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SatComs Innovation Group Workshop

26 and 27 March 2019

Portsmouth, UK

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Airbus is delighted to invite you to SatComs Innovation Group Workshop.

This page shows you information on hotels nearby, the agenda for the workshop, local company taxis and nearby airports.

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Agenda

Please keep checking this page as the agenda will be updated.

Day 1: (Tuesday 26th March)
 
08:30 - MORNING COFFEE & REGISTRATION
 
09:00 - Welcome and Introduction, Martin Coleman
09:15 – Welcome to Airbus
09:40 - Trends & Technologies in RF Distribution & its role in Mitigating Interference
Andrew Bond, ETL Systems
10:00 - A Broadcasters View, Speaker to be confirmed
 
10:15 – BREAK
 
LEO/MEO Constellations

10:45 - How to build a LEO Constellation – Airbus, Presenter to be confirmed
11:30 - Brief on mPower – SES, Speaker to be confirmed
11:45 - Enabling Continuous Satellite & Launch Vehicle Connectivity - a MEO Solution – Speaker tbc
12:00 - Discussion - Concerns, Viability, Eclipse & RFI - SIG
 
12:30 - LUNCH
 
13:30 - Key Note SDC 2.0, Dr. Mark Dickinson, SDA Chair/Inmarsat
 
Antennas - Flat or NOT Flat?

13:45 - Product Quality Matters! SOMAP & FPAs, Mark Steel, Inmarsat
14:30 - Using Drones to monitor RFI & Antenna Approval, Joakim Espeland, Quadsat
Regulation & IoT

14:45 - Using Space - IoT and a view from ESA - Roger Boddy, Global Teleports
 
15:00 - BREAK
 
Satellite Operations

15:30 - Just Give Me Content! - Lance Hayward – SES & GOVSAT
Military

15:50 - S3A: Spatio-Spectral Situational Awareness - Francis Kinsella/Colin Neal, Airbus
Moving from spectrum monitoring and geolocation to the more proactive situational awareness approach.
From VSAT/Geolocation to S3A?

16:30 - Mitigate VSAT interference: SatGuard & moving forward - Guido Baraglia, Kratos
16:50 - Geolocation and Ephemeris Data - Speaker tbc
17:10 - GEO Discussion Points: What about the future of Geo services? Who supplies what? - SIG
 
17:30 - DAY 1 WRAP-UP
 
18:00 - EVENING - SPONSORED BY AIRBUS
 

Day 2: (Wednesday 27th March)
 
08:30 - MORNING COFFEE & REGISTRATION
 
09:00 - Welcome and intro, Martin Coleman
09:15 - Space Traffic Management - Speaker tbc
09:40 - Understanding RF & Spectrum in a Dynamic World - Speaker tbc
 
10:00- BREAK
 
Project AI

10:30 - Understanding AI & Data Management, Use Cases & Cyber Security - Speaker tbc
10:50 - Industrialisation of Control Centres and Incident Management - Speaker tbc
11:30 - Deep Learning roundtable - what should / could we do here? Discussion/SIG Task
Discussion Points: Gathering & Publishing Data. Where do we get our Data, Types, Metrics, Analysis? RFI Data Sharing?
 
12:00 - LUNCH
 
Statistics & the Future of Global RFI Management

13:00 - Update on Drone Technology as a Tool to Mitigate RFI - Joakim Espeland, QuadSat
13:15 - Pulling the Statistics together? – SIG
13:30 -  Debris, the new Interference?
13:40: Roundtable - concerns, thoughts etc. – SIG
Discussion Points: Global Issues regarding Interference - The LEO Effect?
Carrier ID Database
 Dealing with RFI
SIG Team to tackle Global Statistics
What to do about small data services < 128kbps?
Cheap alternative for Broadcasters & Military alike?
 

14:00 - PR Report, Helen Weedon, Radical Moves PR
14:10 - Activity Report, Next Events and summary from AGM & member’s meeting, Martin Coleman
14:25 - WRAP-UP, Martin Coleman
 14:30 - BREAK/AIRBUS TOUR
 
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Accommodation

Here is a list of recommended hotels we advise you book into.

Average nightly room rates based on advanced bookings.


Hotel 1: Holiday Inn Portsmouth

Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2TA

Average nightly rate for standard room incl breakfast - £100

Distance to venue - 15 minutes in taxi

Phone: 0871 942 9065

Web: https://www.hiportsmouthhotel.co.uk/


Hotel 2: Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth

The Plaza, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, PO1 3FD

Average nightly rate for standard room incl breakfast - £149

Distance to venue - 16 minutes in taxi

Phone: 0800 028 5880

Web: www.hiexpress.com/HI_Express/Portsmouth


Hotel 3: Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth

North Eastern Road, Farlington, Portsmouth, PO6 1UN

Average nightly rate for standard room incl breakfast - £81.78

Distance to venue - 7 minutes in taxi

Phone: 0871 902 1580

Web: www.hiexpress.com/HI_Express/Portsmouth


Hotel 4: Village Hotel

Lakeshore Drive, Portsmouth, PO6 3FR

Average nightly rate for standard room incl breakfast - £115

Distance to venue - 8 minutes in taxi

Phone: 0239 2000 6199

Web: https://www.village-hotels.co.uk/hotels/portsmouth/


Hotel 5: Marriott

Southampton Road, Portsmouth, PO6 4SH

Average nightly rate for standard room incl breakfast - £135

Distance to venue - 10 minutes in taxi

Phone: 0723 9238 3151

Web: https://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/pmeha-portsmouth-marriott-hotel/


Hotel 6: Langstone Quays

Northney Road, Hayling Island, Portsmouth, PO11 0NQ

Average nightly rate for standard room incl breakfast - £99

Distance to venue - 15 minutes in taxi

Phone: 0239 246 5011

Web: https://www.langstonequays.co.uk/


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Transportation

Local Taxi Companies include;

Aqua Cars - 02392 654 321 (You can also book transport from the airport via the website - http://www.aquacars.co.uk/ )

City Wide Taxis - 023 928 3333

AndiCars - 023 9269 6969

All of these are prebookable.

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How to get here

Airbus Defence and Space

Anchorage Road

Portsmouth

Hampshire

PO3 5PU


Approx. Time to Airbus from:

Southampton Airport - 25 minutes

Heathrow Airport - 1 hour 20 minutes

Gatwick Airport - 1 hour 30 minutes

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Contact Details

uk.events@airbus.com