07 May 2019 Community news

US space enterprise experts set for the Military Space Conference

Meet and network with over 140 peers at this year's event held in June

SMi Group, organisers of Global MilSatcom, are proud to present the eagerly awaited, Military Space USA conference and exhibition, taking place in the heart of industrial space innovation and procurement – Los Angeles on 11 and 12 June 2019.

Featuring high-level briefings from senior leadership across industry, government and allied partner states, Military Space USA will provide a holistic overview of developments in the 4th domain, including how organisational efforts such as 'SMC 2.0' are facilitating and delivering the space supremacy that is demanded by the war fighter.

Attendees will get the chance to meet and network with over 140 peers including: defence agencies, militaries, governments, disruptive agile space companies across the Silicon Valley along with established industrial primes that lead in the space domain. The full agenda is available to download from the event website:http://www.milspaceusa.com/roompr

Highlights of this year’s agenda include: Delivering the Disruptive; Position, Navigation and Timing; Future Concepts and Capability; Space Situational Awareness (SSA); PAC & International Updates; SatCom; Space Assets in Support of Missile Defence; Small Satellite’s and Launch Moving Forward; Battlefield Management Command and Control (BMC2); Theater Tactical and Hosted Payloads; Technologies and Capabilities to Build a Disruptive Architecture and many more.

Some of the many confirmed speakers include: Major General Stephen Whiting(Commander, 14th Air Force and Deputy Joint Space Component Commander, US Air Force);Colonel Nickolas Kioutas, (Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, PEO, US Army);Colonel Patrick Williams (Commander, 2nd Weather Group, 557th Weather Wing, US Air Force);Colonel Kapil Jaiswal(Director, Directorate of System Applications, Directorate General of Signals, Indian Armed Forces);Colonel Jack Fischer(Vice Commander, 50th Space Wing, US Air Force);Lieutenant Colonel Gary Thompson(Chief, Future Concepts Team, Space and Missile Systems Center, US Air Force);Lieutenant Colonel Yun Kyong Sung(C4I Interoperability Officer, J6, ROK JCS);Dr Natalya Bailey(CEO and Co-Founder, Accion Systems);Dr Grant Stokes(Division Head, Space Systems and Technology, MIT Lincoln Laboratory);Andrea Loper(Acquisition Program Manager, Space Vehicles Directorate, Integrated Experiments & Evaluation Division, AFRL, US Air Force);Demaryl Singleton(Infrastructure and Development Division Chief, DISA);Lars Hoffman(SVP, Launch, Rocket Lab);Mike Lewis(Chief Innovation Officer, NanoRacks);Richard Cobb(Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, US Air Force Institute of Technology);andJoseph Vanderpoorten(Chief, Advanced Concepts Division, Space and Missile Systems Center, MILSATCOM/Advanced Concepts, US Air Force).

For those interested in attending, places can be booked at http://www.milspaceusa.com/roompr

All active federal employees, to include Military Personnel, will be granted free admission to the event. However, in order to attend, pre-registration is required, which is subject to final approval by the conference organiser. Any commercial organisations who wish to attend, can register on the event website.

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