Space Operations Summit
AN INTERNATIONAL JOINT DEFENCE SPACE FORUM

28 - 30 April, 2020 | London

CONFERENCE DAY TWO - 30 MAY 2019

8:30 am - 9:25 am REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

9:25 am - 9:30 am CO-CHAIRMENS' OPENING REMARKS

Mark Presley - Director, MAP Analytica
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Mark Presley

Director
MAP Analytica

9:30 am - 10:10 am OPENING KEYNOTE: PARTNERSHIPS AND CHALLENGES IN A NEW SPACE ERA

Ms Madeleine Moon - President, NATO Parliamentary Assembly


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Ms Madeleine Moon

President
NATO Parliamentary Assembly

•    2018 French Space Policy
•    Capability needs for French national security and space mission objectives
•    Emerging threats in space against national and allied assets

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General Philippe Steininger (Ret)

Military Advisor to the President
National Centre for Space Studies (CNES)

10:50 am - 11:20 am MILITARY SPACE EDUCATION AND TRAINING: A KEY REQUIREMENT NOT A PIECEMEAL AFTERTHOUGHT

Air Cdre (Retd.) Jeff Portlock - Head of ISR and Space, 3SDL

Air Cdre (Retd.) Jeff Portlock

Head of ISR and Space
3SDL

11:20 am - 11:50 am MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:50 am - 12:30 pm BRAZIL’S SPACE PROGRAMME: SSA PARTNERSHIPS AND MICROSATELLITE INVESTMENT

Lieutenant General Lieutenant Colonel Fabio Andrade de Almeida - Director of the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center, Brazilian Air Force
•    Developing Brazil’ space industry through cross-ministry investment – future partnerships with international and indigenous industry for micro-satellites
•    Space Situational Awareness (SSA) agreement terms and benefits
•    The need to improve governance over the space industry to acquire systems quicker
•    Delivering the solutions for space entry, maintenance and upgrade of rocket launch sites
•    The acquisition of Brazil’s first Earth-observation satellite via the new Space Operations Centre


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Lieutenant General Lieutenant Colonel Fabio Andrade de Almeida

Director of the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center
Brazilian Air Force

•    The FACSAT-1 programme: working with industry, key objectives, lessons learnt
•    What can nano-satellites offer the modern Air Force?
•    How is the Colombian Air Force working with its US and NATO allies and partners in space today



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Brigadier General Eliot Benavidez Gonzalez

Chief of Aeronautical Education
Colombian Air Force

1:10 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm NGA ANALYTICS MODERNISATION FOR MULTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS

Mr David Hoerner - GEOINT Mission Manager for Space, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
•    Developing the next generation of GEOINT professionals for a multi-domain era
•    Empowering the enterprise to readily discover and share GEOINT content
•    Assuring safe navigation of military weapons systems
•    Working with international partners


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Mr David Hoerner

GEOINT Mission Manager for Space
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

•    USSTRATCOM view on emerging space concepts of operation
•    Current capabilities being used and invested in to build enhance situational awareness within space and use of space for theatre operations
•    A USSTRATCOM view on ‘multi-domain’ doctrine: how are they integrating and cyber and space into their battlespace management picture and strategic command and control frameworks?

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Mr Jeffrey Braxton

Strategic Leadership Fellow, Space Policy Formulation & Strategy Development
USSTRATCOM

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm THE ROLE SPACE PLAYS IN SHAPING THE MODERN DAY BATTLEFIELD

Major General E. G. Whyte - Chief, Nigerian Defence Space Administration
•    The national and regional security threats facing the Nigerian Armed Forces today
•    Space and its role in shaping the operational environment and supporting ongoing operations against insurgent forces
•    The objectives and investment priorities for the DSA as the space environment becomes more contested and space doctrine evolves

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Major General E. G. Whyte

Chief
Nigerian Defence Space Administration

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm CO-CHAIRMENS' CLOSING REMARKS

Mark Presley - Director, MAP Analytica

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Mark Presley

Director
MAP Analytica