Satellite Communications for Digital Transformation of the Economy and Society SatComRus 2021 Conference Agenda Draft (October 7-8, 2021, Kaliningrad)

Conference Agenda

October 7, Thursday

09.00 - 10.00
Registration of conference participants
Local time (GMT+2)
10.00 - 12.00
Plenary discussion: Digital transformation of the Russian and global economies. The satellite communications and broadcasting industry evolution.

Moderators: Alexey Volin, General Director, Russian Satellite Communications Company, and Ksenia Drozdova, General Director, Intersputnik International Organization

Topics for discussion:
  • Transformation in the telecom market and networks: 5G, virtualization, software-defined networks, IoT, UAVs, AR.
  • Next-generation communication satellites in the digital ecosystem. New applications and technologies. Transformation in the satellite services value chain. Hybrid solutions.
  • Managed services, new transport infrastructure, industry solutions.
  • Alexey Volin, General Director, RSCC
  • Ksenia Drozdova, General Director, Intersputnik
  • Nikolay Testoedov, General Director, ISS Reshetnev Company
  • Oleg Ivanov, General Director, NIIR
  • Nikolay Orlov, Regional Vice President for Russia, Eutelsat S.A.
  • Alexey Galakhov, Deputy General Director for Corporate Business, Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
  • Ashot Bakuntz, Regional Director of Thales Alenia Space in Russia
  • Pacôme Révillon, CEO, Euroconsult
12.00 - 12.15
Coffee break
12.15 - 13.45
Discussion: Satellite communications for transport

Moderator: Evgeny Buidinov, RSCC Deputy General Director for the Development and Operation of Communication Systems

Case study, RSCC and Atomflot: "How the broadband satellite access is changing the daily life of ship crews"

Topics for discussion:
  • Maritime VSAT, inflight-connectivity and mobility solutions.
  • The Northern Sea Route as an alternative international sea route: telecom infrastructure development and relevant business needs.
  • Maritime unmanned navigation in Russia and in the world: prospects, pros and cons.
  • Express-RV system options for mobility services.
  • Andrey Kirillovich, Director for Strategy, Marketing and Business Development, Intersputnik
  • Dmitry Lobusov, Captain of «50 Let Pobedy» atomic icebreaker
  • Alexander Pinsky, Chairman of Supervisory Board, MariNet Industry Center, Director, MariNet Route Center for the promotion of unmanned navigation technologies
  • Alexey Antonenko, Director of Domain Development for Satellite Solutions, Orange Business Services in Russia and the CIS
  • Andrey Gritsenko, General Director, Severnaya Korona Information Space Center
  • Alexander Kuzovnikov, Deputy General Designer for development of space systems, general design and control of spacecraft, ISS Reshetnev Company
  • Alexey Demchenko, Deputy General Director, ITIS
  • Vyacheslav Kamnev, Chairman of the Board and General Director, Nebo Global Communications
  • Oleg Mentus, Director, Center for Research of Advanced Technologies in the Field of Satellite Communications and Broadcasting, NIIR
  • Anton Khudykin, Advisor to the Executive Director, MIPT Telecommunications Research Center
13.45 - 14.45
14.45 - 16.00
Discussion: Satellite communications for social issues

Moderator: Alexey Vdovin, RSCC Head of Business Development Service

Case Study, RSCC and ArcticTelecom: The launch of satellite communication facilities in hard-to-reach areas of the Arctic territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Topics for discussion:
  • Internet access in remote areas.
  • Bridging the digital divide of the Russian regions.
  • Distance learning and telemedicine.
  • Satellite communications as part of federal government programs and social initiatives.
  • Anatoly Semenov, Minister of Innovation, Digital Development and Infocommunication Technologies, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
  • Andrey Rebrov, General Director, ArcticTelecom
  • Evgeny Abakumov, Director of Information Technologies, Rosatom
  • Andrey Romulov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Iskra group of companies
  • Mikhail Mutterperl, Commercial Director, RTCOMM
  • Igor Ilyinchik, Deputy General Director, Satis-TL-94
  • Mikhail Pykhov, Deputy General Director, Gilat Satellite Networks (Eurasia)
  • Konstantin Lanin, Head of Representative Office and Regional Director in Russia and CIS, Hughes Network Systems
16.00 - 16.15
Coffee break
16.15 - 17.30
Discussion: Satellite solutions for mass market

Moderators: Mikhail Glinka, RSCC Director of Sales Department of Operator and corporate solutions and Sergey Pekhterev, shareholder of "Ka-Internet".

Case study, RSCC and Eutelsat Networks: "Which model of inter-operator interaction helps to develop user services at the start"

Topics for discussion:
  • What niche will fixed satellite communications occupy in the mass market in the near future?
  • How the users of VSAT services in the B2C segment have changed over five years.
  • Collective access to the Internet via satellite in settlements with a population of up to 100 inhabitants.
  • Sergey Pekhterev, Shareholder, Ka-Internet
  • Andrey Romulov, Commercial Director, Satellite Communications
  • Dmitry Bronner, General Director of Konnect in Russia (Eutelsat Networks)
  • Daniil Nirman, Head of Satellite Internet Direction in Tricolor
17.30 - 17.45
SatComRus 2021 Award ceremony
18.30 -
Transfer to the Kaliningrad Philharmonic Hall
19.00 - 21.00
Culture program. Buffet

October 8, Friday

10.00 - 13.00
Business meetings and networking
(individually appointed and scheduled)
09.00 - 15.30
Sightseeing tour
(extra fee applies)

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