2nd annual MilSatCom Latin America

  • Type: Conferences / seminars
  • Sep 22 - 23, 2015
  • Maceio, Brazil
  • Maceio Atlantic Suites, Av. Álvaro Otacílio, 4065 - Praia de Jatiúca, Maceio, 57036-850, Brazil
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Event Overview:

MilSatCom Latin America 2015 to attract the region’s main SatCom protagonists

Now in its second successful year, MilSatCom Latin America 2015 is the only regional meeting place for military satellite communications specialists and all those responsible for optimising security and surveillance of national and air space and key domestic assets.

This conference will feature high level military and government briefings from those directly responsible for advancing these satellite capabilities and after our 2014 event, where we had over 100 attendees, this Septembers' event is set to only continue to attract the region’s main SatCom protagonists.

Event Highlights:

Keynote Briefings from senior officers from Brazil and surrounding Latin American nations

  • A unique focus on enhanced military capability through the development and implementation of SATCOM programs
  • Briefings on: payload optimisation, cyber security deterrents, overcoming satellite interference, real time data delivery to military operations, power enhancement and capacity increases and bandwidth maximisation
  • High level panel discussions featuring technical managers and project engineers from military as well as industry
  • Focused discussion groups tackling key challenges facing SATCOM program managers in the region • SATCOM equipment exhibition showcasing the latest technology • Informal networking time factored in so you can gather insight from peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing regional helicopter programmes today

Event Speakers 2015 include:

  • Colonel Hélcio Vieira Junior, Commander Spatial Operations Centre, Núcleo do Centro de Operações Espaciais Principal (NUCOPE-P), Brazilian Air Force
  • Colonel Marcio Teixeira de Campos, Chief C2 Operations Section, Armed Forces Joint Staff, Brazilian Ministry of Defense
  • Lieutenant Colonel Abde Bellahnid, Acting Director General Space & Joint C4ISR, Department of National Defence, Canada
  • Lieutenant Colonel Carlos A. Villaseñor Navarro, Department of Communications, SEDENA, Mexico
  • Harold Haney, Chief, Satellite & Missile Defense C4 Division, Department of Defence, USA
  • Vice Admiral (retired) Carlos Afonso Pierantoni Gamboa, 1st Vice President, Defence and Security Industry Association of Brazil, ABIMDE
  • Walter Bartels, President, Aerospace Industries Association of Brazil, AIAB (Member of The Superior Council of the Brazilian Space Agency)
  • Hugo Montoya Diaz, Director Of Innovation And Competitiveness, Mexican Space Agency
  • Cristovam Nascimento, Brazil Correspondent, Global VSAT Forum
  •  “D” D’Ambrosio, EVP, Government Solutions, O3b Networks and many more.

Visitor Demographics:

  • Visitor Origin:
  • Brazil
  • Visitor demographic:
    • Security professionals
    • Military communications specialists
    • Government officials
    • Consultants

Event organiser:

  • Organiser:
  • SMi Group Ltd.
  • Address:
  • 2nd Floor South, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, London, United Kingdom (UK)
  • +44 (0) 207 827 6000

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