MilSatCom Asia 2011

Asia's Leading Military Communications Event for Satellite Professionals

May 23-24, 2011 - Singapore, Singapore

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Asia's Leading Military Communications Event for Satellite Professionals

SMi’s first annual MilSatCom Asia conference and exhibition is going to be held in Singapore on the 23rd & 24th May 2011. Asia has become one of the most dynamic markets for satellite communications in the world. Located at one of the most important crossroads of the globe, Singapore’s strategic position and thriving SATCOM community makes it the perfect location to hold MilSatCom Asia 2011.

Following in the footsteps of our flagship event and Europe’s largest military satellite conference and exhibition, Global MilSatCom, MilSatCom Asia will attract the regional and international SATCOM experts to a highly regarded niche conference unique to Asia.

Attend and reflect upon the issues affecting the MilSatCom industry across Asia. Listen to timely case studies and hear from key regional and international military, government, civil and commercial experts on their latest national SATCOM programmes and initiatives.

Discuss issues ranging from procurement, to technological developments, national requirements and emerging capabilities, this is your opportunity to network with the major MilSatCom players from across Asia and the rest of the world to help you establish your future strategy.

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet and network with a diverse mix of international experts from the MilSatCom community. From emerging capabilities to established SATCOM programmes, taking part in this event will ensure you are kept fully up-to-date with the latest challenges, threats and solutions.

The MilSatCom Asia conference taking place on the 23rd & 24th May will run parallel to a vibrant exhibition where vendors will have the opportunity to showcase their latest products, technology and solutions for the SATCOM community.

Why should you attend this event?

Don't miss the opportunity to take part in MilSatCom Asia.

Meet and network with key individuals from across the Asian SATCOM community. This is why you cannot afford to miss out:

  • Attend a dedicated MilSatCom conference and exhibition unique to Asia
  • Hear national programme updates and case studies from key Asian nations
  • Discuss issues ranging from national requirements, to technological challenges and emerging capabilities
  • Interactive discussions will let you get your opinion across to the people that matter
  • Network with regional and international experts from the SATCOM community

Hear keynote addresses from:

Our esteemed speaking panel includes:

  • Jonathan Hung, President, Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA)
  • Major General (Dr) Siva Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Department of Science and Technology, India
  • Atsuo Suzuki, Director Defence Policy Planning, Head of Space Policy, Ministry of Defence, Japan
  • Brigadier General John W. "Jay" Raymond, Vice Commander, 5th Air Force, and Deputy Commander, 13th Air Force, Yokota Air Base, Japan, United States Air Force
  • Prof. Dr. Qamarul Islam, HOD (Communication Systems Engineering Department), Institute of Space Technology, Pakistan 
  • Professor Chau Van Minh, President, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • Lieutenant Colonel James Dryburgh, JS01 CIS (J6), New Zealand Defence Force
  • Dr Mohammed N Mubarek Alahbabi, Information Communication Technology (ICT) Advisor, United Arab Emirates Armed Forces
  • Captain Michael Rothwell, Director Satellite Communications Capability, HMAS HARMAN DNOC-1C-12 CIOG, Department of Defence, Australia
  • Group Captain Praphon Viblsukh, Director of Space Affairs, Department of Defence Technology and Space, Ministry of Defence Thailand
  • Bhaskar Burman, Additional Director, O/O/Scientific Advisor to Chief of Naval Staff, Defence Research and Development Organisation, India
  • Commander Andy Rayner, S01 Core Networks, Cap CC&II, Ministry of Defence, UK 

Plus don't miss presentations from:

  • Brigadier General Dato Mior Safian Bin Saidin, Director, Defence Geospatial Division, Department of Survey and Mapping Agency, Malaysia *
  • Brigadier General (Ret'd) Moshe Tamir, VP Defence & Homeland Security, Gilat Satellite Networks
  • Professor Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Singapore Science Centre
  • Lizzie Greenwood, Director, Inmarsat Government Services, Asia Pacific
  • Stephan Romer Jorgensen, Director, Thrane & Thrane Sales & Marketing, SEA/Pacific
  • Michael Abad Santos, Vice President, Stratos Global Government and Military Solutions
  • Vijay Ramakrishnan, Winner of the 2009 Singapore Space Challenge, Singapore
  • Mark A. Steel, Senior Director of Engineering, Cobham SATCOM - Land Systems
  • Greg Daffner, Consultant, GVF Forum and President, G3 Global Communications
  • Hugues Lancrenon, Satcom Systems Project Manager, Thales - Defense and Security C4I System Division
  • Kieth Murray, Naval Product Manager, Astrium
  • Dr Rob Rideout, Director of International Business Development, RT Logic 

Chaired by:

  • Patrick French, Senior Analyst and Head, Singapore Office, Northern Sky Research

* Subject to final confirmation

Who should attend?

Industry Profile Includes:

Presidents, CEOs, Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers, Analysts & Officers for:

  • Satellite Communications
  • Networks and architecture
  • Satellite systems and applications
  • Engineering
  • Space development
  • Projects and Programmes
  • Customer support
  • Sales, marketing and business development

Military and Government Profile Includes:

Directors, Assistant Directors, Staff Officers, Engineers, Project & Programme Managers for:

  • Satellite Communications
  • J6
  • Procurement and acquisitions
  • Research Scientists
  • System Integration


Best conference yet, speakers & content were consistently high quality; many people have told me they share this assessment.
Department of Defence, USA

It was good to get to know the ‘playing field’ of Milsatcom, also to meet & get to know some interesting people, good networking!
Ministry of Defence, Netherlands

An exceptional learning opportunity, a must!
Department of Defence, Canada

Overall this year was a very good conference, had very good networking opportunities & lectures!
South African National Defence Force

One of the most worthwhile Conferences I have attended during my time in Europe. I really appreciated the breadth & depth of speakers & topics that were arranged.
Joint Air Power Competence Center, NATO



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Event details
Organizer :SAE Media Group
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-1324