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SMi Group are proud to be hosting the 2nd annual Military Space USA conference, which will be taking place on the 8th and 9th of June 2021 with a new dedicated Disruptive Technology Focus Day on the 7th of June.

For many years, the US has dominated the space domain and its overwhelming superiority across the other warfighting domains has ensured that this domination was rarely challenged. Nowadays, however, the space domain is becoming increasingly competitive: near-peer adversaries are flexing their muscles, irregular threats are rife in the cyber domain, and there are growing calls for modernization within the US space enterprise to arrest this shift in momentum. This conference will address these issues head-on. With briefings, discussions, technology demonstrations, and a whole day dedicated to disruptive technology, the US military space enterprise will gather to respond to the urgent challenge from General James Dickinson, Commander USSPACECOM, to his Warfighters, their enablers and their supporters: we must “ensure that there is NEVER A DAY WITHOUT SPACE”.

As space has become a contested domain and as near peer adversaries advance their own capabilities, the need to ‘go fast’ has become accepted dogma within the space community. Driving these efforts across all mission areas – including SATCOM, PNT, Earth Observation, SSA and Launch - has become a critical mission for the DoD.

Featuring 3 dedicated days of content, this conference remains the pre-eminent forum to learn how the US and allies are driving a disruptive approach to space. 

This conference will be held in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

At this year’s conference there will be an array of networking opportunities:

  • Meet and network with over 140 attendees from defence agencies, militaries and governments and industry over 6 hours of breaks
  • Engage with an array of vendors, including disruptive agile space companies across the Silicon Valley as well as established industrial partners
  • Join key industry and military thought leaders shaping how the US space enterprise is developed through partnerships and innovation


Key Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn from a variety of AFSPACE stakeholders about the ongoing SMC 2.0 reorganizational efforts and how rapid acquisition is changing approaches to space
  • Listen to key allied partners and explore where opportunities for partnerships moving forward can be developed
  • Explore key topics within the US DoD’s approach to space including SMC 2.0, Accelerator Programmes, Blackjack and more
     

Below is a snapshot of the attendees from 2019’s event:
US 14th Air Force HQ
Accion Systems, Inc
US Air Force Research Lab
Airbus
Amergint Technologies
Anaren Microwave, Inc.
Arena Strategic Advisors, LLC
Artel LLC
Boeing
Booz Allen Hamilton
Cabinet Office of Japan
CGI
Charles Stark Draper Lab
CM Technology Inc
Cobham
DISA
Disruptive Technology Associates, Ltd.
Dstl
Entegra Systems
Executive Office, The White House
ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc
General Dynamics Mission Systems
Hughes
Itochu Corporation
KBR
Knight Sky
Kratos
Leidos
Leonardo DRS
Lockheed Martin
LuxGovSat
MCC Corporation
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
NanoRacks LLC
NASA-JPL
National Space Policy Secretariat, Japanese MOD
New Zealand Defence Force
Northern Space & Security Ltd
Northrop Grumman
NorthStar Earth & Space Inc.
Officina Stellare
Omnispace LLC
OneWeb Satellite
PlaneWave Instruments
Quintech Electronics and Communications Inc
Raytheon Company
Rocket Lab
ROK JCS
Royal Air Force
SES Government Solutions
SES Government Systems
USAF Space and Missile Systems Center
US AFRC Space Vehicles Directorate
Stottler Henke Associates, Inc.
Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)
The Aerospace Corporation
The Yomiuri Shimbun
TM
UK MoD
UK National Maritime Information Centre
US Air Force
US Army
US Army War College
US Marine Corps
US Navy
USAFRICOM
VELOS
Via Satellite
ViaSat
XTAR
And many more…

 

 

Conference programme

All timings are in Pacific Daylight Time (BST-8)

8:50 Chair's Opening Remarks

9:00 SDA’s Priorities for the Delivery of Future Space

Mr Derek Tournear

Mr Derek Tournear, Director, Space Development Agency
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  • Working in tandem with the Air Force to develop and prototype new technologies and architectures
  • Provision of satellite layers to support the delivery of communications, PNT and ISR capabilities
  • Exploring hosted payloads, rideshares and dedicated launches to deliver the constellation
  • Coordinating efforts to deliver terminals and ground infrastructure
     
  • 9:40 DOD SATCOM Modernisation: Achieving an “Integrated SATCOM Enterprise”

    Mr Mike Dean

    Mr Mike Dean, DoD SATCOM Chief, US DoD CIO
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  • DoD SATCOM as a “Segment of the DoD Information Network”
  • The role of Enterprise SATCOM Management and Control
  • Supporting multiple Command and Control domains
  • 10:20 Responsive Launch for MilSpace Customers

    Mr Kurt Eberly

    Mr Kurt Eberly, Director of Space Launch, Northrop Grumman
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  • To maintain assured access to space for our customer’s most critical needs, Northrop Grumman’s launch vehicles provide flexibility to launch to a wide variety of orbits, with high reliability from locations worldwide
  • Kurt Eberly, Director of Space Launch discusses how our flight proven experience and common core systems across our Antares, Minotaur and Pegasus launch vehicles reduce cost and technical risk
  • 11:00 Networking Break and Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

    11:30 Future Architecture and Advanced Concepts

    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten

    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten, MILSATCOM Advanced Concepts, Portfolio Architect, Space and Missile Systems Center, US Space Force
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  • Provision of resilient communications moving forward: hybrid services as the key to future operations
  • Terminals that flexibly meet architectural developments within the space segment
  • Architectural vision for future space: the DoD approach and vision statement
  • Enterprise management and control (EM&C) enabling flexible terminals, networks and systems through on-demand allocations
  • 12:10 Resilient, Multi-Transport Capabilities for the Tactical Edge — AI, ML, and Cloud for Flexibility, Interoperability, and Affordability

    Dr Rajeev Gopal

    Dr Rajeev Gopal, Vice President Advanced Systems, Hughes Network Systems
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  • Multi-orbit (GEO, MEO, LEO) space nodes for high performance ISR and Communication (using multiple frequencies)
  • Open-architecture, interoperable MILSAT and COMSAT enterprise for flexibility across manufacturers and service providers
  • Software-defined networks enhanced with AI/ML based decision making and orchestration
  • Cloud and private hosting for security and scalability
  • Hybrid space-based capabilities for mission assurance at the tactical edge
     
  • 12:50 Networking Break Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

    13:50 AFSPACE COMSATCOM

    Mr Michael Nichols

    Mr Michael Nichols, Chief, Commercial SATCOM Solutions Branch, Commercial Satellite Communications Office, US Space Force
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  • COMSATCOM organisation, portfolio and mission – transforming the way ahead by bringing capabilities to the joint warfighter
  • Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service (EMSS): providing access through the Iridium network
  • Routing commercial traffic via DoD gateways and ensuring terminals are flexible to enable this across bands
  • New contracts to transform SATCOM provision: RFI timelines and acquisition
  • 14:30 GreyNet: Secure, Disruption/Delay Tolerant Unified C2/SA Tactical Edge Network with Global Reach

    Mr Curtis White

    Mr Curtis White, Senior Research Systems Engineer, Navy Information Warfare Center- Atlantic, US Navy
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  • Self-forming, self-provisioning and self-healing, transport agnostic tactical edge network ecosystem
  • Security, Scalability and Resiliency: providing ubiquitous/transparent comm and cross-agency collaboration features to meet operational complexity
  • GreyNet program update – how it can contribute to future command, control and communications
  • Looking to the future: where UAV and other capabilities can enhance on-the-move communications
  • 15:10 Networking Break and Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

    15:40 UK Space Capability and Partnerships

    Wing Commander Ian Pamplin

    Wing Commander Ian Pamplin, UK Liaison Officer to SMC, UK MoD
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  • An overview of the UK space framework: SKYNET and other programmes
  • Partnership with SMC for Military Satellite Communications and other mission areas
  • How partnerships create additional resiliency: aiming for interchangeability among allies 
  • Vision looking forward: continued work with SMC and the US Space Force
  • 16:20 Canada’s Future Approach to Space

    Mr Abde Bellahnid

    Mr Abde Bellahnid, SATCOM Section Head, Canadian Armed Forces

  • Developing a comprehensive approach to the space enterprise: the view from across all mission areas
  • Leveraging space operations in support of national defence: delivering capability through the WGS MOU and joint operations like RADARSAT
  • Building and enhancing relationships with key allied partners to deliver extended and protected operations
  • Considering the use of dual-use technologies in support of the warfighting effort
  • 17:00 Chair’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

    8:50 Chair's Opening Remarks

    Dr Brien Flewelling

    Dr Brien Flewelling, Chief SSA Architect, ExoAnalytic Solutions
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    9:00 Alt-PNT at the US Army’s A-PNT Cross-Functional Team: Trusted Future Capability for the Army’s Warfighters

    Mr Willie Nelson (SES)

    Mr Willie Nelson (SES), Director, A-PNT/Space Cross Functional Team, US Army Futures Command
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  • Overview of the A-PNT CFT’s progress in its Alt-PNT programs and other lines of effort
  • The importance of Alt-PNT for the US Army’s PNT community and why contested environments are expected in future conflict
  • Future of PNT development: looking ahead
     
  • 9:40 2d Space Operations Squadron: Providing Assured PNT to the Warfighter through GPS Satellite Operations

    Lieutenant Colonel Michael Schriever

    Lieutenant Colonel Michael Schriever, Commander 2d Space Operations Squadron, Space Delta 8, US Space Force
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  • Report on status of new GPS III launches/performance/new capabilities and Global M-Code Coverage launch and operational performance
  • Efforts to increase automation/modernization to augment satellite operations
  • Changes in the day-to-day life of operators in the USSF transitioning from USAF
     
  • 10:20 Session Reserved for Gold Sponsor ExoAnalytic

    Dr Douglas Hendrix

    Dr Douglas Hendrix, CEO, ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc
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    11:00 Networking Break and Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

    11:30 Delivering End-to-End PNT to the Warfighter

    Mr Michael Orr

    Mr Michael Orr, GPS III Space Requirements Lead, US Air Force

  • USSF Resilient PNT overview and main lines of effort
  • Why effective PNT is important for the Space Force and what it must do to remain at the forefront of technology
  • Doctrinal considerations and ensuring a coherent strategic doctrine across all services
  • 12:10 PANEL: Delivering the Next Generation of Space Leaders

  • Introduction to the US space education enterprise
  • Realigning how we view space power: driving to consider space superiority as essential as air superiority in the future operating environment
  • Foundation of space, cyber and information power: how to integrate new ways of thinking into air staff
  • Concluding thoughts: how we enhance training and education for future leaders
  • Dr Andrea Harrington

    Dr Andrea Harrington, Director and Associate Professor, Schriever Space Scholars, ACSC, Air University, US Air Force
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    Colonel Luke Sauter

    Colonel Luke Sauter, Professor and Head, Dept Astronautics, US Air Force Academy
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    Dr Wendy Whitman Cobb

    Dr Wendy Whitman Cobb, Associate Professor of Strategy and Security Studies, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, US Air Force
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    Colonel Jeff Greenwood

    Colonel Jeff Greenwood, Space Force Liaison to USAFA, United States Space Force
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    12:50 Networking Break Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

    13:50 The Future Science and Technology Strategy for U.S. Space Through 2060

    Ms Andrea Loper

    Ms Andrea Loper, PM Future Space Communications, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL, , US Air Force
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  • An overview of current initiatives within AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate to identify key inflection points that will determine the development of future space technologies
  • How AFRL and AFSPC are working together to determine what actions the U.S. can take within its strategy to affect inflection points so as to drive towards a future advantages to the U.S. and its allies
  • Investigation in what technologies are game changing and AFRL should pursue to support the next generation of space technologies
  • Actions AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate is doing now to support rapid innovation (AFRL’s Space Accelerator Programme – shrinking acquisition cycles and enabling rapid prototyping, SBIR contracts, small satellites, tailored mission assurance)
  • How AFRL’s innovation supports a DoD-wide ‘go fast’ innovation approach
     
  • 15:10 US Space Force Startup and Innovation Engagement Strategy

    Captain Roger Anderson

    Captain Roger Anderson, Deputy Program Manager, Air Force Space Accelerator Program, US Air Force
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  • An introduction to the technology accelerator and its role incubating innovation for space operations
  • Defining problems, not the solutions: rethinking how the USAF approaches acquisition
  • How the accelerator identifies, validates and acquires technology to stay ahead of adversaries
  • Increasing acquisition agility and building a vibrant commercial space eco-system for future innovation
  • 15:40 Networking Break and Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

    16:20 Legal Frameworks for Operating in Space in a Great Power Era

    Captain Bryant Allen Mishima-Baker

    Captain Bryant Allen Mishima-Baker, Chief of Military Justice, 45th Space Wing, United States Air Force
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  • UN outer space treaty and the ‘rules of the road’ in space
  • How LEO mega-constellation proliferation will change our understanding of space sovereignty
  • Space domain awareness – ramifications of debris on operators in space
  • Space as a warfighting domain, what this means in principal and in practise

     

  • 17:00 Legal Perspectives on Future Space

    Ms Randy Segal

    Ms Randy Segal, Partner, Satellite & Space Practice, Hogan Lovells US
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  • What the emerging mega constellations mean for space law
  • Mergers and acquisitions: old space vs. new space
  • Concluding comments and thoughts
  • 17:40 Chair’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two

    Dr Brien Flewelling

    Dr Brien Flewelling, Chief SSA Architect, ExoAnalytic Solutions
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    FEATURED SPEAKERS

    Colonel Jeff Greenwood

    Colonel Jeff Greenwood

    Space Force Liaison to USAFA, United States Space Force
    Dr Douglas Hendrix

    Dr Douglas Hendrix

    CEO, ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc
    Dr Rajeev Gopal

    Dr Rajeev Gopal

    Vice President Advanced Systems, Hughes Network Systems
    Mr Derek Tournear

    Mr Derek Tournear

    Director, Space Development Agency
    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten

    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten

    MILSATCOM Advanced Concepts, Portfolio Architect, Space and Missile Systems Center, US Space Force
    Mr Michael Nichols

    Mr Michael Nichols

    Chief, Commercial SATCOM Solutions Branch, Commercial Satellite Communications Office, US Space Force
    Ms Andrea Loper

    Ms Andrea Loper

    PM Future Space Communications, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL, , US Air Force

    Captain Bryant Allen Mishima-Baker

    Chief of Military Justice, 45th Space Wing, United States Air Force
    Captain Bryant Allen Mishima-Baker

    Capt Bryant A. Mishima-Baker is an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate and Chief of General Law for the 45th Space Wing Patrick AFB, FL. Capt Mishima-Baker commissioned into the Air Force through Total Force Officer Training in March 2016 as a Missile Maintenance Officer, then in June 2017 cross-trained as a JAG. He has a BA in Japanese from Brigham Young University, a JD from American University, and is completing a MS in Space Studies: Space Policy from the University of North Dakota. He has been an active member of the American Bar Association Forum on Space Law for 8 years.

    Captain Roger Anderson

    Deputy Program Manager, Air Force Space Accelerator Program, US Air Force
    Captain Roger Anderson

    Captain Roger S. Anderson is the Air Force Space Accelerator Deputy Program Manager at the Air Force Research Lab for Space Vehicles at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. He aligns start-up company innovation with the needs of the Air Force and matures start-up technology for integration into current and future systems. Captain Anderson also leads the directorate’s professional development program exposing young acquisition professionals to innovative acquisitions early in their careers. Captain Anderson is a 2012 graduate of The University of Arizona where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He was previously stationed at Hill Air Force Base as the Engineering Source Authority for the AN/APG 66 and 68 radar transmitters. Following his time supporting the F-16, he was made the Lead Hardness Critical Item Engineer tasked with protecting the nuclear hardness integrity of 450 intercontinental ballistic missiles. After his assignment at Hill Air Force Base, Captain Anderson earned his Master’s degree in electrical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology.

    Colonel Jeff Greenwood

    Space Force Liaison to USAFA, United States Space Force
    Colonel Jeff Greenwood

    Colonel Jeffrey H. Greenwood is the Space Force liaison at the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. As the pioneer liaison, he is charged with standing up the first-ever Space Detachment at USAFA, making it the premier commissioning source for the Space Force, and developing programs and curriculum to help motivate, inform, influence, inspire and assess cadets to commission the highest caliber second lieutenants into the Space Force. In addition, he provides a conduit between permanent party at USAFA and people and organizations across the Space Force. His previous assignment was as the Chief of the Space Enterprise Capabilities Division at Peterson AFB, Colorado.

    Colonel Greenwood entered the Air Force in 1995, graduating magna cum laude from Concordia College and distinguished graduate from the AFROTC program at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota. He is a master space officer who has had two command tours, serving as an Air Officer Commanding for the “Wild Weasels” of Cadet Squadron 35 at USAFA and as the Commander of the 323d Training Squadron, Basic Military Training, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He has served in a variety of air and space operations and staff positions, including tours as a space command and control officer for the MILSTAR constellation, and as an intercontinental ballistic missile officer for the MM-III weapon system. Greenwood also served on the staff at the MAJCOM-level, on the Air and Joint Staffs as an Air Force intern in the Pentagon, and as a Legislative Liaison officer on the Secretary of the Air Force’s staff. Greenwood is a two-time combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Colonel Luke Sauter

    Professor and Head, Dept Astronautics, US Air Force Academy
    Colonel Luke Sauter

    Colonel Luke Sauter Colonel Sauter is the Permanent Professor and Head of the Department of Astronautics, United States Air Force Academy. He commands the Department of Astronautics with final responsibility for curriculum, personnel, research, budget, long-range planning, faculty development, and cadet instruction. The Department of Astronautics helps produce the finest Air Force officers in the world who live our core values and understand space. He supervises 30 Air Force officers, NCOs, civilians and support contractors offering 18 college-level courses annually to educate over 1,300 cadets in Astronautics and Space Operations. He also manages a dynamic $6.0M+ research program funded by Air Force Space Command, AFRL, and other DoD organizations. Colonel Sauter graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2002 as a Distinguished Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Astronautical Engineering. He earned a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2004. Following his second assignment at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, he was selected as an instructor in the Department of Astronautics at the U.S. Air Force Academy. During this time he was the Executive officer and directed the capstone sounding rocket program which flew to a collegiate record of 106 km altitude. Col Sauter was selected to attend the University of Surrey, UK where he earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2012. Col Sauter then worked at the National Reconnaissance Office, in the Imagery Intelligence directorate and as a Legislative Liaison prior to his current assignment at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Colonel Sauter is a senior member of American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics, System Engineering Board member at USAFA, Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Gamma Tau engineering honor societies member, and holds Acquisition Professional Development Program Level III certification in Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering, and Level II certification in Program Management, and Level I certification Test. He is also a level 2 qualified space-professional.
     

    Dr Andrea Harrington

    Director and Associate Professor, Schriever Space Scholars, ACSC, Air University, US Air Force
    Dr Andrea Harrington

    Dr. Andrea Harrington serves as Director of the Schriever Space Scholars and Associate Professor at Air Command and Staff College. Dr. Harrington previously served as Associate Director of the LLM Program in Air and Space Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law and was Associate Chair for the Policy, Economics, and Law Department of the
    International Space University's Space Studies Program.  Dr. Harrington was an Arsenault Fellow in Space Governance at the McGill University Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL), where her doctoral research focused on space insurance and liability issues. Dr. Harrington holds a DCL and LLM from McGill, a JD from the University of Connecticut, an MSc in European Politics and Governance from the London School of Economics, and a BA in International Relations and History from Boston University. She is a licensed attorney in Massachusetts

    Dr Brien Flewelling

    Chief SSA Architect, ExoAnalytic Solutions
    Dr Brien Flewelling

    Dr. Brien Flewelling is the Chief SSA Architect at ExoAnalytic Solutions. Focused keenly on optimizing the provision of real-time data and services to commercial and government customers worldwide, Dr. Flewelling works closely with innovative engineers and scientists to establish, develop, communicate, and deliver technical solutions that maintain ExoAnalytics technical edge in providing highest quality of service per dollar observation support to spacecraft operators above 10,000 km. Dr. Flewelling is an aerospace professional with government, academia, and industry experience and has been recognized in each of those sectors as a thought leader including receiving a Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA). Today Dr. Flewelling leads engagement focused on the developing SDA and STM markets including opportunities to provide flight safety support services, enabling increasingly ambitious space operations, identifying and developing advanced valueadded services for space traffic management, and pioneering extensions of SDA capabilities into the Cislunar Regime.

    Dr Douglas Hendrix

    CEO, ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc
    Dr Douglas Hendrix

    Dr. Doug Hendrix is chief executive officer and co-founder of ExoAnalytic Solutions, Inc. For 25 years, Dr. Hendrix has developed advanced software solutions to enable the United States to maintain its technological superiority in EO/IR sensing for missile defense and space situational awareness. Dr. Hendrix has a broad professional background that ranges from research and development to commercial software development in the areas of atmospheric, underwater and nuclear explosions, hyper-velocity impacts, space weather, and the development of a commercial fusion reactor.
    As a co-founder of ExoAnalytic Solutions, he had one major idea in mind for the company, which is to build a focused team comprised of the best and brightest in the industry to develop and field cutting edge technology to greatly surpass the state of the art. In his current role at ExoAnalytic Solutions, he remains deeply involved in technology development for both missile defense and space situational awareness.

    Dr. Hendrix earned a B.A. in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley and obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from the University of California, Irvine, and is the proud son of a former submarine officer

    Dr Rajeev Gopal

    Vice President Advanced Systems, Hughes Network Systems
    Dr Rajeev Gopal

    Dr. Gopal is responsible for resilient/protected communications, LEO, HTS, AI/ML and cyber related programs within Hughes DISD. He was involved in the design of the OneWeb LEO broadband system that completed its first two-way data transfer in 2019 summer. He earlier served as Network System Engineering lead for USAF Transformational Satellite (TSAT) space segment and was on the SPACEWAY® 3 (with onboard Layer 2 packet processing payload) architecture and Mobile Satellite systems (Thuraya, ICO, LEO Teledesic), development teams.

    Dr. Gopal was the chief architect and software manager for the SPACEWAY, a $1.8B development, Network Operations Control Center (NOCC).
    Dr. Gopal serves on the editorial board of Wiley’s International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking (IJSCN) and is member of IEEE 5G World Forum and AIAA ICSSC technical program committees. He is the co-chair of the AIAA ICSSC Colloquium on “Satellites and 5G” to be held in the Washington DC area in October 2020. As a member of the US President’s NSTAC Satellite Task Force 2009, he co-authored the pioneering report on commercial satellite communications and cyber security.

    He received a BE (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India and a PhD in Computer Science from Vanderbilt University; has published more than 40 technical papers on topics ranging from satellites, software, artificial intelligence, machine learning, network management, and life science applications; and holds 9 patents on satellite systems.
     

    Dr Wendy Whitman Cobb

    Associate Professor of Strategy and Security Studies, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, US Air Force
    Dr Wendy Whitman Cobb

    Dr. Wendy N. Whitman Cobb is Associate Professor of Strategy and Security Studies at the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS). Dr. Whitman Cobb received a BA and MA from the University of Central Florida, both in political science, and a PhD in political science from the University of Florida. Her research focuses on the political and institutional dynamics of space policy, public opinion of space exploration, and the influence of commerce on potential space conflict. In addition to several books, including The Politics of Cancer: Malignant Indifference and Political Science Today, an introductory political science text, her research has appeared in Space Policy and Congress and the Presidency. Prior to arriving at SAASS, Dr. Whitman Cobb was an associate professor of political science at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma.
     

    Lieutenant Colonel Michael Schriever

    Commander 2d Space Operations Squadron, Space Delta 8, US Space Force
    Lieutenant Colonel Michael Schriever

    Lt. Col. Michael K. Schriever is the 2nd Space Operations Squadron commander, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. He is responsible for the command and control mission for the GPS satellite constellation. The 2nd SOPS operates and maintains the world’s premiere space-based position, navigation and timing system, which is the largest Department of Defense spacecraft constellation.

    Schriever has 27 years of military service with 12 years enlisted as a Navy nuclear operator. He has served in multiple Air Force acquisition, operations and command and control organizations. Prior to taking command, he was the 2nd SOPS director of operations leading the squadron through significant modernization to on-ramp the next generation GPS era and codify the GPS Warfighter Collaboration Cell serving a joint and coalition warfighter, interagency, civilian and commercial global user community. Before 2nd SOPS, Schriever served in a variety of leadership roles at U.S. Strategic Command, the Congressional Space Corp task force, Headquarters Weapons and Tactics and the National Reconnaissance Office.

    Schriever deployed as the national systems officer for the Director of Space Forces, Al Udied Air Base, Qatar.

    Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Estep

    Technical Program Manager, Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)
    Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Estep

    Lt Col Nicholas Estep is an active duty officer in the United States Air Force and technical program manager in the artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) and space portfolios at the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). Based out of Silicon Valley CA, DIU is a non-traditional Department of Defense (DoD) unit focused on rapid insertion of dual-use technologies into DoD mission sets. Currently, he manages efforts on quantum space sensors, situational awareness of GNSS disruptions, electric propulsion, and use of publicly available information and advanced analytics for vetting targeted populations. Prior to DIU, he was assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), maturing resiliency technologies and performing liaison duties for both the executive and legislative branches.

    Nick has earned a B.S., M.S., and PhD in electrical engineering. He completed his graduate studies in the Nanophotonics and Metamaterials Group at the University of Texas at Austin, with a research focus on angular-momentum based magnetless non-reciprocity and negative index metastructures. Nick is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu National Honor Societies in Engineering. Nick and his wife, Suzanne, are blessed with two spunky daughters, Norah and Julia.

    Mr Abde Bellahnid

    SATCOM Section Head, Canadian Armed Forces
    Mr Abde Bellahnid

    Mr Curtis White

    Senior Research Systems Engineer, Navy Information Warfare Center- Atlantic, US Navy
    Mr Curtis White

    Mr. White is a Senior Research System Engineer in the Advanced Communications and Sensing Competency for Naval Information Warfare Center-Atlantic, Charleston SC. He has 40 years experience in inter-disciplinary applied R&D at Southwest Research Institute and the Air Force Research Laboratory.

    For the past 8 years, he has continued to expand his earlier work in Communications, Command & Control for Anti-Access/Area Denied Tactical Edge Networks. This work implements novel IoT concepts supporting multi-agency, multi-echelon unified wireless networks providing, highly robust secure voice, video, and data. The goal is to create a self-forming, self-healing Disruption, Delay Tolerant global network that is is completely autonomous and decentralized.
     

    Mr Derek Tournear

    Director, Space Development Agency
    Mr Derek Tournear

    Derek M. Tournear, Ph.D. Director, Space Development Agency Dr. Derek Tournear is the Director of the Space Development Agency (SDA). Established in March 2019, is responsible for unifying and integrating the Department’s space development efforts, monitoring the Department's threat-driven future space architecture, and accelerating fielding of new military space capabilities necessary to ensure U.S. technological and military advantages in space. Dr. Tournear most recently served as Assistant Director of Research and Development for Space within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering where he was responsible for coordinating all DoD efforts in space, and initiating programs to address critical gaps. Dr. Tournear previously held leadership roles in industry, most recently the director for Harris Space & Intelligence (SIS) research & development. SIS was a $2B business focused on providing advanced technical solutions addressing the top National Security threats from underwater to outer space. Prior to industry, Dr. Derek Tournear was a Senior Program Manager (SNIS-HQE) at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). At IARPA, Dr. Tournear served as a senior scientist for space activities and space technologies in the Office of Smart Collection. Dr. Tournear was previously a Program Manager for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Tactical Technology Office and Strategic Technology Office. At DARPA, he initiated and directed a large portfolio of program, with an emphasis on sensors and space. He has professional experience at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) managing intelligence and defense programs. Dr. Tournear has a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford University and a B.S. from Purdue University. In 2010 he received an “Outstanding Alumnus” award from Purdue University and a 2008 DARPA award for “Outstanding Accomplishments in a Systems Technology Area.” Dr. Tournear is a 2011 recipient of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service, and a 2012 recipient of the Office of Director of National Intelligence Award for Exceptional Public Service.

    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten

    MILSATCOM Advanced Concepts, Portfolio Architect, Space and Missile Systems Center, US Space Force
    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten

    Mr. Joseph Vanderpoorten is the Chief for the MILSATCOM Advanced Concept Division, MILSATCOM Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA. He oversees study contracts, and acquisition planning for the next generation of MILSATCOM protected and commercial wideband systems. Mr. Vanderpoorten, has 30 years of Air Force systems acquisition and space acquisition experience and 6 years of industry management and business development experience. He has held program management, systems engineering, and test & evaluation positions with MILSATCOM Terminals (AFSATCOM, DSCS, Milstar I/II, FAB-T), Remotely Piloted Vehicles (YBGM-34C), terrestrial communications (TRI-TAC), ground/network programs (SBIRS High Ground, TSAT Mission Operations Segment, Milstar I Site Activation, NPOESS Ground), MILSATCOM Capability Insertion Programs (AEHF/WGS) and COMSATCOM Programs (SMC Pathfinders, Pilot, and support for Wideband Communications Services (WCS) Assessment of Alternatives), program architecture/integration for WGS-11+.

    Mr Kurt Eberly

    Director of Space Launch, Northrop Grumman
    Mr Kurt Eberly

    Kurt Eberly is the Director of Space Launch within Northrop Grumman Space Systems, where he manages the Antares, Minotaur, and Pegasus programs. Previously, he served as Antares Program Manager from 2017-2020, and Deputy Program from 2007-2017, where he helped lead the Antares team to conduct cargo resupply launches for NASA to the International Space Station. In 2017, NASA awarded him the Exceptional Public Service Medal in recognition of his proven leadership. Mr. Eberly holds a BS and MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT.

    Mr Michael Nichols

    Chief, Commercial SATCOM Solutions Branch, Commercial Satellite Communications Office, US Space Force
    Mr Michael Nichols

    Mike Nichols is the Chief of the Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Solutions Branch, Commercial Satellite Communications Office (CSCO), Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). He oversees a portfolio of commercial satellite acquisitions and services with a lifecycle value of 4.6 billion dollars. The COMSATCOM Solutions Branch facilitates the delivery of operationally responsive, customer-focused, and cost-effective commercial satellite communications to the Department of Defense (DoD) and other Government Agencies by providing focused acquisition and lifecycle support to complex customer acquisitions on established or tailored COMSATCOM contracts.
    Mr. Nichols has managed DoD meshed network solutions, including terrestrial transport, data applications, and commercial satellite services as a Department of Defense government civilian for more than 32 years.
    During the span of his career, Mr. Nichols has managed communication services for the United States Navy Europe/Central Region in Naples, Italy, was a project manager for European terrestrial transport initiatives based out of Stuttgart, Germany, and served as a senior advisor to the Afghan Ministry of Communications and Technology in Kabul, Afghanistan as part of the U.S. Department of Defense Telecommunications Advisory Team.
    Prior to his current position, Mr. Nichols was the Deputy Chief for the DoDs Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS).
    A U.S. Navy Veteran, Mr. Nichols is proud to serve the Department of Defense and provide critical C5ISR that enable warfighter capabilities.
     

    Mr Michael Orr

    GPS III Space Requirements Lead, US Air Force
    Mr Michael Orr

    Mr Mike Dean

    DoD SATCOM Chief, US DoD CIO
    Mr Mike Dean

    Mike Dean is the Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Division Chief for C3 Infrastructure Directorate of the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Command, Control, and Communications (C3), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Chief Information Officer. As DoD SATCOM Chief, he provides technical expertise, oversight and broad guidance on policy, programmatic and technical issues relating to DoD SATCOM to integrate and synchronize defense-wide communications programs and achieve the DoD’s Digital Modernization Strategy initiatives. He also advises on efforts to achieve and maintain information dominance through DoD SATCOM for the Department of Defense. He manages efforts defining DoD policies and strategies for design, architecture, interoperability standards, capability development and sustainment of DoD SATCOM and serves as the DoD CIO’s focal point for international partnership activities in SATCOM to include the NATO SATCOM Services 6th Generation (NSS6G) activities.
    Mike’s DoD SATCOM division also maintains synchronization architecture roadmaps and employs various governance forums to synchronize end to end SATCOM activities, including the SATCOM Synchronization and Integration Workshop and the SATCOM Systems Engineering Group.
    Before joining federal government service, Mike served as a career Army Signal Corps and Cyberspace officer for more than 27 years (including multiple command positions and multiple combat deployments within the 82d Airborne Division as well as serving as the Space Branch Chief in the Joint Staff J6). Following his military career, Mike served as a defense contractor for in multiple roles supporting the DoD CIO in satellite communications and information enterprise management. Mike’s most notable role in DoD SATCOM is the development of the Enterprise SATCOM Management and Control Reference Architecture published in 2019 by the DoD to describe the building code for DoD enterprise SATCOM modernization.
    Mike Dean holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems Management from Western International University and a Master of Arts in History from Western Illinois University

    Mr Willie Nelson (SES)

    Director, A-PNT/Space Cross Functional Team, US Army Futures Command
    Mr Willie Nelson (SES)

    Mr. Nelson is a member of the Senior Executive Service and serves as Director of the Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing/Space (APNT/Space) Cross-Functional Team (CFT).

    As the CFT Director, Mr. Nelson is responsible for accelerating the delivery of advanced APNT, Tactical Space and Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) capabilities to the Soldier. Working across the Army Modernization Enterprise, Mr. Nelson and his team informs technology and system requirements through continuous experimentation and prototyping, technology integration and Soldier feedback. Leveraging innovative solutions, prototyping, Soldier touchpoints, and lessons learned, the APNT/Space CFT team is finding ways to rapidly transition capability requirements to the Army Acquisition System, delivering next generation weapons, vehicles and equipment at an accelerated rate.

    Mr. Nelson’s previous assignments include: Director, Programs and Technology, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command / Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT) where he directed research, development and test programs for space, missile defense, directed energy and hypersonic weapon technologies; Acting Deputy Director of the Technical Center SMDC/ARSTRAT; Director for Space and Strategic Systems SMDC/ARSTRAT; and Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/4 for Current Operations at US Army Materiel Command.

    Mr. Nelson served 13 years at the Missile Defense Agency, where he led Agency-level technical integration of the Ballistic Missile Defense System and the acquisition of air and ground-launched missile and re-entry systems.

    Mr. Nelson earned a U.S. Air Force commission through ROTC at the University of Texas at Austin, and retired as a Space and Missile Officer after 20 years of combined active duty and reserve service. His operational deployments include Operations Northern Watch, Noble Eagle, and Enduring Freedom. During his time of service, Mr. Nelson earned the Command Space Operations Badge and Master Missile Operations Badge.

    Ms Andrea Loper

    PM Future Space Communications, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL, , US Air Force
    Ms Andrea Loper

    Ms. Loper presently serves as the Program Manager for Future Space Communications (FSC) Program at the Space Vehicles Directorate at Air Force Research Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The FSC portfolio of space technology investments support innovation in interconnectivity, resiliency, flexibility, and interaction across communication architectures to provide U.S. forces with ubiquitous connectivity in all five domains (land, sea, air, space and cyberspace). In addition, she serves on the AFRL/RV Futures Group assessing and advising on innovation across the space enterprise and contributing to AFRL’s science and technology strategy for 2060. Ms. Loper possess over 12 years of Program Management experience across the space enterprise. From 2009 – 2013, she served as the program integrator and segments lead for the U.S. DoD Enhanced Polar Protected SatComm System and returned to SATCOM in the Wideband Program Office in 2016. She joined the U.S. Government as a Presidential Management Fellow 2008 at the Space and Missile System Center in Los Angeles from a 6-year position in Germany, where she managed operations in Kuwait, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq as a support services contractor.

    Ms Randy Segal

    Partner, Satellite & Space Practice, Hogan Lovells US
    Ms Randy Segal

    With nearly 30 years’ experience in the satellite industry, as in-house and outside counsel, Randy has been involved in the end-to-end development of space companies, from cradle to sale. She represents the full range of the participants in the industry, including global sovereigns, established companies and startups, as well as early stage VC and later stage PE investors (both financial and strategic). Her global practice has expanded to reflect the breadth of innovations and newspace participants in the industry today, as well as teaming arrangements between traditional and newspace players and advises the new megaconstellation operators, launchers and customers.
     

    Wing Commander Ian Pamplin

    UK Liaison Officer to SMC, UK MoD
    Wing Commander Ian Pamplin

    Wing Commander Pamplin is the UK’s first Liaison Officer to the USSF Space and Missile Systems Center.

    He has served as an engineering flight commander in air defence and field communication roles, including deployments to the Falkland Islands and Afghanistan, and as a squadron commander at No1 Radio School. His varied staff experience includes: information security; network and satellite architectures; electronic warfare; operational requirements; ISTAR; and personnel. At Staff College he specialised in space policy and politics and his previous assignment was in the (then) JFC’s portfolio office, providing balance of investment advice to aid C4ISR capability development.
     

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    CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

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