Taking place on 6th April 2014 at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Milsatcom Middle East is a strategic conference specifically developed to meet the satellite communications needs of the Middle East military, government and security agencies.
Middle East is a day's briefing featuring 3 sessions each addressing vital aspects which define the future of military communications via satellites.
Uniting regional Commanders from all sections of the Defence and Security Forces, Departments of Interior, National Security Agencies and other Government entities to examine new capabilities, network and meet with leading commercial satcom service providers, Milsatcom Middle East is an essential forum to discuss, debate and exchange knowledge that can increase communications, connectivity and / or capacity for military and security service mission planners.
Some of the senior representatives from the milsatcom sector confirmed to speak at the conference include:
- Dr. Mohammed Ahbabi, ICT Advisor, Center for Excellence, UAE Armed Forces
- Ali Al Hashemi, General Manager, YahService
- Gretchen Nail Blackwell, Principal Program Manager, Rockwell Collins
- Commander Ian Pears RN, Joint Forces Command HQ, Ministry of Defence UK