26 - 28 May, 2020
London, UK

Conference Day Two | 28 May

8:00 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:50 am - 9:00 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS

Jennifer Gordon, Deputy Director, Global Energy Center at Atlantic Council

Jennifer Gordon

Deputy Director, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

  • The scale of the challenge in the UK
  • How Chemistry Is Helping Defeat Fuel Fraud
  • Working with international partners to counter illicit activities
Chris Murphy, Assistant Director, National Oils Lead & Mobile Enforcement Team Coordinator at HMRC Fraud Investigation Service

Chris Murphy

Assistant Director, National Oils Lead & Mobile Enforcement Team Coordinator
HMRC Fraud Investigation Service

Michael Brennan, Senior Officer Intelligence Development Team (Oils Organised Crime Threats) at HMRC Risk & Intelligence Service

Michael Brennan

Senior Officer Intelligence Development Team (Oils Organised Crime Threats)
HMRC Risk & Intelligence Service

9:40 am - 10:20 am COMBATTING FULE FRAUD - A VIEW FROM SWITZERLAND, AND THE WTO

  • Understanding the scale of the problem: estimating the value of oil and fuel theft
  • A global problem; not just a handful of countries
  • Comparing the issues facing Europe, with more global trends
Nicholas Niggli, Directorate General Economic Development at Canton of Geneva

Nicholas Niggli

Directorate General Economic Development
Canton of Geneva

10:20 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

  • Definition, involved products, current trends
  • Results achieved based on international cooperation
  • Current proposals for amendment of EU legislation
Lieutenant Colonel Renáta Kravcová, Investigation and Coordination Section Criminal Office at Slovak Republic Financial Administration

Lieutenant Colonel Renáta Kravcová

Investigation and Coordination Section Criminal Office
Slovak Republic Financial Administration

11:40 am - 12:20 pm THE THREAT POSED BY ORGANISED CRIME TO ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE IN AFRICA

  • An overview of threat, and the impact it is having not just on revenue, but on wider security
  • The growing need for public/private cooperation in dealing with security challenges
  • Case studies, and examples of new initiatives
Tuesday Reitano, Deputy Director at Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime

Tuesday Reitano

Deputy Director
Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm THE ROLE OF CHEMICAL LABORATORIES IN SUPPORTING CUSTOMS AND EXCISE

  • Description of the current frauds detected in Italy (with specific regards to the automotive diesel fuel)
  • How chemical laboratories can provide their technical knowledge to the other players involved in order to contrast these fraud
  • Recent developments in the field, an case studies
Adriano Francescangeli, Chemist at Italian Customs Agency

Adriano Francescangeli

Chemist
Italian Customs Agency

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm SENEGAL’S PLAN FOR IMPROVING MARITIME SECURITY

  • Adopting new standards for maritime security
  • Leading the fight against tanker piracy in Senegalese waters and beyond
  • How can Senegal reaffirm itself as one of the most attractive countries in the region for investment by delivering a secure platform for naval trade?
Rear Admiral Momar Diagne, Chief of Naval Staff at Senegalese Navy

Rear Admiral Momar Diagne

Chief of Naval Staff
Senegalese Navy

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm THE UKMTO’S ROLE IN ENSURING THE SECURITY OF UK OIL AND FUEL SUPPLY CHAINS

  • Initiatives to protect shipments from potential risk areas
  • Building regional capacity in hot zones such as the Gulf
  • Collective approaches to countering piracy and ship to ship transfers
Lieutenant Commander Joanna Black, Maritime Trade Ops SO2 at UK Maritime  Trade Operations

Lieutenant Commander Joanna Black

Maritime Trade Ops SO2
UK Maritime Trade Operations

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm THE ROLE OF COMBINED MARITIME FORCES IN COMBATTING PIRACY, AND SECURING MARITIME SUPPLY LINES

  • An overview of CMF initiatives to protect shipments from potential risk areas
  • Building regional capacity in hot zones such as the Gulf
  • Collective approaches to countering piracy, illegal bunkering and ship to ship transfers
Confirmed representative, - at Combined Maritime Forces

Confirmed representative

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Combined Maritime Forces

  • Port fuel facility security planning
  • Shipping industry;  cargo container security
  • US interest and counter-piracy action plan
Daniel Gianfalla, Former National Maritime Security Advisor, National Maritime Security Advisory Committee at U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Daniel Gianfalla

Former National Maritime Security Advisor, National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

5:20 pm - 5:20 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF CONFERENCE DAY TWO