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Coastal and Maritime Surveillance Africa Conference 2020

Abuja, Nigeria

Note: This event was originally planned for planned for July 21-22, 2020 in Abuja, Nigeria and has now been rescheduled

New date: 18 - 19 November 2020

Shaping a coordinated response to maritime threats in the Gulf of Guinea

We are honoured to announce that the Coastal and Maritime Security Africa Conference 2020 will be held in Abuja, Nigeria actively working with Naval and Maritime Security organisations from Angola, Benin, Cameroun, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and others to increase safety and stability levels in the region.

Co-Located with West Africa National Security & Armoured Vehicles Conference

Why Attend?

  • Build relationships with senior officers from African Maritime Security organisations in order to understand both current and future requirements and to improve inter-governmental cooperation
  • Develop your understanding on key security concerns end their effects in enhancing interest for upgrading particular defensive/ offensive capabilities
  • Find out about the newest requirements for  Communications, Maritime Vessels, Surveillance, Recconnaisence and UAVs among others
  • Discover how the lastest innovative technologies can help boost successful operations and stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing threat landscape

Who should attend?

  • Chiefs of Navy
  • Chiefs of Air Force
  • Commanders of coast guards
  • Central/Joint Command Directors
  • Coast Guard fficers
  • Senior and mid-rank officers from regional Navies
  • Ministry of Defence and Fisheries Staff
  • Public Safety servants
  • Decision makers from international defence industries
  • Technology providers
  • International media focusing on maritime security affairs
From the following industries:
  • Shipbuilding
  • Maritime Shipping
  • Surveillance
  • Systems integrators
  • C4ISR
  • Minesweeping
  • Reconnaisence
  • Missiles
  • Radar systems
  • Arms suppliers
  • Shipping Security


  • Air Vice Marshal Onyemaechi Jomo Osahor, Director General, Defence Research and Development Bureau, Nigerian Armed Forces
  • Major General JO Akomolafe, Commander of Armoured Corps, Nigerian Armed Forces


  • Rear Admiral Narciso Fastudo Junior, Deputy Executive Director, Interregional Cooperation Centre, Angolan Navy
  • Rear Admiral Raphael Osondu, Advisor to the CNS and former Chief of Naval Transformation, Nigerian Navy
  • Major General Adekunle Shodrunke, Chief of Army Standards and Evaluation, Nigerian Armed Forces
  • Commodore Stelios Kostalas, Commandant, Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center, NATO
  • Brigadier General Ibrahim G Lassa, Commander Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command, Nigerian Army
  • Captain (ret'd) Phillip Heyl, Former Director of Staff, Operations and Logistics Directorate (J3/J4), US AFRICOM
  • Colonel Jose Antonio Cruz Moro, Director, C-IED Centre of Excellence, NATO
  • Mr. Olushola Kamar Subair, Former Head, Interpol and Commissioner of Police, Nigeria
  • Mabo Olugbenga, Director of Operations and General Investigation, National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency
  • Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Chief Advisor, National Cyber Security Secretariat Ministry of Communications, Ghana
  • Mrs. Olufunmilayo Olotu, Lagos Port Manager, Nigerian Ports Authority
  • Lanre Bankole, Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Nigerian Police
  • Lieutenant Colonel Ali Tibeag Nasir, Chief N5/N7 Maritime Planning Cell, East African Standby Force
  • Zayyad Abubakar Lamorde, Crime Researcher, Nigerian Customs Service
  • Dennis A. Osanwuta, Survey Manager, Nigerian National Inland Waterways Authority
  • Dr. Kamal-Deen Ali, Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa
  • . ., Chief N5/N7 Maritime Planning Cell, East African Standby Force
  • Francis Omane-Addo, Commanding Officer, Ghana Prisons Service

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Sheraton Hotel
ladi Kwali St, Wuse, 021189
Abuja, Nigeria
Phone: +234 9 461 2000
Room Reservations: Special / corporate rate for room accommodation is available in the hotel. You may contact the  hotel directly as per the details above quoting IQPC Middle East or the name of the conference

Please note: We will never recommend, approve or appoint any third party rooming service to act on our behalf. Please be extremely wary if you are approached by any such companies. We will always endeavour to negotiate the best available rates for you so please use the Hotel's website link provided.
Event details
Organizer : IQME
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22201