Defense and Small Satellite Contractors

February 4th, Morning

9:00 am – 12:30 pm 

Working with DARPA's Tactical Technology Office, DISA and others to deliver defence systems and services in a shortened procurement process is an immediate necessity. Given the space boom of new technologies how do companies structure a successful program from concept to funding to access to space.  A step by step overview of how to process toward integration of commercial space systems so as to deal successfully with the small satellite demands of the defense forces.

Costs are driving systems to new applications that only smallsat development can exploit in short periods of time.  Modular design and flexible software are leading to multiple opportunities.



Don Richardson


MIL-SAT Global Communications


Col Steven J. Butow

Space Portfolio Lead

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx)


Chuck Finley

Technical Director

USAF - Space Rapid Capabilities Office


Dan Makinster

Founder and President

Agile Communication Systems / Agile Milcoms


Dr. Jeff Ward

Vice President of Communications and Culture

Millennium Space Systems

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