Asia-Pacific Security Innovation Summit Rotorua, New Zealand 17-18 April 2019


Chair: Brett Murphy

8am-8.30am : Registration

8.30am-9.00: Powhiri, Apostolic Training Centre

9.00am-9.30am: Welcoming remark: Dr Anita Abbott, Global Partnership and Development Ltd

9.30am-10am: Ministry of Foreign Affairs  and Trade  (TBC)

10am-10.15am: Morning tea break / networking

10.15am-10.45am: Proliferation of Economic Espionage
Speaker: Luke Bencie (Managing Director of Security Management International, the author of Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for the Business Traveler, and The Clandestine Consultant: Kings, Sheiks, Warlords, and Dictators)

10.45am-11.15am: Human Factors and Psychological Strategies for the Defence Against Terrorism
Speaker: Barnaby Pace

11.15am-12.15pm: International Panel

Moderator: Dr. Jerome Odenbunmi

Dr Mamadou Bah (Malaysia)
Dr. Chandra Pandey (Nepal)
Simon Grey (New Zealand)   

12.15pm-1pm: Lunch
Keynote lunch: Craig Valentine (an award-winning speaker and trainer, the 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking for Toastmasters International)

1pm-1.30pm: Information Sharing within Asia-Pacific Disaster Relief
Speaker:  Kendra Leah Roddis (Centre for Defence and Security Studies, Massey University)

1.30pm-2pm : Regional Cyber Defence, Asia-Pacific's Cyber Five
Speaker: Dr. Anita Abbott, Global Partnership and Development Ltd

2pm- 3pm: Think tank session
Moderator:  Dr Chandra Pandey

3.30pm-3.50pm: Afternoon tea break/ networking

3.50pm-4.10pm: Closing remarks: Paul Galea


Chair: Richard Selinkoff

8.15 am- 8.45 am: Welcoming remarks: NATO

8.45am-9am: Opening remark: Tantowi Yahya, Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, Ambassador- Designate to the Kingdom of Tonga

9am-9.30: Tactical and Strategic Network in the Information Age
Speaker: Paul Galea 

9.30am-10am: Transformation of air power for a small country in Information Age: Case study of the Royal Thai Air Force, Survival, and Resilience
Speaker: GP Caps Verachon Pensri, Royal Thai Air Force

10am-10.15am: Morning tea break/ networking

10.15am-10.45am:  Implications of Artificial Intelligence for international security and New Zealand
Speaker:  Dr. Reuben Steff, the University of Waikato

10.45am-11.15am: Cyber Defence Resiliency 

Speaker: NATO representative (TBC)

11.15am-12.15: Skill-building session: Negotiation and cooperative strategy, strategic communication, and business intelligence
 Alessandro Roth
Group facilitator:  Craig Valentine (Strategic communication)                 
                                Joseph Darby (Negotiation and cooperative strategy)
                                Luke Bencie ( Business intelligence)
                                 Francis Pauwels (Strategic Planning)

12.15pm-1pm: Lunch/networking break

1pm-2pm: Panel: Effective threat intelligence and counter threats
Moderator:  Dr Chandra Pandey
Gen (Ret) Shin
GP Caps Verachon Pensri
Col. Paul Galea

 2pm-2.30pm: Risk management and resilience in the private sector
Speaker: Joseph Darby

2.30 - 3.20pm: Networking and birds of a feather session 
Strategic Planning and Outreach
Moderator:  Maxwell Abbott
Group presenters:  
                                 Barnaby Pace (Innovation)
                                  Francis Pauwels (Business)
                                  Alessandro Roth (Education outreach)
                                 GP Caps Verachon Pensri (Civil-military relations)
3.20pm-3.50pm: Industry Panel: Effective Threat Intelligence
Moderator:  Maxwell Abbott

3.50pm-4.05pm: Closing remarks: Paul Galea


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