An International Perspective on SatCom Capabilities at Global MilSatCom 2017

Canada, Japan, Korea, UK and USA to host keynote presentations at the 19th Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition in London.

London, United Kingdom, June 17, 2017 --( Described as "the best networking event" by its audience, SMi's 19th Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition will yet again raise the bar with an agenda featuring a line-up of high-level speakers and unmissable interactive opportunities offered during four days of conference sessions, workshops and networking receptions.

Representing all corners of the international SatCom community, the event will feature over 40 sessions from leading commercial players and over 20 military and government personnel, including the following keynote presentations:
· MilSatCom UK- A UK MoD Perspective
Air Commodore Nick Hay, Head of Capability, C4ISR & SRO for Future Beyond Line of Sight Programme, HQ Joint Forces Command, UK Ministry of Defence

· Developing Next Generation MilSatCom Capabilities and the Importance of Early Allied Involvement
Deanna Ryals, Chief of International MilSatCom, US Air Force

· Direction of Future MilSatCom Programmes for the Republic of Korea Armed Forces
Brigadier General Nag Jung Choi, Commander of Defence Communication Command, Republic of Korea Military

· An Update on Canadian MilSatCom
Colonel Cameron Stoltz, Director of Space Requirements, Director-General Space, Canadian Forces

· Developing Japan’s Space Diplomacy and the Importance of Allied Collaboration
Colonel Shinichiro Tsui, counsellor National Space Police Secretariat, Japanese Cabinet Office
The full roster of speakers and their presentations can be found on

Europe's leading military event for satellite professionals will take place on the 7th-9th of November. The conference will bring together 500 international senior military and key industry representatives to network, benchmark, and learn about the latest developments in SatCom technology, discuss strategies to fulfil capability gaps, and address critical military and government requirements.

For those interested to attend, registration is now live on the event website. There is currently an Early Bird discount of £200 for bookings made by 30th of June.

19th Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition
7-9 November 2017
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London, UK

Contact Information:
For queries on military bookings, contact James Hitchen on For sponsorship and exhibition details, contact Alia Malick on For media enquiries contact Honey de Gracia on

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