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October 6th, 2016

The HPA's Hosted Payload's Summit Is Rapidly Approaching

The 2016 Hosted Payload Summit is scheduled for Thursday, October 20th, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington D.C.

In his “State of the Union," HPA Chair Al Tadros will reflect on progress made by the hosted payload community.

This year's HPSS features more hosted payload end-users and customers as speakers than any previous year, including representatives from the US Air Force, SMC Hosted Payload Office, NOAA, NASA, DARPA, DISA and NRO.

On the HPSS agenda...

Thursday, October 20, 2016
9:15 – 9:40 a.m.

Analysis of Hosted Payload Solutions
U.S. Air Force Assistant Deputy Under-Secretary Dr. David Hardy

10:40 - 10:55 a.m.

“State of the Union”
HPA Chair and SSL VP Al Tadros

10:40 – 10:55 a.m.

Delivering and Attaching Hosted Payloads Post-Launch
DARPA program managers Dr. Jeremy Palmer and Dr. Gordon Roesler

11:30 – 11:55 a.m.

How Commercial Partners Can help NOAA Realize its Visions for New Weather Satellite Systems
Dr. Stephen Volz, Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services, NOAA

1:00 – 1:25 p.m.

What is the True Definition of “Flexible Satellite Capacity” for Budget-Conscious Government Agencies
DISA Satcom Chief Eron Miller

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

NASA’s TEMPO Instrument — a Pathfinder for Hosted Payloads
U.S. Air Force Maj. James Crane, SMC/Hosted Payloads Office
Dr. Stephen Hall and Greg Stover from NASA Langley Research Center

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

At the end of the day’s events, attendees will be treated to a special unveiling of the SATELLITE 2017 program, including a sneak peak at a Hosted Payload Interface Guide workshop co-hosted by the US Air Force, NASA and the Satellite Industry Association (SIA).

Register for the conference at www.HPSSummit.com while discount rates are still active.