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SMi Group’s 22nd Annual Global MilSatCom 2020 Goes Virtual

10 to 12 November 2020, with online access only

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SMi Group Reports: The 22nd Annual Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition taking place on 10 to 12 November 2020 will now be available virtually with online access only.

SMi Group are excited to announce that this year's 22nd Annual Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition will be run as a virtual conference with online access only. The conference is taking place on 10th, 11th and 12th November 2020.

This conference is free to attend for all active military and government, registration can be made by visiting http://ww.globalmilsatcom.com/PR1forcesnet 

 

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With the three event now going virtual we have finalised the programme with military speakers and some commercial speakers for the three-day conference. A selection of confirmed speakers includes:

 

Day One – 10 November 2020 - UK & Europe Focus

  • Chair: Mr Patrick Rayermann, Colonel, US Army Space Operations, Retired, Consultant
  • Air Vice Marshal Harvey Smyth, Director Space, UK MoD
  • Mr Richard Franklin, UK Managing Director and Head of Secure Communications, Airbus Defence & Space
  • Captain David Moody, Deputy Head, Space, UK STRATCOM
  • Wing Commander David Black, Skynet 6EC Project Manager, ISS, UK MoD
  • Ms Kay Sears, VP&GM Military Space, Lockheed Martin, Lockheed Martin
  • Commodore (Ret'd) Ian Annett, Deputy CEO for Project Delivery, UK Space Agency
  • Rear Admiral Alfonso Perez de Nanclares y Perez de Acevedo, Head of SAT&CYB Systems Branch, Spanish MoD
  • Mr Franck Chatain, Product Line Manager, Thales Communications & Security

 

Day Two – 11 November 2020 AM - Disruptive Space Technology

  • Squadron Leader (Ret'd) Ralph Dinsley, Director, Northern Space & Security Ltd
  • Mr Thomas Lienart, Head of the Propulsion, Pyrotechnics and Aerothermodynamics Office , CNES
  • Mr Mark Boggett, CEO, Seraphim Capital
  • Mr Andrey Maksimov, CEO and Co-Founder, Precious Payload
  • Dr Mir Sadat, Former Director, Executive Office of the President / The White House

 

Day Two – 11 November 2020 PM – US Focus

  • Chair: Mr Christopher Baugh, President, Northern Sky Research
  • Mr Andy Lincoln, CTO, Government Systems, Viasat
  • Mr James Faist (SES), Director of Defense Research and Engineering, Advanced Capabilities, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research & Engineering. OUSD(R&E), US DOD
  • Mr Gustaf Anderson, Senior Director, Business Development, Global Enterprise Solutions, Leonardo DRS
  • Colonel J. Shane Taylor, Project Manager Tactical Network, Program Executive Officer, Command, Control, Communication-Tactical (PEO C3T), US Army
  • Colonel Bill Waynick, Director, AF Cyberworx, US Air Force
  • Colonel Ryan Gulden, Director, SATCOM Integration, SMC, US Space Force

 

Day Three – 12 November 2020 – International Focus

  • Squadron Leader Rob Bexley, Capability Manager Aerospace C4, Capability Branch, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Colonel Cameron Stoltz, Director Space Requirements, Canadian Armed Forces
  • Mr Luke Brown, Assistant Secretary Space and Communication, Australian Department of Defence
  • Brigadier General Pantelis Arapis, Assistant Chief of Staff ACOS J6 Cyberspace, NATO SHAPE
  • Colonel Stig Nilsson, Head of Space Program, Norwegian MOD

 

Due to popular demand, the morning of Day 2 will focus on Disruptive Space Technology, speakers confirmed:

  • Disruptive Technology Session and Chairs Opening Remarks

Squadron Leader (Ret'd) Ralph Dinsley, Director, Northern Space & Security Ltd

  • Overview of Electrical Propulsion Activities at CNES

Mr Thomas Lienart, Head of the Propulsion, Pyrotechnics and Aerothermodynamics Office , CNES

  • Trends in Future Space: Industry Ecosystems for Small Satellites

Mr Mark Boggett, CEO, Seraphim Capital

  • Enhancing Access to Space: Precious Payload

Mr Andrey Maksimov, CEO and Co-Founder, Precious Payload

  • Panel Discussion: Sovereign Launch Capability for the UK: Key Considerations for Site Development
  • Space in the New Era of Great Power Competition

Dr Mir Sadat, Former Director, Executive Office of the President / The White House

 

The updated brochure is now available, to see the full speaker line-up and three-day agenda, click on the ‘programme tab’ or download the brochure at http://ww.globalmilsatcom.com/PR1forcesnet 

 

The SMi Virtual Portal will allow attendees to:

  • Access the portal 2 weeks prior to the event and up to 2 months after the event  
  • Create a virtual profile
  • Connect with sponsors, speakers, delegates and media partners
  • Manage and create your own personal agenda for the conference 
  • Ask questions in sessions either openly or anonymously
  • Download presentations and promotional materials including videos 
  • Visit the sponsor exhibition stands throughout the day and also schedule meetings with sponsors

To find out more about the Virtual Portal and to see the video, please visit www.smi-online.co.uk/virtual.

Global MilSatCom’s three-day virtual conference is only £999. This conference is free to attend for all active military and government.

Registrations can be made online at http://ww.globalmilsatcom.com/PR1forcesnet   

 

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SMi Group’s 22nd Annual Global MilSatCom

10th – 12th November 2020

Virtual Conference & Exhibition: Online Access Only

http://ww.globalmilsatcom.com/PR1forcesnet 

 

Gold Sponsor: Airbus Sponsors:  GovSat I Isotropic Systems I Leonardo DRS I Lockheed Martin I Northrop Grumman I ST Engineering iDirect I Thales Communications I Viasat Exhibitors: Hytec Inter I  Marlink SAS

For press enquiries, please contact Simi Sapal on +44 (0) 20 7827 6162 or [email protected]

For sponsorship and exhibition enquiries, contact Alia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6168 or [email protected]