Northern Coast conference call for papers – “special” authors extension

Wed 26 Jun 2019 @ 8:16

The MAST Northern Coasts conference committee has extended the deadline for authors proposing papers in the following areas key to the programme:

  • Maritime operations in North Atlantic and Arctic Exclusive Economic Zones;
  • Mine Counter Measure Warfare
  • Surveillance and Reconnaissance
  • Anti/Submarine Warfare;
  • Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD);
  • Unmanned Systems.

Abstracts will now be accepted up to 9th July 2019 (paper selection meeting).

Submit your abstract now.


Download the MAST Event app for MAST Asia 2019

Thu 13 Jun 2019 @ 10:31

We are pleased to announce that the official MAST Event app is now available for iOS and Android devices.

The app contains full details of all conference sessions, papers, exhibitors and more, and is an essential download if you’re attending MAST Asia 2019.

The app will be updated during MAST Asia 2019, so check in with it regularly to keep up to date.

You will find the MAST Event app in your device’s app store by searching for “MAST Event” or by following the links on our app information page:


Northern Coasts conference – Final call for papers

Sat 8 Jun 2019 @ 4:49

MAST Northern CoastsNeed to present your solutions to the global defence leaders in charge of procurement and operating naval equipment (in BALTIC, ARCTIC, and NORTH ATLANTIC) from over 40 countries? Upload your abstracts now!

The presence and access to over 40 naval/air units berthed in the nearby harbour opens up MAST conference debates like never before, offering authors and exhibitors invaluable face-time with the naval operators using their platforms/systems.

With the following week’s “Northern Coasts” training operations firmly in mind, participating defence leaders expect to see a full spectrum of future and state-of-the-art technologies at MAST NOCO, covering:

  • Mine Warfare;
  • Anti/Submarine Warfare;
  • Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD);
  • Senors/surveillance;
  • Unmanned Systems; and
  • 5th generation fighters

Upload your abstract now, or miss this one-off opportunity to meet 4,000 customers/operators.


MAST Asia – The Who’s Who of Japan/ASEAN defence

Mon 3 Jun 2019 @ 9:01

MAST Asia, Chiba, Tokyo, 17–19 June 2019

Delegates at this month’s third biennial MAST Asia will meet the most influential global gamechangers directing the future of Japan’s (and ASEAN) defence policy, operations, and procurement plans.

Registrations are already on track to exceed the 4,500 attendees received at the previous MAST Asia in 2017, with over 250 V.VIPs (and 500+ top-level “Guests”).

Bilateral talks, social functions, and numerous networking opportunities create the region’s established and unmatched interface with the top leadership of every important Japanese defence/policy organisations including:

  • Ministry of Defense
  • Acquisition Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA)
  • Japan Maritime Self Defense Force
  • Japan Air Self Defense Force
  • Japan Ground Self Defense Force

Regional delegations will include:

  • Chief Defence Scientist, Australia
  • Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy, Malaysia
  • Undersecretary for Defense Operations, Philippines
  • Deputy Commander, Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command, Philippines
  • Director, Policy and Planning, Operations, Royal Thai Navy, Thailand
  • Commander US Navy 7th Fleet, USA

…and from further afield:

  • Chief of Defence Staff, Cameroon
  • Director, Defence Materiel Organisation, Netherlands
  • Director General, FMV, Sweden
  • Director to Commander of Airforce, Royal Air Force of Oman, Oman
  • Commander of the UK’s Joint Helicopter Command, Royal Navy, UK
  • Chief Strategy Officer, F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, USA

MAST Asia runs from 17–19 June 2019.