Satellite technological advancement for effective military communications in Asia
SMi is proud to present the 4th Annual MilSatCom Asia-Pacific Conference, taking place in Singapore on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th of May 2014. 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. This initiative is made up of many different organisations including the Singapore Armed Forces and according to various sources, will have a profound impact on Singapore’s satellite industry. As well as exploring the new satellite opportunities in both the civil and defence sectors, this year’s conference 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. Event highlights at SMi's 4th annual MilSatCom Asia conference include: • 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 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 solutions providers, top military representatives and satcom experts in this field Key Speakers Include: • Colonel Mark Patterson, J6 Division Chief, US PACIFIC COMMAND HQ • Lionel Frion, Engineer Spectrum, French Ministry of Defence • 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 Plus Interactive Post-Conference Workshop: Friday, 16th May 2014, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore What is protected military satellite communications? Workshop Leader: Mr. Rick Skinner, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
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