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38th ICSSC Conference Proceedings

STRESA (ITALY): October 18 - 21, 2022
An In-Person Conference

The 27th Ka and Broadband Communications Conference (Ka) and the 39th International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC) and its Colloquium, the two most influential technical conferences on satellite systems, will be jointly held in STRESA, ITALY, from October 18 through October 21, 2022.
The Joint Conference selected theme is:

Telecommunications, Navigation and Remote Sensing Satellite Systems for Earth Observation and Space Exploration.

The 39th ICSSC Colloquium on Megaconstellations will be held on the 18th of October 2022.

Both Conference and Colloquium will be held only in its traditional in-person format

The Conference will feature:

  • Keynote 1A: An Update on the Artemis Mission, by Kathryn Lueders, Associate Administrator, Space Operations, NASA. More …
  • Plenary Panel 1A: Telecommunications and Navigation Technology for Space Exploration, chaired by Badri Younes, Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN), NASA, USA. More …
  • Keynote 1B: European Earth Observation Satellite Systems for Research and Environmental Monitoring by Dr. Pierluigi Silverstrin, Senior Advisor to the Director of Earth Observation, ESA. More …
  • Plenary Panel 1B: Challenges of Data Dissemination for Future Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Satellite Systems, chaired by Salvatore D’Addio, Head of RF Payload Engineering and Digital Equipment Section, ESA, The Netherlands. More …
  • Plenary Panel 2: Interoperability and Commercialization - Government and Industry Working Together, chaired by Greg Heckler, Commercial Communications Services Division Director, SCaN Program, NASA, USA. More …
  • EUSPA Special Session: Integrated Applications for a New EU Vision of Space Downstream. More …
  • Plenary Panel 3: Disruption and the Changing Face of Space Industry”, chaired by Chris Hoeber, CFH Engineering, USA. More …
  • 18th BroadSky Workshop: Actions for B5G (Beyond 5G) and NTN in Japan chaired by Naoto Kadowaki, NICT VP, Japan. More …
  • 8th General Assembly of Aldo Paraboni Experimenters Group, co-chaired by Carlo Riva, Polytechnic of Milan and Antonio Martellucci, ESA. More …

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IMPORTANT DATES

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ABSTRACT DUE

02
ABSTRACT NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

June 15, 2022

June 30, 2022

03
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September 15, 2022

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Latest news and information

Riccardo de Gaudenzi receives the AIAA Aerospace Communications Award
Riccardo de Gaudenzi receives the AIAA Aerospace Communications Award

At the 27th Ka and 39th ICSSC Joint Conference Gala Dinner, Riccardo de Gaudenzi, ESA’s Head of the Electrical Department in the Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality, will receive the 2022 AIAA ACA “For his technical contributions and management leadership in the development of innovative technologies and systems for telecommunications, navigation and Earth observation applications".
The Conference Organizing Committee warmly congratulates him


Conference Format
Conference Format

With the expectation that Covid restrictions will continue to progressively disappear over the next few months, the Joint Conference Organizing Committee confirms that the Conference will be held in its traditional in-person format. All authors are requested to orally present their papers unless government restrictions affect travel to Stresa (Italy) in October 2022.
All accepted papers not orally presented due to travel restrictions, will be published in the Ka or ICSSC Conference Proceedings and made available on the Conference Virtual Platform at the end of the Conference. To this end, authors are kindly requested to prepare a video presentation of their paper and submit it, following the instructions given on the website.


Conference Venue
Conference Venue

The Conference Organizing Committee has selected the Grand Hotel Bristol, STRESA (Italy), as venue of the Joint Conference 2022.
The Grand Hotel Bristol, located in Stresa on shoreline of Lake Maggiore, is only 20 miles from Milan Malpensa Airport. The Grand Hotel Bristol benefits from a privileged position on the lakeside of Stresa, also known as the pearl of lake Maggiore for its extraordinary harmony with the magnificent landscape, the sumptuous villas of the area and a unique view of the Lake Maggiore Isola Bella and the gulf Borromeo.
The Organizing Committee hopes you all will attend and enjoy the upcoming Joint Conference in Stresa (Italy).


JOINT 27th Ka and 38th ICSSC CONFERENCE
JOINT 27th Ka and 38th ICSSC CONFERENCE

Due to Covid-19 and its variants unpredictable evolution, the 2022 Joint Conference Organizing Committee is now considering holding the joint conference and Colloquium in-person and virtually and the venue has not been booked yet. Candidate locations are Milan or Como Lake. Updating will be posted as soon as available.


Remembering Frank Gargione, Co-Founder of Ka and Broadband Communications Conference
Remembering Frank Gargione, Co-Founder of Ka and Broadband Communications Conference

Five years ago - just two weeks before the opening of the 22nd Ka and 34th ICSSC Joint Conference - Frank Gargione tragically passed away. Tom Butash delivered a commemoration of Frank's life, his untimely passing and his living heritage: the Joint ICSSC and Ka Conferences.

From the left in the picture: Badri Younes, Tom Butash, Neil Helm at Frank's Commemoration.


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