Military Satellites Summit to Optimize Lines of Communication

IDGA Editor

Military Satellites Summit to Optimize Lines of Communication

New York, NY – April 1, 2010– The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Military Satellites Summit, scheduled for April 27 – 28, 2010 at the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner, Vienna, VA.

The summit will focus on the policy, requirements and acquisition transformation needed to enable future opportunities for partnerships with next-generation satellite communications systems. It is a forum for top vendors, industry and government leaders of the satellite communications sphere to discuss the new 2010 MILSATCOM initiatives.

IDGA’s Military Satellites Summit features an interactive panel discussion pertaining to the future of military satellite networks. In this panel, attendees will be able to ask questions on current capabilities, technology advancements, and SATCOM initiatives moving forward.

Panel Members include:

Colonel Michael Lakos, USAF, Chief, MILSATCOM Requirements, MILSATCOM Command Lead, Directorate of Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Space Command

Colonel Charles Cynamon, USAF, Advanced Concepts Group, Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing, Air Force Space Command

Colonel Patrick Rayermann, USA, Director, Communications – Functional Integration Office, National Reconnaissance Office OSD

Joseph Vanderpoorten, Technical Director, Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command

The impressive attendee list keeps growing day by day! Download the Delegate List Profile to view a sample of organization names and job titles.

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