NB: This programme is still under development - more speakers/panellists will follow


Speaker Biographies


Post Event Report and Synopsis of Findings


Moderating Team



Martin Jarrold, Chief International Programme Development, GVF


Betty Bonnardel, CEO, AB5 Consulting


Anver Anderson, Director of Sales, Goonhilly Earth Station


Lluc Palerm-Serra, Senior Analyst, NSR



09.20-09.30:              Backdrop & Context


  • Cellular Backhaul @ 5G World…. Setting the Context

Lluc Palerm-Serra, Senior Analyst, NSR


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09.30-11.15:              Session # 1


Unlocking Opportunities via Satellite…. Beyond the Backhaul Opportunity & Paradigm Shifting Integration with “the Network”


  • 5G… From Hype to Reality – When & Where are the Satellite Opportunities

Michael DiPaolo, Vice President Cellular Backhaul Business Development, Comtech EF Data


  • Satellite: an Integral Part of 5G

Marco Mirante, Regional Sales Director, Hughes


  • Where will Satellite Sit in the Delivery of 5G Functionality

Semir Hassanaly, Market Director Mobile Backhaul & Trunking, Newtec


  • Title to be confirmed

John Finney, Founder & CEO, Isotropic Systems Ltd


  • Backhaul via Satellite: What is the State of Play?

Philippe Llau, Head of Data Business Unit MENA & APAC, Eutelsat


  • Maximising Growth Opportunity via HTS GEO/MEO

Simon Gatty Saunt, VP Sales EMEA Fixed-Data, SES Networks


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11.45-13.15:              Session # 2


The Mobile Ecosystem…. Satellite Use Cases in 5G Deployed Infrastructures

  • 5G's Universality & Satellites

Ali Younis, Head of Business Development & Product Marketing, Astranis Space Technologies


  • Utilizing Microwave Mobile Backhaul Traffic Steering for 4G/5G Satellite Offload

Tim Peyla, Senior Director Business Development, XipLink


  • From Cellular Backhaul to 5G over Satellite

Savyon Wasser, Director Vertical Market Solutions, VT iDirect


  • 5G Networking with Cellular & Satellite Solutions

Yair Maor, General Manager EMEA, Gilat Satellite Networks


  • Building the Space & Ground System Capabilities to Support the 5G Roll Out

Deepukrishnan Pillai, Senior Analyst - Strategy & Market Intelligence, SES


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14.15-15.30:              Session # 3


Evolution of Ground Equipment…. Infrastructure & Device-to-Device Systems


  • Evolution of Ground Segment... Infrastructure & Device-to-Device Systems

Sebastien Couvet, EMEA Sales Manager, Integrasys


  • Satellite & 5G Networks: More in Common than You Might Think

Mark Lambert, Vice President Business Development, Kratos


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16.00-17.15:              Session # 4


Architectures and Technologies…. Meshing Mobile Wireless & Broadband Satellite


  • Hybrid Satellite/Cellular Network: 5G for Everyone... Everywhere

Esat Sibay, Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer, ALCAN Systems


  • Satellite & Cellular in Hybrid Solutions

Jaime Reed, Director Consulting Services, CGI


  • Fixed Wireless Access Networks in Licensed Bands – An Alternative to Fiber for Last Mile Satellite Backhaul

Javier Santos, Business Development Engineer, Inster


  • Hybrid Use Cases for Satellite in 5G

Gerry Collins, Director Product Management, Intelsat


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