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June 28th, 2014

HISPASAT—Space Telecommunications At The Heart Of The Matter (Event—Comms)

[SatNews] From the 30th of June to the 1st of July, the Spanish satellite telecommunications operator, HISPASAT, is organizing the “Seventh Conference on Space Telecommunications” at the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) in Santander, Spain.

The Conference is entitled “Technological Advancements: Satellites of the Future.” The main aerospace industry companies, from both Spain and abroad, will gather to analyze the topic from the different points of view existing within the satellite sector. Throughout six working sessions, the top executives of manufacturers, launchers, operators, insurance companies and the public administration will debate the main trends across the various areas of the satellite programmes, as well as the challenges they pose.

The course is to be launched this coming Monday at 11:00 a.m. by Víctor Calvo-Sotelo, Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Information Society, alongside Elena Pisonero, president of HISPASAT. On Tuesday, after presentations by more than 30 well-known national and international-level speakers from the sector, the Conference is to come to a close with talks by the director general of the European Space Agency (ESA), Jean Jaques Dordain and the Chief Executive Officer of HISPASAT, Carlos Espinós.

The Seminar is directed at all professionals in the industry, as well as students from subjects related to space telecommunications, who wish to expand their knowledge about the future evolution of this field.

The HISPASAT infosite is located at http://www.hispasat.es/