Global MilSatCom 2021 Conference

November 2-4, 2021- London, United Kingdom

We are proud to announce that the 23rd Annual Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition will return to London on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th November 2021, alongside a Disruptive Technology Focus Day on the 1st November 2021.

As Europe's leading military communications event for satellite professionals, Global MilSatCom provides an unparalleled opportunity to meet with senior decision makers from defence agencies, militaries, governments and industry from across the globe, providing fantastic interactive opportunities through conference sessions, networking receptions and an exhibition hall.

With briefings from senior officials from the world's leading militaries and solution providers, discussions on key issues such as international SATCOM architectural convergence and flexibility of ground terminals, attendance from many significant MILSATCOM programmes, dedicated exhibition halls, and a whole day on disruptive technology in space, Global MilSatCom will shape the way ahead and provide an unrivalled opportunity for collaboration and partnership.

Day one will begin with an exclusive joint presentation from the UK MOD's Commander Space Command and Director Space and will continue with updates on the UK's SKYNET programme. In the afternoon, the forum will turn to updates and briefings from key European allies and industry-leading solutions providers.

Day two will be centred on innovation and change within the US SATCOM enterprise. A strong focus will be on the Integrated SATCOM Enterprise vision, and there will be sessions dedicated to the ground segment, deployed SATCOM, and innovation in the DOD.

Finally, day three will centre around key international partner updates which will provide further opportunities for partnerships and collaboration between allied nations.

Key Networking Opportunities:

  • Directly engage with key military and government representatives from around the world
  • Visit the exhibition area to meet with your peers from the space industry and assess the latest technologies and services on offer
  • Discuss key topics from the conference during our scheduled networking breaks
  • Foster new working relationships at our post-conference networking receptions on day one and day two
  • Meet and network with an anticipated 600 attendees from defence agencies, militaries, governments and industry
  • Explore Small Satellites, future launch and disruptive approaches to technology development among key organisations at a dedicated pre-conference focus day, including a ground-breaking UK launch panel featuring 5 of the UK's spaceports

Featured Speakers

  • Air Vice-Marshal Harvey Smyth, Director Space, UK Ministry of Defence
  • Air Vice-Marshal Paul Godfrey, Commander, UK Space Command
  • Colonel (Ret'd) Ralph Thiele, President, EuroDefense - Germany
  • Colonel (Ret'd) Yvette Hopkins, Executive Vice-President, SaxaVord Spaceport
  • Colonel Ed Skelly, Operations Division Chief, USCENTCOM J6
  • Colonel Matthew Holston, Commander, Space Delta 8, US Space Force
  • Colonel Mihai Burlacu, Deputy Head of Communications and IT Department, Romanian Defence Staff
  • Colonel Ryan Colburn, Director Spectrum Warfare Division, SMC, US Space Force
  • Colonel Scott Brodeur, Director of the National Space Defense Center and Joint Task Force-Space Defense Director of Operations, US Space Force
  • Colonel Shane Taylor, Project Manager Tactical Network, PEO C3T, US Army
  • Commandant Nicolas Gerome, Head of Space Office, Belgium Ministry of Defence
  • Commander Jason Strutt, SO1 Space, Capability C4ISR, UK Strategic Command
  • Commander Marina Ballanger, SATCOM & PNT International Affairs, DGA
  • Dr Joanna Hart, Harwell Space Cluster Development Manager, UKRI - STFC
  • Dr Mark Dale, Director of Business Development, Kratos Space Federal
  • Dr Mike Baxter, SATCOM Technical Lead, Spectrum Warfare Division, SMC, US Space Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Attila Horvath, Branch Head, Satelllite Operations Branch, Hungarian Defence Forces Modernization Institute
  • Lieutenant Colonel Collin E.P. Van Loon, Senior Staff Officer CIS & C4I, Netherlands Force Development Directorate
  • Major General David Miller, Director of Operations, Training, and Joint Force Development (J3/7), US Space Command
  • Mr Andreas Hutzenlaub, NSII Service Line Chief, NATO Communications and Information Agency
  • Mr Barry Austin, Skynet 6 Project Manager and Deputy Head of Networks, Defence Digital, UK Strategic Command
  • Mr Brad Grady, Principal Analyst, Northern Sky Research, LLC
  • Mr Cameron Stoltz, Director Space Requirements, Canadian Armed Forces
  • Mr David Pile, Regional Director Europe & MENA, Northrop Grumman Space
  • Mr Geoffroy Beaudot, Head of Space and Cyber Departement, Luxembourg Directorate of Defense
  • Mr Giovanni Durando, SATCOM Service Area Owner, NATO Communications and Information Agency
  • Mr Gus Anderson, Director of Business Development, Leonardo DRS
  • Mr Holger Lueschow, Programme Manager Satellite Communications & Project Officer Radio Spectrum, European Defence Agency
  • Mr James Shaw, Director, Government Solutions, Telesat Government Solutions
  • Mr Kirk Leech, SATCOM Product Owner, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Mr Koen Willems, Head International Government Market and Strategy, ST Engineering iDirect
  • Mr Michael Laney, Lead, International Engagement for MILSATCOM, Department of the Air Force
  • Mr Mike Dean, DoD SATCOM Chief, US DOD CIO
  • Mr Nick Shave, Vice President for Strategic Programmes, Inmarsat
  • Mr Patrick Biewer, CEO, GovSat
  • Mr Patrick H. Rayermann, SATCOM Systems Engineer, supporting U.S. DoD Chief Information Officer, LinQuest Corporation
  • Mr Per Noren, CEO, Ovzon
  • Mr Peter Lymn, Satellite Communications International Collaboration Lead, Defence Digital, UK Strategic Command
  • Mr Richard Franklin, UK Managing Director, Airbus Defence & Space
  • Mr Rick Lober, General Manager/Vice President Defense & Intelligence Systems, Hughes
  • Mr Ron Burch, Director, Advanced MILSATCOM, Boeing
  • Mr Stephen Eisele, Vice President, Business Development, Virgin Orbit
  • Mr Sulaiman Al Ali, Chief Executive Officer, Thuraya
  • Ms Andrea Loper, Business Manager, RV International Point of Contact, US Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Ms Becky Swanborough, Space International Partnering, Capabilty C4ISR, UK Strategic Command
  • Ms Clare Grason, Chief, Commercial Satellite Communications Office, US Space Force
  • Ms Deanna Ryals, Chief Partnership Officer, SMC, US Space Force
  • Professor Andy Sutton, Principal Architect, Mobile Backhaul and 5G, BT
  • Squadron Leader Thomas Gallagher, SATCOM Programme Manager, NATO Supreme Allied Command Transformation
  • Warrant Officer 2 Trevor Austin, C4 Operations Warrant Officer, New Zealand Defence Force Defense Information Systems Operations Centre (DISOC)

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QEII Conference Centre
Broad Sanctuary, SW1P 3EE
Westminster London, UK

Event details
Organizer : SMi
Venue : QEII Conference Centre , London, United Kingdom
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-23106

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