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Global MilSatCom 2016

Global MilSatCom 2016

SMi Group are proud to announce that the 18th annual Global MilSatCom will convene in London on 8th-10th November 2016.

At this year's Global MilSatCom there will once again be a range of networking opportunities:

Service providers as well as key military and government end-users to make up 500 attendees for the conference and exhibition.
Two evening networking receptions hosted by SES and Airbus Defence and Space at the end of days 1 and 2
SES will host their reception in the City Suite at the conference hotel whilst Airbus Defence and Space invite you to the Royal Chelsea Hospital
Two invitation only evening dinners hosted by Lockheed Martin at the The Army and Navy Club in Mayfair and Eutelsat in the Chino-Latino restaurant in the conference hotel.
More than three and a half hours of networking during the conference days

At the main conference itself products and services will be unveiled. There will also be new updates on military SatCom programmes and crucial topics will be discussed. These include the potential for greater exploitation of commercial services to satisfy end-user military requirements, how the great demand for more resilient and protected SatCom is being satisfied and the potential for SatCom on airborne platforms. Such topics will be addressed by the likes of the UK MoD, UAE Space Agency, Oneweb and U.S Air Force.


Day 1
8:00
Registration & Coffee
8:30
Chairman's Opening Remarks
Gerard Donelan, Vice-President Governments and Institutions, SES
8:35
OPENING MINISTERIAL ADDRESS
Harriett Baldwin, Minister of State for Defence Procurement, UK Ministry of Defence
9:00
UK MoD Strategic SatCom Update
Air Commodore Nick Hay, Head Capability C4ISR, Joint Forces Command, UK Ministry of Defence
9:30
SPECIAL GUEST ADDRESS: How The UAE Space Agency Is Fast Becoming The Pioneer Of Space Exploration In The 21st Century
His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director-General, UAE Space Agency
10:00
ESA/EDA - Supporting Innovation In Secure SATCOM for Governmental Use
Hermann Ludwig Moeller, Head of Institutional and European Programmes Office, European Space Agency
10:00
ESA/EDA - Supporting Innovation In Secure SATCOM for Governmental Use
Holger Lueschow, Programme Manager Satellite Communication and Project Officer Radio Spectrum, Capability, Armament & Technology, European Defence Agency
10:30
Morning Coffee
11:00
Secure Communications – The Future Is More Than Just Satellite Communications
Richard Franklin, Head of Secure Communications, Airbus Defence and Space
11:30
French MilSatCom: A Consistent System for Armed Forces
Colonel Laurent Jannin, Head of SatCom Programmes, DGA France
12:00
Welcome To The Eutelsat Quantum World
David Bair, Chief Executive Officer, Eutelsat America Corporation
12:30
Networking Lunch
13:50
An Update On SICRAL2 And How MilSatCom Services Are Being Provided For The Italian Armed Forces
Colonel Leonardo Musmanno, Head of Navigation, Surveillance and Communication Satellite Systems , Ministry of Defence, Italy
14:20
GOVSAT-1 - A Key European Governmental Satcom Infrastructure
Patrick Biewer, Chief Executive Officer, LuxGovSat S.A.
14:50
COMMERCIAL PANEL DISCUSSION: How Industry Are Satisfying The Key Requirements For SatCom in ISR
Daniel Losada, Senior Director of Defense Systems, Hughes Network Systems
14:50
COMMERCIAL PANEL DISCUSSION: How Industry Are Satisfying The Key Requirements For SatCom in ISR
Brian Rodriguez, Director Business Development and Strategy, Space and Airborne Systems, Raytheon
14:50
COMMERCIAL PANEL DISCUSSION: How Industry Are Satisfying The Key Requirements For SatCom in ISR
Colin Sage, Director, International C3 & ISR Programs, ViaSat, Inc.
14:50
COMMERCIAL PANEL DISCUSSION: How Industry Are Satisfying The Key Requirements For SatCom in ISR
Rick Henry, Director, Global Network Solutions, Intelsat General
15:35
Afternoon Tea
16:5
Enabling Future Milsatcom Capabilities
Dan Hart, VP, Government Space Systems, Boeing Defence & Space Group
16:35
An Update On Future NATO SatCom
Dr Gregory Edwards, Director of Infrastructure Services, NATO NCIA
17:5
What Makes MilSatCom Fit For The Battlefield?
Etienne Boucharlat, Solution Manager, MilSatCom and Tactical Networks, Thales Communications & Security
17:35
Five Steps Towards Efficient MilSatCom Operations With Newtec Mx-DMA® VSAT Return Technology
Koen Willems, Market Director Government & Defense, Newtec
18:5
Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One
18:30
Networking Reception Sponsored by SES
20:30
Evening Dinner Sponsored By Eutelsat
Day 2
8:15
Registration & Coffee
8:45
Chairman's Opening Remarks
Christopher Baugh, President, Northern Sky Research, LLC
8:50
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Ensuring Effective Strategic Communications For Deployed Warfighters Through DISA’s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services Programme
Clare Grason, Programme Manager Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services, DISA
9:20
Satellite Communications: Enabling Critical Surveillance Capabilities
Rich Pang, Vice President, Governement Product Management, SES
9:50
How The DoD Teleport Program Ensures Effective Interoperability Between Multiple SatCom Systems In The U.S
Dean Olson, Senior SATCOM Policy Analyst, Department of Defense
10:20
Morning Coffee
10:50
MilSatCom – Ensuring Mission Relevance
Justin Keller, Director, Advanced Programs, Military Space, Lockheed Martin Space Systems
11:20
Delivering Broadband To The Battlespace
Andy Lincoln, Chief Technical Officer, Tactical Network Solutions, ViaSat, Inc.
11:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: Adapting To Evolving Threats By Creating More Resilient And Robust MilSatCom Systems
Claude Rousseau, Research Director, Northern Sky Research (NSR)
11:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: Adapting To Evolving Threats By Creating More Resilient And Robust MilSatCom Systems
Clare Grason, Programme Manager Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services, DISA
11:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: Adapting To Evolving Threats By Creating More Resilient And Robust MilSatCom Systems
Dean Olson, Senior SATCOM Policy Analyst, Department of Defense
11:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: Adapting To Evolving Threats By Creating More Resilient And Robust MilSatCom Systems
Deanna Ryals, Chief International Military Satellite Communication Division, MilSatCom Systems Directorate, US Air Force
11:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: Adapting To Evolving Threats By Creating More Resilient And Robust MilSatCom Systems
Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Sandler, Assistant Chief of Staff G6, US Marine Corps Forces for Europe and Africa
12:35
Networking Lunch Sponsored by Hughes Network Systems
13:55
Speaking Slot Reserved for Airbus Defence and Space
14:25
Wideband Analysis of Alternatives
Anthony Vraa, Wideband Satcom Subject Matter Expert, J6 C4 Transport Division, Joint Staff
14:55
Staying Ahead Of The Bits: How HTS Is Enabling Mobility Applications And Performance To Meet The Accelerating Demands Of Data Hungry Users
Skot Butler, President, Intelsat General
15:25
How The U.S Can Maximise Key Capabilities Across The U.S Armed Forces With Greater Allied Collaboration And Advanced Planning
Deanna Ryals, Chief International Military Satellite Communication Division, MilSatCom Systems Directorate, US Air Force
15:55
Afternoon Tea
16:25
Developing International Relationships to Optimize MilSatCom Capabilities and Capacities:
Michael Laney, Lead International Engagement for MilSatCom, U.S. Air Force
16:55
Transforming MilSatCom with Commercial Technologies
Daniel Losada, Senior Director of Defense Systems, Hughes Network Systems
17:25
How The Marine Corps Is Optimising Satellite Communications For Regional Operations
Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Sandler, Assistant Chief of Staff G6, US Marine Corps Forces for Europe and Africa
17:55
Evolution Of Protected Resilient SatCom
Brian Rodriguez, Director Business Development and Strategy, Space and Airborne Systems, Raytheon
18:25
Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two
18:40
Coaches Depart for Airbus Defence and Space Networking Reception at Royal Chelsea Hospital
Day 3
8:00
Registration & Coffee
8:30
Chairman's Opening Remarks
Martin Littlehales, UK Security and Defence Marketing Director, Airbus Defence & Space
8:40
An Overview of the Australia Defence Force's Future and Current SatCom Capabilities
Commodore David Greaves, Commander Defence Strategic Communications, Australian Department of Defense
9:10
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How Tactical Narrowband Satellite Communication (TNS) Project Will Satisfy Next-Generation SatCom Requirements
Lieutenant Colonel Abde Bellahnid, Directorate of Joint Capability, SATCOMS & SAR Requirements, Canadian Department of National Defence
9:40
High Throughput Satellite (HTS) Communications for Government and Military Applications
Jack Deasy, VP of Government Sales, O3b Networks
10:10
Satisfying Critical MilSatCom Requirements In The NZDF
Lieutenant Colonel James Dryburgh, DDC4OPS CIS Branch, New Zealand Defence Force
10:40
Morning Coffee
11:10
Near Arctic Communication Challenges
Erik Sletengen, Senior Engineer, Satcom, Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation
11:40
Supporting the Warfighter in the Information Age
Alastair Lawson, Director of Business Development (Defence), Advantech Wireless
12:10
GOVERNMENTAL PANEL DISCUSSION: Ensuring Effective Communication Capabilities in Polar Regions and Harsh Environments
Erik Sletengen, Senior Engineer, Satcom, Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation
12:10
GOVERNMENTAL PANEL DISCUSSION: Ensuring Effective Communication Capabilities in Polar Regions and Harsh Environments
Lieutenant Colonel Abde Bellahnid, Directorate of Joint Capability, SATCOMS & SAR Requirements, Canadian Department of National Defence
12:10
GOVERNMENTAL PANEL DISCUSSION: Ensuring Effective Communication Capabilities in Polar Regions and Harsh Environments
Lieutenant Colonel James Dryburgh, DDC4OPS CIS Branch, New Zealand Defence Force
12:10
GOVERNMENTAL PANEL DISCUSSION: Ensuring Effective Communication Capabilities in Polar Regions and Harsh Environments
Commodore David Greaves, Commander Defence Strategic Communications, Australian Department of Defense
12:40
Commercial Satcom Services for the Military End-User
Simon Barrett, Senior Manager, Government Services, Avanti Communications Group
13:10
Networking Lunch
14:10
Spanish MoD MILSATCOM Program, Our Roadmap To Enhanced Military Operations in an Efficient Way
Brigadier General Carlos de Salas, Head C4ISR & Space Programs, Spanish Ministry of Defence
14:40
SpaceDataHighway: Benefit of Laser Communications for aircrafts and EO satellites
Hughes Boulnois, Head of EDRS, Airbus Defence & Space
15:10
How SatCom Is Transforming National Defence Capabilities Across The Forces With The Geostationary Defense And Strategic Communications Satellite (SGDC)
Major Luciene da Silva Demenicis, Head of the Geostationary Satellite of Defense and Strategic Communications Training Section, Space Operations Center, Brazilian Air Force
15:40
Afternoon Tea
16:10
Danish Approach, Solutions, And Concerns With Regards to Military Use Of SatCom
Lieutenant Colonel Frank Valentin Nielsen, CIS Operations Support Department, Danish Defence Command
16:40
How Belgium Defence Satisfies Military Communication Requirements
Major Nicolas Stassin, Defense Staff/Strategy Department/Defense Development Division/ Capabilities Section/Enabling Space, Belgian Defense
17:10
Balancing And Integrating MilSatCom And Commercial Services: Dilemmas And Solutions For The Hungarian Defence Forces
Major Attila Horvath, SatCom Specialist, Hungarian Defence Forces
17:40
SPECIAL CLOSING ADDRESS: How Military Forces Could Benefit From OneWeb Services
Michael Radermacher, Director of North American Business Development, Oneweb
18:10
Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Three

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