SES Government and Ministry of Defence Japan Join Speaker Panel at MilSatCom Asia Pacific Conference

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SMi’s 5th annual MilSatCom Asia-Pacific conference will be taking place on the 13th - 14th May 2015 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore.

MilSatCom Asia Pacific

SMi are delighted to announce that Nicole Robinson, Corporate Vice President of SES Government has joined this year's MilSatCom Asia Pacific conference. Nicole will join the esteemed panel of speakers and will present on: Commercial SATCOM - Critical Communications Infrastructure in the Asia Pacific: Opportunities and Risks. Her presentation will focus on:

  • Commercial SATCOM is critical communications infrastructure for civilian and defense agencies around the world
  • International collaboration toward access to future space capabilities
  • Insufficient capability in the Asia Pacific arch as compared to other regions in the world – opportunities and risks associated with “business as usual”
  • What can be done? How can we best leverage commercial SATCOM providers in the future to meet our defense, security and institutional needs

Komei Isozaki, Director, Space Policy Office from the Ministry of Defence, Japan has also joined the conference agenda and will provide the opening keynote address on day one, presenting on Japanese Space Policy.

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This conference will enable attendees to join senior military officials, high-level government representatives and industry experts, providing the chance to hear from 17 leading presentations covering the latest developments and challenges within military satellite communications with international speakers from: Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Philippines, USA, Vietnam and many more.

Confirmed attendees for the 5th annual MilSatCom Asia-Pacific conference include:

Airbus Defence & Space, Defence Science and Technology Agency Singapore (DSTA), Defence Technology Cooperation Attache, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Eurasian Technology Holdings, Eutelsat, Geospatial Information Agency BIG, Global VSAT Forum, Hughes Network Systems, Indonesia Department of Defense, Indonesia Maritime Studies, Information Technology Center Philippines, Institute of Technology Bandung, Intelsat General, Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters, MINDEF Singapore, Naval Research Lab, New Zealand Defence Force, O3b Networks, Philippines Navy, ProSol via USMC, SES, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel), ST Electronics (Satcoms & Sensor Systems), Thales Solution Asia, The Aerospace Corporation USA, Turkish General Staff, US Embassy in Singapore and many more.

The 2015 expert speaker line-up features:

  • Komei Isozaki, Director, Space Policy Office, Ministry of Defence, Japan
  • Lieutenant Commander Bill Blick, Joint Commander Engineer, New Zealand Defence Force
  • Commander Marcos Imperio, Assistant Chief of Fleet Staff for Weapons Communications Electronics and Information Systems, Philippines Navy
  • Jen Pearce, PACOM Analyst, ProSol via USMC
  • Senior Speaker Representative, Airbus Defence and Space
  • James Boutiller, Special Advisor, International Engagement, Maritime Forces Pacific HQ
  • Lee Foh Cheong, Chief Engineer, Director Engineering & Customer Solution, SingTel
  • Matthew Child, SVP Government Services, Eutelsat
  • D D'Ambrosio, EVP, Government Services, O3b Networks
  • Nguyen Than Yen Huong, Vice President, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

For more information or to register please visit:, alternatively contact James Hitchen on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email jhitchen(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk

MilSatCom Asia-Pacific is sponsored by: Airbus Defence and Space, Eutelsat, 03b Networks, SES and Singapore Telecommunications

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