Presentation on theme: "Pacific Senior Communicators Meeting 2014"— Presentation transcript:
1 Pacific Senior Communicators Meeting 2014 MCIP, PE14, and PSCM Intro BriefLCDR Paul Salevski1
2 Agenda Yak & Yeti and PSCM Admin Details Multinational Communications Interoperability Program (MCIP) and PACIFIC ENDEAVOR 2014 (PE14) FamiliarizationPacific Senior Communicators Meeting (PSCM) FamiliarizationPSCM 2014 Schedule OverviewRadio training was held Apr for 33 members of the Sri Lankan Disaster Management Center. The effort was led by facilitators from CODAN radio.
3 Yak & Yeti and PSCM Admin Details Yak & Yeti Hotel Specifics – Complimentary:2 bottles of water per day3 articles of clothing laundered per day (laundry bag and form)Wired and wireless internet access in room and hotel (small form)Breakfast in the Sunrise Café begins at 0630Gym opens at 0600Yak & Yeti Lunch – 1000 rupees plus tax (~1200 rupees total)Sunrise Café buffetTea Breaks, RestroomsEmergency Contact Card in Welcome PacketPower Outages IntermittentBiography Books and Gift are Yours to KeepPrint Queue – attachment toRadio training was held Apr for 33 members of the Sri Lankan Disaster Management Center. The effort was led by facilitators from CODAN radio.
5 What is MCIP?4/11/2017Collaboration between Asia-Pacific militaries, int’l orgs, nongovernmental orgs, academia, and industryA multinational command, control, communications, and cyber (C4) program for assured interoperability, information sharing, and capacity buildingMCIP goals and objectivesBuild relationships & understanding … mil-to-mil, mil-to-civilianAssess C4 system interoperability … test, validate and archiveEstablish procedural interoperability … validate, document SOPsBuild capacity, capability & awareness … skills developmentEnhance collective unity of effort … tools development & fieldingEstablish interoperable communications today so that we may save lives during a multinational Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief (HA/DR) response tomorrow5
6 MCIP Annual Cycle This year marks the MCIP’s 13th Anniversary PSW1: Feb 2014, Wellington, New ZealandPSW2: Apr 2014, Tokyo, JapanPSW3: Jun 2014, Port Dickson, MalaysiaPE14: Aug 2014, Kathmandu, NepalA standing All Partners Access Network (APAN) site supports virtual collaboration between workshops
8 PE14 Snapshot Information Sharing Seminars Operational Assessments 4/11/2017Information Sharing SeminarsCyber, SATCOM, and Phoenix EndeavorsOperational AssessmentsEmployment in response to an international HA/DR earthquake disaster response in the Kathmandu ValleyDevelopments are captured via an APAN collaboration portalLeverages a fully integrated white cell consisting of academia, industry and leading humanitarian assistance organizations8
9 Kathmandu Airport (DCP 2) PE14 LocationsRadisson Hotel (MNCC)Yak & Yeti Hotel (ECC)Bhadrakali (FOB)Kathmandu Airport (DCP 2)Kharipati (DCP 1)AcronymsDCP – Disaster Command PostECC – Exercise Control CenterFOB – Forward Operating BaseMNCC – Multinational Coordination Center
11 What is the PSCM?The Pacific Senior Communicators Meeting (PSCM) is an annual gathering of the senior military communication professionals from each of the PE participant nationsThe PSCM serves a two-fold purposeProvide a venue to discuss and address Asia-Pacific strategic and operational C4 matters in a multinational forumServe as a MCIP senior steering committee that provides guidance on the objectives and concept for the upcoming year’s MCIP cycle and PACIFIC ENDEAVOR capstone event11
12 The PSCM and PE Benefits of scheduling the PSCM in concert with PE Enables senior communicators to witness PE and provide guidance for the following year’s PE operational conceptAffords senior communicators access to experts from International Organizations, NGOs, academia and industryExposes senior communicators to emerging technologies from industry and enables them to guide future systems development by relaying challenges and strategic context12