Commercial Space Applications:  Transformation, Fusion and Competition

Trieste, Italy, October 16 - 19, 2017.

23nd Ka Conference Committees

Steering Committee

Richard T. Gedney (Co-chair), Advanced Communications Technology (ACT) Co, USA
Franco Marconicchio (Co-chair), Space Systems Consultant, Italy
Thomas Butash, Innovative Aerospace IS, USA
Peter Garland, MDA, Canada
Arduino Patacchini, ARPASAT, France
Clotilde Canepa Fertini, Events Consultant, Italy

Organizing Committee

Franco Marconicchio (Co-chair), Space Systems Consultant, Italy
Clotilde Canepa Fertini (Co-chair), Events Consultant, Italy
Titti Cenami, Telespazio, Italy

Technical Committee

Richard T. Gedney (Co-chair), Advanced Communications Technology (ACT) Co, USA
Franco Marconicchio (Co-chair), Space Systems Consultant, Italy

Matteo Berioli, Zodiac Inflight Inovations (TriaGnoSys), Germany
Marco Brancati, Telespazio, Italy
Tom Butash, Innovative Aerospace IS, USA
Hampton C. Chan, Space Systems Loral, USA
Riccardo De Gaudenzi, ESA, The Netherlands
Janine Dokas, COM DEV, Canada
Nathalie Font, Thales Alenia Space, France
Hector Fenech, Eutelsat, France
Hajime Fukuchi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Yoel Gat, SatixFy, Israel
James Hinds, Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan
Nafiz Karabudak, Lockheed Martin Corporation, USA
Fabio Lattanzi, SES, Luxembourg
Marco Lisi, ESA, The Netherlands
Giacinto Losquadro, Thales Alenia Space, Italy
Domenico Mignolo, ESA, The Netherlands
Carlo Riva, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
Marina Ruggieri, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Roger Rusch, TelAstra, USA
Enrico Saggese, On-Air Consulting & Solutions, Italy
James D. Stegeman, NASA Glenn Research Center, USA
Yoshihisa Takayama, Tokai University, Japan
Pete Vrotsos, NASA, USA
Hiromitsu Wakana, NICT, Japan
Roberto Winkler, Thales Alenia Space, Italy


   Information & Inquiries should be directed to:

   the Ka Conference Technical Program Co-Chairs at rtgedney59@gmail.com and at franco.marconicchio@gmail.com
   the ICSSC Technical Program Chair at icssc.otung@southwales.ac.uk
   the Joint Conference Organization at info@kaconf.org

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