Satellite Innovation 2019, which presents real time market data and technical knowledge from the world’s preeminent experts, is scheduled for Oct. 8-10, 2019 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.
Attendees at the conference will learn in sessions, network with market dominant innovators, and decide what changes to implement in your organization to optimize your position in the rapidly changing Satellite industry.
The keynote speakers for Satellite Innovation 2019 will be Dr. Fred Kennedy and Stephen Spengler. On October 8, Spengler, who is a 34-year telecommunications and satellite industry veteran with experience in the media, broadband, government, and internet sectors, will speak from 9:30 am to 10:15 am. He is chief executive officer of Intelsat, the world’s largest satellite services provider.
Mr. Spengler’s key accomplishments at Intelsat include the development of Intelsat’s next generation of managed service solutions for an array of network applications; a $2B investment in the groundbreaking Intelsat EpicNG high-throughput satellite network; a series of strategic equity investments to catalyze satellite innovations; and leading the establishment of the C-Band Alliance (CBA). The CBA, a consortium of major satellite operators, has proposed a unique market-based solution to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for the joint use of spectrum for innovative 5G wireless services of the future and critical satellite services for broadcasting and media content distribution.
The next day, October 9, Kennedy, will deliver a keynote. He was the inaugural Director of the U. S. Department of Defense (DOD) Space Development Agency (SDA), established by Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan on 12 March 2019. The SDA mission is to define and monitor the DOD’s future threat-driven space architecture and to accelerate the development and fielding of new military space capabilities necessary to ensure U.S. technological and military advantage in space for national defense.
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