Global MilSatCom 2024 Conference

November 4-7, 2024 - London, United Kingdom

Enabling you to Connect with, Learn from and Shape the MilSatCom Community

Free to attend for military and government worldwide, this conference, supporting SSAFA, the armed forces charity, is the largest gathering of MilSatCom professionals as it returns for its 26th year. Only at Global MilSatCom will you gain access to five ground-breaking events in one place - new for 2024 the SME Expo & Innovation Stage and the Champion Women in Space Forum!

It's time to unlock unparalleled insights from over 100 of the biggest experts in the field to ensure you stay ahead in the dynamic landscape of military satellite communications. Join the hub of the MilSatCom community.

Ten reasons why Global MilSatCom is the chosen premier gathering for industry experts

  1. NEW: Over 500 military in attendance - Connect with the largest ever military audience, as for the first time, the Global MilSatCom doors open for military to attend for free.
  2. 45 nations in attendance - Intrinsically global – not just part of the name but part of our philosophy. No other event brings together attendees from over 45 countries.
  3. NEW: SME Expo & Innovation Stage - This is where groundbreaking ideas meet practical solutions. Experience firsthand the innovation and expertise showcased at our SME Expo & Innovation Stage, and stay ahead of the curve in your industry.
  4. Pre-conference highly topical Focus Day - Participate in an engaging and timely Focus Day, gaining valuable insights into the most relevant topics shaping the MilSatCom community in 2024, before the main conference kicks off.
  5. Unmatched line-up of over 100 market leading speakers - The unparalleled military, government, and industry speaker line-up deliver enlightening and interactive presentations that will leave you inspired and equipped with the knowledge to excel.
  6. NEW: A steer from the biggest industry and military experts - The first ever Advisory Board is powered by the titans within SATCOM, from across Industry and Military organisations. Their advice and guidance will support the events 25 years heritage to ensure Global MilSatCom continues to be the premier meeting place in the market.
  7. NEW: Championing Women in MilSatCom - Support the ground-breaking women shaping the future of MilSatCom at this brand-new dedicated forum.
  8. NEW: The Global Connect App - Arrive with a full diary of meetings, arrange closed-door discussions, and interact in Q&A sessions with the new Global Connect App. Prepare to be amazed by the connections waiting to be made.
  9. The Graduate Space Careers Conference - Meet the future of space talent at this co-located conference, attended by over 150 university students – supported by the SAE Foundation.
  10. More than a quarter of a century of heritage - Be a part of the longest standing MilSatCom conference and exhibition in the world.

2024 Speakers Include

  • Vice Admiral Dr Thomas Daum, Chief of German Cyber and Information Domain Service, German Cyber and Information Domain Service, Bundeswehr/ German Federal Armed Forces
  • Victoria Cope, Commercial Enterprise Director, Defence Digital, UK MOD
  • Major General Hans Folmer, Chief of Staff, NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency)
  • Deanna Ryals, Director, International Affairs, Space Systems Command, USSF
  • Major General Steven 'Bucky' Butow, Director, Space Portfolio, Defense Innovation Unit
  • Clare Hopper, Director, Commercial Satellite Communications Office, United States Space Force
  • Name Withheld for Security Reasons, Senior Representative, UK National Cyber Security Centre
  • Major General Sami Nurmi, Deputy Chief of Staff – Strategy, Finnish Ministry of Defence
  • Andrew D'Uva, Strategy and Policy Adviser, Space Data Association
  • Angela Owen OBE, Founder, Women in Defence UK
  • Bernard Edwards, Deputy Communications & Navigation Lead, NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate
  • Captain (N) Jose Freitas, Head of Space Department, Portuguese Amed Forces General Staff
  • Captain (RN) Phil Coope, Deputy Head - Space, UK Strategic Command
  • Charlotte Gerhart, Director, Acquisition Delta - Tactical SATCOM, Space Systems Command, USSF
  • Colonel (Ret'd) Cameron Stoltz, Director Space Requirements, DND Canada
  • Colonel (Ret'd) Jennifer Krolikowski, Former Chief Information Officer - Space Systems Command, CEO, Plan Z
  • Colonel A.J. Ashby, Senior Materiel Leader, Acquisition Delta-Strategic SATCOM, Space Systems Command, USSF
  • Colonel Jaime Sanchez Mayorga, SAF/Defense Programs Department, Spanish Space Agency
  • Confirmed Representative, UKSEDS
  • Coraline Dalibot, Member, Women in Aerospace Europe - UK
  • CWO5 Rilin Desamours, Space and Propagation Engineering Officer, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, G-6
  • David Dean, Chief Engineer, Space FBLOS Principal Advisor, Cyber and Information Systems Division, DSTL
  • Dr Aurelie Trur-Mirahmetolu, Director, Space Diplomacy and International Cooperation, Foreign Policy Institute (DPE)
  • Dr Brendan Mulvaney, Director, China Aerospace Studies Institute, USAF
  • Dr Chiara Palla, Co-lead, Women in Aerospace-Europe UK
  • Dr David Voss, Director, Spectrum Warfare Program, Space Warfighting Analysis Center
  • Dr Gregory Falco, Director, The Aerospace ADVERSARY Lab, Chair, IEEE International Standard for Space System Cybersecurity, Cornell University
  • Dr Joanna Hart, Director, Space Partnership
  • Dr John Huth, Chief, Office of Space & Counterspace, Defence Intelligence Agency
  • Dr Leah-Nani Alconcel, Member, Women in Aerospace Europe - UK
  • Dr Mamatha Maheshwarappa, Head of Research & Development, Co-Chair of WIA-E UK Regional Network, WIA-Europe UK / UK Space Agency
  • Dr Martin Strohmeier, Senior Scientific Project Manager, Federal Office for Defence Procurement (armasuisse)
  • Dr Sharon Lemac-Vincere, Academic and Entrepreneur, University of Strathclyde
  • Dr Ulpia-Elena Botezatu, Chair of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS)
  • Dr Vincent Lenders, Director of Cyber-Defence Campus, Federal Office for Defence Procurement (armasuisse)
  • Heinrich Krispler, Project Officer GOVSATCOM & Project Officer Support to EU Operations, European Defence Agency
  • Helen Weedon, Managing Director, Satcoms Innovation Group
  • Jessie Hamill-Stewart, PhD Candidate, University of Bath and University of Bristol
  • John Irving, Security Engineering Manager, ESA Security Office, European Space Agency
  • Joshua Broom, Head of Space, Department for Business & Trade
  • Juliana Suess, Research Fellow, RUSI
  • Kees Buijsrogge, Director Space & Scientific Instrumentation, TNO
  • Kimberly Morris, Deputy, Space Operations Department, Naval Network Warfare Command, US Navy
  • Laetitia Cesari, Researcher in Space Law and Cybersecurity, University of Luxembourg
  • Lieutenant Colonel (Ret'd) Abde Bellahnid, SATCOM Program Manager, DND Canada
  • Lieutenant Colonel Melanie Strodtman, Director of Operations, 1st Combat Communications Squadron, USAF
  • Lieutenant Colonel Michael Macdonald, SO1 Naval Plans & Capability, UK Ministry of Defence
  • Lieutenant Colonel Phil Alvarez, Commander, 1st Air and Space Communications Operations Squadron, United States Air Force
  • Major Semra Turkalp, Senior Legal Counsel Space, Royal Netherlands Air Force - Defence Space Security Center
  • Michelle Hanlon, Executive Director, Center for Air and Space Law at the University of Mississippi
  • Mike Dean, US DoD CIO
  • Philippe Bertrand, Chairman, EU Space Programme Security Accreditation Board (SAB)
  • Pinar Yasar Orten, Head of SATCOM Technology, NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency)
  • Senior Representative, Infrastructure Asset Pre-Assessment program, Commercial Satellite Communications Office, USSF
  • Senior Representative, Defense Intelligence Agency, US DOD
  • Senior Representative, UK Ministry of Defence
  • Senior Representative, Life Cycle Management Directorate, NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA)
  • Steve Pitcher, Senior Cyber Survivability Analyst Joint Chiefs of Staff - J6
  • Trond Hermansen, Special Advisor SATCOM, Norwegian Armed Forces Cyberdefence
  • Tulay Aydin, Strategic Innovation in Defence Techology Manager, University of the Bundeswehr

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

Event details
Organizer : SAE Media Group
Venue : QEII Conference Centre , London, United Kingdom
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-25011

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