« Back to Press Overview

Thursday, October 17, 2013
David Reynolds
JD Events
203-371-6322 x205

SATCON 2013 Shines Spotlight on Intersection of Satellite Communications and Future Media Capabilities

Conference to Address Major Trends and Developments Shaping the Market

TRUMBULL, CT – (October 17, 2013) – The Satellite Communications Conference and Expo (SATCON) is proud to announce its 12th annual event taking place November 13-14, 2013. In addition to a host of new educational programs and unique, interactive sessions, SATCON 2013 will feature an impressive line-up of presentations, including a featured keynote titled, Leadership Dialogue: Present Priorities, Future Visions, highlighting trends shaping technology, markets and business in the future.

SATCON brings together leaders from around the industry to deliver insight and information on emerging technologies in the world of satellite-enabled communications. Attendees benefit from unique collaborative efforts between SATCON organizers and key leaders in industry sectors such as broadcast, media & entertainment, telcos & ISPs and maritime & shipping, among others, who provide insights on what’s trending in each space and how these trends will shape the future of satellite communications.

Throughout the two days, conference-goers will participate in sessions that cover topics such as the latest developments in newsgathering capabilities, how content is now shifting distribution platforms in broadcast media, and how satellite communications are pushing the envelope and leveraging Moore’s Law. Sessions will be led by a variety of leaders and experts in the media and telecommunications industry, including, Wendy Allen, VP Media Engineering at Fox, Mel Olinsky, Director of Operations at CBS News and Chris Ehrenbard, Director of Broadcast Distribution at CBS.

“Annually my colleagues and I look forward to this conference because the focus is on the delivery of content and the industry is moving forward very quickly in this area,” said Chris Ehrenbard, Director of Broadcast Distribution at CBS. “It is a great time for collaboration, both through sharing ideas at the sessions and spending time with the vendors on the floor.”

In addition to exploring the connection between the satellite industry and the world of media, SATCON will present the latest products and technologies in areas such as government/military, telecommunications, commercial, mobile satellite and enterprise. A full menu of sessions and theaters, sortable by date or content track can be found here

“Each year SATCON serves as a dynamic platform for satellite communications industry professionals to gather under one roof for conversation, education and business,” said David Reynolds, SATCON Event Director. “With the latest industry trends in mind, SATCON offers attendees a diverse, invaluable mix of technology, exhibitors, speakers, sessions and networking.”

SATCON will be held on November 13-14 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. The expo is focused on addressing insights and information on emerging technologies from across the globe and the ever-changing conversation surrounding satellite-enabled communications and content delivery. SATCON is part of the Content & Communications World (CCW) family of events.

For more information, visit http://satconexpo.com/  or contact David Reynolds, SATCON Event Director at 203-371-6322 or dreynolds@jdevents.com.