SMi Group’s MilSatCom Middle East & Africa 2013 – Conference programme released

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Middle East & Africa's Premier Event for Military Satellite Communications Professionals

MilSatCom MEA 2013

SMi Group are delighted to introduce MilSatCom Middle East & Africa taking place in Dubai on the 25 - 27 February 2013.

From the organisers of Global MilSatCom - Europe’s leading military satellite communications conference & exhibition; MilSatCom Middle East & Africa 2013 will bring together the region's leading military, academic and industry speakers and will feature high level presentations, leading keynote addresses, case studies, interactive panel discussions and an exclusive site visit.

Key Military Speakers Include:

  •     Brigadier Abdulaziz Falah Aldosari, Qatar Emiri Signal Corps, Qatar Armed Forces
  •     Commander Andy Rayner, SO1 Strategic Networks, Cap C4ISR, UK MoD
  •     Mohamed Ibrahim, Director of Satellite Systems Development & Test Laboratory, National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS) Egypt
  •     Dr. Mohamed Ismail Elnaggar, Communication Engineering Department, Khalifa University
  •     Rodolphe Paris, CIS Project Officer, European Defence Agency
  •     Dr. Obaid Saif Al Hajri, Director, Sharjah Regional Office, Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations (ISESCO)
  •     Samer Halawi, Chief Executive Officer, Thuraya
  •     Linda Reiners, President, Commercial Ventures, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

View the latest conference programme and full speaker line-up at:

MilSatCom ME&A 2013 features:

  •     Leading SatCom experts addressing key topics including: Regional programmes, Hosted payloads, MilSatCom solutions, International cooperation, Pooling commercial and military assets, SatCom delivery and strategy, SatCom for UAVs and Development of satellite technologies in the MEA region
  •     An exclusive site visit to Sharjah Primary Gateway and Thuraya HQ, on the 27 February.
  •     Post Conference Reception and Local Entertainment from Thuraya on 25 February

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