LONDON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Air Commodore Garry Porter is to chair the 9th Annual Military Satellites (http://www.milsatellites.com) conference being held in London on 12th-14th July 2011.
'Having presented in 2009 and chaired last year's Conference, I can genuinely recommend Military Satellites 2011. If you are in the military space business and want to know what is happening in the UK, the USA, Europe, and further afield from an operational, organisational and industrial perspective, this is definitely the place to be.'
He will be joined by other keynote speakers including:
- Brigadier General Yves Arnaud, Commander, French Joint Space Command
- Brigadier General Lucio Bianchi, National Armaments Directorate, Italian MoD
- Brigadier General James Heywood, Director of Requirements, US Air Force Space Command
- Lieutenant Colonel Olaf Holzhauer, German Space Situational Awarness Centre, German MoD
- Major Phillip Verroco, C4ISTAR Branch, NATO Joint Air Power Competence Centre
- Dr Jim Lyke, Technical Adviser, US Air Force Research Laboratory
The Military Satellite speakers will join Heads of ISTAR, Heads of Space Policy and Space Policy Advisors to discuss up to date analysis of the latest developments in military space, with in depth and detailed focus on the following areas:
- Space Situational Awareness, with double briefings from the German MoD and German Aerospace Centre that will provide in depth analysis of German SSA capability and technology
- Assured access to space, the establishment of global norms and the potential implications of the emergence of new space nations including examination of the UK aspect of Multi-National Experiment 7
- US space policy with briefings from Air Force Space Command and PEO Space Systems on the Space Fence and capability requirements for the future of a military space
- Programme updates from the French Space Command, Nigerian Space Agency, Israeli Air Force, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment and the Italian MoD
The full Military Satellites programme is available to download from the event website: http://www.milsatellites.com/Event.aspx?id=489786
The 9th Annual Military Satellites (http://www.milsatellites.com) will bring together key military and government decision makers from across the world and provides an opportunity to interact with the UK and European space industry and gain a greater understanding of the role of industry in driving technological development.
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SOURCE Defence IQ