Introducing the 10th annual Military Space conference taking place in London, UK

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SMi's 10th Annual Military Space conference takes place in London, UK on the 4th and 5th of March 2015

Military Space

SMi’s 10th annual Military Space conference will bring together leading experts in the field of space technology. Topics to be addressed will range from satellite communication, surveillance, missile defence as well as national updates. Hear up-to-date presentations from an international panel of speakers and learn how the militarisation of space is evolving; including military cooperation, utilisation of space data, missile defence and European approaches to space operations and the operational challenges which lay ahead.

The role of technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in modern warfare and the use of space in operations has grown and continues to do so. The utilisation of satellites has been one of the main areas of development; navigation and mapping has been made possible via GPS data; satellites are also being used to transfer long- range communications and are an increasingly a key component of mobile deployable systems.

Hear keynote addresses from:

  • Group Captain Martin Johnson, Director, National Air Defence and Space Operations, Royal Air Force
  • Professor Richard Crowther, Chief Engineer, UK Space Agency
  • Kenneth Hodgkins, Director of Space and Advanced Technology, US Department of State
  • Peter Woodmansee, HQ U.S European Command Missile Defense Program Manager, EUCOM

The 2015 speaker line-up includes:

  • Air Commodore Peter Round, Capabilities, Armament and Technology Director, European Defence Agency
  • Colonel Jerome Bernier, Chief of Staff at Joint Space Command, French Ministry of Defence
  • Commodore Christian Anuge, Director ICT, Training and Operations, Nigerian Navy Headquarters
  • Colonel Olaf Holzhauer, Director, Space Situational Awareness Centre, German Air Force
  • Jakub Cimoradsky, Officer, BMD Section, NATO

Key benefits of attending:

Hear about national updates from military personnel in order to gain a different perspective on the military space operations happening across the globe, therefore maximising the development of your own programmes as well as analysing different methods.

  • Explore the latest advances in ballistic missile defence, high frequency communication, space situational awareness and earth imaging
  • Hear about the development of Missile Defence in Europe
  • Hear an update on Geospatial systems
  • Hear from a global panel of speakers discussing issues relating to their military space programmes

Don't miss the interactive pre-conference workshop, held on the 3rd March 2015
Advanced Distributed Missile Defence with Spatial Grasp Technology
Workshop Leader: Dr Peter Sapaty, Chief Scientist, Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences

Book before 28th November to save £300
For more information or to register visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2015military-space4.asp
Alternatively, contact Adam Keevash on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6000 or email: akeevash(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk

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