25 - 27 September, 2018
Twickenham Stadium, London, United Kingdom

Captain Mark Davanzo


Incoming Chief, Office of Cutter Forces
U.S. Coast Guard HQ


10:15 AM CLOSING Q&A: WHERE DOES THE OPV SIT WITHIN A GLOBAL APPROACH TO MARITIME SECURITY ENFORCEMENT?

  • How should the future threat context be characterised for the maritime domain? Does the threat of high-intensity operations necessitate a fresh approach to maritime security strategy and capability development?
  • Does the sheer volume of maritime security missions challenge the concept of a multi-mission OPV?
  • How can regional information sharing initiatives be improved to support multi-national approaches to maritime security enforcement?

2:00 PM DEPLOYING THE CUTTERS TO ENFORCE US NATIONAL SECURITY

  • Supporting high endurance for the cutters on operation
  • Using the cutters as a command and control platform to support helicopter operations
  • Sustaining legacy vessels to best effect in readiness for long-range missions
  • Deploying USCG assets to support regional maritime security and to gap fill ashore communications in the immediate aftermath of disaster


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Captain Mark.

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