This year's MilSatCom Asia is the satellite industry's response to the robust growth in the demand for satellite communications. SMi, MilSatCom’s organizer, is turning the annual conference into an must-see trade event that would help regional and global SATCOM carriers expand business networks and learning opportunities.SMi looks to attracting specific niche markets for its flagship event.
Mr Cowie along with representatives from other satellite firms will discuss major issues affecting the regional and international satellite communications providers. Speakers include civil experts and officials of global and regional defence and government agencies. Speakers will also cover military and commercial satellite service programs and initiatives such as the Jabiru Satellite Communications Program, Australia's first locally owned commercial fleet. Issues pertaining to civil-military interoperability and joint government projects will also be covered.
Other prominent speakers at MilSatCom Asia include:
Masayuki Iwaike, Director of Missile Defence and Space Policy and Planning, Policy Division, Bureau of Defence Policy, Ministry of Defence, Japan
Commodore Roger Boyce, Director General of ICT Policy and Planning, Department of Defence, Australia
Major General (Dr) Siva Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Department of Science and Technology, India
Jonathan Hung, President, Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA)
Lieutenant Colonel James Dryburgh, JS01 CIS (J6), New Zealand Defence Force
Dr. Muhammad Riaz Suddle, Director for PakSat-1R Programme, SUPARCO (Pakistan Space Agency)
Major John Genouw, COMOPSLAND/G6/
MilSatCom will run from May 9-10 in Singapore. Participants are welcome to request an appointment with Mr Cowie. Pls visit http://www.newsat.com for more information.