Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia

Programme – Day One


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9:00am-10:30am – Opening Keynote
Chair: John Donlon QPM, FSI
International adviser on security intelligence and former Director of ACPO Prepare & Protect, UK

Opening Welcome Message – Sarawak Chief Minister*
– Ir. Md Shah Nuri Md Zain, Chief Executive, National Cyber Security Agency (NACSA), Malaysia
– Hon. Police-General Professor Tito Karnavian, Chief, Indonesian National Police*
– Catherine Gamper, Public Governance Directorate, OECD*
– Willem Rampangilei, Chief of Indonesian National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB), Chair of ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM) and AADMER , Indonesia*

10:30am-11:00am – Networking Coffee Break

11:00am-11:45am – CNI Methodology, Strategy & Planning
As the scale and frequency of natural disasters continues to rise and international terrorism shows no signs of abating anytime soon, countries across Asia are focussing on resilient crisis recovery strategies, planning and methodology and how best to implement them.
Chair: John Donlon QPM, FSI

– CEO, Astronautic Technology, Malaysia*
– How the Business Continuity methodology of Business Impact Analysis can help CIP practitioners transition from Asset Protection to Asset Resilience – Oliver Carlos G. Odulio, VP, Head of Asset Protection & Risk Management, PLDT Inc, Philippines
– Architecture for a security and safety in critical infrastructures (CIs) analysis information system using GIS techniques integrated with all hazard approaches of critical infrastructure – Elli Pagourtzi, Project Manager, Security for Security Studies (KEMEA), Hellenic Ministry of Interior, Greece
– Crisis Management – Being Prepared For The Unprecedented – Munies Pillai, Director, Global E2C Pte Ltd and Senior Vice President of the Chartered International Institute of Security And Crisis Management
– Senior Director, Resilience Policy and Research Centre, Singapore*

12:30pm-2:00pm – Delegate Networking Lunch


2:00pm-3:15pm – Session 3a: Emerging & Future Threats Identification & Management
The ever changing nature of threats, whether natural, through climate change, or man-made through terrorism activities, means the need to continually review and update policies, practices and technologies to meet these growing demands. But what are those emerging threats and how can we identify, monitor and manage their levels of potential damage?

Senior Representative, Chief Government Security Office (CGSO), Malaysia

Ms Wong Chin Ling, Director, ASEAN Specialized Meteorological Centre (ASMC), Singapore*

Dr. Phong Tran, Technical Lead, Institute for Social and Environmental Transition–International (ISET)*

CBRN Threats in Buildings – Preparedness and Protection Instead of Forgotten Vulnerabilities – Katja Kiukas, Product Manager, Environics Oy

3:15pm-4:00pm – Networking Coffee Break

4:00pm – 5:15pm – Session 4a: The PPP Role in CIP
With many critical infrastructures in the hands of private organisations, how does the responsibility of security and resilience lie between government, with public accountability to keep them safe, secure and operational 24/7, and the private operator, with additional responsibilities towards shareholders? How can improving the communication between the public sector and private sector enhance protection and can incentives be employed to better engage private owners into PPP?

Henry Ee, Chairman, Asia Chapter, Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

Senior Representative, Ministry of Interior, Thailand*

Senior Representative, South East Asia Regional Centre for Counter Terrorism (SEARCCT)

Founder and Chairman (Hong Kong),The Institute of Crisis and Risk Management ICRM*


2:00pm-3:15pm – Session 3b: Cybersecurity Threats and Trends
The digital age has opened up immense new opportunities for criminal activity, providing numerous communications channels and instant access to critical information and data. But what are the latest threats in the cybersecurity space and what are the future trends likely to be in attacks on our critical information infrastructure.

Senior Representative, Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU), Malaysia

Kenneth Chen, Managing Director ASEAN, Symantec

Albert Chai, Country Manager Malaysia, CISCO

Head of APAC Intellegence, Barclays Group*

3:15pm-4:00pm – Networking Coffee Break

4:00pm – 5:15pm – Session 4b: Cyber Analysis, Monitoring and Defence
The ability to monitor the cyber threats to CNI can greatly assist the operators and agencies better prepare their defences against cyber attacks on systems and information/data. What is the latest strategic perspective on cyber monitoring and cyber defences for enhancing CIIP?

Senior Representative, Cyber Security Centre, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia

Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor, BDT/International Telecommunication Union

Ian Yip, Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific, McAfee & JP Dunning Principal Security Consultant, APAC Lead for Foundstone Services, McAfee

Benjamin Ang, Senior Fellow & Head – Cyber, Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS)




 5.15pm – 7.30pm – Networking Reception

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