Dubai, United Arab Emirates
24th February to 25th February 2014

Event Overview

The Middle East and Africa face extensive security challenges and SatCom technology provides enhanced capability for tackling the prevalent border surveillance and deployed operations issues in the region.

The upgrading and maintaining of communications systems has therefore become a key objective for contingent states. 

This prioritising of communications systems, particularly satcom means there is a need for increased learning in this area. It is for this reason that we have brought SMi Group's MilSatCom Middle East & Africa Eventagain to Dubai this year.

Our 2nd Annual MilSatCom Middle East & Africa 2014 event in Dubai, the business hub of the Middle East,  will be focusing on the future of MilSatCom. The key to the future of MilSatCom is learning from each other to further the industry therefore this year’s event will have a particular focus on bringing expertise and accelerating learning about this sector in this region. The agenda will be made up of representatives with experience in diferent areas of MilSatCom from the operational use of MilSatCom to the development of the satellites themselves. There will be presentations from those with developed MilSatCom capability along with those along with those who are looking to expand their capability and break into the market. With the key players from both the military and the satcom solution providers present, MilSatCom Middle East & Africa is the place to be to accelerate your learning and meet the opinion-leaders in this market.

The 2nd annual conference on...
MilSatCom Middle East & Africa
24 - 25 February 2014
Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence | Dubai, UAE

Sponsored by: Airbus Defence & Space, Harris Caprock, L-3 GCS, SSL,
Thales Communications, VASTech
 and Vocality

Complimentary guest places available for Military, Government & Public Sector (please see below for details)
Al Mussalh readers receive Â£300 discount |  Register online & quote SMI7B2E
We are delighted to invite you to attend the 2nd annual MilSatCom Middle East & Africaconference.
The two day conference will bring together the industry's leading experts and senior military representatives to examine the latest developments and strategies that will shape the future of the military satellite communications industry. 
Click here for an event update.

Join leading industry experts, senior military figures, SatCom solution providers and government representatives involved in satellite communications, emerging markets, strategy, technological developments, capabilities and MilSatCom operations. 

Book your place today - click here (quote SMI7B2E to receive Â£300 discount)

How to reserve a VIP guest place
We have limited guest passes available for Military, Government and Public Sector.
If you would like to attend as our guest, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the team or call +44 (0) 207 827 6054 to guarantee your place.

Confirmed attendees include:

  • Airbus Defence & Space
  • APS Air Parts Services & Supplies
  • Armed Forces of Nigeria
  • Astrium
  • Avanti Communications Group
  • Bala & Sethu Legal Consultants
  • Embassy of India
  • Embassy of Ukraine
  • General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
  • General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc
  • Global VSAT Forum
  • Harris CapRock
  • Horizonsat
  • L-3 Global Communications Solutions
  • LSE Space Dubai
  • MEconnect
  • National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences
  • Northern Sky Research
  • Royal Navy of Oman
  • Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO)
  • Space Policy Institute
  • SSL
  • Strategic Command of Pakistan
  • Tanzania Peoples Defence Forces
  • Tanzanian People's Defence Forces
  • Thales Communications & Security
  • UAE Armed Forces
  • UAE Centre of Excellence and Development (CoE)
  • US Dept of Defense
  • VASTech
  • ViaSat
  • Vocality
Our expert speaker line-up includes:
  • Brigadier Syed Zulfiquar Ali, Commander, Strategic Command of Pakistan
  • Colonel AS Katala, Tanzanian People's Defence Forces
  • Lieutenant Colonel Ali Alshehhi, Manager Space Reconnaissance Centre, UAE Armed Forces
  • Omran Sharaf, Director of Space Image Processing & Analysis, EIAST
  • Group Captain Lanre Ibrahim Oluwatoyin, Director, Directorate of Space Technology, Armed Forces of Nigeria
To view the full event programme and speaker topics, please click here

To secure your attendance visit us online today at

Alternatively contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054.

We look forward to seeing you in Dubai!
The MilSatCom ME&A Team
For details on tailored sponsorship and branding packages contact Alia Malick on:
+44 (0) 207 827 6168 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Register online and quote SMI7B2E to receive £300 discount
Contact James Hitchen on tel: +44 (0) 20 7827 6054
or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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