Government & Commercial Satellite Mobility Forum

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Quality line up of Government, Enterprise, End User, and Satellite Industry Speakers, providing essential discussion for the advancement in Satellite Mobility Networks.


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Draft Agenda 

8:00 Breakfast / Registration – Sponsored by Orbital ATK

9.05 am: Opening Address: Kevin French, Publisher, talk Satellite

9.15 am: Keynote: GOH - Keynote: Mr Beh Kian Teik Assistant Managing Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board. Chief Digital Officer and Lead for the Office of Space Technology and Industry.

9.30 am: Mobility for Government: Air, Land, and Sea - Satellite Operator Round Table

  • Todd McDonell VP, Global Government Solutions Inmarsat
  • Thomas van der Heyden, Senior Program Advisor, SatKomHan
  • John Huddle, Senior Director, Market Development, Thuraya

10.30 am: Morning Tea Break

11.00 am: Government Mobility Requirements Asia-Pacific Market Analyses – Presentation - Alexander Jeuck, Executive Consultant Satcom Systems, ST Electronics

11.30 am: Discussion – Technology Advancement for Commercial & Government SatCom Mobility Cooperation

  • Ted McFarland, Vice President, Orbital ATK
  • Simon Barker, Director Airbus
  • Olivier Guilbert, Sales Director Thales Alenia Space

12:30 pm: User – Government and Commercial Cooperation in a Mobility Environment through effective satellite connectivity. Case Study Chris Lee, Deputy Director, International Space Partnerships, UK Space Agency

1:00 pm: Deepak Mathur, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, SES - Like Horses for Courses: HTS Satellites and Their Applications

1:30 Lunch / Networking 

2:30 pm: Mobile Satellite Communications for Disaster Response – Presentation Ryuta Suzuki, GM, Mitsubishi Electric Space Systems 

2:50 pm: Airline On-Board Services / Gate to Gate Aircraft Operational Support Through Satellite Connectivity – Presentation 

3:10 pm: Solutions & Business case for Satellite services across the Asian Aeronautical Sector – Panel.

  • Todd McDonell VP, Global Government Solutions Inmarsat
  • Mr Lim Yeow Khee, Board of Director, CAAS,
  • Frank Erb, Managing Director, JSI Aviation Consulting

4:00 pm: Afternoon Coffee Break 

4:30 pm: Smartship: Innovation from Global Players enabling the delivery of Satellite Services to Maritime – Discussion

  • Lee Marston, Director, Pre Sales Engineering, Inmarsat
  • Rogel Mari Sese.Program Leader at National SPACE Development Program, Philippines
  • Sasmith Reddi, Director, iDirect

5:30 pm: End of Session  


The Forum aims to identify and initiate needed dialogue enabling the development of Satellite as a primary delivery mechanism for solutions and services used by Mobility Sectors. SATmob the Government & Commercial Satellite Mobility Forum will provide a uniquely inclusive content to address issues of urgent concern to governments, enterprise, and end user entities.

SATmob Forum will be co-presented by tak Satellite and SSTA with their GSTC convention running on the 23 / 24 February, this being their 10th anniversary year of their event.

Sponsorships available with speaker positions that will enable you to express your expertise in this sector to the high level delegation.

Contact: Kevin French


Lynette Tan Tel: +65 6735 7995 x 6002