Event 17h Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition
APSCC 2014 Satellite Conference & Exhibition
Date September 23 - 25, 2014
Venue JW Marriot Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand
Theme New Landscape for Satellites: Asia and Beyond
An annual event of APSCC, the 17th Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition, here and after APSCC 2014, was held on 23 - 25 September 2014 at JW Marriot Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand.
Themed “New Landscape for Satellites: Asia and Beyond”, the APSCC 2014 Satellite Conference focused on exchanging information on the new technologies and services strategies for the satellite industry as well as assessing new developments in technology for business breakthroughs in the Asia Pacific region. Over 80 senior level officers and professionals from the satellite business arenas participated as speakers for the 16 sessions at APSCC 2014.
In conjunction with the Conference, the APSCC 2014 Satellite Exhibition was held on 23 - 25 September 2014. 8 companies participated as exhibitors to introduce their latest technologies, innovations, products and services.
This year, 20 companies officially sponsored the event through various networking programs and 12 affiliations supported APSCC 2014 as endorsers
The 2014 APSCC Awards Ceremony was held on 23 September 2014. Based on a series of criteria set by the Awards Selection Committee, the awards are presented each year to individuals and organizations whose contributions and achievements have been deemed exceptional by the satellite industry and the Awards Selection Committee, consisting of industry experts. The ‘Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia-Pacific Award’ was presented to Suphajee Suthumpun, Chairman of the Executive Committee &CEO, Thaicom PLC and the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ was presented to and Peter Jackson, CEO, PJ Square, respectively to commemorate their achievements.
As a pre-conference event, the 3rd Satellite RF Interference Mitigation Workshop was held on 22 September. The 3rd Satellite Radio Frequency Interference Mitigation Workshop was to continue multilateral talks among parties at stake and to maintain a mutual operation contact point for the prevention of and prompt response to interference. The Workshop provided a platform for satellite operators to discuss on the methods of preventing interference and coming up with a realistic solution to satellite interference by satellite operators in the region.
As the post-event program, the APSCC 2014 Golf Masters at Blue Canyon golf course was also held on 26 September.
Overall the APSCC 2014 event in Phuket, Thailand gathered over 300 attendees from 26 countries.
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