WGS Partners Denmark, New Zealand and Canada confirmed speaking at Global MilSatCom 2016

  • Posted by Yulia Rotar
  • June 21, 2016 5:25 PM BST
SMi Reports (2016.06.21, London, UK): SMi Group announces WGS Partners Denmark, New Zealand, and Canada to speak at 18th annnual Global MilSatCom in November 2016. Other speakers include U.S. Air Force, Belgian Defence, DGA France, UAE Space Agency…

SMi Group announces Europe's leading military satellite communications event, Global MilSatCom, described by its audience as "the best networking event" in their calendar, to take place on the 8-10th of November in London, UK.

Recently in the news: Denmark Gains Access to WGS Constellation via SES Anchor Stations. SES is providing two anchor stations for the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) to enable Danish Armed Forces to communicate through the United States’ Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) system (Source: Satellite Today, Via Satellite *). SMi has confirmed WGS Partners Denmark, New Zealand, and Canada to speak at the event.

The programme features Corporate Vice President of Government Market Solutions at SES, Nicole Robinson, speaking on day two of the conference. Nicole will discuss Satellite Communications and Enabling Critical Surveillance Capabilities.

Day three of the conference will feature speakers from the Danish Defence Command. Lieutenant Colonel Frank Valentin Nielsen of the CIS Operations Support Department. Frank will present on Danish Approach, Solutions and Concerns with Regards to Military Use of SatCom. Highlights include how to optimise civilian and military assets to satisfy key requirements, MilSatCom vulnerability and overcoming this to ensure operational efficiency.

Other Wideband Global SatCom partners speaking at Global MilSatCom include Wing Commander Rhys Taylor, Joint Communications and Information Systems (J6) of New Zealand Defence Force and Lieutenant Colonel Abde Bellahnid, Directorate of Joint Capability, SATCOMS & SAR Requirements, Canadian Department of National Defence.

To view the full list of speakers or to register for this event, visit www.globalmilsatcom.com/telcoprofessionals

Global MilSatCom 2016 will additionally feature a special guest address from His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director-General, UAE Space Agency: How the UAE Space Agency is fast becoming the Pioneer of Space Exploration in the 21st century. Highlights from the presentation include overviews of the recent MoU’s with international space agencies and current structure and research projects undertaken by the UAE Space Agency in relation to its contribution to the Mars mission.

"This is my first Global MilSatCom Conference and it has been a very informative learning experience. I look forward to coming back as a delegate from Canada and contributing further". Canadian Department of National Defence.

In 2016, there will be over 450 attendees and over 20 Government and Military speakers. 3-day event programme features over 25 exclusive case-study driven presentations, 3 panel discussions and keynote addresses from UK MoD, UAE Space Agency, DISA and Department of National Defence Canada.

Over 35 key presentations will feature the latest topics on SatCom including: SatCom for governmental use, the SatCom AoA in the U.S, the renewal of European programmes and how emerging markets are satisfying their MilSatCom requirements, transforming MilSatCom with commercial technologies, evolution of protected resilient SatCom, TNS and HTS, Wideband Global SatCom, allied partnerships and interoperability and so much more.

Places are extremely limited for this event. With the event selling out for the past 12 years, those interested are advised to register before the 30th June to secure their place and save £200. 

“As a newcomer to Global MilSatCom, I can tell you that I absolutely got a lot out of the event and I hope to get to future meetings. It was an excellent event and the SMi team did a fantastic job.” U.S Air Force.

For further information on Global MilSatCom, visit www.globalmilsatcom.com/telcoprofessionals to view the complete list of speakers, the 3-day event schedule and information on delegates, sponsors and supporters.

Lead Sponsor: SES. Gold Sponsor: Airbus Defence & Space. Sponsors: Advantech Wireless, Avanti Communications, Boeing, Eutelsat, Hughes, Intelsat General, Lockheed Martin, LuxGovSat, Newtec, O3b Networks, Raytheon, Thales, ViaSat. Exhibitors: Comsat, Comtech Telecommunications, Datapath, GATR Technologies, Spectra Group UK, The Aerospace Corporaton, Uniquesys.

Global MilSatCom 2016 is proudly supported by Via Satellite, Shephard Media, Global VSAT Forum, MSUA, Defense Express, Northern Sky Research, RF Globalnet, Space Agenda, and many more.

*Source: http://www.satellitetoday.com/regional/2016/05/17/denmark-gains-access-to-wgs-constellation-via-ses-anchor-stations-3/

18th annual Global MilSatCom

8th-10th November 2016

Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London, UK

Sponsors/Exhibitors: Contact Alia Malick on +44(0) 207 827 6168, amalick@smi-online.co.uk

Delegates/Groups: Contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054, jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk

Media: Contact Julia Rotar on jrotar@smi-online.co.uk

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