Space based Communications, Applications and Technologies in the 5G Era:
Moving forward to the Third Decade of the 21st Century

Niagara Falls, Canada, October 15 - 18, 2018

16th BroadSky Workshop: 5G Covering Our Planet

The 16th BroadSky Workshop, following the 15th BSW where the major challenges of satellites systems in 5G environment have been discussed, will focus the discussion on Earth Station in Motion (ESIM) technologies and various applications.

The Workshop is organized by NICT, the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology of Japan.

Workshop Chair
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan

Technical Committee
Naoko Yoshimura, NICT, Japan
Morio Toyoshima, NICT, Japan

Naoko Yoshimura, NICT, Japan
Tomoshige Kan, NICT, Japan
Clotilde Canepa Fertini, Events Consultant, Italy

14:30 - 14:35
Opening Remarks
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan

14:35 - 15:00
The Prospect of Satellite Communications and 5G Integration
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan

15:00 - 15:40
Overview of SESs Innovation Activities on Satellite Integration into 5G
Konstantinos Liolis, SES, Luxembourg

15:40 - 16:20
Research of how to leverage 5G in satellite applications
Christopher McLain, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, USA

16:20 - 16:40
Coffee Break

16:40 - 17:15

Beam-steerable flat panel antenna for conformal Ka-band satellite terminal
Yifan (Ivan) Wang, EM Solutions, Australia

17:15 - 18:10
AESA for Ka band Satellite Communication
Hiroyuki Joba, Mitsubishi Electric, Japan

18:10 - 18:20
Closing Remarks
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan

Early bird fees are available till September 7, 2018.



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