CONFERS Working Groups and Splinter Groups
CONFERS activities are planned and executed by volunteer members serving on three Working Groups and through Splinter Groups formed as needed.
Participation on Working Groups and Splinter Groups by CONFERS members is strongly encouraged, and is a significant benefit to membership. There is no limit to the number of individuals that a CONFERS member company may have serving on one or more Working Groups or Splinter Groups. Individuals interested in sharing their expertise on a Working Group or Splinter Group should email bri[email protected] to be added to their preferred group(s).
Technology Working Group (CTWG): is responsible for advancing technical development of CONFERS best practices and standards. As of 2023, the CTWG includes lexicon and terminology.
Co-chairs: Ron Birk, The Aerospace Corporation; Stephen Leete, Northrup Grumman
Meeting frequency: every second Wednesday of the month from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET.
CTWG contributed to multiple standards related to satellite servicing:
The following CTWG Splinter Groups are presenting engaged:
Chair: Dallas Bienhoﬀ, Off-World, Inc.
Meeting frequency: occurs every second Monday of the month from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET.
Chair: Victor Nifo, MDA
Meeting frequency: occurs every other Thursday from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.
Chair: Jeﬀrey Osbourne, AnySignal, Inc.
Meeting frequency: occurs every third Thursday of the month from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET.