In 2016 International Attendees jumped to 105 attendees from 18 countries and the first AMOS Welcome Reception for International guests was held to encourage networking. Countries attending were Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Republic of Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom.

Total attendance for the 17th AMOS Conference was 686.

The SSA International Operators Exchange was introduced to provide a forum for SSA operators to engage in a dialogue amongst government, military and commercial SSA operators. The inaugural session had three objectives: 1) provide a forum that helps develops relationship between operators, 2) provide a platform for established SSA organizations to share best practices and collaborate with developing SSA organizations and 3) identify other opportunities for collaboration and dialogue.