I am incredibly proud of all that been achieved since those early days 25+ years ago, and immensely honoured to have had the opportunity to make a modest contribution to that success.
This year, and most of 2020, were hardly typical for GVF. Just as everywhere and for everyone, the nature of many of the association’s activities were limited and restricted by the impact of pandemic but, like all other organisations, the association adapted as necessary. This overview focuses upon GVF activities during the last year.
Thank You To Our Diverse Global Audience In 2020, pandemic lockdowns and travel restrictions necessitated that the satellite industry community gather virtually. Meeting industry colleagues, partners, and customers had to be online and this was when GVF, the only global association of the industry, forged new, regular and frequent connections in the Zoom ecosphere. The […]
The UK Space Agency’s Space Sector Skills Survey, based on a quantitative survey of 96 companies and qualitative in-depth interviews with 21 during autumn 2020 reflecting on late 2019 and early 2020, has been published. It provides some important new data, particularly regarding training. In brief summary: • Most space companies are looking to recruit. […]
Following an invitation to sign the multiassociation Recommendations for Promoting Innovation, Digital Technologies, and Trade of the G20 nations, in advance of the meeting of the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting, GVF is now a signatory to the Recommendations. The Recommendations relate to the role of digital technologies in promoting economic growth through cross-border innovation […]
As an integral part of the world’s critical infrastructure, the communications satellite industry has responded to the stresses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic by protecting its employees, assisting customers and suppliers, and helping medical personnel and other essential personnel directly impacted by COVID-19.
GVF is exploring the expansion our digital services for members to provide additional platforms for promoting their services and equipment and learning of the latest developments affecting their business.
LONDON, U.K. – The Global VSAT Forum (GVF) has announced the appointment of Irina Petrov to serve as its Vice President for Marketing and Membership with effect on 5 March 2019.