GEO Symposium 2014

National Space Centre, Leicester, England

Saturday, 26 April 2014.
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It's a great day out for all the family and is open to GEO members and non-members alike. There will be an opportunity for looking round the Space Centre.

The delegate fee of 20 includes:-

  • full access to the National Space Centre,
  • free parking,
  • and of course, the GEO Symposium.

We will have many interesting speakers and you can find out what's happening with our weather satellites and, in particular, the important changes to EUMETCast which moves from DVB-S to DVB-S2 at the end of the year.

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  • 7.30 a.m. Rooms available for setting up displays and equipment.
  • 9.00 a.m. Registration.
  • 10.00 a.m. Welcome by Francis Bell.
  • 10.15 a.m. Dr. Neil Humpage from Leicester University Space Centre.
  • 11.15 a.m. Klaus-Peter Renner from EUMETSAT; 'EUMETCast S2 VCM dissemination standard.'
  • 12.15 Coffee break
  • 12.30 p.m. Kim-Hui Gaune from EUMETSAT; 'Future services and launch plans.'
  • 1.15 p.m. Lunch break
  • 2.30 p.m. Aharon Fuchs of Space-Band; 'Ayecka SR1 receiver'.
  • 3.00 p.m. Gord Sawatzky of Novra Technologies Inc; 'S300 S2 VCM receiver.'
  • 3.30 p.m. Rob Alblas a member Werkgroep Kunstmanen; 'Satellite tracking system'.
  • 3.45 p.m. David Taylor: SatSignal Software, 'EUMETCast served three ways'.
  • 4.00 p.m. Tea break
  • 4.30 p.m. GEO AGM meeting

Be sure not to miss this important event if you are at all interested in Earth Observation.
Let's make this the best ever! Tell your friends, tell your family, make it a great day out.

Drop an email to with your name and how many are attending. There is no limit so far!

Lets see you there.

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