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About The Conference
SPACE SECURITY AND DEFENSE: Critical Missions, Needs and Programs
The United States is dependent on space assets to sustain economic prosperity and support military operations worldwide. Exploitation of outer space has provided the United States with distinct competitive and strategic advantages. America's reliance on space has also created vulnerabilities in defense strategies that assume U.S. Space Control. Adversaries have cited a reliance on space as the potential Achilles Heel of U.S. military power. It is vital that the myriad of threats be addressed to avoid future scenarios where America?s freedom of action is taken away. Ensuring space security and defense missions are achieved has become a top priority. What roles will your organization fulfill to ensure this takes place?
This outstanding conference will examine major space security and defense programs, plans, needs, opportunities and missions facing the United States. Space systems and technologies will play critical roles in future combat operations, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, missile defense, communications, homeland security, anti-terrorism, space exploration and more.
What are OSD, USAF, USN, and USA needs in space?
What capabilities and systems are needed to protect U.S. space operations?
What are the critical needs for attaining Space Situational Awareness?
What are the newest innovations, applications and opportunities in the space security and defense sector?
These and many other critical questions will be addressed during this important two-day event.
Our Panel of Distinguished Space Experts
Mr. Gary E. Payton - Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Programs
VADM Carl V. Mauney - Deputy Commander, US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
RADM Liz Young - Program Executive Officer, Space Systems PEO, USN
Colonel Thomas Doyne - Deputy, Space Programs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3, Space Spectrum (ODASD/C3)
Colonel Tim Coffin - Chief of Staff & J3 for JFCC Space, Vandenberg AFB
Colonel Shawn Barnes - Commander, 595th Space Group, Schriever AFB
Colonel Richard Boltz - Commander, 614 AOC/JSpOC, Vandenberg AFB
Colonel Stephen Butler - Chief, Space Situational Awareness & C2, HQ/AFSC, Peterson AFB
Mr. David Anhalt Senior - Director, Special Programs, Advanced Programs Group, Orbital Sciences
Dr. Peter Wegner - Director, Operationally Responsive Space Office, Kirtland AFB
Mr. Joseph Rouge - Director, National Security Space Office
Mr. Pete Mahan - TENCAP Architecture for the Army Space Program Office
Dr. Steve Pierce - Studies & Analysis Division, SMDC, US Army
BGEN (ret) Duane Deal - Senior Vice President, National Security Programs, SGT, Inc.
Mr. Richard McCormick - Special Assistant for Space, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Dr. Joe Suter - Managing Executive, Space Department, JHU/APL
Ms. Kay Sears - President, Intelsat General
Mr. Paul Lithgow - President, Comtech AeroAstro, Inc.
Mr. Jeff Kueter - President, The George Marshall Institute
Mr. John Landon - Corporate Vice President for Space, Northrop Grumman
Mr. Tommy Brazie - VP & Director, Space Control & Missile Defense, ITT Space
Mr. Carl Bannar - VP & General Manager, Technical Operations, Lockheed Martin
Mr. Marc J. Berkowitz - Vice President, Advanced Concepts, Lockheed Martin
Ms. Corinne Kaplan - Vice President, Space, EADS North America
Mr. Jim Simpson - Vice President, Business Development for Space Intelligence Systems, Boeing
Mr. Richard DalBello - Vice President, Legal & Government Affairs, Intelsat, Inc.
Mr. Rupak Biswas - Division Chief, NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division, NASA Ames