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Event                  20th Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition
                           APSCC 2017 Satellite Conference & Exhibition (APSCC 2017)
Date                    October 10 - 12 2017
Venue                 InterContinental Tokyo-Bay
Theme                 #SATECHexplorer


The 20th Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition (APSCC 2017), the annual event of APSCC, was held on 10 - 12 October 2017 at InterContinental Tokyo-Bay Japan.


The APSCC 2017 Satellite Conference focused on exchanging information on 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 themed under #SATECHexplorer.” C-level executives and professionals from the satellite business arenas participated as speakers for APSCC 2017.


In conjunction with the Conference, the APSCC 2017 Satellite Exhibition was held on 10 - 11 October. 5 organizations participated as exhibitors to introduce their latest technologies, innovations, products and services.

This year, 19 organizations officially sponsored the event through various networking programs and 16 affiliations and media partners supported the event.

 

The 2017 APSCC Awards Ceremony was held on 10 October 2017. The ‘Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia-Pacific Award’ was presented to Cheng Guangren, Executive Director & President of APT Satellite Company Limited and the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ was presented to Shinji Takada, Representative Director & President of SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings and its subsidiary SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, respectively to commemorate their achievements.

 

The Young Talent Awards, the latest initiative of APSCC to ensure a healthy future for the satellite industry and to attract and retain young talent to the satellite and space industries in Asia-Pacific region, was held on 12 October. The APSCC Young Talent Award was created to give the best of the young staff encouragement and public recognition of their contributions to the Asia-Pacific satellite and space community. The finalists of the 2017 APSCC Young Talent Award were Qinglong Cui, Product Engineer, APT Satellite, Ali Akhtar, Head of Commercial, Satellite Services of Supernet, Atsushi Ayuta, Service Operations Engineer of SKY Perfect JSAT and Thilini Bandare, Director, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, APAC of Speedcast. As the winner of this year’s awards, Ali Akhtar received the full scholarship of the Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program.

 

The APSCC-ISU Youth Development Workshop was held on 12 October in conjunction with the APSCC 2017 event. The Workshop was created in an effort to attract young professionals to enter the satellite industry as well as to connect the brightest up-and-coming engineering students to leading industry experts. Facility visit to the Sky Perfect JSAT Yokohama Satellite Control Center was conducted as part of the Youth Development Workshop where the participants received an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding in the industry through field experience.

 

Overall, 410 individuals from 150 companies in 26 countries registered to APSCC 2017 - marking the event as another success.

 



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