Space Communications, Navigation and Earth Observation Systems in the 5G Era

The 25th Ka and Broadband Communications Conference and the 37th International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), the two most influential technical conferences on satellite systems, will be jointly organized in two venues.

On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, the Ka Conference will be held In Sorrento (Italy) from September 30th to October 2nd, 2019 and the 37th ICSSC will be held In Okinawa (Japan) from October 29th to November 1st, 2019. It is anticipated that the geographic spread of the two conferences will produce a more globally diverse view on the topics at hand.

The technical sessions and panels of both conferences will continue to address the last year theme and topics looking at a broad spectrum of space communications, navigation and Earth observation topics including the evolution of GEO; Ultra High Throughput Satellites (UHTS); mega constellations; LEO and MEO systems; optical communications; integration with upcoming 5G terrestrial networks together with the latest results in propagation research and integration of application and services.

25th Ka, SORRENTO (Italy)

September 30 – October 2, 2019

37th ICSSC, OKINAWA (Japan)

October 29 – November 1, 2019


    KA Abstracts due

  April 15, 2019

    ICSSC Abstracts due

  May 15, 2019

  • Sorrento (Italy)

  • Okinawa (Japan)

  • Sorrento (Italy)

  • Okinawa (Japan)

  • Sorrento (Italy)

  • Okinawa (Japan)


   Information & inquiries should be directed to:

   Joint Conference Organization to

Early bird fees are available.

25th KA       37th ICSSC


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