Meet the Speakers

2017 Speakers include:


Icelandic Coast Guard
Rear Admiral Georg Larússon
Director General
Icelandic Coast Guard
Danish Defence Command
Commander Michael Hjorth
Chief Liaison Element Faroe Islands
Danish Defence Command
Italian Coast Guard
Lieutenant Commander Giuseppe Quattrocchi
MRCC Rome
Italian Coast Guard
Royal Canadian Air Force
Captain Dave Agnew
424 Squadron
Royal Canadian Air Force
UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Mr. Phil Bostock
Head of International Liaison
UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency
European Maritime Safety Agency
Mr Fionn Molloy
Deputy Head of Unit, Maritime Surveillance
European Maritime Safety Agency
Canadian Coast Guard
Mr Adam Erland
Regional Supervisor Maritime SAR
Canadian Coast Guard
LPS SR
Mr Karel Nemec
Head of RCC Slovakia
LPS SR
Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia
Mr. Predrag Kaličanin
National Search and Rescue Coordinator
Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia
US Coast Guard
Mr Kevin M Jones
Arctic Policy Coordination
US Coast Guard
Greenland Police Department
Mr Bjørn Tegner Bay
Chief of Police
Greenland Police Department
Rescue Global
Mr. David Jones
Chief Executive Officer
Rescue Global
Rescue Global
Ms Hannah Pathak
Director of Engagement
Rescue Global
European Commission
Mr Xavier Maufroid
Satellite Navigation Unit J2
European Commission
Cobham Helicopter Services
Mr Ian Rose
Flight Operations Director
Cobham Helicopter Services
Petzl
Mr Blaise Agresti
Global Sales Director
Petzl

Speaking at the co-located Arctic Patrol & Reconnaissance conference


Danish Ministry of Defence
Mr. Kasper Høeg-Jensen
Deputy Permanent Secretary, Security Policy Division
Danish Ministry of Defence
Icelandic Coast Guard
Rear Admiral Georg Larusson
Director General
Icelandic Coast Guard
Swedish Armed Forces
Brigadier General Michael Claesson
Deputy Head Plans & Policy Department
Swedish Armed Forces
Danish Joint Arctic Command
Captain Anders Friis
Deputy Commander
Danish Joint Arctic Command
Finnish Ministry of Defence
Captain Sakari Martimo
Project Manager European Arctic Maritime Capabilities
Finnish Ministry of Defence
Finnish Army
Colonel Timo Mäki-Rautila
Deputy Commander, Jaeger Brigade
Finnish Army
NATO HQ
Colonel Gjert Lage Dyndal
Strategic Analysis Capability Team
NATO HQ
Swedish Armed Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Stefan Hedmark
Commander, Cold Weather Operations Unit, Norrbotten Regiment
Swedish Armed Forces
Swedish Armed Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Mathias Holmqvist
Commanding Officer, Swedish Ranger Battalion
Swedish Armed Forces
US Coast Guard
Commander Scott Hale
Senior Arctic Policy Adviser
US Coast Guard
NATO Shipping Centre
Commander Ben Lofstad
Branch Head
NATO Shipping Centre
Combined Joint Operations from the Sea, Centre of Excellence (CJOS COE)
Commander Geir Arne Hestvik
Staff Officer Strategic Plans & Policy
Combined Joint Operations from the Sea, Centre of Excellence (CJOS COE)
Canadian Coast Guard
Mrs Julie Gascon
Assistant Commissioner Central and Arctic Region
Canadian Coast Guard
University of Alaska
Major General (Retd.) Randy Kee
Executive Director, Arctic Domain Awareness Center, A US Department of Home
University of Alaska
Defence Research and Development Canada
Mr Dale Reding
Director General S&T Air Force and Navy
Defence Research and Development Canada
Greenland Police
Mr Bjørn Tegner Bay
Chief Constable
Greenland Police
Royal Danish Defence College
Dr Jørgen Staun
Researcher in Russian Foreign Policy
Royal Danish Defence College
Technical University of Denmark
Dr Jens Olaf Pepke Pedersen
Senior Scientist
Technical University of Denmark
Raytheon
Mr Shawn Cochran
Mission Data Services Lead
Raytheon

Conference Chairmen


Danish Joint Arctic Command
Major General (Retd.) Stig Oestergaard Nielsen
Former Commander
Danish Joint Arctic Command
Danish Joint Arctic Command
Captain (Retd.) Henrik Kudsk
Former Commander
Danish Joint Arctic Command