Military Space Situational Awareness Conference 2024

Innovation and Collaboration to Advance SSA

April 22-24, 2024 - London, United Kingdom

Seize your spot at the 19th annual Military Space Situational Awareness Conference, supported by the UK Space Agency from April 22-24, 2024.

As Europe's premier event for space domain awareness, join 250+ space professionals, 40+ speakers, and representatives from 20+ nations.

Immerse yourself in three days of innovation, collaboration with industry leaders, and insights from international military experts. Don't miss this "must-attend" opportunity to shape the future of situational awareness, leaving with the tools to make immediate impact in your organization.

"This event is great for us. I’m from the space agency, we’re a civilian organisation, this is a military conference, but what this does is underscores the importance coming together - to work together" Angus Stewart UK Space agency

Energize your expertise at the ultimate event dedicated solely to military and defence matters

The conference offers you the chance to focus in on military and defence issues, offering a dynamic platform for global collaboration. Dive into the latest discussions on:
  • space debris,
  • sustainability,
  • on-orbit servicing,
  • active debris removal,
  • space domain awareness,
  • space weather,
  • and orbital warfare.
Don't miss out - this is your exclusive opportunity to stay at the forefront of military advancements. Join us for an exhilarating exploration of the future of defence!

Exciting 2024 Update: Space Sustainability & In-Orbit Services Focus Day!
Explore the other side of SSA; what we are putting into orbit, and what we can do as a community about it. This timely and vital look into this pressing issue will be done via an entire day dedicated to Space-Sustainability and In-Orbit Services.

Day 1 Main Conference:

Embark on the conference with the SSA community, examining the significance of robust military SSA by assessing potential threats. Gain candid insights from the US and UK on operational, technical development, and civil partnerships.

Day 2 Main Conference:
Immerse yourself in global expertise with insights from distinguished experts representing Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Portugal, Belgium, Poland, and the UK. This international consortium ensures a diverse wealth of knowledge and perspectives. Join us for an energetic exploration of the future of SSA!

Featured Speakers

  • Brigadier General Isaac Manuel Crespo Zaragoza, Space Commander, Spanish Air and Space Force
  • Angus Stewart, Head of Space Surveillance, UK Space Agency
  • Captain (N) Jose Freitas, Head of Space Department, Portuguese General Staff of the Armed Forces
  • Colonel Dario Tarantino, Space Situational Awareness Centre Commander, Italian Air Force
  • Colonel Heather Bogstie, Senior Materiel Leader, Resilient Missile Warning, Tracking, Defense Acquisition Delta, Space Systems Command, USSF
  • Colonel Mark Bigley, Commander, Space Delta 9 (Orbital Warfare), US Space Force
  • Colonel Raj Agrawal, Commander, Space Delta 2 (Space Domain Awareness and Space Battle Management), US Space Force
  • Dr Brendan S. Mulvaney, Director, China Aerospace Studies Institute
  • F Schnell, Director/Senior Materiel Leader, Space Domain Awareness Division, Space Systems Command, USSF
  • Richard DalBello, Director, Office of Space Commerce, NOAA, Department of Commerce
  • Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Richter, Military Director German Space Situational Awareness Centre, German Space Command
  • Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinando Dolce, Italian Air Force, Head of SSA and Space Innovation Section, Italian National Armaments Directorate
  • Lieutenant Colonel Manuel Olmos Holgado, Space Surveillance Operations Centre Commander, Spanish Air and Space Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Travis Anderson, Commander, 75th ISR Squadron, Space Delta 7 (ISR), US Space Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Vincent Lochet, Deputy Commander, COSMOS (Centre Opérationnel de Surveillance Militaire des Objets Spatiaux)
  • Alberto Agueda Mate, Director Space Surveillance & Traffic Management GMV, GMV Aerospace and Defence S.A.U.
  • Clinton Clark, VP of First Impressions, ExoAnalytic Solutions
  • Dr Mekhi Dhesi, SSA Strategy Lead, Astroscale Ltd
  • Hester Baird, Senior Orbital Analyst, Raytheon UK
  • Hugh White, Senior Director, Space Domain Awareness Services, Kratos
  • Marco Rocchetto, CEO, Spaceflux Ltd
  • Mark Dumville, Director of GMV's Aerospace sector in UK, GMV Aerospace and Defence S.A.U.
  • Melissa Quinn, General Manager, Slingshot Aerospace Limited, Slingshot Aerospace
  • Peter Death, Director Consulting Services, CGI
  • Stewart Bain, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, NorthStar Earth & Space Inc.
  • Tom Kubancik, Consultant, Blue Canyon Technologies
  • Victor Gardner, President, LeoLabs Federal and Global Head of PreSales, LeoLabs Federal, Inc.
  • Andrea Loper, RDSP Acquisition Program Manager, Deputy Chief - RDSP, AFRL
  • Andrew Ratcliffe, Chief Engineer, UK Space Agency
  • Angela Lindemuth, Deputy, Capabilities Development Division, Space Systems Command International Affairs
  • Dr Emma Kerr, Senior Principal Engineer, DSTL
  • Dr James Blake, Research Fellow, Centre for Space Domain Awareness, University of Warwick
  • Karl Kensinger, Special Counsel, US FCC, Space Bureau
  • Katherine Courtney, Chair, Global Network on Sustainability in Space
  • Maruska Strah, Executive Manager, Space Sustainability Rating
  • Mikolaj Kruzynski, Chief specialist, Department for Space Safety, Polish Space Agency
  • Professor Joanne Wheeler MBE, Director, Earth & Space Sustainability Initiative
  • Ralph 'Dinz' Dinsley, Founder, 3S Northumbria, 3S Northumbria Ltd
  • Stuart Eves, Director, SJE Space Ltd
  • Travis Blake, Program Officer, Space Traffic Coordination, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
  • William Feline, Principal Advisor - Space Domain Awareness, Cyber and Information Systems, UK MOD
  • Mike Curtis-Rouse, Head of In-Orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing (ISAM), Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Alex Cacioni, Executive Director, Space Data Association
  • Dr Bleddyn Bowen, Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Leicester
  • Dr Sean Elvidge, Associate Professor of Space Environment, Head of Space Environment Research, Space Environment and Radio Engineering (SERENE) Group - University of Birmingham
  • Makena Young, Associate Fellow, Aerospace Security Project/Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Sonay Sarac, Policy Officer Space Security, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

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Venue

Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
Grosvenor Square,
London, United Kingdom