security and Defence

Joanisval Gonçalves , Senior Legislative Counsellor for International Relations and Defence Issues, Senate of Brazil

  • An overview of the role of Brazil in South America and South Atlantic
  • The Brazilian National Defence Policy and National Defence Strategy
  • Security and defence for the Brazilian coast and border
  • Perspectives to the Brazilian development on coastal and border surveillance

 Joanisval Gonçalves
Joanisval Gonçalves
Senior Legislative Counsellor for International Relations and Defence Issues
Senate of Brazil

12:20 PM ABSEG – The Brazilian Association of Security Professionals with an emphasis on Port Security

Anderson Fagundes Silva , Director of Public Relations – ABSEG, Port Facility Security Manager – Santos Brasil

  • Promoting capacity building, integration and exchange of knowledge with other agencies along with the development of projects and actions that contribute to improving the quality of security in Brazil
  • Channelling communication, expression and technical development in Brazilian security
  • Discussing risk management and investigation of logistical movements as well as support the security of ships at berth
  • Using security management electronics with modern operating systems such as video analytic, OCR, motion detection and CCTV
  • Interfacing with authorities and organs of public security and armed forces.
  • Coordinating surveillance contractors with responsibilities for security management and access controls encompassing 7000 visitors per day and internal and external traffic of 2700 - 3000 cargo vehicles per day as well as servicing armed security guard stations, supported by a monitoring system

 Anderson Fagundes Silva
Anderson Fagundes Silva
Director of Public Relations – ABSEG
Port Facility Security Manager – Santos Brasil

2:00 PM Increased Sitautional Awareness and Operational Efficiency, Enabled by MBR: A Revolution in Maritime Communication!

Lt. Cmdr. RNoN (Ret’d) Vegard Haugen , Area Sales Manager Americas, Kongsberg Seatex AS

Lt. Cmdr. RNoN (Ret’d) Vegard Haugen
Area Sales Manager Americas
Kongsberg Seatex AS

2:30 PM Trade Promotion of Brazilian Defence Products

Vice Admiral Antonio Carlos Soares Guerreiro , Director of Department of Trade Promotion, Brazilian Ministry of Defence

  • Summarising the organization of secretariat for defence products
  • Discussing legal bookmarks
  • Trade Promotion Activities
  • Business Intelligence
  • Defence Products Exports Control
  • Promotion of Brazilian Defence Industries
  • Trade Promotion and Defence Industry Sustainability

Vice Admiral Antonio Carlos Soares Guerreiro
Vice Admiral Antonio Carlos Soares Guerreiro
Director of Department of Trade Promotion
Brazilian Ministry of Defence

3:40 PM The Challenges and Successes of Integration and Control for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Among Agencies and Partner Nations: 12th Air Force

Brigadier General Donald Lindberg , Mobilization Assistant, Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

  • Discussing the 12th Air Force’s (Air Forces Southern) role in the command and control of remotely piloted aircraft operating in Central and South America
  • Supporting intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations along the United States southern border
  • Highlighting and discussing successful counter-drug programs  conducted with our partner nations, such as Sovereign Skies

Brigadier General Donald Lindberg
Brigadier General Donald Lindberg
Mobilization Assistant
Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

4:20 PM CECOMPI Innovation in Aerospace and Defence Workshop

Colonel Carlos Mateus , Air Cluster Supervisor, CECOMPI

This Session will discuss how CECOMPI is driving competitiveness and innovation in aerospace and defense SMEs, exploring studies to help improve global competitiveness for SMEs operating in the defence and aerospace market in Latin America. 

Colonel Carlos Mateus
Colonel Carlos Mateus
Air Cluster Supervisor
CECOMPI

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