Why Attend?

  • Analysis current space capabilities from leading nations
  • Discuss the increase in Space Debris
  • Understand the importance of joint space programs
  • Develop your understanding of Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
  • Review the latest satellite systems being used by governments and armed forces
  • Network with leading space officials from leading nations

Defence Satellites 2017

Rome, Italy
23rd May 2017 - 25th May 2017

Speaker Biographies

Pascal Legai

Director General

European Union Satellite Centre

Captain Philippe Rosius

Space Policy and Cooperations, Joint Space Command

Ministry of Defence, France

Dr. Gregory Edwards

Director of Infrastructure Services

NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA)

Lieutenant General (Ret) Henry de Roquefeuil

Military Advisor

French Space Agency (CNES)

Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta

Head of Policy Office and Chief Diversity Officer

European Space Agency (ESA)

Dr. Manuel Metz

Lead, Space Situational Awareness Research Section

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Massimiliano Vitale

Director and General Manager of Planet

European Association of Remote Sesning Companies (EARSC)

Martin Coleman

Executive Director

Satellite IRG

Jana Robinson

Space Security Program Director

The Prague Security Studies Institute

Guy Thomas

Former U.S. Science & Technology Advisor, Maritime Domain Awareness


Emiliano Battisti

Space and Defence Analyst

Il Caffe Geopolitico