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Be part of the 25th year celebration of the longest standing, largest conference and exhibition for MilSatCom in the world. Collaborate with leading SATCOM experts and connect with over 100 inspirational speakers and over 1000 attendees.

The Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition truly is your best opportunity to contribute to this critical field.

Collaborate across an unmatched 4 day programme

Join forward-thinking SATCOM experts, and you’ll leave the conference empowered with the tools and knowledge to better support your organisations strategy.

1000+ Attendees | 80+ Conference Sessions | 45+ Nations in Attendance | 35 Exhibition Stands | 4 Topic-led Streams | 3 Evening Receptions

Check out the new brochure to find out more!

Before the main event kicks-off, make sure you join the Pre-Conference Focus Day - SATCOM On-The-Move at the Royal Horseguards Hotel - 6th November

Recognising the paramount importance of communication on-the-move, this pre-conference event will further empower you to enhance your capabilities in this challenging arena.

Building upon the success of last year’s sell out event, we are thrilled to announce the second edition of the SATCOM On-the-Move Focus Day, as part of Global MilSatCom 2023.

Here’s why you can’t afford to miss SATCOM On-The-Move Focus Day:

  • Access key subject-leaders from the UK, US, and Europe for interactive discussions focused on your challenges.
  • Build a greater understanding of how the landscape has changed in the last year and the implications this has for you.
  • Gain vital information into new advancements and emerging trends, that you won’t get anywhere else.

MilSatCom globally has become more important than ever due to advances in technology, strengthened partnerships and the increasing threat from hostile actors, on the ground and in orbit.

Access to the best intelligence is a priority to ensure a nations warfighting capability. Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition provides just that.

  • Meet the leading solution providers from across the MilSatCom industry
  • Connect with the largest international audience Global MilSatCom has ever had
  • Celebrate and be part of the longest standing conference and exhibition for MilSatCom in the world
  • Engage with military and government representatives from around the world with more than 20 hours of dedicated networking
  • Join forward thinking SATCOM experts, and leave the conference empowered with the tools and knowledge to better support your organisations strategy.
  • Collaborate across an unmatched 4 day programme

NEW The Best Line-Up of Speakers Ever!

You will gain access to the widest variety of nations, at the most senior level. New for 2023 – India, Brazil, Portugal and Peru.

NEW Streamed Agenda

Graduate Space Careers Stream: Focusing on developing future space talent, this unique conference stream will be attended by over 150 university students – supported by the SAE Foundation.

Content Driven Streams: Built on the most pressing topics in MilSatCom: Resilient Architecture and SDA to Enable SATCOM.

NEW Official Charity Partner

SSAFA, the UK’s oldest tri-service charity, will receive a donation from SAE Media Group on every ticket sold.

NEW Show Daily Guide

You’ll get exclusive interviews from keynote speakers and additional content on the hottest topics and latest news, each morning

Connect with those who are shaping the future of MilSatCom in the arena’s pre-eminent forum

National militaries and government:
• Military SATCOM specialists
• Equipment procurement officers
• Government officials

Industry:
• Businesses looking to break into the regional market
• Established players in the regional market
• Developers and innovators in military technology

Transnational/Continental/Euro-Atlantic organisations/bodies:
• Organisations who wish to equalise allied defence capability
• Those looking to establish and build on partnerships

Conference agenda

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8:00

Registration & Coffee

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8:45

SAE Conference Opening

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Chair's Opening Remarks

Major General (Ret'd) Bill Robins, CEO, BRL

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9:00

UK Keynote

Senior Representative

Senior Representative, , UK MOD

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What SOTM means for Defence

  • Where SOTM may develop
  • The Importance of Engineering all the Segments
  • Major Aaron Russell, SO2 Global SATCOM Operations Land/Air, Defence Digital

    Squadron Leader Pete Lamb

    Squadron Leader Pete Lamb, SO2 SATCOM Innovation, Capture and Exploitation, Defence Digital

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    10:00

    Session Reserved for Focus Day Strategic Partner

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    10:30

    Morning Coffee

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    11:00

    Session Reserved for Sponsor

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    Developing and Acquiring Mobile SATCOM Technology to Enhance Platform Capability

    Air Commodore Albert de Smit, Director Operations, Royal Netherlands Air Force

  • The need for UHF SATCOM services for the RNLAF: Aircraft command and control versatility 
  • Satcom Earth Terminal Subsystems (SETSS)
  • Cockpit SATCOM’
  • Balancing security and interoperability 
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    SATCOM On-The-Move’s Importance for the Australian Soldier, and its Integration on Existing Vehicles

    Colonel Clifford White, Director Space Services, Australian Defence Space Command

  • The importance of SATCOM OTM in Australian operational environments
  • An overview of the SATCOM OTM integration into the Bushmaster PMV
  • Roadmap beyond 2022
  • Australian co-operation with the United States on SOTM
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    Enabling Air Traffic Services Through SATCOM Development and Implementation

    Major (Res.) Bart van den Einden, Military Communications Expert, EUROCONTROL

  • Overview of current Datalink services in use
  • Contributing to ICAO Working Groups in the update of the SATCOM standards 
  • Operational and standardization activities in SESAR2020 Wave 2 PJ.14 Solution 107 “Future Satellite Communications Datalink”
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    Networking Lunch

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    Furthering US Communications Capability through Operational SATCOM OTM

    Colonel Edward Kendall

    Colonel Edward Kendall, Military Deputy G6, US Army Europe and Africa

  • Current SATCOM OTM capability for the US Army in Europe
  • Platform integration
  • Future programs
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    Advancing Maneuver Through Enhanced Communications Technology

    Lieutenant Colonel Melanie Strodtman

    Lieutenant Colonel Melanie Strodtman, Director of Operations, 1st Combat Communications Squadron, USAF

  • European theater scheme of maneuver considerations
  •  Changes to traditional combat communications required skill sets
  • The importance of SATCOM on the move to our mission area
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    US Marine Forces Pacific BLoS Communications priorities

    CWO5 Rilin Desamours, Space and Propagation Engineering Officer, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, G-6

  • Manoeuvrability within the EMS – Within PACOM AOR
  • Threat informed PACE plan, in support of 507X OPLAN (Will keep it unclass)
  • Fire Chain / Kill Web survivability within denied, degraded, or contested environment. “Thin line Comms”
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    Afternoon Coffee

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    SatCom On The Move for The United States Navy: STtNG Program

    Vincent A Squitieri, Technical Director, Navy Communications and GPS Navigation Programs, PEO C4I, United States Navy

  • An update on SATCOM OTM efforts
  • Support for US DOD Expeditionary Communications
  • Discussion of the STtNG (Satellite Terminal Transportable Non-Geo Stationary) program
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    Delivering Resilient Network Connectivity for the US Army

    John Anglin, Project Manager, Tactical Network Technical Management Division Lead, PEO C3T, US Army

  • Providing commanders choices of network connectivity depending on the environment
  • Integration of both commercial and military SATCOM options, coupled with HF and protected waveforms
  •  Integrating network operations tools to better manage and monitor network transport capability
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    Integrating Hybrid SATCOM Solutions into Mobile SATCOM Architecture

    Lieutenant Colonel Justin Deifel

    Lieutenant Colonel Justin Deifel, Acting Deputy Narrowband Acq Delta, MilComm & PNT Directorate, USSF

  • Commercial and Allied technological advances to increase robustness of SATCOM on the move
  • Enterprise Management and Control, flexible networks and terminals to provide for more integrated and interoperable systems
  • Roaming terminals that operate across waveforms, frequencies and can transfer multiple data types at appropriate security levels
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    17:30

    Chair’s Closing Remarks

    Major General (Ret'd) Bill Robins, CEO, BRL

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    19:00

    Drinks Reception Hosted By Lockheed Martin (Invitation Only)

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    8:00

    Registration & Coffee

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    8:45

    SAE Conference Opening

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    8:50

    Chair's Opening Remarks

    Dr Joanna Hart, Director, Space Partnership

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    9:00

    UK Keynote: Securing UK Interests in Space Alongside Our Allies and Partners

    Senior Representative

    Senior Representative, UK Strategic Command,

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    9:20

    SKYNET Update: Developments and Way Ahead for the UK’s SATCOM Capability

    Captain (RN) Phil Coope, Deputy Head Space , UK Strategic Command

  • Commanding heights view of the programme - from the SKYNET 5 PFI to SKYNET 6EC
  • Maturing future technologies and assessing opportunities for cross-government and international collaboration
  • Key requirements for SKYNET 6 – availability, coverage, flexibility and interoperability
  • Introducing new terminals and satellites to the SKYNET constellation, with greater integration to national and international architectures
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    9:40

    UK MoD Panel: Delivering SKYNET SDW and the Way ahead to 6EC

    Panellists to be Confirmed

    Panellists to be Confirmed, ,

  • Ensuring effective collaboration: how we will work together
  •  Growing a trained cadre of UK MOD satellite experts: why this is important for the future of SKYNET and how this will be delivered
  • 6EC and beyond: concluding thoughts
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    9:55

    Session Reserved for Lead Sponsor Airbus

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    10:25

    Morning Coffee Sponsored by Maxar

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    10:55

    Developing Sovereign Space Capability to Protect Dutch Geo-Strategic Interests

    Lieutenant General Elanor Boekholt-O'Sullivan, Deputy Director-General of Policy, The Netherlands Ministry of Defence

  • The current Dutch SATCOM structure and shared COMSATCOM provision
  •  An overview and assessment of Brik-II – Netherlands sovereign space capability
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    11:15

    Session Reserved for Lockheed Martin

    Eric Brown, Vice President, Military Space Advanced Program Development, Lockheed Martin

    Andy Rayner, Military Space International Director, Lockheed Martin

    Nik Smith, Regional Director UK and Europe, Lockheed Martin

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    Enhancing the German Armed Forces through Increased Exploitation of Space, Cyber and SATCOM

    Major General Dr. Michael Färber

    Major General Dr. Michael Färber, Director Capability Development and Bundeswehr Digitisation, Cyber and Information Domain Service, Bundeswehr

  • The increasing dependency of the armed forces on space-supported data, services and products
  • Controlling and protecting the SATCOMBw Military Communications Satellite System
  • Advancing capability through allied partnership and exercises
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    Transforming Operational Capability to Ensure French Space Interests in an Increasingly Threatening Domain

    Major General Philippe Adam, Commander, French Space Command

  • The French Military space policy
  • Evaluating the capability and mission of the French SATCOM portfolio – Syracuse, Athena-Fidus and Sicral
  • Enhancing space readiness through the AsterX exercise
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    12:25

    Session Reserved for Inmarsat

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    Italian Space Capability and Strategy: Deploying and Protecting Infrastructure in a Fragile Domain

    Brigadier General Davide Cipelletti, Chief - Space General Office, Italian Defence General Staff

  •  Space as a more strategic, competitive, congested and contested domain#
  • SICRAL development up to 2023
  • Advancing capability with SICRAL 3
  • The Athena-Fidus partnership with France
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    13:15

    Presentation from our Charity Partner: SSAFA

    Lieutenant General (Ret'd) Andrew Gregory

    Lieutenant General (Ret'd) Andrew Gregory, Controller, SSAFA, The Armed Forces Charity

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    13:25

    Networking Lunch

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    14:20

    Afternoon Streams

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    14:25

    Chair’s Opening Remarks

    Mike Dean, Chief, DoD SATCOM and AISR ITF, C3 Infrastructure, US DoD CIO

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    Changing the Game on how the DoD Buys and Utilizes COMSATCOM

    Michael Nichols, Deputy Director, Commercial Satellite Communications Office, United States Space Force

  • Industry innovations enable previously unobtainable commercial capability
  • Integrating with the market
  • Working as part of the DoD SATCOM enterprise
  • Evolving CSCO mission and processes
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    14:50

    Session Reserved for Northrop Grumman

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    15:20

    Session Reserved for Eutelsat

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    PANEL: Exploring Potential Approaches to Automated Sharing of Capacity Across the 5I Community and Other Coalition Action

  • Reviewing national experiences and efforts
  • What business, governance, and policy changes are needed to enable M2M sharing of capability, how quickly can we converge on this vision
  • Conceptualising shared capacity approaches
  • Business impediments, security challenges, and other obstacles
     
  • Charlotte Gerhart, Director, Acquisition Delta - Tactical SATCOM, Space Systems Command, USSF

    Wing Commander David Black, Skynet EC Project Manager, UK Strategic Command

    Michael Hunt, Acting Assistant Secretary of Space Systems Branch, Air Defence and Space Systems Division, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Australian DoD

    John Kirk, Chief, SATCOM and International Partners, USSPACECOM, USSF

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    16:25

    Afternoon Coffee Sponsored by Maxar

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    16:55

    Session Reserved

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    17:15

    Session Reserved for Sponsor

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    17:45

    The 4 Vital Elements of Portable Satellite Communications

    Lukas Nystrom

    Lukas Nystrom, Chief Technology Officer, Satcube AB

  • Sovereignty: the risks associated with relying on a unique satellite communications provider and the benefits of multiple channels to ensure high SLA
  • Security: the need for secured communication thanks to TRANSEC, advanced encryption, private networks, secure remote control, etc. and the important considerations of GEO vs LEO constellations
  • Robustness: why this should be criteria #1 in the choice of satellite communication solutions
  • Manufacturing: the importance of terminal lifecycle management, from design to production
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    PANEL: European SATCOM Collaboration Towards Resilient Multinational Architecture

  • Introducing national SATCOM strategies
  • Why is resilience so key to SATCOM?
  • How can European collaboration leverage national strengths?
  • In which areas is partnership needed most?

     

  • Captain (N) Jose Freitas, Head of Space Department, Portuguese General Staff of Armed Forces

    Trond Hermansen, Special Advisor SATCOM, Norwegian Armed Forces Cyberdefence

    Holger Lueschow

    Holger Lueschow, Programme Manager Satellite Communication, European Defence Agency

    Colonel (Ret'd) Krzysztof Cybulski, Senior SATCOM Specialist, Polish Ministry of National Defense

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    18:40

    Chair’s Closing Remarks

    Mike Dean, Chief, DoD SATCOM and AISR ITF, C3 Infrastructure, US DoD CIO

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    14:25

    Chair’s Opening Remarks

    Stuart Eves, Director, SJE Space Ltd

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    Deterring Aggression, Defending Capabilities, and Defeating Adversaries: Gaining and Maintaining US Communication Interests in Space

    Brigadier General Dennis Bythewood, Commander, Joint Task Force - Space Defense, US Space Command

  • Understanding the changed the orbital security environment
  • Specific threats to US and Allied SATCOM assets
  • What is the JTF-SD doing to negate the ability of Chinese, Russian, and other threat actors to utilize their space and counterspace capabilities to restrict the Joint Force’s ability to project power?
  • Readiness to ‘Fight Tonight’
     
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    Balancing the UK Space Command Strategy for MILSATCOM with the Imperatives of SSA

    Group Captain Andy Beasant, Deputy Head Space Operations Capability, UK Space Command

  • Ensuring effective and timely identification, characterisation and understanding of any factor associated with the space domain that could affect space operations
  • Threats and vulnerabilities across the ground, link and space segments
  • Sustainable MILSATCOM development
  • Operational SDA to protect UK SATCOM assets
  • Assessing the UK’s role in an increasingly congested and contested domain

     

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    14:50

    Joint Military Q+A

    Group Captain Andy Beasant, Deputy Head Space Operations Capability, UK Space Command

    Brigadier General Dennis Bythewood, Commander, Joint Task Force - Space Defense, US Space Command

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    15:00

    Session Reserved for Comtech

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    15:30

    Session Reserved for Spectra

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    PANEL: Discussing the Increasingly Hostile Space Environment and Exploring How Belligerent Actors Could Impact SATCOM Infrastructure

  • Possible threats to commercial China’s space capability and what this means for the West
  • Evaluating Russian ASAT potential
  • Why is deterrence so key?
  • How can deterrence be bolstered?

     

  • Makena Young, Associate Fellow, Aerospace Security Project/Center for Strategic and International Studies

    Brendan S. Mulvaney, Director, China Aerospace Studies Institute USAF

    Christopher Johnson, Space Law Advisor, Secure World Foundation

    Holly Bertrand, Chief Operating Officer, ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc

    Viktoria Urban, Editorial Director, Space Impulse

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    16:25

    Afternoon Coffee Sponsored by Maxar

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    Enhancing Civil SSA Capability to Ensure UK Excellence in Space Communications

    Angus Stewart, Head of Space Surveillance, UK Space Agency

  • Exploring the link between SSA and SATCOM operations
  • An update on recent and upcoming opportunities in the UK’s civil Space Surveillance and Tracking programme
  • Efforts to collaborate across civil, military and commercial boundaries
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    Advancing SATCOM through Situational Awareness and Sustainability

    Holger Krag, Head of the Space Safety, European Space Agency ESA/ESOC

  • The importance of protecting communication assets from space hazards
  • SSA for Autonomy in Accessing Space
  • Space Weather
  • Debris prevention for the preservation of the space environment

     

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    17:15

    Joint Civil Organisation Q+A

    Holger Krag, Head of the Space Safety, European Space Agency ESA/ESOC

    Angus Stewart, Head of Space Surveillance, UK Space Agency

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    17:25

    Session Reserved for Sponsor

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    Session Reserved for Sponsor

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    PANEL SPONSORED BY MAXAR: The Importance of Balancing SATCOM Capability Development with the Sustainable Use of Space

  • The growing volume of debris in space is both environmentally and commercially unsustainable
  • The impact of small satellite proliferation
  • The threat from redundant equipment and debris
  • Mitigating existing debris and reducing future congestion
  • How can industry play a part?
  • Travis Blake, Program Officer, Space Traffic Coordination, Science Mission Directorate, NASA

    Andrea Loper, Senior Acquisition Program Manager, Space Electro-Optics Division , Air Force Research Laboratory

    Senior Represenative

    Senior Represenative, , MAXAR

    Katherine Courtney, Chair, Global Network on Sustainability in Space

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    18:50

    Chair’s Closing Remarks

    Stuart Eves, Director, SJE Space Ltd

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    19:00

    Networking Reception Hosted by Lead Sponsor Airbus

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    8:00

    Registration & Coffee

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    8:45

    SAE Conference Opening

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    8:50

    Chairman's Opening Remarks

    Colonel (Ret'd) Jennifer Krolikowski, Former Chief Information Officer - Space Systems Command, CEO, Plan Z

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    US MILSATCOM: The Future of DoD SATCOM Acquisition, Development and Delivery

    Cordell DeLaPena, Program Executive Officer PEO for Military Communications MilComm & Positioning, Navigation, and Timing PNT, Space Systems Command, USSF

  • Space warfighting: the DOD’s policies for creating an effective, sustainable, and resilient SATCOM ecosystem
  • US DOD’s space enterprise and updates on interagency collaboration policy
  • Assessing the MUOS Constellation Program
  • Strategic vision: SATCOM in 2030

     

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    Space Acquisitions with Partners: Exploiting Existing Assets, Buying Available Capabilities, and Building Only What We Must

    Deanna Ryals, Director, International Affairs, Space Systems Command, USSF

  •  International cooperation in force design to define requirements
  • Optimizing capacity and capability through international partnership
  • Leveraging new tools to integrate the alliance
  • Future options for SATCOM hybrid architecture
     
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    9:40

    Session Reserved for Lead Sponsor Airbus

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    Session Reserved for OneWeb

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    10:40

    Morning Coffee

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    11:10

    Resilient Communications in Action: Enterprise Management + Smart Network Edge with GEO/LEO/5G

    Dr Rajeev Gopal, Vice President Advanced Systems, Hughes Network Systems

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    Delivering Operational SATCOM to the US Warfighter

    Colonel David Pheasant, Commander, Space Delta 8, USSF

  • Ensuring protected and assured SATCOM at a tactical and strategic level
  • Developing and training space warfighters
  • Expanding cooperation to enhance prosperity and security
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    Powering Resilient Multi-Missions with Disaggregation

    Chris Badgett, VP, Technology, Kratos Defense

  • Commercial systems will continue to play a significant role in conflicts
  • A software-defined ground architecture designed with common industry standards, removes silos and enables disaggregated capabilities supporting military and commercial operations
  • This includes virtualized waveforms, encryption technology, FEC and other communication attributes
     
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    Optimizing Collective SATCOM Services to Terminal Users and Associated Warfighters Worldwide

    Mark Gruenewald, Director, SATCOM Integrated Operations Division SIOD

  • SIOD Introduction
  • Synchronizing and Integrating the US and Allies
  • Coordinating information and activities across the satellite communication (SATCOM) enterprise
     
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    RESA terminals a novel technology for cost-efficient and high performance LEO/MEO applications

    Dr Omid Sotoudeh, CEO, ReQuTech AB

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    13:20

    Networking Lunch

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    14:15

    Afternoon Streams

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    14:20

    Chair’s Opening Remarks

    Professor Anna Moore, Director, ANU Institute for Space

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    14:25

    The Role of Defence Space Command in Coordinating and Managing Australia’s Endeavors in Space

    Colonel Clifford White, Director Space Services, Australian Defence Space Command

  • Assuring Australia’s access to space for civilian and military users in a safe and sustainable space environment
  • Space at the core of how we will fight and win in the future across multi-domain operations
  •  Integrating the many diverse elements of space capability
  • Working closely with our allies and international partners to mutually assure the responsible use of the space domain
     
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    14:45

    Session Reserved for Telesat

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    Swissto12’s 3D Printing to Improve the SWaP&C of the Next Generation of Satcom on the Move Antennas

    Esteban Menargues, Senior RF/Antenna systems engineer, SWISSto12 SA

  • SWISSto12’s 3D printing and its opportunities for Satcom
  • 3D printed Ka apertures for Satcom (command control vehicles, UAVs, large aircraft)
  • Description of 3D printed phased arrays in Ku&Ka with improved SWaP
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    15:45

    Session Reserved for L3Harris

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    16:15

    Afternoon Coffee

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    NZDF’s Approach to Digitalisation – a Small Country’s Challenges and Opportunities

  • NZDF’s context
  • NZDF’s Space Domain and capability development
  • MILSATCOM and our digital eco-system
  • Key Challenges
  • Opportunities
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    17:05

    Session Reserved for All.Space

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    Session Reserved for Boeing

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    Accelerating, Transforming and Strengthening National Security Solutions through Commercial Partnerships

    Brigadier General Steven Butow, Director, Space Portfolio, Defense Innovation Unit

  •  End-to-end execution using commercial capabilities
  • Driving ideas novel in capability, responsiveness, and delivery accuracy
  • Tactically Responsive Space’: Victus Haze
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    Chair’s Closing Remarks

    Professor Anna Moore, Director, ANU Institute for Space

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    13:00

    Registration & Coffee

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    13:50

    Chair's Opening Remarks

    Dr Joanna Hart, Director, Space Partnership

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    Why Space — Exploring the Landscape and How You Can Get Involved

    Professor Anu Ojha OBE, Director - Championing Space, UK Space Agency

  • Understanding the Landscape – Opportunities and Core Focus of the Space Sector
  • Experiences from the National Space Centre – gaining an interesting and fulfilling career
  • Highlighting the key needs and future growth opportunities that you can fulfil in your career
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    Horizons without Limits: Equal Opportunities and Unlimited Global Possibilities

    Dr Mamatha Maheshwarappa, Co-Chair, Women in Aerospace UK

  • Dispelling the myths about a career in space
  • Success stories of leading female leaders in aerospace
  • Mapping the global space industry – where can you fit in?
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    Why is Defence Integral to Space?

    Air Vice Marshal Paul Godfrey, Commander , UK Space Command

  • The need for international and national defence
  • Introducing the intertwined history of space with the defence sector
  • The key space priorities for national and international security
  • Defence’s role in leading technological innovation
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    Panel Discussion: What Your Degree Doesn't Prepare You For

  • Filling the gap through work experience
  • Soft skills
  • Non-academic space information
  • Personal challenges presented by the workplace
  • Possibilities for career conversions
  • Holly Whitehouse, Chair, UKSEDS

    Professor Joanne Wheeler

    Professor Joanne Wheeler , Founder, Satellite Finance Network

    Dr Joanna Hart, Director, Space Partnership

    Dr Chiara Palla, Co-lead, Women in Aerospace UK

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    Extended Q&A: Careers Beyond the Cockpit

  • Assessing how many people are required for a successful launch
  • Identifying the key jobs and skill gaps that the industry is seeking to fill
  • Discussing the diversity of roles within the space industry
  • Highlighting employment opportunities around the world
  • Joseph Dudley, Co-Chair, Space Skills Alliance

    Kathie Bowden, Skills Manager, Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd

    Peter Trussell, Skills for Space Lead, UK Space Agency

    Nimmi Patel, Head of Skills, Talent, and Diversity, Tech UK

    Group Captain John Hetherington, Deputy Head Space Enablement, UK Space Command

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    Visit to Main Conference & Afternoon Coffee

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    Making a Success of the Graduate Job Search

    Jacob Smith, Director, SpaceCareers.uk

  • Finding and identifying the jobs for you
  • Succeeding in the application process
  • Discussing current graduate and internship opportunities
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    Extended Q&A: The Unusual Suspects: Careers Downstream & in the Wider Space Eco-System

  • What is ‘downstream’ and why is it important?
  • Illustrating the makeup of the space eco-system – why are SMEs important?
  • Addressing the unique benefits of working for SMEs
  • Confirmed Representative

    Confirmed Representative, , UK Space Command

    Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Director, Royal Astronomical Society

    Joanne Oliver, Business Engagement Lead, Satellite Applications Catapult

    Betty Bonnardel-Azzarelli, Chairperson, UK Chapter, Space and Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)

    Kerissa Khan MRAeS, President, Royal Aeronautical Society

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    What Your Career Can Look Like — My Journey to Managing the Scottish Space Cluster

    Dr. Natasha Nicholson

    Dr. Natasha Nicholson, Former Cluster Manager, Space Scotland and Director, Star Helix Ltd.

  • Demonstrating how different personal roads can all lead to space
  • National and International Role Models Who Have Paved the Way in Space
  • Navigating the career landscape and understanding realistic pathways
  • Unlocking Your Potential: Utilising Challenges to Further Your Career
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    Panel Discussion: Dual-Use Capabilities and Doubled Possibilities

  • Advantages of joining the dual-use workforce
  • Unique experiences only available in the defence sector
  • How to take the skills and experiences learnt in defence for future roles in civil space
  • Routes into Defence
  • Dr Joanna Hart, Director, Space Partnership

    Dr Junayd Miah, Science Adviser, UK Space Command

    Cy Keogh, Senior Advisor - Business Transformation, Manufacturing Technology Centre

    Squadron Leader Becky Kirk, Space Systems SME, RAF

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    Panel Discussion: Leading Technological Innovation and Global Problem-Solving

  • Examining case studies of today’s technology led by space
  • Identifying key areas of technological development where space takes the lead
  • Discussing how civil and military space interact to drive technological innovation
  • Addressing sustainability challenges posed by and for the industry – and how technical innovation can address them
  • David Dean, Chief Engineer, DSTL

    Confirmed Representative

    Confirmed Representative, , UK Space Command

    Raya Tsolova, Programme Manager - National Security, Tech UK

    Dr Joanna Hart, Director, Space Partnership

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    18:10

    Chair’s Closing Remarks

    Dr Joanna Hart, Director, Space Partnership

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    18:30

    Drinks Reception Hosted By All.Space

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    8:00

    Registration & Coffee

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    8:45

    SAE Conference Opening

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    8:50

    Chair's Opening Remarks

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    9:00

    Providing Critical SATCOM Capabilities and Services to Enable NATO’s Core Tasks

    Major General Hans Folmer, Chief of Staff, NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency)

  • Working in partnership with industry, academia, and not-for-profit organizations
  • Maintaining NATO’s technological edge in SATCOM
  • Connecting the dots’ in space, cyberspace, air, land and maritime domains

     

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    Evaluating the Vital Importance of Effective SATCOM to EUROCONTROL

    Jorge Afonso Pereira, Head of CNS and Security Unit, EUROCONTROL

  • Overview of EUROCONTROL line of effort regarding SATCOM implementation for Air Traffic services
  •  Military-Civil cooperation and the advantages of effective SATCOM
  • International cooperation efforts
  • Potential threats to SATCOM implementation for Air Traffic Control: What’s the back up?
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    Session Reserved for Lead Sponsor Airbus

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    10:10

    Morning Coffee

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    Developing Practical SATCOM Plans and Policy for Peru

    Lieutenant General Carlos Enrique Chavez Cateriano, Chief of the General Staff, Peruvian Air Force

  • Overview of Peruvian space developments: PerúSAT-1
  • What is the current SATCOM capability of Peru?
  • Data sharing agreements and international cooperation
     
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    Session Reserved for Aalyria

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    11:30

    Session Reserved for Gilat

    Ori Naor, RVP Defense, Gilat Satellite Networks

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    Furthering Capability in Space: An Update on the Brazilian Space Programme

    Brigadier Frederico Casarino, Director of the Institute of Aeronautics and Space, Brazilian Air Force

  • Assessing current Launch Vehicles and planned developments 
  • Overviewing space Infrastructure in Brazil: Alcântara Space Center
  • SATCOM capability and planning: SGDC-1 & 2 
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    Networking Lunch

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    Delivering Increased Capacity and Enhanced Functionality for the French Armed Forces through SYRACUSE IV

    Major General Michel Sayegh

    Major General Michel Sayegh, Program Executive Officer for Space, C4ISR and Cybersecurity, DGA

  • Overviewing the DGA satellite communication programme so far
  • Key capability goals of SYRCUSE IV
  •  Assessing the successful launch of SYRACUSE 4B and the implications for the Armed Forces
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    Session Reserved for Sponsor

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    14:10

    Session Reserved for Thales

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    Advancing Indian Space and SATCOM Technology to Enhance Warfighting Capability

    Air Vice Marshal DV Khot, Director General, Indian Defence Space Agency

  • SATCOM as a key aspect of the Indian vision for space
  • Working with the expanding civilian space sector to leverage dual-use capabilities
  • Mission DefSpace – progress so far
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    Afternoon Coffee

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    The Plan for Development of ROKAF Space Power

    Colonel Simon Kim, Principal of Aerospace School, Education & Training Command, Republic of Korea Air Force

  • Space Operations Capabilities Enhancement
  • International Space Cooperation
  • Space Education and Training System for Space Manpower
  • Introduction of ROK military Satellite System and Space Laser Communication Technology
     
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    Session Reserved for Sponsor

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    16:20

    Session Reserved for Sponsor

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    Evaluating the Evolving European ‘Space for Security’ Landscape

    Hermann Ludwig Moeller

    Hermann Ludwig Moeller, Director, European Space Policy Institute

  • The increased use of Space as a domain to address civil and dual-use security challenges
  • The challenge to leverage commercial space capabilities, as the geo-political dimension of space is increasing
  • SATCOM in focus: ESPI findings on European secure connectivity initiatives allowing commercialisation
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    Chair’s Closing Remarks and Conference End


    Director
    Space Partnership
    Former Chief Information Officer - Space Systems Command, CEO
    Plan Z
    Director
    ANU Institute for Space
    Deputy Director-General of Policy
    The Netherlands Ministry of Defence
    Chief of the General Staff
    Peruvian Air Force
    Program Executive Officer PEO for Military Communications MilComm & Positioning, Navigation, and Timing PNT
    Space Systems Command, USSF
    Commander
    UK Space Command
    Director Capability Development and Bundeswehr Digitisation
    Cyber and Information Domain Service, Bundeswehr
    Program Executive Officer for Space, C4ISR and Cybersecurity
    DGA
    Commander
    French Space Command
    Director General
    Indian Defence Space Agency
    Chief of Staff
    NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency)
    Director, International Affairs
    Space Systems Command, USSF
    Chief - Space General Office
    Italian Defence General Staff
    Director, Space Portfolio
    Defense Innovation Unit
    Chief, DoD SATCOM and AISR ITF
    C3 Infrastructure, US DoD CIO
    Director Operations
    Royal Netherlands Air Force
    Director of the Institute of Aeronautics and Space
    Brazilian Air Force
    Commander, Joint Task Force - Space Defense
    US Space Command
    Controller
    SSAFA, The Armed Forces Charity
    Principal of Aerospace School, Education & Training Command
    Republic of Korea Air Force
    Military Space International Director
    Lockheed Martin
    Head of Space Surveillance
    UK Space Agency
    Head of Space Department
    Portuguese General Staff of Armed Forces
    Deputy Head Space
    UK Strategic Command
    VP, Technology
    Kratos Defense
    Director Space Services
    Australian Defence Space Command
    Commander
    Space Delta 8, USSF
    Military Deputy G6
    US Army Europe and Africa
    Chief Strategy Officer
    Comtech
    Liaison to USAF & USSF, DoD Executive Agent for the DoD Mission Partner Environment MPE
    Mission Partner Capabilities Office (MPCO) (SAF/CDMX)
    CEO
    ReQuTech AB
    Vice President Advanced Systems
    Hughes Network Systems
    Vice President, Military Space Advanced Program Development
    Lockheed Martin
    Senior RF/Antenna systems engineer
    SWISSto12 SA
    Deputy Head Space Operations Capability
    UK Space Command
    Deputy Head Space Enablement
    UK Space Command
    Head of the Space Safety
    European Space Agency ESA/ESOC
    Programme Manager Satellite Communication
    European Defence Agency
    Chief Operating Officer
    ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc
    Project Manager, Tactical Network Technical Management Division Lead
    PEO C3T, US Army
    Chief, SATCOM and International Partners
    USSPACECOM, USSF
    Head of CNS and Security Unit
    EUROCONTROL
    Acting Deputy Narrowband Acq Delta, MilComm & PNT Directorate
    USSF
    Director of Operations
    1st Combat Communications Squadron, USAF
    Chief Technology Officer
    Satcube AB
    Military Communications Expert
    EUROCONTROL
    SO2 Global SATCOM Operations Land/Air
    Defence Digital
    CEO
    BRL
    Director
    SATCOM Integrated Operations Division SIOD
    Acting Assistant Secretary of Space Systems Branch
    Air Defence and Space Systems Division, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Australian DoD
    Deputy Director, Commercial Satellite Communications Office
    United States Space Force
    Regional Director UK and Europe
    Lockheed Martin
    RVP Defense
    Gilat Satellite Networks
    Space Systems SME
    RAF
    SO2 SATCOM Innovation, Capture and Exploitation
    Defence Digital
    Special Advisor SATCOM
    Norwegian Armed Forces Cyberdefence
    Technical Director, Navy Communications and GPS Navigation Programs
    PEO C4I, United States Navy
    Skynet EC Project Manager
    UK Strategic Command
    Senior Acquisition Program Manager, Space Electro-Optics Division
    Air Force Research Laboratory
    Director
    China Aerospace Studies Institute USAF
    Director, Acquisition Delta - Tactical SATCOM
    Space Systems Command, USSF
    Senior SATCOM Specialist
    Polish Ministry of National Defense
    Chief Engineer
    DSTL
    Program Officer, Space Traffic Coordination
    Science Mission Directorate, NASA
    Space Law Advisor
    Secure World Foundation
    Space and Propagation Engineering Officer
    U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, G-6
    Chair
    Global Network on Sustainability in Space
    Director
    SJE Space Ltd
    Director
    European Space Policy Institute
    Director - Championing Space
    UK Space Agency
    Chairperson, UK Chapter
    Space and Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)
    TechUK
    Senior Advisor - Business Transformation
    Manufacturing Technology Centre
    Co-lead
    Women in Aerospace UK
    Science Adviser
    UK Space Command
    Co-Chair
    Women in Aerospace UK
    Deputy Executive Director
    Royal Astronomical Society
    Former Cluster Manager, Space Scotland and Director
    Star Helix Ltd.
    Chair
    UKSEDS
    Director
    SpaceCareers.uk
    Business Engagement Lead
    Satellite Applications Catapult
    Co-Chair
    Space Skills Alliance
    Skills Manager
    Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd
    President
    Royal Aeronautical Society
    Associate Fellow
    Aerospace Security Project/Center for Strategic and International Studies
    Head of Skills, Talent, and Diversity
    Tech UK
    Skills for Space Lead
    UK Space Agency
    Founder
    Satellite Finance Network
    Programme Manager - National Security
    Tech UK
    Editorial Director
    Space Impulse
    Strategic J6
    New Zealand Defence Force | Te Ope Katua o Aotearoa
    UK Space Command

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    Exhibitors

    Official Charity Partner

    Supporters

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    Graduate Space Careers Stream
    Workshop

    Graduate Space Careers Stream

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    London, United Kingdom

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    Sponsors


    Aalyria

    Sponsors
    https://www.aalyria.com/

    Aalyria is creating, organizing and managing the world’s most advanced networks to enable connectivity everywhere at the speed of discovery. Aalyria brings together two technologies originally developed at Alphabet as part of its wireless connectivity efforts:atmosphericlasercommunicationstechnology and asoftwareplatformfor orchestrating networks across land, sea, air, space and beyond. It is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including the founders of Accel, J2 Ventures and Housatonic.



    ALL.SPACE

    Sponsors
    https://www.all.space/

    Founded in 2013 with headquarters in Reading, UK, ALL.SPACE is a fast-growing innovative deep tech company and builder of the world’s first and only field-proven smart terminal to simultaneously deliver full-performance connections across all significant orbits from a single device.

    ALL.SPACE’s pioneering technology moves the industry beyond multiple antennas and terminals for different networks with a fully reconfigurable and flexible platform that converges infrastructure, networks, edge computing, intelligent routing and software-defined capabilities all through one device. We deliver assured communications across multiple orbits and networks for a smarter, safer, more resilient world.

    Initially serving defence and government mobility markets, including NATO, we will enable ubiquitous connectivity to remote locations on land, in the air and at sea. Our platform enables military users to leverage emerging satellite technologies in multiple orbits (LEO/MEO/HEO/GEO), giving them the needed resiliency, assured bandwidth and lower latency for multi-domain operations in congested and contested environments. This game-changing solution will bring a new level of connectivity to mobility users globally.



    Boeing

    Sponsors
    http://www.boeing.com

    Space and Launch's global satellite businesses, headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., together make up Boeing’s center for all space-borne intelligence systems and government and commercial satellite systems. Boeing offers end-to-end intelligence services and has competency in large-scale systems integration; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; and navigation and communication systems. The world's first geosynchronous communications satellite, Syncom II, was built by Boeing and launched in 1963. Since Syncom, the company has delivered more than 300 satellites to more than 50 customers in over 20 countries. All were designed and built in Boeing’s satellite manufacturing factory, the world’s largest such facility.



    Comtech

    Sponsors
    https://www.comtech.com

    Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is a leading global technology company providing terrestrial and wireless network solutions, next-generation 9-1-1 emergency services, satellite and space communications technologies, and cloud native capabilities to commercial and government customers around the world. Our unique culture of innovation and employee empowerment unleashes a relentless passion for customer success. With multiple facilities located in technology corridors throughout the United States and around the world, Comtech leverages our global presence, technology leadership, and decades of experience to create the world's most innovative communications solutions. For more information, please visit www.comtech.com.


    Eutelsat

    Sponsors
    http://www.eutelsat.com

    Founded in 1977, Eutelsat Communications is one of the world's leading satellite operators. With a global fleet of satellites and associated ground infrastructure, Eutelsat enables clients across Video, Data, Government, Fixed and Mobile Broadband markets to communicate effectively to their customers, irrespective of their location. Around 7,000 television channels operated by leading media groups are broadcast by Eutelsat to one billion viewers equipped for DTH reception or connected to terrestrial networks. Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat assembles 1,200 men and women from 50 countries who are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service.



    ExoAnalytic Solutions

    Sponsors
    https://exoanalytic.com/

    ExoAnalytic Solutions is an innovation leader providing world-class products and services for missile defense and space situational awareness applications. For 20+ years, we have developed advanced algorithms for focal-plane processing, tracking, characterization, discrimination, and sensor allocation. Today, with the world's largest optical telescope network, we lead the industry in commercial Space Domain Awareness for high altitude orbit regimes.



    Gilat

    Sponsors
    https://www.gilat.com/

    Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications.

    With over 35 years of experience, we create and deliver deep technology solutions for satellite, ground and new space connectivity and provide comprehensive end-to-end solutions and services, powered by our innovative technology. We believe in the right of all people to be connected and are united in our resolution to provide communication solutions to all reaches of the world. Our portfolio is comprised of a cloud-based platform and high-performance satellite terminals designed to work in harmony with satellite constellations; high-performance Satellite On-the-Move (SOTM) antennas; and highly efficient, high-power Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).

    Gilat’s SATCOM solutions have been designed specifically to meet the needs of today’s net-centric battlefield, including: flexible, secure platforms for huge amounts of data and high-bandwidth applications to connect soldiers, platforms and terminals across land, sea and air; continuous and resilient connectivity to ensure that information is available when, where and how it is needed; with all necessary technology, equipment, applications, products and solutions under one roof.

    Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support additional applications including broadband access, mobility, cellular backhaul and enterprise. For more information, please visit: www.gilat.com



    Hughes

    Sponsors
    https://www.hughes.com/

    Hughes delivers information anywhere the mission leads. We engineer and manage resilient networks with intelligence built-in, to make networks easier to operate and harder to take down. We leverage interoperable standards to make networks software-defined, not hardware-limited. We reach to the farthest ends of the mission, so the warfighter is never at an information disadvantage. Hughes. Secure Communications. Anytime. Anywhere. Anycomms.


    Kratos

    Sponsors
    http://www.kratosdefense.com/products/space

    Kratos helps ensure customers are “Ready for What’s Next” in the rapidly changing satellite industry by improving operational efficiencies and managing the complexities enabling a dynamic ground. From RF interference mitigation and cancellation, end-to-end network management, signal processing, to command & control, Kratos products and services are used by more than 80 percent of the world’s satellite operators and 90 percent of U.S.-based space missions. Kratos develops, integrates and sustains technology ensuring space communications superiority.



    L3Harris

    Sponsors
    http://www.l3harris.com

    L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue, 48,000 employees and customers in over 100 countries. L3Harris.com



    Lockheed Martin

    Sponsors
    http://www.lockheedmartin.com

    Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.



    Maxar

    Sponsors
    https://www.maxar.com/

    Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. Maxar’s 4,300 team members in over 20 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world.For more information, visit www.maxar.com.


    Northrop Grumman Corporation

    Sponsors
    http://www.northropgrumman.com

    Northrop Grumman is a leading global aerospace and defense technology company. Our pioneering solutions equip our customers with the capabilities they need to connect and protect the world, and push the boundaries of human exploration across the universe. Driven by a shared purpose to solve our customers’ toughest problems, our 95,000 employees define possible every day.


    OneWeb

    Sponsors
    http://www.oneweb.world

    OneWeb is a global communications network powered from space, headquartered in London, enabling connectivity for governments, businesses, and communities. It is implementing a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites with a network of global gateway stations and a range of user terminals to provide an affordable, fast, high-bandwidth and low-latency communications service, connected to the IoT future and a pathway to 5G for everyone, everywhere. Find out more at http://www.oneweb.world


    Requtech

    Sponsors
    http://www.requtech.se

    Antenna systems for radar and satellite communications since 2009. Solid background within R&D of satcom and telecom, and has inhouse antennas, filters and related components for all SatCom frequency bands. Has since 2017 worked with satellite mobile innovation in the Phased arrays for satcom-on-the-move and LEO/MEO applications and launched the product line RESA (ReQuTech Electronically Steered Antennas) in 2021.



    Satcube

    Sponsors
    https://www.satcube.com/

    Satcube is a fast-growing technology company in the satellite communications industry with a focus on developing game-changing terminals and services to enable high-speed broadband anywhere - quickly, and cost-efficiently. The European innovator employs a world-class research and development team, and actively collaborates with leading Scandinavian and European universities, as well as with ground-breaking projects sponsored by the European Space Agency and Vinnova.


    Spectra

    Sponsors
    https://spectra-group.co.uk/

    Join Spectra Group at GMSC23, where groundbreaking advancements in military communications will be unveiled. Don't miss the opportunity to hear from Simon Perrett at 15:50 in Stream B as he discusses how Spectra is reimagining the communication landscape. Visit Booth 31 for detailed conversations on the battle-winning beyond line of sight comms-on-the-move capability, SlingShot, and more.

    Spectra Group, an acclaimed recipient of the Queen's Award for Enterprise and noted among the Top 100 Government SME Suppliers, is renowned for its two-decade-long expertise in delivering secure communication solutions to global defence and government organisations. The Group's agility, security accreditations and commitment to compliance set it apart as a trusted partner in tactical and strategic communications.

    With CEO, Simon Davies, crowned Business Person of the Year 2017 by Battlespace magazine, and its revolutionary SlingShot technology awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise (Innovation) in 2019, Spectra continues to demonstrate its commitment to innovation and excellence.

    Join Spectra Group at GMSC23, where we push the boundaries of communication, securing a brighter, safer future. Your time with us promises to be insightful, transformative, and above all, unforgettable. Be part of the communication revolution, be part of Spectra Group at GMSC23.



    SWISSto12

    Sponsors
    https://swissto12.com/

    Swissto12 is a leading manufacturer of advanced Radio Frequency (RF) payloads, systems and products for telecommunications, surveillance and radar applications across the aeronautic industry. The company’s RF systems and products benefit from proprietary and patented aerospace-qualified 3D-printing technologies that deliver lightweight, compact, highly performing, and competitive RF functionality.

    Customers and partners include the European Space Agency, Intelsat, Inmarsat, Lockheed Martin, Elbit Systems and Thales. Swissto12 has developed commercially with success in Europe, the USA and Israel and is amongst the fastest growing aerospace companies in Europe. Swissto12 spun off in 2011 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), is privately owned and backed by prominent Swiss and European Investors.

    SWISSto12 has deployed more than 1,000 RF products in space, maritime, ground and airborne applications, covering from L-band to V-band. Swissto12 RF products include array apertures for on-the-move applications (airborne, ground) in X-band, Ku-band and Ka-band, phased arrays in with low power consumption for communications and radar, antenna feeds and feed systems for space and ground, and direction-finding antenna front ends. SWISSto12 also builds the HummingSat - the first ever geostationary SmallSat - A new type of small, agile and low weight geostationary satellite designed to deliver high-quality connectivity for a disruptively low investment per mission.



    Telesat

    Sponsors
    http://www.telesat-us.com

    Telesat U.S. Services, LLC (dba Telesat Government Solutions) is a wholly-owned, U.S.-incorporated subsidiary of leading satellite operator Telesat. Telesat Government Solutions provides reliable and secure global communications networks that the U.S. Government and allies require and the information superiority and mission assurance they demand. Leveraging the most cutting-edge satellite technologies, Telesat Government Solutions offers resilient infrastructure, real-time operations management, and morale, welfare, and recreation connectivity for remote personnel on long-term assignments.



    Thales

    Sponsors
    https://www.thalesgroup.com/en

    Thales is a global technology leader with more than 77,000 employees on five continents. The Group is investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – Big Data, artificial intelligence, connectivity, cybersecurity and quantum technology – to build a future we can all trust.

    In the markets of defence and security, aerospace and space, digital identity and security, and transport, Thales provides solutions, services and products to help its customers – companies, organizations and governments – to carry out their critical missions.

    Military satellite communications play a crucial role on the theatre of operations and must take into account the needs of tactical users. Thales’s NEXIUM Sat, powered by System 21, offers end-to-end military communication ground segment solutions, including anti-interference and anti-jamming capabilities in order to maintain connectivity with throughput adaptation under extreme threats.



    Viasat + Inmarsat

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    Exhibitors


    Avanti

    Exhibitors
    http://www.avantiplc.com

    Avanti Communications delivers high-throughput satellite connectivity. Our fleet of Ka-band high-throughput satellites provide steerable beams operating from Texas to Thailand delivering security of operations, agility, flexibility and capacity, allowing users to achieve information advantage. We also provide fixed beams across EMEA to support emerging or enduring operational requirements at immediate notice.



    Coherent Logix

    Exhibitors
    http://www.coherentlogix.com

    Coherent Logix are the creators of the first virtualized system-on-a-chip for the embedded systems market.

    Their comprehensive portfolio of solutions includes the HyperX family of microprocessors, integrated system development tools, optimized libraries, system reference designs, and a customizable system development platform that reduces development complexity and time to market.

    Coherent Logix has now introduced the world’s most advanced system on a chip for space applications - The HyperX Midnight. A 4th generation HyperX SoC, HyperX Midnight is designed for solutions that require exceptionally high levels of performance, power efficiency, upgradability, and radiation tolerance.

    HyperX Midnight has the lowest Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) of any fine-grain programmable space processor, combined with exceptional performance (terabit class.) Radiation-hardened by design and including an on-board GPP, HyperX SoCs are programmable in ANSI C for up to 75% faster solution development time.

    Founded in 2005, Coherent Logix Inc. is headquartered in Austin Texas, USA. Coherent is a full-service company that provides an innovative semiconductor platform, robust software development tools and engineering design services. We empower developers to stay at the forefront of their industries by making it faster, easier, and more cost-effective to bring their ideas to life.



    ELTA Systems Ltd

    Exhibitors
    https://www.iai.co.il/

    ELTA Systems Ltd., a group and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, is one of Israel’s leading defense electronics companies and a global leader in the field of Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR), Early Warning and Control, Homeland Security (HLS), Self-Protection and Self-Defense, and Fire Control applications.

    ELTA offers comprehensive OTM SATCOM solutions with cutting edge technologies for airborne, naval and ground platforms. ELTA has advanced AESA antenna technologies for GEO, MEO and LEO applications. Vast experience in commissioning airborne SATCOM terminals on mission aircraft, fighter aircraft and helicopters. Land based SATCOM solutions for OTM manpack and vehicular. Naval SATCOM for vessels and submarines.



    EM Solutions

    Exhibitors
    https://www.emsolutions.com.au/

    EM Solutions develops innovative microwave and on-the-move radio and SATCOM products and systems that enable broadband telecommunications services to deployed Defence end users.

    The Company’s principal activity is the design, assembly, test, and support of Naval Maritime SATCOM systems that utilise a broad portfolio of intellectual property assets including antennas, tracking and microwave RF subsystems that have been organically developed over the past 25 years. These subsystems are supplied as standalone products to global defence prime contractors and system integrators.

    From its Australian manufacturing facility EM Solutions also offers bespoke engineering and build-to-print services for complex microwave and RF subsystems. EM Solutions has multiple long term contracts in place with the Australian Department of Defence to modernise and sustain SATCOM systems across the Australian Naval fleet comprising new and existing vessels. These contracts are based on the ongoing supply of the 2m class King Cobra and 1m class Cobra Maritime SATCOM systems that support simultaneous X and Ka Band operations and can be configured for multi-orbit operation. The global customer base is rapidly expanding with the supply of Maritime SATCOM systems to multiple European / NATO Navy’s and the Company has established a service centre in the Netherlands to support these customers.

    EM Solutions engineering team is continually expanding its intellectual property portfolio and regularly partners with defence and research organisations to support emerging requirements.



    GRC Ltd

    Exhibitors
    https://grcltd.net/

    Satellite, RF, cloud and IP connectivity specialists, GRC design, integrate and support communication systems serving defence, government, emergency response and commercial users. Our partnerships and Tier 1 VAR (Value-Added Reseller) status with leading hardware and airtime providers, ensure cost-effective, intelligently integrated solutions, backed up by through life support and training.


    Honeywell

    Exhibitors
    http://www.aerospace.honeywell.com

    Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft. The Aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more. It’s hardware and software solutions create more fuel-efficient aircraft, more direct and on-time flights, and safer skies and airports.

    Honeywell has been at the forefront of airborne Satellite Communication (SATCOM) systems innovation for over three decades. From the early systems in the early 1990s, which provided reliable cockpit connectivity for the first time, our constant innovation has enabled military aircraft to carry out missions more efficiently and safely.

    Honeywell’s SATCOM technology leadership has enabled military organizations to enjoy progressively faster and improved connectivity. From on-board phones and faxes, to Swift64, to SwiftBroadBand, and to today’s Global Xpress powered by Honeywell JetWave and JetWave MCX’s network agnostic capability, this has set a new standard for aviation connectivity.

    With SATCOM research, technology, and support centers of excellence in Canada, USA, UK, France, and India, Honeywell has vast experience and capability in innovating, developing, manufacturing, certifying, and supporting SATCOM systems.

    Today, our SATCOM systems can be found on thousands of aircraft worldwide, across the General Aviation, Business Aviation, Commercial Air Transport and Defense sectors. Our extensive global support infrastructure ensures customers have access to expert support wherever they are.



    Integrasys

    Exhibitors
    https://www.integrasys-space.com

    INTEGRASYS, established in 1990 is a software development and engineering company specialized in satellite network design, deployment, maintenance, and interference mitigation tools for monitoring critical satellite infrastructure in the commercial and defense fields, offering a wide range of signal monitoring products and VSAT Deployment, maintenance, and link budget solutions.


    Intellian

    Exhibitors
    https://www.intelliantech.com/en/home#

    Intellian is driven by a passion for innovation and an agile responsiveness to customer needs. As the crucial link between satellite networks and millions of people on Earth, Intellian’s leading technology and antennas empower global connectivity across oceans and continents, organizations and communities. Strategic thinking, an obsession with quality and a proven ability to deliver enables Intellian to invent for the future, creating mutual success for partners and customers as the world’s connectivity needs evolve. For more information, follow @intellian and visit intelliantech.com. Intellian Technologies Inc. is listed on the Korean Stock Exchange, KOSDAQ (189300:KS)



    Marlink

    Exhibitors
    https://marlink.com

    Marlink is the trusted partner of fully managed network solutions based on an intelligent hybrid network infrastructure and unrivalled digital services. We serve European militaries and government institutions, empowering remote operations with multi-band satcoms seamlessly integrated with terrestrial technologies. We tailor our solutions with advanced tracking and safety, welfare communications, digital solutions including remote data and IT and cyber security supported by 24/7 logistics and support for efficient operations.


    MetOcean

    Exhibitors
    https://metocean.com/

    MetOcean Telematics develops and manufactures state-of-the-art data acquisition and end-to-end telematics solutions, with a focus on niche MetOcean solutions and custom Defence and Security products. As a prominent global Iridium Satellite Value-Added Reseller (VAR) focused on hardware solutions, data services, and support, MetOcean Telematics is a leader in the satellite communications industry. The corporate headquarters, including the research and development facility and production space, is located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. With regional offices in Canada, the United States and United Kingdom, MetOcean Telematics is positioned to support customers around the world 24/7.



    Orbit Communication Systems

    Exhibitors
    https://orbit-cs.com/

    Orbit Communication Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI) is a leading global provider of maritime and airborne SATCOM terminals, tracking ground station solutions, and mission-critical airborne audio management systems. Orbit is helping to expand and redefine how we connect. The company's systems can be found on jet fighters, navy vessels, ground stations and offshore platforms. Orbit delivers innovative, cost-effective and highly reliable solutions to major air forces and navies, space agencies and emerging New Space companies.


    Teledyne Paradise Datacom

    Exhibitors
    https://www.teledynedefenseelectronics.com/paradisedatacom

    Teledyne Paradise Datacom, part of the Teledyne Aerospace & Defense Electronics Group, provides the satcom industry with satcom modem systems and SSPA systems. Flagship products include the Q-NET™ Full Mesh SCPC System and the new compact AXIOM modem for Manpacks and UAV satcom links. Resilient high power PowerMAX systems provide the ultimate RF solution for secure satcom systems.

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    Our mission SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need.


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    Funds raised by the SAE Foundation support SAE International’s award winning A World In Motion®(AWIM®) PreK-12 STEM education program, Collegiate Design Series™ (CDS), awards and STEM scholarships. For the last 35 years SAE’s STEM curriculum has enabled students to connect classroom learning with real-life application and develop the 21st century skills needed to succeed in real-world work environments. SAE’s STEM programs have reached more than 6 million students worldwide and engaged more than 30,000 STEM industry professionals as volunteers.

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    Everything RF

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    http://www.everythingrf.com

    everything RF - www.everythingRF.com keeps you up to date with the RF & Microwave Industry. We publish industry news, white papers and technical articles. We have the largest RF & Microwave product database on the internet which consists of product catalogs from over 500 Manufacturers. Use parametric search tools to narrow down on products based on your requirement. Download datasheets, compare products and get quotations. Quotations are routed to the manufacturers (or their distributors) who get back to you with the details. Visit www.everythingRF.com to learn more.


    Viasatellite.com

    Supporters
    http://www.satellitetoday.com/index.html

    Viasatellite.com, integrating SatelliteTODAY, delivers actionable news and in-depth analysis in all sectors of the market (broadcasting, enterprise, military, broadband, commercial and civil space) providing users with a complete picture of the satellite landscape on a daily basis.


    Armada International

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    http://armadainternational.com

    ARMADA INTERNATIONAL is leading defence magazine which reports on and analyses defence systems, equipment and technology. Together with its Compendium supplements, ARMADA provides defence planners in the militaries, in government, in procurement and in the defence industry itself with the information they need to plan their strategies.


    Defence Online

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    https://www.defenceonline.co.uk/

    Defence Online is one of the fastest-growing communities of key decision makers representing defence sector buyers and influencers within the Ministry of Defence, Prime Contractors and Industry. Providing up-to-date and informative news, insight and intelligence, Defence Online allows organisations to engage directly with a range of sector-based solutions, designed specifically to enhance their knowledge and understanding of this ever-evolving marketplace. No matter the size of your organisation, Defence Online has a range of advertising and marketing solutions to suit your business development requirements, connecting you with a marketplace worth over £19 billion annually in the UK alone.


    ASD MEDIA

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    http://www.asd-network.com

    Professionals in the Aerospace & Defence market use the ASD Media internet platforms to:
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    • Find the upcoming events; www.asd-network.com
    • Find companies and organizations; www.asdsource.com
    • Distribute news globally. www.asdwire.com
    The ASD Media platforms are well known and used intensively, your company is able to benefit from these large numbers of users. Be informed with ASD-Network; Create exposure for your company with ASDSource, distribute your news with ASDWire or advertise with us, build your brand and increase traffic to your company’s website.

    For more detailed information please contact with: ASD MEDIA
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    Space News

    Supporters
    http://www.spacenews.com

    Since 1989, SpaceNews has provided decision-makers throughout the industry with timely and comprehensive space and satellite news, giving them the competitive intelligence they need to succeed. Whether it's the latest trend in military space capabilities, the next space mission or breaking developments in satellite telecommunications, SpaceNews keeps them informed.


    Microwave Journal

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    http://www.mwjournal.com

    Microwave Journal provides leading-edge technical content for RF, microwave and wireless engineers worldwide. MWJ the magazine reaches 50,000 qualified subscribers with practical design application articles for working engineers. MWJournal.com delivers the latest news, events, webinars, whitepapers, videos and newsletters to RF/microwave professionals. EDI CON China and USA events bring industry and engineers together for information exchange and education. For over 60 years, Microwave Journal has been THE resource for engineers who are developing infrastructure for the next-generation of wireless and defense technologies. www.mwjournal.com


    ARMSCOM.net

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    http://www.armscom.net

    ARMSCOM.net is a B2B /B2G platform for brokers of military goods. ARMSCOM.net is dedicated for Aerospace and Defense Industry with database containing more than 4000 companies and 3400 defense industrial sectors. Add Company and Products Profiles. For more information e-mail: armscom.net@gmail.com or visit http://www.armscom.net, tel.: + 372 816 946 77


    GSOA

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    https://gsoasatellite.com/

    GSOA is the global CEO-driven association representing the satellite industry. GSOA provides a platform for collaboration between companies involved in the satellite ecosystem globally and a unified voice for the sector. Our vision is to help policymakers improve the state of the world by continuously bridging digital, education, health, social, gender and economic divides across diverse geographies and across mature and developing economies.


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    https://www.satnow.com/

    SatNow is a new website that was launched in 2022. The website is dedicated to the Satellite and Space Industry. We provide the latest news, interesting white papers, technical articles and an innovative product search tool.


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    http://barclaymedia.uk.com/

    Defence Global provides an essential link between the Defence & Security Manufacturers and Suppliers, Government and Military sectors globally. Defence Global is a quarterly, tri-service publication providing articles and informative analysis from respected journalists and writers worldwide to attract a sophisticated and broad audience. Defence Global is published in February, May, August and November, with a professional and stylish design in both printed copy and digital format. The printed copies are perfect bound, full colour throughout with high quality art and photography. Defence Global is used as a reference tool providing a professional and intelligent read. We work with industry experts and corporate clients to include Defence and Security Manufacturers and Suppliers, as well as Governments, MoDs, Military Authorities and Senior Management Teams.


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    For the past 12 years, Aerospace & Defense Technology has been the mil/aero industry’s most trusted source for cutting-edge design and engineering information. Whether it’s in-depth feature articles on the hottest technology topics, application briefs that illustrate innovative uses of products and systems, tech briefs that describe how specific technologies are developed, or new product information that highlights the latest releases to the market, Aerospace & Defense Technology has the resources engineers need to do their jobs better.

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    WHAT IS CPD?

    CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

    ‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

    CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

    Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

    CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.

    CPD AND PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTES

    There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

    For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

    CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.

    TYPICAL CPD SCHEMES AND RECORDING OF CPD (CPD points and hours)

    Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

    ‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

    ‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

    The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

    As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SAE Media Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.

    GLOBAL CPD

    Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

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