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2022 Ground System Architectures Workshop

  • Date:
    Feb 23, 2022 - March 03, 2022
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2022 Ground System Architectures Workshop (Virtual)
Registration is  now OPEN

The 26th annual Ground System Architectures Workshop (GSAW) provides a forum for the world’s space related ground system experts to collaborate with other ground system users, developers, and researchers through tutorials, presentations, working groups, panel discussions, and technical exhibits. GSAW will be completely online.  For full GSAW schedule, click here.

Registration closes 12:00 p.m. PT Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Register now at 2022 GSAW or find more information at GSAW

We are thrilled to announce the following speakers and panelists at this year’s 26th Annual Ground System Architectures Workshop (GSAW)

Keynote Speakers

Monday, February 28, 2022

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Mark Brady

Kathryn Lueders

Jeffrey Manber

Dr. Mark Brady
Chief Data Officer
United States Space Force

Ms. Kathryn Lueders
Associate Administrator
Space Operations Mission Directorate
NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.


Mr. Jeffrey Manber
President, International and Space Stations
Voyager Space

Lunchtime Speaker

Monday, February 28, 2022

Sirisha Bandla

Ms. Sirisha Bandla
Vice President of Government Affairs And Research Operations

Virgin Galactic


Panel Discussion on “Driving Innovation for Enterprise Integration”

Panelists :

- Dr. Roberta Ewart, Chief Scientist, Space Systems Command, SSC

- Ms. Vanessa Griffin, Director, Office of Systems Architecture & Advanced Planning, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

- Dr. Abraham Leigh USSF Senior Technical Advisor, MITRE

- Mr. Adam Loverro, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft

- Mr. Mauro Pecchioli, Head of the Multi-Mission Infrastructure Programme, European Space Operations Centre, European Space Agency

- Dr. Neil Siegel, IBM Professor of Engineering Management and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Computer Science Practice, University of Southern California


Wednesday Morning Tutorials February 23, 2022
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Tutorial A - Realizing Cloud-based Satellite Operations: Best Practices & Lessons Learned

Tutorial B - Enterprise Architecture Guide for the Unified Architecture Framework (UAF)

Tutorial C - Agile Acquisition: Differences, Similarities, and How to Implement

Tutorial D - Mission Ops and Ground Systems 101: Why and How Your Ground System is Driven by Your Space Mission

Wednesday Afternoon Tutorials February 23, 2022

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (PT)
Tutorial E - Cloud Native Architectures for GMSEC and EGS Microservices

Tutorial F - DevOps / DevSecOps

Tutorial G - Modern Data Engineering for a Data-Centric Ground Enterprise

Tutorial H - Introduction To Satellite Communications

Thursday Morning Tutorials February 24, 2022
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (PT)

Tutorial I - Software Defined Networking Leveraging Cloud Processing for Ground Satellite Operations

Tutorial J - CCSDS Course – Review of the International Standards for Space Communications

Tutorial L - Demystifying Machine and Deep Learning

Thursday Afternoon Tutorials February 24, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (PT)
Tutorial M - A Machine Learning Solution for Satellite Health and Safety Monitoring

Tutorial N - Reducing the Software Risk in Space System Software

For additional details on tutorials please follow 2022 GSAW Tutorials!

Working Groups

Monday – February 28, 2022

9:00 AM-11:30 AM (PT)
Working Group A – Driving Innovation to Form An Enterprise

Working Group B – Integration and Test Approaches for Modern Ground Software Systems: What Works and What doesn’t at the Code, System, and System of System Levels

Working Group C – Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning for Space Ground Systems

Working Group D – Digital Standards Working Group

Tuesday – March 1, 2022 

9:00 AM-11:30 AM (PT)
Working Group E – Commercialization, Innovation, & Synergies: A Reimagined Approach to Communications and Navigation Enterprise Integration

Working Group F – Best Practices for Model Portfolio Management Workshop

Working Group G – Cloud Computing and Big Data Technologies for Ground Systems

Wednesday – March 2, 2022

11:00 AM-1:30 PM (PT)
Working Group H – Agile Innovation for Enterprise Integration

Working Group I – Leveraging New Space for Ground System Enterprise Evolution

Working Group J – Space Enterprise Integration to advance U.S. Leadership in Space: Strategic Framework and High-Profile Use Cases