SAE Media Group, the organisers of Global MilSatCom are proud to announce the Military Space USA Conference will take place in Los Angeles, June 11th and 12th 2019 – a key calendar meeting for Military Satellite professionals that are driving innovation across the space enterprise.

Featuring high level briefings from senior leadership across industry, government and allied partner states, Military Space USA will explore how organisational efforts such as SMC 2.0 are facilitating the space supremacy that is demanded by the warfighter.

Additionally, the conference will provide a forum for senior military and industry authorities to collaborate in the development, acquisition, deployment and sustainability of space-enabled communications that support allied objectives.

Exploring both provision of SATCOM and PNT, EO, COMSATCOM, Remote Sensing and Small Satellite Expansion – along with an assessment of the SSA and SST implications of these systems – Military Space USA will provide a holistic overview of developments in the 4th domain.

At this year’s conference there will be an array of networking opportunities:

  • Meet and network with over 140 attendees from defence agencies, militaries and governments and industry over 4 hours of breaks
  • Engage with an array of vendors, including disruptive agile space companies across the Silicon Valley as well as established industrial partners that lead in the SATCOM domain
  • Join key industry and military thought leaders shaping how the US space enterprise is developed through partnerships and innovation

Key reasons to attend:

  • Listen to vital updates from the Space and Missile Systems Centre and learn how SMC 2.0 will revolutionise acquisition and procurement processes for space systems
  • Learn from allied partners across the APAC region and beyond on where opportunity areas for greater partnerships can be developed
  • Explore key topics at the centre of US space-reorganisation including SMC 2.0, the US Space Force, mega-constellation deployment and future provision of WGS and AEHF for the warfighter

Organisations confirmed to attend this year include:

Accion Systems, US Air Force Space Command, US Air Force Research Laboratory, US Army War College, Booz Allen Hamilton, DISA, Dstl, ExoAnalytic, US Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, Indian Army, UK MoD JFC, Lockheed Martin, US Marine Corps Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Centre, Luxembourg MoD, Hughes, Kratos, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, NanoRacks LLC, Officina Stellare, UK National Maritime Information Centre, Northern Space & Security Ltd, Northrop Grumman, New Zealand Defence Forces, US Army PEO PNT, Rocket Lab, Republic of Korea Defence Communication Command, SES Government Solutions, The Aerospace Corporation, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), UK Space Agency, US Air Force Institute of Technology, US Navy 3rd Fleet and XTAR

Conference programme

8:00 Registration & Coffee

8:45 Chairman's Opening Remarks

Mr Jay Santee

Mr Jay Santee, Vice President, Strategic Space Operations, The Aerospace Corporation
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9:00 Keynote Address: Creating a More Unified Space Enterprise: SMC 2.0


  • Overcoming program stovepipes by looking at systems horizontally from design to production
  • The restructuring process: how to changes business practices to deliver capabilities with epic speed
  • Pushing decision making to the coal-face to streamline procurement processes & successes so far in the next-generation missile warning constellation
  • Harmonizing the Development Corps: the changing role of Development, Production, Enterprise and Atlas Corps within SMC
  • Maintaining and sustaining the changes – ensuring that SMC 2.0 continues
  • Ms Deanna Ryals

    Ms Deanna Ryals, Chief Partnerships Officer, SMC, US Air Force
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    9:30 Keynote Address: The Future of the US Space Enterprise – Providing Joint Capability Around the Globe

    Major General Stephen Whiting

    Major General Stephen Whiting, Commander, 14th Air Force and Deputy Joint Space Component Commander, US Air Force
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  • The current remit of the 14th Air Force: C2, PNT, launch, SSA and SATCOM
  • Building a holistic approach to space across all stakeholders: collaboration between AFSC, 14th AF and SMC in procuring and delivering space-based enablers for the warfighter
  • SATCOM as a means to connect the warfighter and provide joint capability
  • Integrating commercial COMSATCOM to diversify communications for the warfighter and provide a more resilient network
  • Working to utilize new launch capability when providing sovereign capability post WGS
  • 10:00 The Next Big Disruption In Space Is Happening on the Ground – Keeping the United States and Allies Ahead of Adversaries

  • Redefining “Ground” – the dynamic integration of capabilities
  • Delivery of new, innovative services faster and cheaper to Government customers and beyond
  • Shaping the architecture to enhance resilience and stay ahead
  • Ms Stacy Kubicek

    Ms Stacy Kubicek, Vice President, Mission Solutions, Lockheed Martin
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    10:30 Morning Coffee

    11:00 Enabling Decisive Army Action Through Effective Position, Navigation and Timing Capability

    Colonel Nickolas Kioutas

    Colonel Nickolas Kioutas, Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, PEO, US Army
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  • An introduction to PEO PNT – our aims, ambitions and processes
  • Anti-jam antenna capabilities for assured PNT: feedback from testing at CERDEC
  • VSSO demonstration of remote control of PNT capability & distributed PNT via native implementation on tactical radio
  • Reducing warfighter vulnerabilities by maximizing PNT resiliency across the battlefield
  • Working with the other branches to optimize the architectures of the future
  • 11:30 Space-Enabled PNT for Manned and Unmanned Platforms




  • Current navigation software enhancements and their operational use within the MQ-1C Grey Eagle program
  • Utilizing PNT in degraded environments – key considerations
  • Integration of GPS and vision measurements for navigations in PNT challenged environments
  • Where unmanned warfare can develop with current technology gradients
  • Moderated by: Mr Arlen Biersgreen

    Moderated by: Mr Arlen Biersgreen, Program Manager, Navigation Technology Satellite – 3, Space Vehicles Directorate, US Air Force
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    Mr Kevin Coggins

    Mr Kevin Coggins, Vice President, VP, Resilient PNT Platform Systems, SIG/Cyber & Engineering, Booz Allen Hamilton
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    Colonel Nickolas Kioutas

    Colonel Nickolas Kioutas, Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, PEO, US Army
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    Major Randall

    Major Randall "Glint" Cartner, Assistant Portfolio Manager, Futures Command Assured PNT Cross Functional Team, United States Army
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    Mr Jacob Campbell

    Mr Jacob Campbell, Resilient Embedded GPS/INS R-EGI, AFLCMC/WNY,
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    12:15 Robust PNT Through Open System Architectures

    Mr Kevin Coggins

    Mr Kevin Coggins, Vice President, VP, Resilient PNT Platform Systems, SIG/Cyber & Engineering, Booz Allen Hamilton
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  • The demand for trustworthy, reliable, and accurate Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) information in modern technologies
  • GPS as an enabler for to access high-quality PNT information
  • Accelerating technology cycles to stay ahead of threats to PNT systems
  • Open architecture approaches to upgrade software and hardware components
  • How OEMs, integrators, program managers and innovators can enable robust PNT through these open approaches
  • 12:45 Networking Lunch

    13:45 Space Object Behaviors (The View from the Ground)

    Dr Douglas Hendrix

    Dr Douglas Hendrix, CEO, ExoAnalytic Solutions
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  • Future needs for Space Traffic Management will necessitate independent and accurate information sources to allow the inference of space object behaviors
  • In addition to accurate and independent data sources, new algorithms and trained analysts will be needed to turn said data into decision quality information
  • I will present examples of space object behaviors as seen by the ExoAnalytic Global Telescope Network (EGTN) since 2012 and train the audience as beginner level analysts
  • The audience will use their training to infer space object behaviors based on data collected on more recent 2018 space object events
  • 14:15 Panel Discussion: SSA Considerations Moving Forward

  • What the incoming LEO mega-constellations mean for SSA and how they will require us to change our approach to asset management
  • How can we effectively utilise space weather & SST data more effectively and what are our SSA ‘blind spots’ (data wise)
  • Can we adapt space vehicle designs moving forward to improve de-orbiting & reduce space debris creation rates thereby giving us a clearer picture of the domain
  • How do ‘go fast’ procurement approaches being driven by SMC and others impact future SSA & what can be done now to mitigate these risks
  • Final concluding thoughts from the panellists
  • Moderated by: Dr Michael J Starks

    Moderated by: Dr Michael J Starks, Space Environment Mission Lead, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, US Air Force
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    Dr Jaime Stearns

    Dr Jaime Stearns, Space Control Mission Lead, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, US Air Force
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    Dr Douglas Hendrix

    Dr Douglas Hendrix, CEO, ExoAnalytic Solutions
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    Captain Brittany Stackhouse

    Captain Brittany Stackhouse, Program Manager, SMC, US Air Force
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    15:00 Choose the Weather for Battle: Conquering the Space Weather Threat

    Colonel Patrick Williams

    Colonel Patrick Williams, Commander, 2nd Weather Group, 557th Weather Wing, US Air Force
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  • An introduction to the 557th – organizational overview & its role within the wider USAF structure
  • SSA considerations for space operations: the demand to provide ‘terra firma’ levels of awareness in the fourth domain
  • Analysis of space weather – optimising satellite deployment through analysis and forecasting of the suns emissions
  • Providing future space weather support for commanders to enable decision superiority in space
  • 15:30 Architecture Analysis for Enhancing Space Situational Awareness

    Mr Richard Cobb

    Mr Richard Cobb, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, US Air Force Institute of Technology
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  • Why SSA is important: Satellite health, maneuver, and decommissioning activities
  • SSA at GEO, LEO, MEO and HEO orbits – challenges presented by each
  • Optimizing the mix of ground-based and space-based sensor systems for SSA
  • Use of high-performance computing for optimal SSA architecture analysis
  • Supercomputing for analyzing risks of large-scale debris fields for LEO
  • 16:00 Research and Development Across the Space Surveillance Enterprise

    Dr Grant Stokes

    Dr Grant Stokes, Division Head, Space Systems and Technology, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
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  • Lincoln Laboratory contributions to SSA
  • Current R&D at Lincoln Space Surveillance Complex (LSSC)
  • Asteroid discovery and tracking as a model for SSA
  • Technical updates on SSA sensor systems


  • 16:30 Afternoon Tea

    17:00 The Advanced Concepts Division: Delivering End-to-End Capabilities for the Future Warfighter

    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten

    Mr Joseph Vanderpoorten, Chief, Advanced Concepts Division, Space and Missile Systems Center, MILSATCOM/Advanced Concepts, US Air Force
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  • Defining the needs of the terrestrial warfighter: the SATCOM led joint enablers we require
  • Future technology development within the evolving WGS and AEHF programs – what is being integrated to WGS 11 & 12
  • Ground synchronization within communications on the move (COTM) – delivering architectural approaches to provide continuous capability
  • Assessment and acquisition methodologies to integrate COMSATCOM into the space communications enterprise
  • 17:30 Hybrid Approaches to the ROK’s SATCOM Capability

    Lieutenant Colonel Yun Kyong Sung

    Lieutenant Colonel Yun Kyong Sung, C4I Interoperability Officer, J6, ROK JCS
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  • Current capability: LTE services and the need to exploit COMSATCOM
  • services to a greater extent
  • Minimising the threat of jamming – developing more resilient and robust communications
  • Opportunity areas to integrate ROK systems into wider allied SATCOM programmes
  • Developing a holistic approach to space: managing PNT and EO constellations within the wider network of platforms
  • 18:00 Space Policy of Japan

    Mr Hirohisa Mori

    Mr Hirohisa Mori, Director, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office of Japan
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  • Introduction of Japanese Space Policy
  • QZSS status and way ahead
  • Revised defence guidelines and midterm project
  • US-Japanese defence cooperation moving forward
  • 18:30 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

    Mr Jay Santee

    Mr Jay Santee, Vice President, Strategic Space Operations, The Aerospace Corporation
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    18:45 Drinks Reception Hosted by SMi Group

    8:00 Registration & Coffee

    8:45 Chairman's Opening Remarks

    Colonel Russell Teehan

    Colonel Russell Teehan, SMC Portfolio Architect, AFSPC, US Air Force
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    9:00 Keynote Address: Integrating Space Support into U.S. THIRD Fleet Operations

    Captain Michael Mattis

    Captain Michael Mattis, Space Lead Commander, Third Fleet, US Navy
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  • Introduction to U.S. THIRD Fleet and its AOR
  • Currently deployed systems in support of fleet operations
  • BLOS considerations for SATCOM, PNT and other space-enabled technology when deployed in expeditionary operations
  • MUOS support to the Navy's on-the-move requirements
  • Collaboration between CF3, SPAWAR and SMC on enabling space capabilities


  • 9:30 Keynote Address: Experimentation Driving Effective Battle Management for Space Assets

    Colonel Jeremy Raley

    Colonel Jeremy Raley, Chief Integrated Experiments and Evaluation Division, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL, US Air Force
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  • Overview of US Air Force Research Laboratory Space Experimentation
  • Applying C2 models to the space domain: providing commanders with information to quickly make decisions – applying programmes like Hallmark-TC2
  • Overcoming cyber and kinetic disruption to assure availability of space support capabilities
  • The cost of resilience and how diverse experimentation can reduce those costs
  • Final concluding thoughts
  • 10:00 Assured C2 – How do you Know?

    Dr Jim Baker

    Dr Jim Baker, Senior Principal Engineer, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, US Marine Corps
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  • Operating GPS in contested and hybrid environments from a Marine’s perspective
  • Jamming and spoofing: how do you know its happening, how do we monitor effectiveness and maintain effective C2
  • Assuredness for PNT for the warfighter
  • Gaps in system-of-systems requirements for future capabilities for the warfighter
  • 10:30 Morning Coffee

    11:00 New Zealand's Space Policy

    Lieutenant Commander Steve Mansfield

    Lieutenant Commander Steve Mansfield, International Surveilance & Targeting REQS, , C4ISR Wing, Capability Branch, New Zealand Defence Forces (NZDF)
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    11:30 UK Space Capability – Key Considerations

    Wing Commander Andy Hindley

    Wing Commander Andy Hindley, SO1 Space Capability, Royal Air Force
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  • Setting up the National Space Operations Centre (SPOC) – delivering a roadmap for technical transformation of UK space capability
  • Partnerships in space: how the UK has enhanced collaboration
  • 12:00 The Future of Rapid Acquisition for AFRL

    Ms Andrea Loper

    Ms Andrea Loper, Acquisition Program Manager, Space Vehicles Directorate, Integrated Experiments & Evaluation Division, AFRL,, US Air Force
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  • Accelerated procurement initiatives at AFRL in space situational awareness, space weather, comm and other mission areas
  • Varying mission assurance: Rapid prototyping for spaceflight experiments whilst meeting requirements from stakeholders
  • Importance of liaison with across the stakeholder community – working with industry, AF Space Command, 14th Air Force, IC and SMC to deliver a holistic approach to space
  • Future priorities for AFRL and how they fit into the wider ‘disruptive’ approach of the DoD
  • 12:30 A New Chapter in Government Procurement of Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Solutions

    Ms Clare Grason

    Ms Clare Grason, Chief, Air Force Commercial Satellite Communications Office, Air Force Space Command , US Air Force
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  • Move from DISA to the command structure at AFSPC - starting the new chapter
  • Future wideband SATCOM architecture that defines a role for COMSATCOM
  • Evaluation criteria for commercial bandwidth - the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA)
  • Integrated COMSATCOM-MILSATCOM architecture - unique coverage and mission specific busses
  • 13:00 Networking Lunch

    14:00 Space in a New Era of Great Power Competition

    Dr Mir Sadat

    Dr Mir Sadat, Director, National Security Council, Executive Office of the President / The White House
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  • How Space Figure in the 2017 National Security Strategy (NSS)
  • Advancing Space as a Priority Domain
  • Space as a Warfighting Domain
  • U.S. Space Command
  • U.S. Space Force
  • National Space Policy
  • 14:30 DoD Teleport Program Office's efforts to implement Mobile User Objective System (MUOS)

    Ms Demaryl Singleton

    Ms Demaryl Singleton, Program Manager at DoD Teleport Program Office , DISA
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  • Legacy UHF Interoperability and MUOS to Legacy UHF SATCOM Gateway Component (MLGC)
  • MUOS Voice Gateway (MVG)
  • The program's efforts to implement a X/Ka
  • 15:00 Transforming Future Space Propulsion

    Dr Natalya Bailey

    Dr Natalya Bailey, CEO and Co-Founder, Accion Systems
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  • Current architectural approaches in propulsion system design & ambitions for next generation systems
  • Generating thrust from ionic liquid – providing a safe & lightweight propulsion system
  • Deorbiting assets to minimise space debris & ensure that future utilisation of the domain remains sustainable
  • Current R&D into further optimisation of thrust to power ratio’s – how to draw additional power
  • What next? Where future propulsion technology is set to develop moving forward

    15:30 Afternoon Tea

    16:00 Opening Access to Space: Future Launch Priorities for Rocket Lab

    Mr Lars Hoffman

    Mr Lars Hoffman, SVP, Launch , Rocket Lab
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  • Achieving better access to space – what this means within the context of the small satellite mega constellation era
  • The Electron rocket – delivering a two-stage launch of sun-synchronous satellites
  • Hosted payload provision: working across the industry to deliver interoperable design
  • Advantages of a southern hemisphere launch site: access to equatorial orbits
  • Managing responsible orbital deployment and mitigating space debris concerns
  • What next? Future priorities for launch as the small satellite market expands
  • 16:30 Plug and Play CubeSats: Showcasing Ingenuity and Transforming the Landscape of Space

    Mr Mike Lewis

    Mr Mike Lewis, Chief Innovation Officer, NanoRacks
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  • Enabling small payloads to be plugged into platforms to provide through life servicing through new capabilities
  • Working collaboratively across industry to standardize architectural and design approaches
  • Delivering a truly global IoT through the utilization of CubeSat megaconstellations
  • Where increased connectivity can bring additional advantages at the terrestrial level – ensuring that constellations are robust enough for military partners
  • 17:00 Enterprise Management and Control – Delivering Value to the Enterprise

    Lieutenant Colonel Gary Thompson

    Lieutenant Colonel Gary Thompson, Chief, Future Concepts Team, Space and Missile Systems Center, US Air Force
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  • Current timelines for the block 0 demonstrations and planning and operating to deliver COMSATCOM moving forward
  • The principals of SMC – providing value, flexibility and resiliency & moving away from stovepiped approaches
  • How SMC integrates with the CSPOC & RSSCs for the enterprise management of fighting SATCOM
  • 17:30 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two

    Colonel Russell Teehan

    Colonel Russell Teehan, SMC Portfolio Architect, AFSPC, US Air Force
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    Program Manager, SMC
    US Air Force
    Space Lead Commander, Third Fleet
    US Navy
    Chief Integrated Experiments and Evaluation Division, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL
    US Air Force
    Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, PEO
    US Army
    Commander, 2nd Weather Group, 557th Weather Wing
    US Air Force
    SMC Portfolio Architect, AFSPC
    US Air Force
    ExoAnalytic Solutions
    Division Head, Space Systems and Technology
    MIT Lincoln Laboratory
    Space Control Mission Lead, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory
    US Air Force
    Senior Principal Engineer, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity
    US Marine Corps
    Director, National Security Council
    Executive Office of the President / The White House
    CEO and Co-Founder
    Accion Systems
    Chief, Future Concepts Team, Space and Missile Systems Center
    US Air Force
    C4I Interoperability Officer, J6
    International Surveilance & Targeting REQS, , C4ISR Wing, Capability Branch
    New Zealand Defence Forces (NZDF)
    Commander, 14th Air Force and Deputy Joint Space Component Commander
    US Air Force
    Assistant Portfolio Manager, Futures Command Assured PNT Cross Functional Team
    United States Army
    Space Environment Mission Lead, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory
    US Air Force
    Program Manager, Navigation Technology Satellite – 3, Space Vehicles Directorate
    US Air Force
    Director, National Space Policy Secretariat
    Cabinet Office of Japan
    Resilient Embedded GPS/INS R-EGI, AFLCMC/WNY
    Vice President, Strategic Space Operations
    The Aerospace Corporation
    Chief, Advanced Concepts Division, Space and Missile Systems Center, MILSATCOM/Advanced Concepts
    US Air Force
    Vice President, VP, Resilient PNT Platform Systems, SIG/Cyber & Engineering
    Booz Allen Hamilton
    SVP, Launch
    Rocket Lab
    Chief Innovation Officer
    Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    US Air Force Institute of Technology
    Acquisition Program Manager, Space Vehicles Directorate, Integrated Experiments & Evaluation Division, AFRL,
    US Air Force
    Chief, Air Force Commercial Satellite Communications Office, Air Force Space Command
    US Air Force
    Chief Partnerships Officer, SMC
    US Air Force
    Program Manager at DoD Teleport Program Office
    Vice President, Mission Solutions
    Lockheed Martin
    Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Center for Space Research and Analysis Associate Director
    US Air Force Institute of Technology
    SO1 Space Capability
    Royal Air Force

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    CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

    ‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

    CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

    Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

    CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.


    There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

    For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

    CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.


    Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

    ‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

    ‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

    The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

    As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SAE Media Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.


    Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

    CPD Certificates

    We can provide a certificate for all our accredited events. To request a CPD certificate for a conference , workshop, master classes you have attended please email events@saemediagroup.com

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