Agenda

 

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

SIA’s Virtual DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

December 16 – 17, 2020    |    VIRTUAL


 

Integrating New Business Models and Technologies for Future DoD COMSATCOM Operations

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA

 


10:00 am                                    Welcome

    Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association


10:05 am – 11:00 am                 Combatant Command Morning Panel

The Combatant Commands will provide insight on their current and future COMSATCOM requirements necessary for successful operational integration and management.


11:00 am – 11:05 am                 Break


11:05 am – 11:55 am                 SATCOM Integration Across Diverse Constellations

Integrating SATCOM operations across diverse military and commercial satellite constellations is an ongoing challenge to the DoD. This panel will discuss innovative systems and operating concepts for increased interoperability and global network integration.


11:55 am –  Noon                      Break


Noon – 12:30 pm                       Keynote Address


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm                  COMSATCOM Mission Assurance and Resiliency

Increasing threats to on orbit and ground infrastructure challenge SATCOM resiliency and mission accomplishment. This panel will discuss cybersecurity and technological mitigations impacting COMSATCOM mission assurance.   


1:30 pm – 1:35 pm                    Break


1:35 pm – 2:35 pm                     Combatant Command Afternoon Panel

The Combatant Commands will provide insight on their current and future COMSATCOM requirements necessary for successful operational integration and management.


2:35 pm – 2:40 pm                    Closing Remarks Day 1

     Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association

10:00 am                                Welcome Day 2

      Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association


10:05 am – 11:05 am            Military Services Panel

The Military Services will provide insight on how they will field current and future COMSATCOM capabilities for successful warfighter employment.  


11:05 am – 11:10 am            Break


11:10 am – 11:55 am            How SATCOM can Increase its Support in the Arctic

With the newly released Air Force Arctic Strategy, Arctic SATCOM is of increasing strategic importance for both the Air and Space Forces.  This panel will discuss how Non-Geostationary Satellite constellations providing service at high latitudes can revolutionize Arctic communications. 


11:55 am – Noon                  Break


Noon – 12:30 pm                  Keynote Address


12:30 pm – 1:25 pm             Commercial SATCOM Innovation

This all industry panel will discuss innovations in HEO, GEO, MEO and LEO and why the DoD has numerous market options.


1:25 pm – 1:30 pm               Break


1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                Combined Senior Government and Industry Leaders Panel

Senior government and satellite industry leaders share their views on an evolving COMSATCOM environment and the ability to make use of those capabilities. The panel will examine how DoD might further integrate COMSATCOM solutions and enhancements into their baseline architecture as a means of reducing budgetary strains while maximizing SATCOM capabilities to the warfighter.


2:30 pm                                   Workshop Closing Remarks

Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association

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