Europe's Leading Military Satellite Communications Event, Global MilSatCom returns to London this November

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SMi presents Global MilSatCom 2015, taking place on the 3 - 5 November, London, UK

Global MilSatCom 2015

SMi are delighted to announce that the highly anticipated 17th annual Global MilSatCom conference and exhibition will return to London this year on the 3rd - 5th November 2015.

Europe's leading military satellite communications event will bring together over 400 of the industry’s key senior military representatives alongside the world’s leading SatCom solutions providers and operators to address current and future MilSatCom issues.

The 3-day conference will identify new and emerging technologies to further enhance end user capabilities; SatCom on the Move operations; high throughput satellite capability in the military; continual challenges of cost-efficiency and operational efficiency; national programs, capabilities and requirements and the challenges concerning lower budgets but increasing requirements.

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Global MilSatCom 2015 event highlights include:

3 industry-leading keynote addresses:

  • Commander Ian Pears MBE RN, JFC CAP C4ISR SO1 NETS SVCS, Joint Forces Command, UK MoD
  • Deanna Ryals, Chief, International MILSATCOM, U.S Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Abde Bellahnid, Directorate of Joint Capability, SATCOMS & SAR Requirements, Canadian National Department of Defence

An array of high-level industry speakers:

  • Colonel Christophe Debaert, Head of Syracuse Program, DGA France
  • Commodore Christian Anuge, Deputy Director, Defence Space Agency, Nigerian Navy
  • Colonel Dr Abas Kattala, ITC Engineer, Tanzania People's Defence force
  • Colonel Atogeba Alobawone, Director, Directorate of Defence Communication and Information Systems, Ghana Armed forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Charles Eddy, Chief of Space Policy, Plans and Strategy, United States European Command
  • Lieutenant Colonel Klaus Achterkamp, Referent SatCom, Bundeswehr
  • Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Saiboo, Head of CIS/J6 Department, Royal Netherlands Army
  • Commander Marcos Imperio, Assistant Chief of Fleet Staff for Weapons, Communications, Electronics and Information Systems, Philippine Navy
  • Wing Commander Rhys Taylor, J6 — Headquarters Joint Forces New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Komei Isozaki, Director, Space Policy Office, Ministry of Defence Japan*
  • Tom Plachecki, Chief of Network Services & IT Infrastructure Service Line, NATO Communications and Information Agency
  • Harold Haney, Chief, SATCOM & Spectrum Management Division, United States Strategic Command*
  • Subject to final confirmation

Click here to view and download the new conference brochure

3 new pre-conference workshops:

A) Global Government Payload Exploration - Hosted by Hosted Payload Alliance
B) How Small Satellites Can Enhance Military Communications Whilst Maintaining Cost-Efficiency - Hosted by Surrey Satellite Technologies
C) Perspectives on Ground Systems - Hosted by The Aerospace Corporation

Places are extremely limited for this event. With the event selling out for the past 11 years, those interested are advised to register before the 30th June to secure their place and save £300.

For more information or to register please visit

For event enquiries please contact the team on: +44 (0) 207 827 6000 or events(at)smi-online(dot)

For media enquiries contact: Sonal Patel on +44 (0) 207 827 6106 or spatel(at)smi-online(dot)


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