SES President and CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020
SES and World Space Week Association jointly announced that SES President and CEO Steve Collar will be Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2020.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190611006082/en/
SES President and CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020 (Photo: Business Wire)
“I’m excited to chair World Space Week, the biggest space event on Earth, as it focuses global attention on the broad benefits of satellite technology to humankind,” said Collar. “At SES, we always say that we do the extraordinary in space so that our customers can do amazing things on Earth. We believe passionately in the need for content and connectivity everywhere and this belief aligns perfectly with the focus of World Space Week. Space touches the human experience in so many ways and I am proud to help highlight the impact that we, as an industry, have today and will continue to have in the future.”
“We are thrilled that SES’s Steve Collar is using his voice as an industry leader to support World Space Week,” said Dennis Stone, Association President. “Over the course of his career, Steve has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to leveraging the ingenuity of the space industry to positively impact the lives and experiences of people in every corner of the globe. We’re proud to provide him with a platform to shine a light on the important contributions of this exciting field.”
World Space Week is a United Nations-declared event held each year between 4-10 October. In 2018, World Space Week included 5,400 events in 86 nations. In 2019, World Space Week will feature the Moon, with astronomy groups globally focusing telescopes on our nearest neighbor. In 2020, World Space Week will focus on satellite technology and the key role of satellites in today’s world.
Every year, teachers use space during World Space Week to inspire students and a myriad of space events to educate the public about space activities. Collar will encourage the space and satellite industries to participate in World Space Week and will keynote an awards event to recognize top supporters.
Today, nearly 2,000 satellites support crucial functions such as broadcasting, communications and connectivity, navigation, weather forecasting and Earth observations. World Space Week 2020 will also feature new uses of satellites enabled by miniaturization and next-generation systems such as SES’s new O3b mPOWER medium Earth orbit (MEO) system.
SES is the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). It provides a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. SES Video reaches over 351 million TV homes, through Direct-to-Home (DTH) platforms and cable, terrestrial, and IPTV networks globally. The SES Video portfolio includes MX1, a leading media service provider offering a full suite of innovative services for both linear and digital distribution, and the ASTRA satellite system, which has the largest DTH television reach in Europe. SES Networks provides global managed data services, connecting people in a variety of sectors including telecommunications, maritime, aeronautical, and energy, as well as governments and institutions across the world. The SES Networks portfolio includes GovSat, a 50/50 public-private partnership between SES and the Luxembourg government, and O3b, the only non-geostationary system delivering fibre-like broadband services today. Further information is available at: www.ses.com
About World Space Week and the Association
The largest space event on Earth, UN-declared World Space Week is celebrated October 4-10 annually. The largest space event on Earth, World Space Week consists of a myriad of space-related activities held by space agencies, aerospace industry, schools, planetaria, museums, and astronomy clubs in a common time frame to achieve greater student and public impact through synchronization. In 2018, World Space Week included over 5,400 events in 86 nations. World Space Week Association is the global coordinator of World Space Week. An international non-government, non-profit organization led by volunteers, the Association is a permanent observer on the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and is supported by voluntary contributions of sponsors around the world.
Further information is available at: www.worldspaceweek.org
Francesca De Florio
Tel. +352 710 725 500
Tel. +39 392 517 41 89
About Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Denodo Announces DataFest 2019 in London: Third Annual Conference in Europe for Data Professionals Provides Valuable Insights on Machine Learning, Cloud and Advanced Analytics18.10.2019 06:15:00 CEST | Press release
Denodo, the leader in data virtualization, announced its 3rd annual user conference in Europe, Denodo DataFest, on 23rd October in London. In this conference, attendees will learn strategies on how to leverage data virtualization to enable highly flexible, agile, and powerful BI architectures that are paving the way to multi-cloud adoption. The event can be attended in person or online by connecting to the live stream. “I am looking forward to speaking at the Denodo DataFest 2019 user conference and am excited to share how we are using data virtualization to enable self-service BI for business users at Festo,” said Diethard Frank, IT Product Manager, Big Data & AI Services at Festo. “I’m excited to share our experience and lessons learned that will hopefully help other organizations think about how to leverage modern technology approaches to truly innovate and uncover hidden value from their data.” Through this immersive conference, Denodo is bringing together visionary leaders and tec
STALICLA Appoints Stéphane Baudouin as Chief of Science17.10.2019 22:01:00 CEST | Press release
STALICLA is delighted to announce the appointment of Stéphane Baudouin as Chief of Science effective from October 10, 2019. Stéphane takes over as Chief of Science from Luigi Boccuto, who will continue as Assistant Research Scientist at Greenwood Genetic Center (SC, USA). STALICLA will pursue its collaboration with the Greenwood Genetic Center, which is a leading translational research center in genetics and neurodevelopmental disorders, including ASD. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191017005803/en/ STALICLA's Chief of Science - Stéphane Baudouin (Photo: STALICLA) Dr. Baudouin is a neurobiologist with extensive research experience in the pathophysiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder. His previous work focused on the identification of molecular pathways and neuronal networks involved in the development of social skills and their breakdown in pathological conditions. Before joining STALICLA, Stéphane was a Senior
Laser System Partnership Sets Sights on Ending Toll Road Delays17.10.2019 22:00:00 CEST | Press release
A new technology partnership is set to transform road tolling for both providers and motorists alike by utilizing the latest advances in lidar technology and data analytics. Cepton Technologies, Inc. has collaborated with industrial perception and machine learning experts, MechaSpin, to develop a lidar-based solution that produces detailed 3D classification of vehicles in real time for automated tolling applications. This next-generation solution combines Cepton’s Sora-P60 with MechaSpin’s MSx software to enable immediate profiling and classification of vehicles at highway speeds in a wide range of weather and lighting conditions. Traditional tolling systems often depend on physical infrastructure to reduce vehicle speed, or tollbooths to allow for manual processing, which can cause congestion and frustration amongst motorists. Advanced systems that allow for faster tolling, however, are often subject to abuses such as leakage, while road-based sensors often fail due to wear and tear.
IFF to Release Third Quarter 2019 Results November 417.10.2019 20:15:00 CEST | Press release
Regulatory News: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF) (TASE: IFF), a leading innovator of taste, scent, and nutrition, announced that it will release its third quarter 2019 earnings results following the market close on Monday, November 4, 2019. The management team will host a live webcast on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss results and outlook with the investor community. Investors may access the live webcast and accompanying slide presentation on the Company's website at ir.iff.com. For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a recorded version will be made available for replay. Welcome to IFF At IFF (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF) (TASE: IFF), we’re using Uncommon Sense to create what the world needs. As a collective of unconventional thinkers and creators, we put science and artistry to work to create unique and unexpected scents, tastes, experiences and ingredients for the products our world craves. Learn more at iff.co
PTC Launches Global Event Series with FT Live to Help Industrial Enterprises Embrace Digital Transformation17.10.2019 18:00:00 CEST | Press release
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced the launch of Digital Transformation: The New Reality World Tour, a new event program that extends the excitement of the annual PTC LiveWorx® event. The new event program features the debut of the FT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series, produced with FT Live, the global events arm of the Financial Times. As a component of The New Reality World Tour program, this insightful series will empower leaders of industrial companies to achieve success with their digital transformation strategies. According to McKinsey & Company, more than 70% of large-scale digital transformation efforts are likely to fail due to a lack of executive sponsorship, imprecise business cases, and delayed technology implementation. The New Reality World Tour program guides stakeholders of all levels, from the C-suite to the frontline worker, through these potential hurdles, enabling industrial enterprises to succeed with digital transformation. “The New Reality World To
Pioneer Cement of UAE to Develop US$200 Million Greenfield Cement Project in Georgia17.10.2019 17:49:00 CEST | Press release
The UAE based Pioneer Cement Industries (“Pioneer Cement”), part of Oman based Raysut Cement Company SAOG (RCC) is in the process of setting up a 1.2 m tonnes per annum capacity integrated cement plant in Georgia, Eastern Europe. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191017005812/en/ Mr. Joey Ghose, RCC Group CEO (Photo : AETOSWire) Pioneer Cement owns concession to limestone mines in Georgia that will provide the key raw materials to this project. Georgia provides Pioneer Cement an opportunity to diversify from the Middle East into a market with large infrastructure growth and shortage of clinker and high-quality cement, the company said in a statement. The plant will be located near Tbilisi, adjacent to the limestone mines. The debt and equity arrangements for the project are currently being finalized and the construction work in the project is slated to commence from Q4 2019. The value of the project is estimated