Satellite Innovation 2020 Virtual starts at 7:30 a.m. today, October 6, 2020, and 732 registrees — yes, 732 are registered to attend this major event — will be learning a great deal more about current and future innovations within the satellite industry. (https://2020.satelliteinnovation.com/)
With subject-matter experts covering all major market segments, the event runs from Tuesday, October 6, through Thursday, October 8. The Open Expo itself will be open today from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., from 8:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. tomorrow and from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The Agenda for today offers The State of the Satellite Industry at 8:00 a.m. PDT with Christopher Baugh (Northern Sky Research), Chris Quilty (Quilty Analytics), Dr. Marco Villa (Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems), Carissa Christensen (Bryce Space and Technology) and Richard Rogers (Stellar Solutions) contributing their expertise for attendee consumption.
Next, at 8:45 a.m. until 9:15 a.m., PDT, the Chief Executive Officer of Viasat, Mr. Mark Dankberg, will deliver his Keynote Address — one that will certainly be of great interest to all present.
At 11:15 a.m., PDT, the Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Network Systems, Pradman Kaul, will offer the second Keynote Address of the day.
Day One will present the following sessions:
- LEO Broadband Developments
- Tech Brief: EO—Earth Observation vs SAR—Synthetic Aperture Radar with an included Q&A
- Market Brief-Constellations with an included Q&A
- C-Band Replacement Satellites with an included Q&A
- Innovation in Design?
- Tech Brief: Taking Advantage of Additive Manufacturing with an included Q&A
- Tech Brief: Update on Phased Array Antennas with an included Q&A
- Tech Brief: Innovation in Satellite Life Extension with an included Q&A
At 1:00 p.m., SSPI will present the 2020 Future Leaders Celebration with Louis A. Zacharilla.
Thanks to an amazing programming effort by the Satnews Chief Technical Officer and his talented professionals, an easy-to-use, visibly appealing, user interface has been created and attendees will be able to send messages to one another, visit exhibitor booths and enter discussions, establish and engage in private meetings and more…
Additional information regarding the Day Two and Day Three agendas of Satellite Innovation 2020 Virtual is available at https://2020.satelliteinnovation.com/agenda/
The editorial team at Satnews would be delighted to “meet and greet” as many as possible during this event… access the Conversation tab via your online user interface to check on availability and to suggest meeting times. Simply go to the “People” tag in your Satellite Innovation interface and then enter “Lesser” as the search term.
Once “Hartley” and “Pattie” are revealed, send a message by selecting the three ellipse icon to the right of the name and enter a brief message with your request. That’s all there is to it!
We look forward to meeting one and all at Satellite Innovation 2020 Virtual… all our best, and please stay safe!
The editorial team.