SMi’s Group has recently released an updated agenda for the 19th Global MilSatCom 2017, taking place on 7-9 November in London. The full program can be found on www.globalmilsatcom.com/newagenda.
Now featuring a speaker line-up of over 50 defence satellite communications experts, the event program has been curated to explore the growing demand to enhance SatCom capabilities and to discuss strategies and requirements including the UK Ministry of Defence’s plans for Skynet 6.
Other key additions to the agenda include an opening Ministerial Address from Harriett Baldwin MP, the UK’s Minister for Defence Procurement; a keynote address from Dr. Graham Turnock, Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency; and industry presentations from Airbus, Northrop Grumman, and NATO.
“This year’s program is inarguably the best and most international in the event’s history. Delegate numbers are up by 30% and the event is looking to attract around 500 attendees this year, which will be a new record for the conference series,” SMi Managing Director Dale Butler said
With 40+ presentations from leading commercial players and over 20 military and government personnel, this year's agenda will feature highlights including:
Updates to international MilSatCom programs including new nations such as Japan, Republic of Korea, Nigeria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, and Luxembourg
Sessions on key themes and challenges at the core of the MilSatCom community such as the Wideband AoA and GovSatCom initiative, the demand for flexibility and resiliency in a contested environment, ground segment R&D advances, SatCom-on-the-Move capabilities, as well as the surging importance of interoperability and allied international cooperation
Dedicated networking sessions including two evening dinners and two networking receptions
An exhibition area with 40 booths to help you understand the latest technological solutions available in the market
Two exclusive pre-conference workshops (6th November) on “Global Government Payload Exploration” and “Interference in SatCom Systems”