Moving Forward !

Salerno / Vietri (Italy), October 1-3, 2014

Conference Program

08:00 - 08:30
Foyer
Registration and Material Pick-up
08:30 - 10:20
Introductory Remarks and Moderator: Frank Gargione (USA)

- NASA SCaN Overview and Ka-Band Activities
James Stegeman (Speaker), NASA Glenn Research Center, USA
Marco Midon, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Faramaz Davarian, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Barry Geldzahler, NASA Headquarters, USA

- Japan’s R&D Contributions in Ka-Band Satellite Communications
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan

- ITALSAT: The First Ka Band Regenerative SSTDMA Satellite System
Franco Marconicchio, Satellite Systems Consultant, Italy

- Impact of the Ka-Band on Satellite Communications
Richard Gedney, ACT Co., USA

- A Blue Ocean Market for High Throughput Ka band Satellites
Giuliano Berretta, Eutelsat Honorary President, France

- On Board Processor Challenges
Peter Garland, MDA, Canada

- The Transition to Non-Processed Payloads (and ”Back to the Future” again)
Tom Butash, Innovative Aerospace IS, USA

- Impact of Ka-Band on Satellite Manufacturers
Chris Hoeber, SSL, USA

- A Retrospective of the Impact of Ka Band on Satellite Communications - Impact on System
Manufactures from Service and Applications Perspective
Massimo Claudio Comparini, Telespazio, Italy

- Past, Present and Planned Systems
Roger Rusch, TelAstra, USA

10:20 - 10:50
Coffee Break
10:50 - 12:50
Room A
Session Ka 1 Alphasat Aldo Paraboni Program I
Chair: Enrico Russo, ASI, Italy and Antonio Martellucci, ESA, The Netherlands
10:50 - 12:50
12th BroadSky Workshop
Chair: Hajime Fukuchi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

10:50 - Opening Remarks by
Hajime Fukuchi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

11:00 - Toward Next Generation Maritime Satellite
Communications
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan

11:40 - Wideband Satellite Communication Effects a Change in
Underwater Resources Exploration in Japan
Takeshi Nakatani and Hiroshi Yoshida, JAMSTEC, Japan

12:20 - R&D of Broadband Maritime Communications Technology
in Japan
Naoko Yoshimura, NICT, Japan
10:50 - 12:50
Room C
Session Ka 2 Telecommunication Payload Design
Chair: Hampton C. Chan, SSL, USA
12:50 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:20
Room A
Session Ka 3 Telecommunication Applications
Chair: Marco Brancati, Telespazio, Italy
14:00 - 15:20
12th BroadSky Workshop

14:00 - Maritime Bandwidth Economics: How High Capacity
Ka-band Satellites Change the Game
Patty Chang, Bill Sullivan, Dick Gedney, ViaSat,USA

14:40 - Ground Segment Technology Developments for Maritime
Communications at ESA
Nicolas Girault, Rolv Midthassel, Domenico Mignolo,
ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands

Closing Remarks
14:00 - 15:20
Room C
Session Ka 4 Earth Observation Applications
Chair: Manfredi Porfilio, ASI, Italy
15:20 - 15:40
Coffee Break
15:45 - 20:00
Visit of Paestum Archaeological Area and Museum. Welcome Cocktail Reception.
08:00 - 08:30
Foyer
Registration and Material Pick-up
08:30 - 10:10
Room A
Session Ka 5 Telecommunication Ground Segments
Chair: Alessia Tomatis, Eutelsat, France
08:30 - 09:50
Room B
Session Ka 6 Telecommunication Systems Interference I
Chair: Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan
08:30 - 09:50
Room C
Session Ka 7 Telecommunication System Architecture
Chair: Richard Gedney, Viasat, USA
10:10 - 10:40
Coffee Break
10:40 - 12:20
Room A
Session Ka 8 Alphasat Aldo Paraboni Program II
Chair: Giuseppe Codispoti, ASI, Italy and Juan Rivera Castro, ESA, The Neetherlands
10:40 - 12:20
Room B
Session Ka 9 Earth Observation Systems & Sensors I
Chair: Massimo Di Lazzaro, Thales Alenia Space, Italy
10:40 - 12:40
Room C
Session Ka 10 Telecommunication New Systems
Chair: Arduino Patacchini, Eutelsat, France
12:40 - 14:30
Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:10
Room A
Session Ka 11 Telecommunication Components I
Chair: Peter Garland, MDA, Canada
14:30 - 15:30
Room B
Session Ka 12 Telecommunication System Protocols
Chair: Antonio Vernucci, Space Engineering, Italy
14:30 - 16:10
Room C
Session Ka 13 Galileo Applications I
Chair: Gian Gherardo Calini, European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency
14:30 - 16:00
Room D
Special Session First General Assembly of Aldo Paraboni Experimenters Group
Chair: Carlo Riva, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy and Antonio Martellucci, ESA, The Netherlands
16:10 - 16:30
Coffee Break
16:10 - 18:50
Room A
Session Ka 14 Telecommunication System Design
Chair: Tom Butash, Innovative Aerospace IS, USA
16:10 - 18:30
Room C
Session Ka 15 Galileo Applications II
Chair: Gian Gherardo Calini, European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency
16:30 - 18:30
Room D
Special Session First General Assembly of Aldo Paraboni Experimenters Group (continued)
Chair: Carlo Riva, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy and Antonio Martellucci, ESA, The Netherlands
20:00 - 24:00
Conference Dinner at the Castello di Arechi.
08:00 - 08:30
Foyer
Registration and Material Pick-up
08:30 - 10:30
Room A
Session Ka 16 Propagation I
Chair: James Nessel, NASA, USA
08:30 - 10:30
Room B
Session Ka 17 Navigation Systems & Applications
Chair: James Hinds, Airbus Defence & Space, United Kingdom
08:30 - 10:30
Room C
Session Ka 18 Telecommunication Antennas
Chair: Giacinto Losquadro, Thales Alenia Space, Italy
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00
Room A
Session Ka 19 Propagation II
Chair: Carlo Riva, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
11:00 - 13:00
Room B
Session Ka 20 Telecommunication Components II
Chair: Mario Blanco, Mitre, USA
11:00 - 12:20
Room C
Session Ka 21 Telecommunication Systems Interference II
Chair: Nicolas Girault, ESA, The Netherlands
13:00 - 14:30
Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:10
Room A
Session Ka 22 Market Assessment
Chair: Frank Gargione, Satellite Systems Consultant, USA
15:10 - 15:20
Room A
Adjournment
Chair: Frank Gargione, General Chair of the Conference
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