Government & Defense Satellite Communications Seminar

11 May 2016 09:30 - 16:30

Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport Hotel, Leonardo da Vincilaan 4, 1831 Diegem, Belgium

Government & Defense Satellite Communications Seminar

Join us on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 for an update on Newtec's latest technologies and solutions for Government & Defense Satcom applications. 

Seminar Topics:
  • Newtec Dialog® multiservice VSAT platform and technologies for GovDef Applications
  • New DVB-S2X standard and Newtec Bandwidth Cancellation technology
  • Newtec Dialog on-the-move
  • Customer testimonials on GovDef Satcom solutions
  • New product launches (MDM5000 & MDM9000)

Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport Hotel
Leonardo da Vincilaan 4, 1831 Diegem, Belgium (near airport and NATO HQ)

Agenda (tentative):

8:30 - 9:30: Welcome

9:30 - 9:40: Introduction & Agenda by Thomas Van Den Driessche, CCO, Newtec
9:40 - 10:00: Keynote by General-Major Michel Ocula, DGMR Belgian Defense
10:00 - 10:30: What is New at Newtec? by Serge Van Herck, CEO, Newtec
10:30 - 11:00: Keynote Newtec Dialog I: Burkina Faso Elections by Christine Leurquin, VP Institutional Relations, SES

11:00 - 11:30: Break & Demo

11:30 - 12:30: Newtec Dialog for GovDef Applications by Koen Willems, Market Director Government & Defense, Newtec

12:30 - 13:30: Lunch

13:30 - 14:00: Keynote Newtec Dialog II by Frank Czulo, Product Development, Network Innovations
14:00 - 14:30: Newtec Dialog On-the-Move by Frederik Simoens, CTO, Newtec

14:30 - 15:00: Break & Demo

15:00 - 15:30: Keynote Newtec Dialog III by Olivier Gommes, Head of Product Management, Marlink
15:30 - 16:00: DVB-S2X & Bandwidth Cancellation by Dave Suffys, Product Manager, Newtec
16:00 - 16:15: Closing Notes by Thomas Van Den Driessche, CCO, Newtec

16:15 - 18:00: Reception

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Koen Willems
Koen Willems

Market Director Government and Defense

Koen Willems (@WillemsKoen) currently holds the position of Market Director for Government and Defense at Newtec, a market leader in satellite communication technologies. As well as developing the…
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Dave Suffys
Dave Suffys

Product Manager

With over 20 years of experience in the telecommunication industry, Dave Suffys is a Product Manager responsible for Newtec’s IP hubs, modems and appliance business.  In his role, Dave ma…
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Serge Van Herck
Serge Van Herck

former Chief Executive Officer (CEO), 2006-2016

Serge Van Herck holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Ghent and a MBA degree from the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium. With more than 20 years of experienc…
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Thomas Van den Driessche
Thomas Van den Driessche

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Thomas Van den Driessche holds a Master’s degree in electronics and marketing from the University of Ghent. Thomas started out as a Product Manager in the broadcast and AV market and was awarded s…
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Frederik Simoens
Frederik Simoens

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Frederik Simoens obtained a Master degree in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. degree in digital communications, both from the University of Ghent. He is currently also pursuing an MBA degree at …
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