The Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD 2010)

Agenda Day One

Conference Program - Day One
Opening Session
09:00-09:10 Brief Welcome and Opening Remarks
  Riad Kahwaji, CEO, Institute for Near East & Gulf Military Analysis
09:10-09:20 First Keynote Address
  His Excellency Major General Ali Mohammed Suhaih Al Ka'abi, Deputy Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces
09:20-09:35 Second Keynote Address
  His Excellency General James Mattis, Commander, Central Command, United States
09:35-09:50 Third Keynote Address
  His Excellency Major General Ibrahim Naser Al Alawi, Deputy Commander, UAE Air Force and Air Defense
09:50-09:55 Presentation of Gifts Ceremony and Keynote Guests Group Photo
09:55-10:15 Networking Session with Tea and Coffee
First Plenary Session
10:15-10:40 "Regional Integrated Air and Missile Defense – The Operational Picture"
  Major General Richard Shook, Mobilization Assistant to Commander, Air Forces Central Command, United States
10:40-11:05 "Region-Specific Challenges in Building an Integrated Missile Defense Shield"
  Brigadier General Mohammed Murad Hassan Al Baloushi, Commander, Air Force and Air Defense Operation Center, UAE Air Force & Air Defense
11:05-11:30 "A Regional Approach to Missile Defense - The Center for Integrated Air and Missile Defense"
  Brigadier General (P) David Mann, Commander, 32nd Army Air & Missile Defense Command, United States
11:30-11:45 Interactive Panel Discussion
11:45-12:15 Networking Session with Refreshments
Second Plenary Session
12:15-12:40 "Ballistic Missile Defense Overview"
  Clayton Holt, Middle East Division Chief, Directorate of International Affairs, Missile Defense Agency, United States
12:40-13:05 "Maritime Assets and Interoperability in the AMD System"
  Captain Hervé Boy, Chief, Program Expertise Office, French Navy Headquarters
13:05-13:30 "Integrated Air & Missile Defense - A Theater Imperativ"
  Major General (Ret.) John Urias, Former PEO, Missiles & Space (PEO M&S) and Deputy Commanding General, U.S.  Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC)
12:55-13:10 Interactive Panel Discussion
13:10-14:15 Lunch in Abu Mousa Restaurant and Prayers
Third Plenary Session
14:15-14:40 "UAE Network Enabled Capability:  A Local Solution to a Global Problem"
  Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Center of Excellence & Development, UAE Armed Forces
14:40-15:05 "BMC2 Interoperability and Integration"
  Major General (Ret.) Tommy Crawford, Former Commander, Air Force Command and Control, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center, United States
15:05-15:20 Interactive Panel Discussion
15:20 Closing Remarks and End of Proceedings on First Day
19:30 Gala Dinner in Gardens of Armed Forces Officers Club