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ISCe 2008 — Three Shows in One
Includes the Navy SATCOM Users Workshop
For the first time in its seven-year existence, ISCe 2008—the must-attend event for the industry’s latest cutting-edge services and solutions for executives that do business in the military and government SATCOM marketplace—will present three simultaneous, information-packed events focusing on Access to SATCOM for the Next Decade.

ISCe 2008 will be held from June 10th through June 12th, 2008, at a new location—the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina—with a comprehensive, joint industry program focusing on increasing opportunities for satellite and hybrid network solutions between commercial satellite operators and the military and U.S. government agencies.

In addition to the 7th-annual ISCe 2008 conference, the 26th-Annual AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC) and the 2nd-annual Navy SATCOM Users Workshop are being held in conjunction with this event. Collectively, these three events will allow the military, satellite engineering and business development communities to interact and discuss the key issues, policies, challenges, and opportunities confronting the satellite industry now and into the next decade.

“This program has been crafted with the attendee in mind,” said conference Chairman David Bross. “Following our successful partnership with the AIAA during the ISCe 2006 conference and subsequent to last year’s hugely successful 1st-annual Navy SATCOM Users Workshop, the Advisory Board of ISCe made the decision to transform ISCe into the only world-class military-commercial satellite conference and exhibition held annually in the United States. This will be a can’t-miss event!”

Attendees and decision makers from the global satellite industry will benefit from a world-class program that includes:
  • Bandwidth portability
  • Continuity of Government
  • Coordinating Communications Commands (CoComms)
  • Emergency Management/Disaster relief
  • Energy Source Protection
  • First responders
  • Global ISR and SATCOM
  • Ground station services and equipment
  • Hybrid network solutions
  • Launch services
  • MILSATCOM program updates
  • Mobile, wireless and fixed services
  • Navigation and tracking systems
  • Network solutions
  • Pacific Rim fleet requirements
  • SATCOM for border patrol and homeland security
  • Satellite manufacturing
  • Security operators
  • Security and intelligence applications
  • Technical issues and standards
  • Teleport systems
  • UAVs and SATCOM
  • VSAT systems and services
Other ISCe Highlights will include:
  • 2nd Annual Navy SATCOM User’s Workshop
  • Military and Government Requirements Forum
  • GVF/WTA Continuity of Government Program
  • ISCe 2008 Welcome Reception by the Pool, Hosted by SSPI
  • ISCe 2008 International Welcome Luncheon
  • ISCe 2008 Leadership Luncheon ISCe 2008 Reception and Awards Dinner
Key sponsors and supporters of ISCe 2008/ICSSC 2008 include: The Boeing Co., Intelsat General Corp., Arianespace Inc., Thales Alenia Space, EADS, Spacenet, SPAWAR, IOT Systems Inc., the Satellite Industry Association (SIA), GVF, NSR, APSCC, Futron Corp., SSPI, WTA, SUIRG, PTC, SatNews Publishing, Space News, Defense News, Media Business Corp. (MBC).

For more information, go to www.isce.com and www.aiaa.org. For speaker and program details, contact ISCe 2008 conference Chairman David Bross at dbross@hfusa.com. Finally, for exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact ISCe Exhibits Sales Manager Rick Felperin at rfelperin@hfusa.com.

Author Biography
David Bross is Chairman of ISCe 2008 and the ISCe Satellite Investment Symposium (ISIS) NYC ’08. He also serves as Director of Business Development for Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. Prior to joining Hannover Fairs, Bross was regional sales director and director of business development for Space News International. He also served as Associate Publisher, Editorial for the Satellite Group, at Rockville, Md.-based Access Intelligence, LLC. At AI, Bross served as chairman of the satellite show and its European sister tradeshow. He also supervised a team of experienced journalists and competitive intelligence professionals at the Satellite Industry Directory, Satellite News, Satellite Today and the Satellite Transponder Guide. A seasoned journalist and analyst, Bross has more than 20 years of journalism experience, more than 19 in the commercial satellite industry. He is a three-time award winner of the prestigious Newsletter Publisher Association reporting award for Best Spot News coverage of a breaking story and has appeared on many radio and TV programs as a satellite expert and been quoted in the consumer press on satellite issues. He serves on the board of directors and is Chairman of the Board of the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI). He also serves on the Advisory Council of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC). He received a BS degree in journalism from Bradley University, in Peoria, Ill., and an MA degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois in Springfield, Ill. He is a father of one daughter and a Chicago native.