Satnews Daily
February 17th, 2016

GVF's Applied Innovation Conference To Spotlight SATCOM Mobility

[Satnews] In response to escalating demand for satellite-based solutions—as well as challenges posed by new user requirements—the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) will launch the Applied Innovation Conference.

The industry event, which will be hosted by Intelsat at their Washington, D.C. offices, will examine new technology solutions applied through space segment, Earth station equipment, networking, and delivery of satellite communications and broadcasting.

The conference will present a unique opportunity for the technical community, at all levels of the supply chain, to achieve peer-reviewed recognition for innovation, to network with colleagues, and to better understand the real-world needs of the market,” said David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF.

Call For Papers
The theme for the first Applied Innovation Conference will be “Satcom Mobility: Challenges and Solutions".  In preparation for the event, GVF has established a peer-review Technical Committee and is inviting submissions related to antennas; amplifiers; modulation and coding; acceleration; bandwidth management; constellations; interference management; payloads; propagation effect mitigation; fixed, COTP, and COTM terminals; user interfaces; human factors; and cost reduction. Developments that support interference prevention will be given a high priority in the Technical Committee’s selection process.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to present their work in a session or in poster format in the Conference exhibition area. Sessions will include panels of end users, operators, and service providers with presentations of accepted technical papers.  The panel, authors, and audience will have a unique opportunity to interact and develop new understandings of technological solutions to real-world industry needs.  Accepted papers will be published in open-access, online proceedings.  For further details, including submission deadlines and other instructions for authors, contact the Technical Chair.
To register and reserve your seat, and to inquire regarding sponsorship opportunities and exhibit space, contact  The registration fee will be waived for authors of accepted papers and Full GVF Members.

  • Conference Chair: David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF.
  • Technical Chair: Ralph Brooker, President, SatProf.
  • Host and venue: Intelsat headquarters, McLean, Virginia, USA