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Hughes Execs to Speak at SATELLITE 2022, Returning to Downtown Washington

Visit Hughes at SATELLITE 2022

For over 40 years, the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition has been the leading annual event for satellite professionals from around the world. The 2022 program is packed with four days of informative sessions featuring a diverse group of technology leaders, government officials, engineering executives and more – including five Hughes executives. Join thousands of industry colleagues March 21-24, 2022 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC to network, walk the exhibit floor and learn about the future of the space and satellite industry.

Below is a recap of program events featuring Hughes executives and thought leaders.

Monday, March 21

Reza Rasoulian, Vice President, Broadband Satellite Services

NGSO Mobile Connectivity Services at Sea and in Flight (10:45 a.m., Room 147) - This session will explore whether new NGSO constellation systems from direct-to-consumer satellite broadband providers can compete with veteran mobile maritime and aero providers.

Adrian Morris, Executive Vice President, Engineering

GEO 2.0: The Future of Satellite Services from Geostationary Orbit (10:45 a.m., Rooms 146C) – The possibilities for geostationary orbit (GEO) satellites are endless. Attend this panel and hear a discussion on the future of GEO, including the role of GEO in multi-orbit connectivity systems and how extending the life of existing GEO satellites could open new doors.

Wednesday, March 23

Rajeev Gopal, Vice President Advanced Programs, Hughes Defense

5G in Space: Benefits for Government & Military End-Users (10:45 a.m., Room 145 A/B) – As 5G technologies continue to evolve, learn what is needed to ensure resilient, efficient and interoperable 5G capabilities for the aerospace and defense industries.

Kartik Seshadri, VP International Products and Operations

Cloud Technology, Service and Skills Requirements for Teleport Operators (10:45 a.m., Room 146 C) – Integrating cloud into satellite services is critical for companies who want to succeed in the satellite and teleport industry. This session explores how cloud services can transform operations and what kinds of technology are needed to compete.

Dave Rehbehn, Vice President, International Division

Breaking Down Barriers with Standardized Solutions (3:00 p.m., Room 146 A/B) – Is the satellite industry really serious about standardization? Panelists will explore innovation, competition and a host of other factors driving the conversation about industry standards.


After a long day of informative sessions, join us on Monday, March 21 for the opening reception in Ballroom C and network with industry colleagues while enjoying delicious food and drink, sponsored by Hughes. For more information about how to connect with Hughes at the upcoming SATELLITE Show, visit