26th Ka Band Conference Committees

General Chair


Badri Younes, NASA HQ, USA

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
Denise Ponchak , NASA, USA
Clotilde Canepa Fertini, Events Consultant, Italy


Organizing Committee


Franco Marconicchio, Space Systems Consultant, Italy
Clotilde Canepa Fertini, Events Consultant, Italy
Mario Caron, Consultant, Canada
R. T. Gedney, Advanced Communications Technology (ACT) Co, USA
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, Germany
Marco Brancati, Telespazio, Italy
Michel Bousquet, Consultant, France
Tom Butash, Innovative Aerospace IS, USA
Hampton C. Chan, Space Systems Loral, USA
Barry Evans, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Hector Fenech, Eutelsat, France
Peter Garland, MDA, Canada
Yoel Gat, SatixFy, Israel
George Haddad, NASA, USA
James Hinds, Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom
Chris Hoeber, CFH Engineering, USA
Naoto Kadowaki, NICT, Japan
Nafiz Karabudak, Lockheed Martin Corporation, USA
Fabio Lattanzi, SES, Luxembourg
Marco Lisi, Independent Consultant, Italy
Xavier Lobao, ESA, The Nederlands
Antonio Martellucci, ESA, The Netherlands
James Nessel, NASA, USA
Arduino Patacchini, ARPASAT, France
Denise Ponchak, NASA, USA
Carlo Riva, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
Marina Ruggieri, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Enrico Saggese, On-Air Consulting & Solutions, Italy
Tony Stajcer, Honeywell, Canada
Yoshihisa Takayama, Tokai University, Japan
Pete Vrotsos, ZIN Technologies Inc, USA
Roberto Winkler, Thales Alenia Space, Italy

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