NAB Show Launches Satellite Industry Forum
April 4, 2016 at 2:11 PM (PT)
The 2016 NAB SHOW will feature the new SATELLITE INDUSTRY FORUM, a one-day program produced in partnership with the SATELLITE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (SIA). Held TUESDAY, APRIL 19th, it will focus on the role the satellite industry plays in broadcasting and delivering high-quality video content from land, sea or in the air.
“The SATCON conference is a major component of our NAB SHOW NEW YORK event, and we are pleased to partner with SIA for the SATELLITE INDUSTRY FORUM to further strengthen our commitment to this industry,” said NAB EVP/Conventions/Business Operations CHRIS BROWN. “Satellite technology continues to be a strong driver in the evolution of media, entertainment and content delivery overall.”
VIASAT INC. Co-Founder MARK D. DANKBERG will deliver the forum’s keynote address titled, “The Data Revolution in Satellite Communications” at 1p (PT) in S225 of the LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER on TUESDAY, APRIL 19th. Earlier this year VIASAT announced plans to develop the first global broadband communications platform designed to deliver affordable, high-speed Internet connectivity and video streaming.
DANKBERG is an industry expert in aerospace, defense and satellite communications, and is the leading visionary for a new generation of high-capacity satellite systems. He has co-authored several military standards on satellite networking, and holds a number of patents in communications and satellite networking technologies.
"In a connected world where customers of all types are demanding increased global content and services, we are proud to organize the inaugural SATELLITE INDUSTRY FORUM at NAB SHOW," said SIA Pres. TOM STROUP. “From providing the world with global broadband and in-flight entertainment to the delivery of Ultra HD services, satellites continue to feed the worldwide thirst to be connected, and satellite companies continue to deliver ground-breaking new services designed to further connect the world for decades to come."
The SATELLITE INDUSTRY FORUM will also feature three panel discussions that address the role of satellites in the delivery of ultra-HD content, satellite broadband technology and delivery, and in-flight satellite entertainment and connectivity for the aviation industry.