IET Satcoms 2018, 24th – 28th September

99 City Road Conference Centre, London IRG is proud to be a media partner to the 2018 Satellite Communications Systems Course from the IET. Now in its 33rd successful year, IET Satcoms provides up to date technical training for technicians, engineers, business professionals and students. The industry-standard course programme presents a comprehensive overview of satellite communication technology and applications, so delegates can learn practical skills required for design engineers, such as fundamentals of link budgets; spacecraft and earth hardware design & engineering incl. antennas; payload and earth station engineering; networks and system design, current commercial and military use as well as likely future trends.The lecture sessions are complemented by a choice of industry-focussed project exercises undertaken in groups at the end of the course to make theory applicable to practical industry tasks. Register or find out more...

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CommunicAsia 2018 , 26th – 28th June, Singapore

Inspired by the radical changes in the ICT industry, the refreshed CommunicAsia continues to be Asia’s most established and relevant event for industry professionals in the telecommunications sector. Find out more here. IRG Technology Tour at CommunicAsia 2018    At this year’s CommunicAsia IRG will once again hold a technology tour, this time focusing on innovation. One of the primary aims of IRG is inspiring innovation, in the form of solutions, tools, and processes, which in turn reduce errors and improve efficiency. Over recent years, there have been a great deal of new innovations spearheaded by many of the group’s members, which are having a significant positive impact on satellite communications. That’s why during this year’s tour participants will learn about new innovations from a cross-section of the industry. This includes new products and tools being developed by the technology vendors, but it will also showcase how operators are using new innovative processes to improve efficiency and reduce errors across their networks. The tour will also look at future innovations, with experts on hand to talk about how new techniques such as machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will further improve the industry in the near and longterm future. The tour is led by Martin Coleman, Executive Director, the Satellite Interference Reduction Group and independent consultant with more than 40 years’ experience in the satellite industry. On each stand, he will be joined by an expert from that company able to give an in-depth view of current and future innovation. Find out more and register here: https://www.communicasia.com/the-exhibition/activities-partner-events/technology-tour/. Participating organisations:...

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APSCC 2018 Satellite Conference & Exhibition 2nd-4th October 2018

Shangri-La hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia The APSCC Satellite Conference and Exhibition is Asia’s must-attend executive event for the satellite and space industry where industry leaders come together to gain market insight, strike partnerships and conclude business deals. APSCC 2018 will incorporate industry veterans and new players through the 3-day of in-depth conference program to broader audience. Join APSCC 2018 today with a special rate for IRG members! (IRG members can take “Supporting Organization rate” which is 20% off non-member registration rate Register today and get a special registration rate for IRG...

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Satellite Technology Asia, 9th-11th October 2018, Singapore

  About Satellite Technology Asia 2018  This year IRG is partnering with Intelligence-Sec to hold a Satellite Technology Event in Singapore. To be held between 9th – 11th of October 2018 the event will explore the local challenges facing the Asia Satellite Market, as well as those of a global nature. Speakers from high-profile industry organisations will discuss a range of topics across the three-day event, including Satcom capabilities across Asia-Pacific, smallsats, space debris and the technology needed to ensure an interference-free space. The event will be an excellent opportunity to network with fellow industry professionals and learn about the challenges facing the industry, as well as some of the solutions to solve those.   Registration  IRG members can register for free using the registration form below. Non-members that wish to attend should download and complete the booking form, detailing their preferred payment method, and return it to press@satirg.org. Member Registration Form Your Name (required) Company Your Email (required) Phone number IRG Member FullAssociateNo Please note that associate members are entitled to two free spaces only, subsequent registrations will be charged at a discounted rate. All full members are entitled to attend for free. Please contact us for more...

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20th Annual Global MilSatCom Conference & Exhibition , 6th-8th November

20th Annual Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition 6th-8th November 2018 London, UK http://www.globalmilsatcom.com/SDA SMi Group are proud to announce that the 20th annual Global MilSatCom conference and exhibition will return to London on 6th, 7th and 8th November and a small satellite and disruptive space technology focus day on the 5th November. As Europe’s leading military communications event for satellite professionals, Global MilSatCom’s reputation has been built on the high-level international speakers and decision makers it attracts and the fantastic interactive opportunities offered during the conference sessions, workshops and networking receptions. This year will cover: developments and updates to international MilSatCom programmes, such as Skynet 6, the impact of the U.S. National Defence Authorization Act 2018; promising ‘Fundamental Reform of National Security Space’, and reflections the Wideband AoA. It will also explore: allied collaboration and future military programmes, resilience and protection in future architectures, next generation small sat LEO constellation and much more! Key Reasons to Attend Global MilSatCom 2018: Critical host nation support, up to and including the ministerial level – providing comprehensive coverage of the UK’s space sector and SATCOM goals An international speaker line up unrivalled within other events, that provide key updates from established and emerging space-faring nations across the globe A dedicated focus day looking at how small satellite constellations and disruptive space technology is revolutionizing space-based communications Meet and network with over 500 attendees from defence agencies, militaries, governments and industry over 8 hours of breaks; as well as 2 drinks receptions and 2 conference dinners A key day focused on developments on US SATCOM– analyzing growing requirements, programme proceedings and procurement plans To register or for more information visit: http://www.globalmilsatcom.com/SDA  ...

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Satellite Interference Reduction Group Paris Workshop – 5th June

In partnership with Intelligence Sec’s Defence Satellites Conference & Exhibition, IRG will be holding a one-day workshop ahead of the conference on June 5th. Kindly hosted by Eutelsat, the practical, hands-on workshop will be held at its Paris HQ. Attendees will hear from senior speakers and representatives from both satellite operators and manufacturers, as well as industry associations. Speakers will explore the current state of satellite interference and the tools and technology working now, and in the future, to mitigate its effects. Discussion topics include: Antennas; including the potential for drones to monitor RFI & antenna approval The challenge of congested LEO/MEO environments Space debris What can militaries and governments learn from commercial providers? The role of quality to ensure resilient sat comms IRG’S Executive Director, Martin Coleman, will also hold a special session into the potential of Machine Learning and AI to solve satellite interference and manage future super-networks. Past workshop speakers have included representatives from Inmarsat, SDA, Intelsat, Kratos, GovSat, BBC and SES. Stay tuned via our Twitter page or sign-up to our newsletter for more information. For any questions about this event, please contact us. Defence Satellites will be held between 5th-7th June, covering topics including Satcom capabilities across Europe and N. America, SSA programs, the challenge of space debris and satellite imagery for military-civil use. The conference will feature speakers from the European Space Agency (ESA), BBC, NATO, German Aerospace Center (DLR) and France, UK, Netherlands and Belgium MOD. We only have a very limited number of tickets available for IRG’s members so please register as soon as possible to secure your place. Non-members should register for this workshop by contacting Defence Satellites on events@intelligence-sec.com or +44 (0)1582 346 706.  Members can register to attend by using the form below: Your Name (required) Company Your Email (required) Phone number IRG Member FullAssociateNo  ...

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