MilSpace 2013

Organization: SMi Group

Venue: Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 10, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT) End Date/Time: Apr 11, 2013 / 5:10 pm - (GMT)
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Complementing our leading satellite communications portfolio, SMi’s annual MilSpace conference will draw on areas including Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Earth Observation Satellites, ISR, Missile Defence and Space Data. The event will highlight how the space domain is being utilized for both offensive and defensive means by those at the cutting edge of space technologies and it will also provoke discussion on how future missions will be won and lost in the outer atmosphere and beyond. Confirmed featured speakers include:

  • Group Captain Neale Dewar, HQ 1 Group, Space Control & Battlespace Management, RAF
  • Group Captain Al Byford, DCDC, UK MoD
  • Colonel Marco Nardini, Head of Space Policy, Italian Air Force
  • Alan Burke, Chief, Integrated Air and Missile Defense, US Air Force Europe
  • Colonel Franck Scher, Joint Space Command, Ministry of Defence, France
  • Major Nicolas Stassin, Defense Development Capabilities/Space, Ministry of Defence, Belgium

Key reasons to attend MilSpace 2013:

  • Discuss the changing nature of European militarization of space – what is the way forward?
  • Gain expert insight into the future direction and challenges facing Military Space in the US
  • Hear about the European approach to BMD and the differences between the European and US approach
  • Learn about the operational use of space and efforts to increase NATO spatial cooperation
  • Identify future opportunities for military, civil and commercial co-operation
  • Network with military representatives from UK; US; France; Germany; Italy; Sweden; Belgium

The event will also feature: A pre-conference workshop on: The Space Situational Awareness Focus Group. Hosted by agi Visit for more information or contact: 



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