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July 29th, 2014

MILCOM 2014—A Commanding Lineup (Event—MILSATCOM)

[SatNews] The 33rd annual Military Communications Conference will, once again, give the industry the opportunity to promote communications technologies and services to commanders from all branches of the armed forces, Department of Defense, federal government, and the heads of multi-national forces from around the globe.

The conference will include more than 300 technical papers in addition to tutorials, workshops and panel discussions. Presented by recognized authorities and technical experts, the restricted (ITAR/FOUO) and unclassified sessions will cover topics including:

  • Waveforms and Signal Processing
    • Advanced Antenna and RF Technology
    • Anti-jamming Techniques
    • Cognitive Radios
    • Compressive Sensing
  • Networking: Architectures, Management, Protocols and Performance
    • Ad Hoc, Mesh, Sensor Networks
    • Capacity Analysis and Optimization
    • Cognitive Network Applications
    • Content-Based Networking
    • Cooperative Diversity and Physical Layer Network Coding
  • Cyber Security and Trusted Computing
    • Cloud Computing Security
    • Critical Infrastructure Security
    • Cyber Operations
    • Defense in Depth
    • Distributed Systems Security
  • Systems Perspectives
    • Airborne Networks
    • Autonomous Operations
    • Cellular Extensions of Tactical Networks
    • Communications-on-the-Move
    • COTS Integration
  • Selected Topics in Communications
    • A2/AD Systems and Operations
    • Blue Green Laser Communication for Submarines
    • Cognitive Analysis
    • Comms SW, Services, and Multimedia Applications
    • Cooperative Communications

Also on the agenda: Secure Communications Networking; Cloud Computing Security; Satellite Communications; Tactical Applications and Frameworks; Radio Technology, Analysis and Capabilities; Security Challenges and Solutions; Electronic Warfare/Communications System Capabilities; Communication Systems; and Modeling, Simulation and Experimentation.

Confirmed speakers for the conference include:

  • General Dennis L. Via, USA, Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command
  • General James E. Cartwright, USMC (Ret.), Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, Center for Strategic & International Studies
  • Lt Gen Charles E. Croom, USAF (Ret.), Vice President, Cyber Strategy and Government Relations, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Lieutenant G. William Phillips, USA (Ret.), former Principal Military Deputy SAAL-ZB, ASA (ALT)

More than 200 exhibits will be co-located in the Baltimore Convention Center; visitors will be able to see, touch and try out the latest communications technologies. Sponsors of the event include Harris Corporation, Raytheon Company, SMS Data Products, and Veeam Software.

The MILCOM conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center from October 6 - 8.

For the full list of sessions and agenda, please visit the MILCOM infosite at http://www.milcom.org/index.html