CONFERENCE PROGRAMM

 

 

8.30 – 9.00 Welcome coffee

 

9.00 – 9.15 OPENING SPEECH

French Combat Fleet by 2025 : Capabilities and Operational Challenges

 

9.15 – 10.45 MARITIME AMBITIONS, (RE)AFFIRMATION OF POWER

  • The Sea in the Great-Power Ambitions
  • The UK’s return to carrier strike operations
  • The Challenges of Cooperation in Maritime Security
  • Chinese Navy and Military Shipbuilding : from National to Export

 

10.45 – 11.00 Break

 

11.00 – 12.30 TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS, BREAKTHROUGH CAPABILITIES

  • Next Generation Naval Platforms and Systems : Science and Technology Perspectives
  • The Digitization of the Maritime Area
  • Integration of unmanned platforms in surveillance and interdiction missions : OCEAN 2020, the new pan-European research project
  • Future naval weapon systems : the high-Energy laser weapon

 

12.30 – 1.00pm Conclusions

 

1.00pm Lunch