Registration opens for CABSEC & SAMSEC and Warships & OPVs conference


Defence iQ are proud to present the return of the esteemed CABSEC & SAMSEC and Warships & OPVs conference taking place at Intercontinental in Cartagena, Colombia on 15-16 November 2023.

Attend CABSEC & SAMSEC and Warships & OPVs conference to learn how your operations can take advantage of the opportunities within the regions.

The events will bring together Heads of Shipyards, Ministers, Chiefs of Defence and Heads of Navies from across South America and the Caribbean. Topics covered will include improving inter-agency collaboration across the hemisphere, fleet modernisation, counter-narcotics, improving maritime awareness and more.

Interested parties can save $900 by booking by Friday 25th August. Register at

Your Distinguished CABSEC/SAMSEC Speakers

  • Air Vice Marshal Darryl Daniel, Chief of Defence Staff, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Forces
  • Rear Admiral Mark Fedor, JIATF South,S. Coast Guard
  • Rear Admiral Douglas Schofield, Seventh District Commander (D7),S. Coast Guard

Your Distinguished Warships & OPVs Speakers

  • Vice-Admiral João Alberto de Araújo Lampert, Director of Naval Projects, Brazilian Navy Vice
  • Admiral Orlando Enrique Grisales Franceschi, Chief of Staff of Operations, Colombian Navy Prefecto
  • Admiral Alberto Alcalá Luna, Commander-in-Chief, Peruvian Navy

View the agenda and expert speaker line-up at

For sponsorship enquiries contact Yosuf Malik, Sponsorship Manager on [email protected]

CABSEC & SAMSEC and Warships & OPVs conference
15 – 16 November 2023
Intercontinental, Cartagena, Colombia