Global MilSatCom 2017 Conference

November 7-9, 2017 - London, United Kingdom

Conference Proceedings

Standard Price

US$ 623.75

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We are proud to announce that the 19th annual Global MilSatCom will convene in London on 7th-9th November 2017.

At this year's Global MilSatCom there will once again be a range of networking opportunities:
  • Meet and network with service providers as well as military and government end-users from around the world that will make up the 500 attendees at this year's conference and exhibition
  • Two evening networking receptions hosted by SES and Airbus at the end of days 1 and 2
  • Lockheed Martin will be hosting an invitation only pre-conference dinner on the 6th November at The Army & Navy Club in Mayfair, London.
  • On day one, SES will host their reception in the City Suite at the Park Plaza hotel with the invitation only Eutelsat evening dinner being held in the Chino Latino restaurant
  • Airbus will host their networking reception at London's historical and cultural Imperial War Museum on Wednesday 8th November.
  • More than three and a half hours of networking during the conference days

The main conference will see developments and updates to MilSatCom programmes from around the world discussed with presentations from leading figures and networking sessions throughout the 3 day event. Key themes and challenges at the core of the MilSatCom Community will be the basis of discussion and will include the need for resiliency and robustness within SatCom systems, interoperability and flexibility within platforms, as well as the growing importance of allied collaboration.

Benefits of Attending

  • Meet and network with 500 attendees, including nearly 150 military personnel
  • Hear critical updates on military programmes and understand how your solutions can satisfy their requirements
  • Understand the latest technological solutions and how these best suit the end-user
  • Discuss the latest issues within the SatCom community including small-sat constellations, progress in the U.S. Wideband AoA, how nations are managing the increasing threats within the space domain and much more.

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS | Monday 6th November 2017 

A: Global Government Payload Exploration
Hosted by: The Hosted Payload Alliance
8.30 - 12.00

B: Interference in SatCom Systems
Hosted by: Jamie Dronen, Director, MILSATCOM Future & International Programmes, The Aerospace Corporation
12.30 - 16.00


  • Air Commodore Nick Hay, Head Capability C4ISR & SRO for Future Beyond Line of Sight Programme, HQ Joint Forces Command, UK MoD
  • Alex DelMistro, Business Development & Sales Manager, Unique Broadband Systems
  • Andy Lincoln, Chief Technical Officer, Tactical Network Solutions, ViaSat, Inc.
  • Andy Rayner, Director International, Military Space, Lockheed Martin Space System Company
  • Brian Rodriguez, Director Business Development and Strategy, Protected Communication Systems, Integrated Communication Systems, Space and Airborne Systems, Raytheon
  • Brigadier General Carlos de Salas, Head C4ISR & Space Programs, Spanish Ministry of Defence
  • Brigadier General Nag Jung Choi, Commander of Defence Communication Command, Republic Of Korea Military
  • Christopher Baugh, President, Northern Sky Research, LLC
  • Claude Rousseau, Research Director, Northern Sky Research (NSR)
  • Colonel Cameron Stoltz, Director of Space Requirements, Canadian Forces
  • Colonel Jan der Kinderen, Programme Manager MilSatCom, Defence Material Organisation (DMO), Netherlands MoD
  • Colonel Jose Vagner Vital, Executive Vice President of Space Systems Coordination and Implementation Commission (CCISE), Department of Air & Space Technology- DCTA
  • Colonel Laurent Jannin, Head of Syracuse III and IV Programs and MILSATCOM Operations, DGA France
  • Colonel Shinichiro Tsui, Counsellor, National Space Policy Secretariat, Japanese Cabinet Office
  • Commodore Christian Anuge, Director ICT, Nigerian Defence Space Agency
  • David Bair, Chief Executive Officer, Eutelsat America Corporation
  • Dean Olson, Senior SATCOM Policy Analyst, Chief Information Office, Department of Defense
  • Deanna Ryals, Chief of International MilSatCom, US Air Force
  • Dr Graham Turnock, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency
  • Dr Tanvir Ahmad, Space Systems, MilSatCom, Airbus
  • Gary Echo, Business Development Manager, ViaSat
  • Gerard Donelan, Vice-President Governments and Institutions, SES
  • Giovanni Battista Durando, Satcom Service Area Owner, NATO Communications and Information Agency
  • Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement, UK MoD
  • Hermann Ludwig Moeller, Head of Institutional and European Programmes Office, Directorate of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, European Space Agency
  • Holger Lueschow, Programme Manager Satellite Communication and Project Officer Radio Spectrum, Capability, Armament & Technology, European Defence Agency
  • Hughes Boulnois, Head of SpaceDataHighway, Airbus
  • Koen Willems, Market Director Government & Defense SatCom, Newtec
  • Laurent Alimi, MilSatCom and Tactical Networks Solution Leader, Thales
  • Lieutenant Colonel Frank Ruckes, Staff Officer, Cyber-/T- Division, CIT I 3, German Federal MoD
  • Lieutenant Colonel James Dryburgh, DDC4OPS CIS Branch, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Luigi Mauro, Chief, SATCOM Section, Department 1, Computer Science, Telematics and Advanced Technologies, Ministry of Defence, Italy
  • Lieutenant Colonel Martin Vlach, Senior Staff Officer, Communication and Information Systems Agency, Army of the Czech Republic
  • Lieutenant Colonel Robert Myers, Deputy G-6, US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa
  • Major Geoffroy Beaudot, SatCom and CIS Program Manager, Luxembourg Directorate of Defence
  • Martin Amen, Senior Director, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
  • Michael Nichols, Chief, COMSATCOM Technical Support Branch, DISA
  • Michael Rupar, Branch Head, Transmission Technology Branch, Code 5550, US Naval Research Lab
  • Nick Ayling, DD Cyber and Space Policy, UK MoD
  • Nicole Robinson, Vice President, Government Market Solutions Centres, SES GLOBAL
  • Norman Yarbrough, Operations Research Analyst, US DoD
  • Panel Member to be Confirmed, Lockheed Martin
  • Patrick Biewer, Chief Executive Officer, LuxGovSat S.A.
  • Peter de Selding, Co-Founder, Editor, Space Intel Report
  • Peter Hadinger, President, U.S. Government Business Unit, Inmarsat, Inc.
  • Richard Franklin, Head of Secure Communications, Airbus
  • Rick Greenwood, Head of Engineering and Operations, Airbus
  • Rick Lober, Vice President & General Manager Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes Network Systems
  • Ron Burch, Director, Advanced MILSATCOM, Boeing Space and Missile Systems
  • Skot Butler, President, Intelsat General
  • Speaker Details to be Confirmed, Boeing
  • Speaker to be Confirmed, European Commission
  • Stuart Daughtridge, Vice President Advanced Technology, Kratos Technology and Training Solutions

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Riverbank Park Plaza
18 Albert Embankment
London, United Kingdom
Event details
Organizer :SAE Media Group
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-15869

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