Meet with GVF this September!

This September the GVF will be speaking and participating in the following key global events, we look forward to meeting with you there!

  • IBC 2015 on 10-14 September in Amsterdam.  The GVF will be in the exhibition In Hall 6 at booth #B.05 and will be able to speak to exhibitors about GVF initiatives, GVF Training, and direct attendees to GVF member booths.  Join GVF with free entry to the exhibition hall by registering with customer code: 10597!   

  • ESA COTM Study Meeting with GVF and Fraunhofer 
    on 14 September
    GVF and Fraunhofer are planning a meeting to review the status and next steps for the Comms on the Move (COTM) study that the European Space Agency (ESA) has commissioned.  For convenience, a one-day meeting has been scheduled during  the IBC 2015 show on Monday, 14 September 13.00 – 17.30  at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Amsterdam (Keperlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk).  We are extending invitations for a limited audience to participate in, and to contribute to the discussions.  This venue presents a valuable opportunity to expand the scope to explore new areas of concern for the satellite communications community. Main topics to be discussed during the meeting will highlight the ESA Artes COTM Study, GVF Mutual Recognition Arrangement Working Group next steps, Type Approval activities, and quality of service standards, such as training and interference mitigation.  Attendance is limited, please contact Chairman, Colin Robinson to RSVP and find out more details at



    • World Satellite Business Week on 14-18 September in Paris. GVF's Secretary General, David Hartshorn will moderate the “Strategies and prospects for the satcom business in Latin America” in the 19th Summit for Satellite Financing on 14 September. The panel will feature senior executives from the Government of Mexico and key companies active in Latin America where they will discuss current technology development strategies, service capabilities, and market opportunities and challenges in the region.
    • VSAT Global 2015 on 16-18 September in London. The two-day conference will hold panels to address issues of current trends and innovation in the VSAT ecosystem.  The GVF will moderate the panel on How "VSATs can become competitive in Mobility Market", will be a featured panelist discussing the potential threats for new partnership with the LEO initiatives, and will be at hand to discuss where the current GVF led Satellite Spectrum Initiative campaign and future initiatives. GVF Members receive a discount on registration for this event, contact GVF for more details.


    • MilSatCom Latin America on 22-23 September in Macelo, Brazil.  GVF’s Brazil Correspondent, Cristovam Nascimento will Chair the two-day event and participate in multiple panels that will discuss GVF's Latin America initiatives on the development of national satcom programmes to increase joint force effectiveness to ensure security and safety during the Olympics, Latin America's regional opportunities for satcom collaboration, the needs of future military needs from the next generation of satcom capability, and satcom requirements in future military operations.


    • Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) Satellite Conference 2015 on 22-24 September in Seoul, Korea.  The GVF will speak on the 'Policy and Regulation for WRC-15' panel on Day 1 with satellite operators and the ITU.  The panel will highlight the current GVF led Satellite Spectrum Initiative campaign and future initiatives for the Asia-Pacific region.


    To set up a meeting with GVF at these events, contact us at

    To find out more about other GVF supported events and keep up to date on GVF news:

    1) Visit our event calendar page on our website WWW.GVF.ORG where you will find the "Full Events List" and "Strategic Calendar" listings.

    2) Follow us on TWITTER  @globalVSATforum

    3) Follow us on LinkedIn  Global VSAT Forum (GVF)

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Calendar of events

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  • CASBAA Convention 2015
Full Events list     |     2015 Strategic Calendar

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