28 - 30 May, 2019 | Copthorne Tara Hotel Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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 at MAP Analytica

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 at NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Ms Madeleine Moon

President
NATO Parliamentary Assembly

10:10 am - 10:50 am FRENCH DEFENCE SPACE THINKING & POLICY DEVELOPMENT

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

General Philippe Steininger (Ret), Military Advisor to the President at National Centre for Space Studies (CNES)

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

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

•    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


Lieutenant General Lieutenant Colonel Fabio Andrade de Almeida, Director of the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center at Brazilian Air Force

Lieutenant General Lieutenant Colonel Fabio Andrade de Almeida

Director of the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center
Brazilian Air Force

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm COLOMBIA'S ADVANCED NANOSATELLITE PROGRAMME

•    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



Brigadier General Eliot Benavidez Gonzalez, Chief of Aeronautical Education at Colombian Air Force

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

•    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


Mr David Hoerner, GEOINT Mission Manager for Space at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Mr David Hoerner

GEOINT Mission Manager for Space
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm USSPACECOM - NEW COMMAND FOR A CONTESTED DOMAIN

•    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?

Mr Jeffrey Braxton, Strategic Leadership Fellow, Space Policy Formulation & Strategy Development at USSTRATCOM

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

•    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

Major General E. G. Whyte, Chief at Nigerian Defence Space Administration

Major General E. G. Whyte

Chief
Nigerian Defence Space Administration

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


Mark Presley, Director at MAP Analytica

Mark Presley

Director
MAP Analytica