Agenda

 

NOTE: U.S. Strategic Command co-sponsorship of this event does not constitute federal endorsement of SIA or any other sponsors of this workshop.

SIA’s 15th Annual DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

December 17-19, 2019    |    Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA


 

WORKSHOP AGENDA

 

GOVERNMENT ONLY SESSION – Tuesday, December 17

GENERAL SESSIONS – December 18 and 19

Please note: This agenda is subject to change

11:00 am – 7:00 pm             Government Registration Open   |   Regency EF Foyer


12:30 pm – 5:00 pm             Government Only Session   |   Regency F Ballroom


1:00 pm – 7:00 pm               Exhibitor Registration Open   |   Regency EF Foyer


3:00 pm – 3:15 pm               Afternoon Break   |   Regency EF Foyer


3:00 pm – 7:00 pm               Industry Registration Open   |   Regency EF Foyer


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm               Welcome Reception    |   Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room

Welcome Reception Sponsored by Airbus Defense and Space

 

 

 

 

7:00 am – 7:00 pm                 Registration Desk Open     |    Regency EF Foyer


7:00 am – 7:45 am                 Continental Breakfast    |    Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room

Breakfast Sponsored by Kratos Defense & Security Solutions


7:45 am – 8:00 am                Welcome and Administrative Remarks    |    Regency EF Ballroom

Speakers:
Brig Gen Damon S. Feltman, Mobilization Assistant to the J3, USSPACECOM
Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association


8:00 am – 9:00 am               Combatant Command (COCOM) Morning Panel    |    Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Brig Gen Damon S. Feltman, Mobilization Assistant to the J3, USSPACECOM

Speakers:
COL Reginald M. Harris, Chief, Engineering Division, CENTCOM
Jason D. Perkins, Branch Chief, Satellite, Spectrum, & Terrestrial Communications, USSOCOM
Eric Kimery, USEUCOM SATCOM Planner


9:00 am – 9:30 am                Morning Coffee Break     |    Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room


9:30 am – 10:45 am              The SATCOM CEO’s Vision of the Industry’s Future     |    Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association

Speakers:
Mark Dankberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Viasat
Matt Desch, Chief Executive Officer, Iridium
Adrian Steckel, Chief Executive Officer, OneWeb


10:45 am – 11:15 am            Break     


11:15 am – 12:30 pm           COMSATCOM Mission Assurance – Protecting Against a Contested and Congested Space Environment

Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Bill Ervin, Principal Technical Advisor, Counterspace Analysis Squadron, National Air & Space Intelligence Center

Speakers:
Bradd C Olsen, Director SATCOM Integrated Operations Division, USSPACECOM
Rick Lober, Vice President and General Manager, Hughes DISD
Ric VanderMeulen, Vice President of Space and Satellite Broadband, Viasat
Mike Cacheiro, Vice President, MILSATCOM, Lockheed Martin
Kenneth Turner, Spectrum Policy & Programs, Deputy Director, DoD CIO


12:30 pm – 1:45 pm             Lunch with Keynote Address:  LTG James H. Dickinson

Lunch:  Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room     |      Keynote Address:  Regency EF Ballroom 

Speaker:
LTG James H. Dickinson, Deputy Commander, U. S. Space Command

      Luncheon Sponsored by SES Government Solutions


1:45 pm – 2:00 pm                Break 


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm                Combatant Command Afternoon Panel     |     Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Tim Deaver, Director, U.S. Space Systems, Airbus Defense and Space

Speakers:
Col Ivan M Herwick, Chief DCO and Cyber Operations, TRANSCOM
Isaac Costa, Commercial SATCOM Manager, INDOPACOM
David Banks, Theater Communications Portfolio Manager, USSNORTHCOM


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm                Afternoon Break with Refreshments     |     Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room


3:30 pm – 4:45 pm               Evolving SATCOM Ground Systems Architecture: Ground Stations and Terminals

Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Chris Badgett, Director for Ground Strategy, Kratos Federal Service

Speakers:
Travis Adams, Deputy Director of Operations, Joint Communications Support
Ian Martin, Chief, Tactical SATCOM Branch, Tactical Terminals, C2 & Space Segments, AFSPC SMC
Alvaro Sanchez, CEO, Integrasys
Mike Carew, Vice President, Sales, SpeedCast Government


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm                Exhibitor Reception     |   Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room

Exhibitor Reception Sponsored by Intelsat General Communications

 

7:00 am – 1:00 pm                 Registration Desk Open     |     Regency EF Foyer


7:00 am – 7:45 am                 Continental Breakfast     |     Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room


7:45 am – 7:55 am                 Administrative Remarks     |     Regency EF Ballroom


7:55 am – 8:00 am                Introduction of Keynote Speaker     |     Regency EF Ballroom


8:00 am – 8:30 am                 Keynote Address   |     Regency EF Ballroom

Speaker:
Ambassador Grace Koh
U.S. Representative to ITU WRC-19 and Head of Delegation
U.S. Department of State


8:30 am – 8:45 am                 Break


8:45 am – 10:00 am               Military Services Panel      |     Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Peter Hoene, CEO, SES Government Solutions

Speakers:
ISM2 Jason Steele, US Coast Guard, Office of C5I Capabilities, Long Range Communications
Col Dom D. Ford, USMC C4
Gigel Marinescu, Chief, SATCOM Systems, AF A2/6C
Deondray Wesley, Head, Narrowband SATCOM Section, OPNAV N2N6F11
Mr. Byron Browning, Chief, Space and Airborne, HQDA


10:00 am – 10:15 am            Morning Break with Coffee      |     Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room


10:15 am – 11:00 am            How the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT) will Help the Military

Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Nate White, Senior Director, Special Programs, Peraton

Speakers:
Pamela Arya, Vice President, Government Programs, Iridium
Charles Miller, CEO, Lynk
Luc Perard, Senior Vice President, IoT Business, Eutelsat


11:00 am – 11:15 am            Break


11:15 am – 12:15 pm           SATCOM Innovation:  Non-Geostationary Satellite Innovation     |     Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Don Brown, General Manager, Government Services, Telesat

Speakers:
Bryon Hargis, Director, Starlink Government Sales, SpaceX
Dylan Browne, Vice President of Government, OneWeb
Gustaf Anderson III, Director, Business Development, Leonardo DRS


12:15 pm – 1:00 pm             Luncheon with Keynote Speaker

Lunch:  Regency EF Foyer and Potomac Room   |    Keynote:  Regency EF Ballroom   |   Sponsored by SIA

     Speaker:
     Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator (Invited)


1:00 pm – 2:30 pm               Combined Senior Government and Industry Leaders Panel        |      Regency EF Ballroom

Moderator:
Tip Osterthaler, Brigadier General, USAF, Retired

Speakers:
Lt. Gen. David D. Thompson, Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command
Rear Admiral James M. Butler, Deputy Commander Fleet Cyber Command
Rebecca Cowen Hirsch, Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy, Inmarsat Government 
Jay Icard, CEO, XTAR
Skot Butler, President, Intelsat General Communications


2:30 pm                                  Workshop Closing Remarks    |     Regency EF Ballroom

Speaker:
Brig Gen Damon S. Feltman, Mobilization Assistant to the J3, USSPACECOM
Mr. Tom Stroup, President, SIA

     

NOTE: U.S. Strategic Command co-sponsorship of this event does not constitute federal endorsement of SIA or any other sponsors of this workshop.