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SATELLITE 2017 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 eas...more


The Promise and Perils of Ultra HD

Once a format in search of a market, Ultra HD is showing the early signs of broader adoption. The first company to roll out Ultra HD was not a broadcaster or satellite TV company but Netflix. DirecTV ...

Government & Military Forum Keynote: The Honorable Charles F. Bolden Jr., Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Mr. Bolden is the highest-ranking official at NASA and has become a key figure in the evolution of commercial aerospace industry and research. At NASA, he directed the safe transition from 30 years of...

Global Launch Services – How the World Fell in Love with Rockets All Over Again

Without rockets, there would be no satellites. When all is going well, the world's satellite-enabled universe is at peace. But when things go wrong, it's a different story. Reliability is key. With ev...

Visions for a New Satellite Ecosystem: The Future of Business in Space

The commercial satellite community's traditional stomping grounds have evolved over the years, but are still anchored by broadcasting, data, mobile connectivity, imagery, government and military servi...

Opening General Session: Global Satellite Operator CEOs – In Case You Missed It, Everything’s Changed

If 2015 was the year that satellite players around the world agreed that fixed satellite services and mobile satellite services have become inseparably blurred, SATELLITE 2016 will be the occasion to ...

Monday Keynote Luncheon – Chuck Beames

Charles "Chuck" Beames has more than 30 years of experience in the government and commercial aerospace launch sectors and joins the SATELLITE 2016 program as our Monday luncheon keynote speaker to sha...



Earl White

Earl White

U.S. Space Security and Defense Program

Mr Earl White is the former Special Intelligence Advisor to the Space Security and Defense Program, a joint DoD and IC office that advises the Principle Deputy Director of National Intelligence and th ...


George Whitesides

Virgin Galactic

George is responsible for guiding all aspects of building the world’s first commercial spaceline including our spaceflight program as well as our small satellite launch capability. This includes ove ...


Emily Calandrelli

Xploration Outer Space, FOX Networks

Emily Calandrelli is a producer and the host of Xploration Outer Space, a nationally syndicated educational TV show where Emily shows viewers the most exciting projects in the space industry today. Em ...


Rodolphe Belmer


After graduating from HEC in 1992, Rodolphe Belmer began his career in the marketing department of Procter & Gamble France before joining McKinsey in 1998. In 2001, he joined Groupe Canal where he ...


Stephen Spengler


Stephen Spengler is Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat, the world's leading satellite service provider that delivers critical broadband connectivity and media content distribution that impacts and tr ...


Daniel S. Goldberg


Daniel S. Goldberg, Ottawa, Ontario, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Telesat Canada. Mr. Goldberg joined Telesat in September 2006. Prior to joining Telesat, Mr. Goldberg served as Chief E ...

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All Access Pass

Prices increase December 9

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

Prices increase December 9

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

Prices increase December 9

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

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