Global VSAT Forum to Chair the 2nd Annual MilSatCom Latin America in Brazil

SMi Group reports: Cristovam Nascimento, Brazil Correspondent Office, Global VSAT Forum, has been invited to chair MilSatCom Latin America 2015 and co-host the two panel discussions on "Regional Opportunities For SatCom Collaboration" and "How Will Future Military Operations Shape SatCom Requirements In The Future?"

Maceio, Brazil, August 07, 2015 --( Latin America has been a prominent region in advancing its SatCom capability with countries such as Brazil, Chile and Mexico all either launching or planning to launch domestic satellite programs. MilSatCom Latin America 2015, now in its second successful year, is the only regional meeting place for military satellite communications specialists and all those responsible for optimising security and surveillance of national and air space and key domestic assets. For more information on the event visit

The participants of MilSatCom Latin America 2015 Conference will be the most senior decision makers responsible for modernising and procuring new defence communication and satellite capability, as well as some the of region's most experienced operators of SatCom programs, all meeting to demonstrate their intentions for advancing technology and laying down foundations of future collaboration and standardisation between nations.

The speaker line-up 2015 includes industry leading visionaries at the heart of military satellite communications representing Brazilian and Spanish Armed Forces, Brazilian Air Forces, French MoD, Department of Defence USA, Mexican Space Agency and many others. Confirmed attendees include representatives from Telespazio Brasil S.A., Telesat Brasil, SATIS, Advantech Wireless, Hisdesat, SynQor and many more. Sponsored by O3b Networks , SES and The Aerospace Corporation. The complete 2-day event agenda including all speakers and their presentations available at

"As a Lieutenant Colonel from the Brazilian Air Force, I have great pleasure in inviting you to attend the second annual MilSatCom Latin America Conference and Exhibition. We are proud to once again support and participate in such an important regional meeting that will help advance and shape Military Satellite Communications in Latin America. This event will offer attendees the opportunity to hear from key players both in the military and industry in one of Brazil's most beautiful locations, Maceio..."
-Lieutenant Colonel Jose Everardo J. Ferreira,
C2 Departments Technical Coordinator, Brazilian Ministry of Defence

The event programme 2015 includes the unique and informative pre-conference masterclass on "How to do business with the Brazilian Armed Forces," hosted by Colonel (Rtd) Ricardo Veiga, Former Executive VP, Committee of Coordination and Deployment of Space-Based Systems (CCISE) and Head of Section Air Force General Staff, Brazil Air Force.

If you are interested in doing business with the Brazilian Armed Forces then make sure you register for this masterclass which will allow you to understand the procurement process within the MoD from ‘contact to contract.’ Further information can be found at

For more information or to register visit the website, alternatively contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or email
SMi Group
Julia Rotar