A focused Forum addressing the application of RF and microwave technology
to The Internet of Space.
The 2017 Defence, Security and Space Forum
At European Microwave Week
Wednesday, 11 October – Nürnberg Convention Center – Room St. Petersburg
Vast areas of the globe are without sufficient Internet connectivity. Commercial and societal progress as well as safety and
security are linked to access to the information superhighway, while military missions require reliable and secure data
communication pathways. This one-day Forum highlights The Internet of Space – Technologies and Applications, a new
class of satellite communication services being developed to address these needs.
08: 30 – 10: 10 EuRAD Opening Session
10:50 – 12: 30 The Internet of Space – Technologies and Applications
Two keynote speakers from the industry will present their view on key applications and the related technologies needed for
the realisation of the Internet of Space. The presentations will cover commercial as well as military applications.
• The World’s Largest Satellite Constellation ‘One Web’ – Redefining Satellite Communications
Wolfgang Duerr, Airbus DS Inc.
• The Connections are Key: The Implications of the Internet of Things on Military Technology – Joe Mariani, Deloitte
12: 40 - 13: 40 Strategy Analytics Lunch & Learn Session
This session adds a further dimension to the topics by offering a market analytics perspective, illustrating the status,
development and potential of the market for the Internet of Space.
14: 20 – 16:00 Microwave Journal Industry Panel Session
This session offers an industrial perspective on the key issues to be addressed in the defence, security and space sector. In
accordance with this year’s Defence, Security and Space theme the panel will investigate the opportunities for applications
of the Internet of Space as well as address the technological challenges. The presentations are:
• The Internet of Space – Technologies and Applications – Mark Lombardi, Keysight Technologies
• Internet of Space, Past, Present, & Future – Timothy Boles, MACOM
• Leveraging Technology to Develop Solutions for Io T to the IoS – Roger Hall, Qorvo
• New Approaches in End-To-End Payload Testing – Yassen Mikhailov, Rohde & Schwarz
16: 10 - 17:50 Defence, Security & Space Executive Forum
High level speakers from leading Defence and Space companies present their views and experiences on the upcoming
technologies and applications in the civil and military domains. They will be complemented by speakers from a government
agency, consulting company and a start-up, who will offer their views on research needs, trends and New Space
opportunities and challenges. Speakers at the Forum will include:
• Erich Auer, TeSat SpaceCom
• Wolfgang Duerr, Airbus DS Inc.
• Matthias Spott, eightyLEO
• Joe Mariani, Deloitte
• Siegfried Voigt, DLR
17:50 - 18: 30 Cocktail Reception
The opportunity to network and discuss the issues raised throughout the Forum in an informal setting.
Registration and Programme Updates
Registration fees are €
20 for those who registered for a conference and €
60 for those not registered for a conference
As information is formalized, the Conference Special Events section of the
EuMW website will be updated on a regular basis.
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