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The 15th Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition,

APSCC 2012 Satellite Conference and Exhibition

24-27 September 2012, COEX, Seoul, Korea

 

1.     General

 

An annual event of APSCC, the 15th Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition, here and after APSCC 2012, was held on 24-27 September 2012 at COEX, Seoul, Korea. Over 80 high quality senior level officers and professionals from the satellite business arenas participated as a speaker and APSCC 2012 gathered about 427 participants from 26 countries.

 

The 2012 APSCC Award Ceremony was held during the 2012 APSCC Awards Dinner at APSCC 2012 on 25 September 2012. The ‘Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia-Pacific Award’ and the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ was presented to Mr. Thomas Choi, CEO of Asia Broadcast Satellite and Mr. Han Hwangbo, President of Space Technology Group, respectively to commemorate their achievements. 

 

In conjunction with APSCC 2012, the 1st Satellite RF Interference Mitigation Forum was held on 24 September along with its reception with about 100 participants. Also, as Post-event programs, APSCC 2012 Golf Masters was held in Zensfield golf course and Seoul Sightseeing Tour was also held on 28 September 2012.

 

2.     Supporting organizations

 

1)     Supporting organizations

-    UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA)

-    Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT)

-   Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA)

-   European Satellite Operators Association (ESOA)

-   Global VSAT Forum (GVF)

-   International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO)

-   Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA)

-   Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC)

-   Satellite Industry Association (SIA)

-   Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)

-   Satellite Interference Reduction Group (sIRG)

-   World Teleport Association (WTA)

 

2)     Sponsors

-   ABS (Luncheon on 26 September)

-   Arianespace (Awards Dinner)

-   Boeing (Program Guide)

-   COMSAT Technical Services (Coffee Breaks on 25 September)

-   Comtech EF Data (Mitigation Forum Reception)

-   Hughes (Coffee Breaks on 26 September)

-   MARSH (Golf Masters)

-   Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Speaker Room on 26 September)

-   Newtec (Mitigation Forum Reception)

-   Orbital Sciences Corporation (Cocktail Reception)

-   Seoul Metropolitan Government (Venue)

-   Space Systems/Loral (Delegate Bags)

-   Space X(Speaker Room on 25 September)

-   Korea Tourism Organization (Luncheon on 26 September)

-   Kratos Integral Systems (Lanyard)

-   KT Corporation (Internet Cafe)

-   Thales Alenia Space (Luncheon on 25 September)

 

3)     Official publications

- Asia Pacific Broadcasting

- ContentAsia

- Satellite Evolution Asia

- Satnews Publishers

- Space News

- talk Satellite

- Via Satellite

 

3.     Conference

1)  Date: 25-27 September 2012

2)  Venue: Room 401, Conference Room South, COEX

3)  General Program

 

Monday, 24 September 2012

Time

Program

16:00 - 20:30

Satellite RF Interference Mitigation Forum

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Time

Program

09:00-09:30

The Opening: Ready to Lead the Satellite Evolution?

09:30-10:50

Leading the Satellite Evolution: What Satellite Operators in Asia Say

10:50-11:20

Refreshment Break

11:20-12:50

Comms on the Move: The MilSatCom Future Roadmap

12:50-14:10

Luncheon

14:10-15:30

Launch Services Market: The Next Stage of Evolution

15:40-17:00

Policy & Regulation: WRC-12 and Implications for the Asian Satellite Industry

17:00-17:20

Refreshment Break

17:20-18:30

Emergency Communications & Disaster Recovery: Satellite to the Rescue and Beyond

19:00-20:30

2012 APSCC Awards Ceremony & Dinner

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Time

Program

09:00-10:20

Satellite Manufacturing: Longer Term Prospects and Evolution

10:20-10:50

Refreshment Break

10:50-12:10

Maritime Satellite Communications Trends: The Technology of Communications at Sea You Can See

12:10-13:30

Luncheon

13:30-14:50

Satellite and Broadcasting

15:00-16:20

Broadband Services via Satellite: Divergent Trends

16:20-16:40

Refreshment Break

16:40-18:00

Ground Systems & Equipment: Bringing Innovative and Reliable Products to the Market

18:00-19:00

APSCC Board of Directors Meeting

19:00-20:30

APSCC 2012 Cocktail Reception

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Time

Program

08:30-09:30

APSCC 2012 General Assembly

10:00-11:20

Risk Management & Insurance: Statistics and Information Updates

11:30-12:50

Satellite Backhaul: Evokes a More Effective Way of Thinking

12:50-13:00

The Closing

Friday, 28 September 2012

Time

Program

05:30-16:00

2012 APSCC Golf Masters

09:00-15:00

2012 APSCC Discovery the City

 

4)     Session Details

 

 

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

 

09:00-09:30     Opening Session

-       Yutaka Nagai, President, APSCC

-       Seung Jo Kim, President, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)

-       Hong Yul Paik, President, Agency for Defense Development (ADD)

 

09:30-10:50          Leading the Satellite Evolution: What Satellite Operators in Asia Say

 

Moderator: Christopher Baugh, CEO, NSR

-       Yutaka Nagai, Sr. EVP, SKYPerfect JSAT

-       Bill Wade, CEO, AsiaSat

-       Nongluck Phinainitisart, CCO, THAICOM

-       Tom Choi, CEO, ABS

 

10:50-11:20          Refreshment Break sponsored by COMSAT

 

11:20-12:50          Comms on the Move: The MilSatCom Future Roadmap

 

 Moderator: Wei Li, Senior Consultant, Euroconsult

-       Chul Min Lim, Project Manager, ADD

-       Jung Ho Kim, Chief Engineer, Samsung Thales

-       Il Hyuk Oh, Principle Research Engineer, LIG Nex1

-       Mike Kim, Director, NanoTronix

-       Stephan Vesval, Director, Astrium

-       Timothy Floerchinger, Director, Viasat

-       John Arnold, VP, iDirect

 

12:50-14:10          Luncheon sponsored by Thales Alenia Space

 

14:10-15:30     Launch Services Market: The Next Stage of Evolution

Moderator: Pacome Revillon, CEO, Euroconsult

-       Jean-Yves Le Gall, Chairman & CEO, Arianespace

-       Frank McKenna, President, ILS

-       Barry Matsumori, SVP, SpaceX

-       Shigehiro Suzuki, GM, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

-       Kjell Karlsen, President, Sea Launch

-       Chongzhi Hua, EVP, China Great Wall Industry

 

15:40-17:00     Policy & Regulation: WRC-12 and Implications for the Asian Satellite Industry

Moderator: Tim Logue, Senior Director, Thales Alenia Space North America

-       Ali R. Ebadi, SVP, MEASAT

-       Yvon Henri, Chief, ITU

-       David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF

-       Daniel Mah, Regulatory Counsel, SES

-       Guy Cheney, Director, Intelsat

 

17:00-17:20          Refreshment Break sponsored by COMSAT

 

17:20-18:30     Emergency Communications & Disaster Recovery

: Satellite to the Rescue…and Beyond

Moderator: Gregg Daffner, CEO, GAPSAT

-       Mitsutoshi Akao, GM, SKY Perfect JSAT

-       Jang Soo Ryoo, CEO, APSi

-       Ng Guan Soon, Regional Manager, Thuraya

-       Yoshiya Kato, President, Telemann Communications

 

19:00-20:30       2012 APSCC Awards Ceremony & Dinner sponsored by Arianespace

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

 

09:00-10:20       Satellite Manufacturing: Long Term Prospects and Evolution

Moderator: Eui Koh, President, JB Technologies

-       Eddie Kato, CEO, Thales Alenia Space North America

-       Ted McFarland, VP, Orbital Sciences

-       Tony Colucci, SVP, Space Systems/Loral

-       Stephane Vesval, Director, Astrium

-       Hiroyuki Inahata, Group VP & GM, Mitsubishi Electric

-       Chris Baran, VP, Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems

-       Robert Peckham, VP, Boeing Satellite Systems International

-       Dmitry Latyshev, Head of Perspective Project, ISS-Reshetnev

 

10:20-10:50       Refreshment Break sponsored by Hughes

 

10:50-12:10       Maritime Satellite Communications Trends

: The Technology of Communications at Sea You can See

Moderator: Kevin French, Publisher & Founder, talk Satellite

-       Terry Bleakley, VP, Intelsat

-       Sang Jin Yang, Director, KT Corp.

-       Jeong Woo Park, Senior Director, Intellian

-       Chris Lim, Manager, Inmarsat

-       Patrick Sim , Manager, SpeedCast

 

12:10-13:30          Luncheon sponsored by ABS & Korea Tourism Organization

 

13:30-14:50     Satellite and Broadcasting

Moderator: Pacome Revillon, CEO, Euroconsult

-       Hiroo Sumitomo, Group President, SKY Perfect JSAT TV

-       Chyong Lim Yau, VP, MEASAT

-       Glen Tindall, VP, SES

-       Agus Muljanto, Commissioner, PT MNC Skyvision

-       Aravind Venugopal, Analyst , Media Partners Asia

 

15:00-16:20     Broadband Services via Satellite: Divergent Trends

Moderator: Christopher Baugh, President, NSR

-       Anver Anderson, VP, Newtec

-       Nile Suwansiri, VP, THAICOM

-       Timothy Floerchinger, Director, Viasat

-       John Meyers, Director, Gilat

-       Vaibhav Magow, Director, Hughes

-       David Burr, VP, O3b Networks

 

16:20-16:40       Refreshment Break sponsored by Hughes

 

16:40-18:00       Ground Systems & Equipment

: Bringing Innovative and Reliable Products to the Market

Moderator: Martin Coleman, Executive Director, Satellite IRG

-       Rob Rideout, Director, RT Logic

-       Miguel Angel Molina, Director, GMV

-       Thierry Balanche, Manager, Zodiac Data Systems

-       Alexander Jeuck, VP, ND Satcom

-       Kevin Haymes, Director, Siemens

 

18:00-19:00       APSCC Board of Directors Meeting

19:00-20:30       Cocktail Reception sponsored by Orbital

Thursday, 27 September 2012

 

08:30-09:30       APSCC General Assembly

10:00-11:20       Risk Management & Insurance: Statistics and Information Updates

Moderator: Boris Yendler, CEO, YSPM

-       John Munro, Global CEO, Marsh Space Projects

-       David Wade, Underwriter, Atrium Space Insurance Consortium

-       Russell Sawyer, Executive Director, Willis Inspace

-       Jacqueline Chan, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy

 

11:30-12:50        Satellite Backhaul: Evokes a More Effective Way of Thinking

Moderator: David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF

-       Daniel Enns, SVP, Comtech EF Data

-       Vaibhav Magow, Director, Hughes

-       David Burr, VP, O3b Networks

-       John Meyers, Director, Gilat

 

12:50-13:00       Closing Session

Friday, 28 September 2012

 

05:30-16:00          APSCC 2012 Golf Masters sponsored by MARSH

09:00-15:00          APSCC 2012 Sightseeing Tour

 

4.     Exhibition

 

1)  Date: 25-27 September 2012

2)  Venue: Room 402, Conference Room South, COEX

3)  List of exhibitors: 9 exhibitors for 12 booths

(1)    GMV

(2)    Zodiac

(3)    Nanotronix

(4)    Thaicom

(5)    Intellian

(6)    Thuraya

(7)    GATR

(8)    KT Corp.

(9)    Kratos Integral Systems

 

5.     Forum

 

1)  Date: 24 September 2012

2)  Venue: Room 403, Conference Room South, COEX

3)  Program Details

 

16:00-16:30    The Opening: A General Overview on Satellite RF Interference

-       Yutaka Nagai, President, APSCC

-       Martin Coleman, Executive Director, sIRG

-       David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF

 

16:30-17:30          Satellite Operators Case Study on Satellite Interference

 

-       Toshio Hara, Acting General Manager, Sky Perfect JSAT

-       Sung Ho Choi, Director, KT Corp.

-       Roger Tong, VP, AsiaSat

-       Chyong Lim Yau, VP, Measat

 

17:30-18:30          Carrier ID: Concept & Technologies & View from View from Equipment Manufactures

 

-       Patrick Wong, Managing Director, Comtech EF Data

-       Anver Anderson, VP, Newtec

-       Rob Rideout, Director, RT Logic

-       Lisa Hobbs, VP, Ericsson

-       Kevin Haymes, Director, Siemens

 

18:30-19:30          Discussion: Solutions to Address the Interference Challenges

Q&A Session for a Cooperative Approach to Satellite Interference

 

19:30-20:30     Reception sponsored by Comtech EF Data & Newtec

 

6.     2012 APSCC Awards

 

The 2012 APSCC Awards Ceremony was held at the APSCC Awards Dinner sponsored by Arianespace on 25 September 2012. To decide the 2012 APSCC Awards winners, the 2012 APSCC Awards Selection Committee was formed at the Q2 APSCC Board Meeting in June. Richard Bowles, a member of the Board of Directors at APSCC and the Director of Arianespace was appointed as the Committee Chair and Eddie Kato, Ted Mcfarland as well as Gregg Daffner were also appointed as Committee Members. APSCC President and Executive Director were automatically designated members of the Committee. 

 

The ‘Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia-Pacific Award’ and the ‘Achievement Award’ was presented to Mr. Thomas Choi, CEO of Asia Broadcast Satellite and Mr. Han Hwangbo, President of Space Technology Group, respectively to commemorate their achievements.

 
 
 
 
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