A World Satellite Business Week event
11-14 Sept. 2017 / The Westin - Paris
MondaySept. 11, 2017#709d5b
TuesdaySept. 12, 2017#709d5b
WednesdaySept. 13, 2017#709d5b
ThursdaySept. 14, 2017#278d84
Registration & welcome coffee
Opening remarks
Lorraine Whitfield, Chief Events & Marketing Officer, Euroconsult
Opening speech - State of play and challenges for the satellite sector
Pacôme Révillon, CEO, Euroconsult
Outlook for the satellite sector: Insights from investment bankers
Fred J. Turpin, Global Head of Media & Communications IB, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Justin Cadman, Senior Vice President, Investment Banking, Raymond James
John T. Apostolides, Managing Director, Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking, Macquarie Capital (United States) Inc.
James C. Murray, Partner, PJT Partners
Malcolm Morris, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Securities
Morning coffee break
Satellite operators - Defining business models for the new satellite environment
Tom Choi, CEO, ABS
Rashad Nabiyev, CEO, Azercosmos
Lincoln Oliveira, General Director, Star One
Morten Tengs, CEO, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (expected)
Matthew Desch, CEO, Iridium
Steve Collar, CEO, SES Networks
Eric Béranger, CEO, OneWeb
Mark Rigolle, CEO, LeoSat
Afternoon coffee break
IFC: The new gold rush for service providers?
FinSpace cocktail reception

An intimate cocktail reception bringing together start-ups, investors and decision makers to encourage exchanges and promote the conclusion of partnerships.


A selection of start-ups will be invited to compete to be selected among the five most promising (selected by an independent jury) to pitch their project in front of potential suppliers, customers and, most importantly, investors.


FinSpace is an initiative developed by Euroconsult with the support of Communications Smart.


More information: http://www.satellite-financing.com/en/finspace

Welcome coffee
Venture capital - Fueling both satellite systems and applications
Will Porteous, General Partner and COO, RRE Ventures
Mike Collett, Founder, Managing Partner, Promus Ventures
Steve Goldberg, Operating Partner, Venrock (expected)
Shahin Farshchi, Partner, Lux Capital (expected)
Key stakes for defense
Evert Dudok, EVP, Communications, Intelligence and Security, Airbus Defence and Space (expected)
Morning coffee break
New launch solutions for a diversifying market
Next generation satellite infrastructure and services
Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO, Speedcast
Pradman P. Kaul, President & CEO, Hughes Network Systems
Kevin Steen, CEO, iDirect Technologies
Luigi Pasquali, CEO, Telespazio
Mark Dankberg, Chairman & CEO, Viasat Inc. (invited)
Global satellite operators: Paving the way through partnerships
Karim Michel Sabbagh, President & CEO, SES
Rodolphe Belmer, CEO, Eutelsat
Daniel Goldberg, President & CEO, Telesat
Afternoon coffee break
Established players moving to the rhythm of a changing launch market
Cocktail reception
Satellite manufacturers: New products and new clients to remain at the cutting edge
Nicolas Chamussy, EVP, Head of Space Systems , Airbus (expected)
Jean-Loïc Galle, President & CEO, Thales Alenia Space
Dario Zamarian, President, SSL (expected)
Mark Spiwak, President, Boeing Satellite Systems International Inc
Carl Marchetto, VP & GM, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Frank Culbertson, President, Space Systems Group, Orbital ATK
Morning coffee break
In discussion with Export Credit agencies
Frédérique Gournail, Head of Unit Space - Telecommunications - Energy - Project Finance, Bpifrance
New technology transforming video distribution
Afternoon coffee break
Satellite Operators
Closing remarks
Symposium on Satcom Market Forecasts
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