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SATELLITE unites aerospace thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts together in one place for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year. For more than 35 years, SATELLITE has played a critical role in determining how satellites will shape the future of our world. The show welcomes a community of aerospace professionals from every market and field of study, hailing from more than 150 nations around the world. During SATELLITE Week, you’ll discuss major issues such as: How space-segment technology evolving at such a rapid pace has forced significant advances in ground-based technology, especially with easy-to-...more


Special Guest Speaker – Jeff Bezos, Founder, Blue Origin and Founder & CEO, Amazon

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Blue Origin, and the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, will join the stage at SATELLITE 2017 with Chairman Jeffrey Hill to share the future plans...

CyberSecurity Roundtable: Collaborating with Your Satcom Customer

The satellite industry's customers - now more than ever - face evolving attacks by criminals, terrorists, and nation-states. The cyber threat environment is complex, and the stakes are high. In res...

Hosted Payload Forum

The Hosted Payload Office and NASA will co-direct this workshop forum designed to familiarize the industry with a new hosted payload interface guide and other hosted payload developments ...

Internet-of-Things Focus: Where Does the Satellite Piece Fit in the Puzzle?

The Mobility Forum, presented in partnership with the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA), covers satellite technology for mobile customers and remote environments and includes Internet-of-T...

Smallsats- Will They Generate Large Returns?

Smallsats launched to the industry forefront in 2013 and have continued to grasp headlines and attract new interest ever since. Millions in VC investment, acquisitions, and backdoor listings have co...

Electric Propulsion: Another Tool or Fundamentally Changing Economics of Space

Electric propulsion today is a mature, and widely used technology. So, what does that mean for the future of space commercialization? Is it is just another tool? Or is it fundamentally changing the ...

Commercial & Civil Space Traffic Management: Getting Ahead of the Curve

This international policy and solutions panel will explore the issues related to establishing a multinational system for Space Traffic Management. Through dialogue with key policy experts (Loverro, D...

Ground Systems and an Enterprise Vision – A Conversation with U.S. Air Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond

Gen Raymond addresses the vision of a future ground systems architecture that is interoperable across multiple space systems, builds redundancy, and creates cost efficiencies....

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Jeff Bezos

Blue Origin, Amazon

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Blue Origin, and the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, will join the stage at SATELLITE 2017 with Chairman Jeffrey Hill to share the future plans of ...

Robbie Schingler


Robbie Schingler is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Planet. Prior to Planet, Robbie spent 9 years at NASA, where he helped build the Small Spacecraft Office at NASA Ames and was Capture M ...

Will Porteous

RRE Ventures

Will primarily works with media and hardware companies in his current role as General Partner & COO at RRE Ventures. He is a Director of BuzzFeed, Paperless Post, Spaceflight,  and Spire. He is ...

Maj. General David Thompson

United States Air Force

Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson is Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. He assists the commander in organizing, training, equipping, and maintaining mission-ready sp ...

Gwynne Shotwell


Gwynne Shotwell is President of SpaceX, responsible for day-to-day operations and for managing all customer and strategic relations to support company growth. She joined SpaceX in 2002 as Vice Preside ...

Chris Kocks

Pure Integration

Mr. Kocks is a connector of people & ideas, architect of solutions, integrator of technology, facilitator of opportunities, conqueror of roadblocks. As a Director at pureIntegration he partner ...

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Attendee Information

All Access Pass

All Access Pass gives you access to all conference sessions during SATELLITE week! BEST VALUE FOR SATELLITE 2017!

  • All SATELLITE Conference sessions Monday – Thursday, March 6-9
  • Welcome Reception on Monday, March 6
  • Exhibit Hall Tuesday – Thursday, March 7-9
  • Opening General Session on Tuesday, March 7
  • Satellite Executive of the Year Luncheon – Wednesday, March 8
  • Awards Celebration and Reception – Wednesday, March 8
  • SATELLITE 2017 Conference Proceedings
Single Day Pass

Access to Your Choice of Days, Monday March 6 – Thursday, March 9

  • Attend all activities available on the day chosen, which include:
  • All Conference Sessions
  • Exhibit Hall Tuesday – Thursday, March 7-9
  • Monday Pass Includes: SATELLITE Welcome Reception
  • Tuesday Pass Includes: Opening General Session on Tuesday, March 7
  • Wednesday Pass Includes: Satellite Executive of the Year Luncheon and Satellite Executive of the Year Reception on Wednesday, March 8
Exhibit Hall Plus

The Exhibit Hall Plus pass gives you access to:

  • Welcome Reception on Monday, March 6
  • Exhibit Hall Tuesday – Thursday, March 7-9
  • Content and Sessions Available on the Exhibit Hall Floor
  • Opening General Session on Tuesday, March 7
  • Opening General Session on Wednesday, March 8

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