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Military Satellite Communications Latin America- 2014: leading industry experts to meet in Rio de Janeiro this August

SMi Group is proud to present the launch of MilSatCom Latin America Conference, taking place on the 27th-28th of August 2014, in Rio de Janeiro.

RIO DE JANEIRO, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, August 27, 2014 / -- SMi Group Reports (2014.08.14, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): Following the success of its MilSatCom Portfolio, including the world-renowned Global MilSatCom, the SMi Group is proud to present the launch of MilSatCom Latin America Conference, taking place on the 27th-28th of August 2014, in Rio de Janeiro. With the event starting in just 2 weeks’ time, registration will be closing soon.

For one year only, the SMi Group brings this industry leading event - MilSatCom Latin America - to Brazil, the hub for MilSatCom. As well as featuring much discussion on Brazil, the event agenda includes presentations focusing on different Latin American countries (including Mexico, Argentina, Peru) and their satellite developments.

Naomi Arthey, Portfolio Manager-Defence & Space, SMi Group, and the producer of the event, commented: “We are proud to present this conference to Latin America. Considering the importance of military satellite communications to national security, we feel it’s important for military and government representatives to be at the forefront of the discussion, therefore we are delighted to offer a limited number of complimentary guest passes to those working in this sector. Please contact us if you would like to attend the event.”
Event speakers include leading experts from: Brazilian Armed Forces, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica ITA, CONIDA, SEDENA, Global VSAT Forum, Star One, Anatel National Telecommunications Agency, Harris CapRock, O3b Networks, Comision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales, plus many more. To download the complete event programme, please go to the event’s website.

Confirmed attendees include representatives from Brazilian Armed Forces, Ministry of Defence (Brazil), Arianespace, Brazilian Air Force - Air Staff, PAME-RJ, INPE National Institute for Space Research, Centros de Escudas em Telecomunicacoes da PUC-RJ, Marinha do Brasil, Union Engenharia, Embassy of Ukraine, Airbus Defense and Space, O3b Networks, Harris CapRock, XTAR plus many more.

MilSatCom Latin America 2014 is proud to be sponsored by O3b Networks, Embratel/Star One, Eutelsat, Elbit Systems Ltd, Telespazio Brazil, Vislink Group and Harris Caprock. To find out about sponsorship opportunities, contact Alia Malick via or +44 (0) 207 827 6168.

For more information or to register, go to:
To register or to claim a complimentary VIP Pass (available for the military/and government representatives and to new registrations only) please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or e-mail
MilSatCom Latin America
27-28 August 2014
Royal Tulip Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About SMi:

Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries.
We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris and Singapore and to date have welcomed over 200,000 participants from 80 countries.
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Julia Rotar
SMi Group Ltd
+44 (0)20 7827 6088
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