Satellites and the internet

Bologna, October 12-14, 2015

13th BroadSky Workshop: Primetime in the Air

The Workshop will cover current technologies for satellite broadband communications for aeronautics, along with identifying the demand for such services.
The latest research and development programs and their applications for manned and unmanned aircrafts will be presented.
The Workshop is organized by NICT, the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology of Japan.

Workshop Chair
Yoshihisa Takayama, Tokai University, Japan

Vice Chair
Naoto Kadowaki, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan

Technical Committee
Naoko Yoshimura, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Norihko Katayama, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Morio Toyoshima, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Frank Gargione, Satellite Systems Consultant, USA

Secretariat
Naoko Yoshimura, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Clotilde Canepa Fertini, FGM EVENTS Consultant, Italy

Advisor
Hajime Fukuchi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

11:00 - 11:10
Opening Remarks by
Hiroyuki Yano, NICT, Japan
11:10 - 11:50
GSO Communications Satellite Architecture for In-Flight Broadband Connectivity
Hampton C. Chan, SSL, USA
11:50 - 12:30
Requirements and Technologies for Future Broadband Aeronautical Communication: Opportunities and Challenges for SatCom
Oliver Lücke Zodiac Inflight Innovations, Germany
Kai-Daniel Buchter, Andreas Sizmann, Bauhaus Luftfahrt, Germany
Florian Moll, DLR, Germany

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch

14:30 - 15:10

Development of UAV wireless communication systems in NICT
Hiroyuki Tsuji, NICT, Japan
15:10 - 15:50
Development of On-Board Antennas for Satellite Communication
Koichi Natsume, Mitsubishi Electric, Japan
15:50 - 16:00
Closing Remarks
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan

16:00
Adjourn
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