AFS 2017 is a one-day event which will be held on 04 May 2017 in the Shangri-la at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila with the theme “Harnessing Air Power in Multinational HADR Operations.” It aims to generate stakeholders’ support and highlight the role of policy in developing HADR capability. The Guest of Honor (GOH) and Keynote Speaker during this event will be the Secretary of National Defense, HONORABLE DELFIN N LORENZANA. The Symposium will have a morning and an afternoon session. The Morning or Operational-Technical Session will feature presentations from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Defense Exhibitors/Symposium Sponsors related to the various elements of an Integrated Air Defense System and HADR capability. The Afternoon or Policy-Academic Session will feature presentations on “HADR: The Japanese Experience” by GEN YOSHIYUKI SUGIYAMA the Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self Defense Force and “HADR on a Multinational Setting” by TBD. The Session will be capped by the speech of our GOH and Keynote Speaker, HONORABLE DELFIN N LORENZANA, who will discuss the topic: “HADR: The Philippine Experience.” The ASEAN Air Chiefs are expected to attend the said event aside from the high level government policy makers, top DND and AFP officials, members of the academe, concerned stakeholders from other government agencies and private sector, and members of the media. The event will be attended by 300 participants.Air Force Symposium Program Click Here
Pictures of Air Force Symposium 2016
From Left to Right: MGEN MICHAEL B COMPTON USAF, Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Pacific Air Forces; LTGEN EDGAR R FALLORINA AFP, Commanding General, Philippine Air Force; JUSTICE ANTONIO T CARPIO, Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines; and LTGEN YOSHINARI MARUMO, Vice Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
|The Air Force Symposium was held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport City Complex, Pasay City, Manila|
|The Air Force Symposium 2016 Afternoon Session Guest of Honor and Guest Speakers and Participants with the Commanding General, Philippine Air Force.|