China Satellite Conference 2011

Hotel Nikko New Century in Haidian, Beijing

This officially sanctioned conference and equipment exhibtion addresses applications, technologies and trends for China’s satellite communications, broadcasting, remote sensing, navigation and positioning.It will be held at Hotel Nikko New Century in Beijing on October 26.28, 2011.

Subjects of most interest to Inside GNSS readers include:

This officially sanctioned conference and equipment exhibtion addresses applications, technologies and trends for China’s satellite communications, broadcasting, remote sensing, navigation and positioning.It will be held at Hotel Nikko New Century in Beijing on October 26.28, 2011.

Subjects of most interest to Inside GNSS readers include:

  • Progress of GPS, GLONASS systems
  • Galileo program and Sino-Europe cooperation
  • Bei-Dou (Compass) positioning system and applications
  • Development planning of China’s earth observation and navigation systems
  • Regulation and policies of satellite applications in China
  • Planning and layout of China’s aerospace industry
  • New devleopments and services of China’s LEO/MEO constellations
  • Improving disaster prediction and response using modern satellite technologies 

The conference venue is in Haidian in western Beijing, close to the area known as "China’s Silicon Valley" (Zhong Guan Cun). The luxury hotel has four Chinese restaurants, a Japanese restaurant, coffee shop, bar and lounge, bank, post office and health and recreation facilities.

The 13-year-old conference and expo is approved by the Ministry of Industry and Information and organized by the Chinese Institute of Communications.

The conference chair is Prof. Yan Qianli, now communications department vice director for the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). He played a key role in the development of China’s military communications system. Qianli is a senior member and former Beijing chair of IEEE.

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