Discover the emerging satellite programmes in Asia with leading military satellite communication experts in Singapore

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SMi is pleased to announce that the fourth annual MilSatCom Asia Pacific conference is due to take place in Singapore on 14th and 15th May 2014.

4th annual MilSatCom Asia Pacific

the new Singapore Office for Space Technology & Industry ... will have a profound impact...

Given Singapore’s launch into the space and satellite industry with the new Singapore Office for Space Technology & Industry announced this summer, we decided to hold our conference again in the Asia hub Singapore. The conference, supported by many different organisations including the Singapore Armed Forces, and according to various sources, will have a profound impact on Singapore’s satellite industry.

The SMi Group is proud to present its 4th annual MilSatCom Asia-Pacific conference, taking place on the 14th and 15th of May 2014, in Singapore. As well as exploring the new satellite opportunities in both the civil and defence sectors, this year’s event will be focusing particularly on the implications of the US forces moving out to Asia, new technological advancements such as picosatellites and maritime security and other issues facing the industry such as cost-effective usage of satellites.

This year's conference highlights are:

  • Hear from a technical expert about emerging satellite programmes in Asia
  • Learn about the US Forces pivot to the Pacific and implications for the SatCom industry in Asia from US representatives
  • Explore picosatellites and their implications for the future of Maritime from the Hellenic Navy
  • Hear from the Philippine Navy about their future plans for MilSatCom
  • Discuss of the future of SatCom in Asia and other issues facing the region such as cost-effective use of SatCom
  • Gain an insight into the legal aspects of satellite certification in Asia and satellite filing requirements from the French MoD
  • Meet and network with satcom solution providers, military representatives

Speaker Panel includes:

  • Lionel Frion, Engineer Spectrum, French Ministry of Defence, DIRISI
  • Captain Jirapol Wongwit, Director of Policy and Plans Division, Naval Communications and Information Department, Royal Thai Navy
  • Captain Anthony Rommel SD Reyes, PN GSC, Global Satellite Communications, Philippine Navy
  • Lieutenant Colonel James Dryburgh, JS01 CIS J6, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Brigadier General (Rtd.) Pitre, Director General Space, Canadian Department of Defence
  • Lieutenant Commander Georgios Mantzouris, University of the Aegean, Ph.D, Hellenic Navy

To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit

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