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
24th 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

Lieutenant Colonel Marco De Luca Saggese

SATCOM & Navigation Branch Head, 6th Division, C4I Systems & Transformation

Ministry of Defence, Italy

Robbie Schingler

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer


Dr. Gregory Edwards

Director of Infrastructure Services

NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA)

Mark Rawlins

Director, Global Government Services, Business and Product Line Development


Lieutenant General (Ret) Henry de Roquefeuil

Military Advisor

French Space Agency (CNES)

Dr. Christina Giannopapa

Acting Head of the Political Affairs Office

European Space Agency (ESA)

Dr. Manuel Metz

Lead, Space Situational Awareness Research Section

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Martin Coleman

Executive Director

Satellite IRG

Emiliano Battisti

Space and Defence Analyst

Il Caffe Geopolitico

Dr. Lorenzo Coppolino

Research Analyst