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Satcoms Innovation Group and Goonhilly Earth Station to host annual SIG workshop

The workshop will bring together professionals from across the satellite industry to discuss current and future challenges of LEO, MEO and Deep Space.

The Satcoms Innovation Group has partnered with Goonhilly Earth Station, to host the SIG Annual Workshop 2020. The event will take place from May 19 to 21 in Helston, Cornwall, UK.

The Satcoms Innovation Group focusses on satellite innovation for the improvement of operational efficiency. SIG will be collaborating with experts from across the industry to discuss solutions and present ideas.

The event will centre around the technical issues created by LEO launches, discuss the innovations needed to resolve those challenges and share the current available solutions.

Additional presentations will focus on how deep space missions impact the future of the industry. The workshop will include a tour of the facility at Goonhilly Earth Station.

Commenting on the workshops, Laura Botha, Sales Support Manager, Goonhilly, said: “The SIG workshops are essential for developing an understanding of the challenges facing the satellite industry. I feel strongly that we must work collaboratively to enable the development of effective solutions. We are excited to host the 2020 workshop at Goonhilly and look forward to sharing our operations and facilities with attendees.”

Helen Weedon, Managing Director, SIG, added: “Our workshops are valuable as they introduce professionals from throughout the industry and provide them with an opportunity to discuss and shape the industry. The workshop at Goonhilly will provide both GSO and non-GSO professionals with a chance to discuss the overarching challenges being faced throughout the industry, as well as explore the layers of interconnectivity within satellite communications.”