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CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2013: An Industry in Transition

Singapore, June 4, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - CASBAA's annual Satellite Industry Forum will take place on 17 June 2013 at the Shangri-La, Singapore. The Association's comprehensive forum on the thriving satellite market in the Asia-Pacific will examine An Industry in Transition this year, highlighting key issues top-of-mind with stakeholders in the region.

"CASBAA has again assembled an incredibly diverse group of guests and speakers for our annual Satellite Industry Forum 2013," said Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA. "Representing the total value chain of the satellite industry, our panel of leading international executives will share their collective experience and knowledge across a wide range of topics and issues."

Tackling the big issues for satellite operators and users in the Asia Pacific region, this year's Forum will delve into the worries about spectrum access, market access and regulatory regimes and identifying growth markets and future trends in the region. Additional panels will explore emerging satellite technologies and how they will change the face of the industry, the booming launch services sector and an entire session devoted to the dynamic and complicated Indian market.

Opening the proceedings this year will be Keynote Speaker Gwynne Shotwell, President, SpaceX. Joining her on the day will be David Ball (CTO, NewSat), Thomas Choi (CEO, Asia Broadcast Satellite), Steve Collar (CEO, O3b Networks), Yvon Henri (Chief, Space Services Department, ITU), Huang BaoZhong (EVP, APT Satellite), Osamu Inoue (Director of the Board & Group President, Space & Satellite Business Group, SKY Perfect JSAT), Sameer Kanse (Global Head, Tata Communications Media Services), Tarun Katial (CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network), Ted McFarland (Regional VP, Business Development, GEO Satellite Communications, Orbital Sciences), Deepak Mathur (SVP, Commercial, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, SES), Serge Van Herck (CEO, Newtec), Bill Wade (President & CEO, AsiaSat), Bill Weller (VP, Marketing & Sales and Government Relations, SSL) among many others.

Partners for the CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2013 include Supporting Sponsor JSAT and Sponsors Arianespace, AsiaSat, Eutelsat, Marsh, MEASAT, MHI Launch Services, SES, SSL and SpaceX.

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Established in 1991, CASBAA is the Association for digital multichannel TV, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery across Asia. Spanning 18 geographic markets, CASBAA and its Members reach over 445 million connections through a footprint ranging from China to Australasia, Japan to Pakistan. The CASBAA mission is to promote the growth of multichannel TV and video content through industry information, networking exchanges and events while promoting global best practices. To view the full list of CASBAA members, and more information, please .


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