VSAT 2014 is back in London and ready to engage the debate surrounding the evolution of the VSAT industry

August 22, 2014 | By More

Informa Telecoms & Media, in partnership with COMSYS, are matter of weeks away from their 16th Annual VSAT 2014 event, taking place from 17-19 September 2014 at Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London, UK. Following the highly successful events of previous years, VSAT 2014 is returning to London for 2014 and is expected to be the best yet, with leading industry speakers, sponsors and exhibitors gathering once again to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges facing the global VSAT community.

VSAT 2014

The event has attracted widespread support; the GVF are the official endorsing association for the show, and sponsors this year include Hughes Advantech Wireless, Yahsat Gilat, iDirect, Instelsat, Newtec, SES, Onlime Arabsat Hispasat, O3b Networks Comtech NewSat Avanti and IDT Telecom.

Speakers confirmed so far for the two and half day event include; Simon Bull, Senior Consultant COMSYS, who will be leading our VSAT Market & Technology Pre-conference Workshop for Non-Technical Professionals on the 16 September. Gregory Francis , Managing Director Access Partnership, Serge Van Herck, CEO Newtec, Chris Baugh, President and Founder Northern Star Research, Leonard Caery, M2M BDM – EMEA At&t M2M and Mobility Application Solutions and representative Industrial Internet Forum, Roger Adamson, Chairman International Maritime Sales & Marketing Association and Chief Executive Futurenautics, Paul Ziegler, CEO Onlime, James Trevekyan, Sales Director Arqiva to name a few who will taking part in presentations, networking sessions and interactive panel discussions.

VSAT 2014 exhibitsDay One will begin with Simon Bull leading the conversation with topical presentations around “Getting the Global Picture: Assessing the Impact of Hits on the VSAT Industry Worldwide”, which will include two interactive panel discussions being chaired Jeremy Rose, Senior Consultant Comsys & Elisabeth Tweedie, Owner Definitive Direction & Associate Editor, Satellite Markets & Research with panellists representing the following: Yahsat, GVF, SES, Syscomptech Communications, Arabsat, Axesat, Advantech Wireless.

The second day of the conference agenda will cover the important topics surrounding “Application awareness: Meeting Demand, Optimisation Capacity & Staying Flexible”, featuring several end user industry case studies including Bridging Communities and Ending the Digital Divide”, presented by Maju Nusa, and “Royal Caribbean International Case Study: Expanding the capabilities of maritime VSAT”, presented by Gregory Martin, Director of IT Operations at Royal Caribbean International..

Rounding up the conference on Day Three we will focus on “The Future of VSAT in an Internet Enabled World”, featuring speakers from AT&T Mobility and ComputerAid International, giving their views on the role of VSAT in the Internet of Things and connecting rural communities in emerging markets.

This unique event aims to attract the entire VSAT ecosystem from Satellite Operators, VSAT service providers to End Users and with our dedicated networking sessions built into the programme there will be great opportunities to aid the debate and discussion.

To view the full event programme and to register for VSAT 2014 please visit the website www.vsatevent.com/register  or call +44 (0) 207 017 5506 today. GVF members can receive a 15% discount of delegate passes. Make sure you keep up to date with the event on Twitter – follow us at @VSATeventseries and remember to use #VSAT2014 when tweeting about VSAT 2014!

About Informa Telecoms & Media

Informa Telecoms & Media (www.informatandm.com) is the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content. Informa Telecoms & Media also organises 125 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide.

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Caroline Hicks

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Caroline Hicks is Research Manager & Editor of the VSAT event series at Informa Telecoms & Media, a leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Caroline has developed and launched several successful event series for Informa Telecoms & Media, and has a strong history of working on and launching both national and international events. She has produced multiple events for a number of B2B brands serving a variety of industries, including the UK IT sector, the insurance industry and the global telecoms market. A graduate of Newcastle & Edinburgh Universities, Caroline is also the Editor of the VSAT Voice and Wireless Networks News publications at Informa Telecoms & Media. Contact Caroline: caroline.hicks@informa.com; tel: +44 207 017 7707.

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