European Space Agency

ARTES 1 Final Presentation Days

The ARTES 1 Final Presentation Days for 2015 will take place at ESA/ESTEC - Noordwijk, The Netherlands on the 14th and 15th of January 2015.

ESA hosts this annual session to disseminate the results of ARTES 1 activities to interested parties from within the member states. The Final Presentation Days represent a unique opportunity to gain a complete overview of recently completed ARTES 1 activities, and discuss them with colleagues from ESA and across the satellite telecommunications sector.

Provisional Programme

Day 1: Wednesday 14 January 2015

08:30 Registration

09:30 ARTES 1 Programme Overview and Presentation of the Rolling Work Plan for 2015

10:00 Session 1 – Strategy

  • Assessment of the socio economic impact of the ARTES program, Technopolis
  • Analysis of the influence of state policies on the commercial markets, FRS
  • SWOT of the satellite video broadcasting sector, IDATE
  • Spectrum threats and C-Band support study, Euroconsult/ESA

14:00 Session 2 – Future Systems

  • Next generation of satellite networks for video distribution and content delivery, Airbus (F)
  • Service delivery over integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, Eurescom
  • Next generation waveforms for improved spectral efficiency, DLR
  • Satellite communications in the future statutory and commercial maritime communication market, DLR

18:00: Cocktail Reception


Day 2: Thursday 15 January 2015

09:00 Session 2 – Future Systems (continued)
  • Certification requirements and performance standards of satcom links for UAS C2/ATC/S&A , TAS-F
  • Future VHF Data exchange System (VDES) – preliminary assessment, ISIS/CLS

Session 3 – Space Segment

  • Additive manufacturing for telecommunication satellites, Fraunhofer
  • Innovative technologies Optical technologies – Application of Satellite On-board Optical Beam-forming, Airbus (UK)

13:30 Session 3 – Space Segment (continued)

  • Analysis of the VEGA launcher for telecommunication missions, OHB
  • Analysis of the VEGA launcher for telecommunication missions, ELV

Session 4 – ESA-driven system activities

  • Overview of Artes 5.1 System activities
  • ESA internal working group activities
  • Closing remarks

17:00 End of programme

NB: Exact session timings will be defined upon finalisation of the programme.

Registration is now open!

Event Date

14 January 2015 to 15 January 2015
Published 01 January 2015
Last updated at 06 January 2015 - 15:09