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The Joint Conference Organizing Committee is aware of the present situation which dramatically affects all of us. We are proceeding with the 2020 conference organization and planning under the assumption and with the hope that the pandemic completely passes long before our conference begins in October.
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JOINT CONFERENCE

The 26th Ka and Broadband Communications Conference and the 38th International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), the two most influential technical conferences on satellite systems, will be jointly held in Arlington, Virginia, USA, from October 13 through October 16, 2020.

The first day, October 13, will be devoted exclusively to the ICSSC Colloquium.

The technical sessions and panels of both conferences will continue to address themes and topics looking at a broad spectrum of space communications, navigation, and Earth observation topics.

The technical sessions and Plenary Panels will continue to address themes and topics looking at a broad spectrum of space communications, navigation, and Earth observation topics.

More on 26th KA and 38th ICSSC topics and Call for Papers 26th Ka 38th ICSSC

IMPORTANT DATES

01
ABSTRACT DUE

May 22, 2020

02
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

June 24, 2020

03
FINAL PAPER DUE

September 18, 2020

Plenary Panels

Emerging Technology Impacts on Future Communications Systems

Chair: Pete Vrotsos, Director, Satellite Programs, ZIN Technologies Inc., USA

From Earth to the Moon, and beyond

Co-Chairs: Marco Lisi, Independent consultant (RHEA Group Strategic Advisor) and James Schier, NASA, USA

Disruption and The Changing Face of the Satellite Industry

Chair: Chris Hoeber, CFH Engineering, USA (Consultant for the Communications Satellite Industry)

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Joint Conference  Executive Chair
Joint Conference Executive Chair

The Joint Conference Organizing Committee unanimously nominate Mr. Badri Younes NASA's Deputy Associate Administrator, Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN), for the honorary role of Executive Chair of the 2020 Joint Conference .
The Committee warmly thanks Mr. Badri Younes for having accepted the role.



Hotel Accommodations at Crystal Gateway Marriott
Hotel Accommodations at Crystal Gateway Marriott

A dedicated website is available for booking hotel rooms online at the Conference Hotel.
Reservations can be made starting Jan 30, 2020.


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AIAA Aerospace Communications Technical Excellence Award

The Joint Conference Organizers would like to congratulate Mr. Badri Younes, NASA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Communications and Navigation, for being selected to receive the prestigious “AIAA Aerospace Communications Technical Excellence Award” for his Lifetime Accomplishments; Outstanding Leadership in the Advancement of Space Communications; and, for Promoting Interoperability between Commercial and Space Agency Networks. The Award Presentation will take place during conference week.

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