Military Seabed Operations Forum – Oceanology International
SUT Defence Special Interest Group
16 March, 2022
At Oceanology International, ExCel – you must be registered for Oceanology International to attend.
South Gallery Room 5 – 1400 – 1530hrs
This session will consider Critical National Infrastructure on the Seabed (SBCNI), protecting the SBCNI, the threats, and impact of the threats. Hear from the Royal Navy and industry experts on this important subject as presentations consider what are the current challenges, the ways forward, the requirements for the future in the defence sector.
A moderated panel discussion will follow the presentations, including audience Q&A where attendees will be able to engage with panellists and their peers.
Nick Swift, SUT – Introduction
Commander Graham Mimpriss Royal Navy – Future Military Requirements
Lieutenant Commander Mark Butcher Royal Navy – Planned persistent surveillance of Oceanographic Data Gathering globally
Tom Rooney, Sonardyne – Autonomous Seafloor Sensor Monitoring and Communications
Gerry Goward, James Fisher Defence – Commercial Operations supporting Military Capability
Peter Alexander, Viper Innovations – Advanced Subsea Electrical Network Monitoring Technologies
Attendance is free. Seating will be limited, pre-registered delegates will be prioritised.