About the conference

The 8th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference and the 14th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop has been initiated by the DEIS and ARCES Institutions of the University of Bologna, the DLR Institute for Communications and Navigation and the European Space Agency. The event will be organised by Centre Tecnològic Telecomunicacions Catalunya and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and endorsed by the he SatNEx Network of Experts.

Building upon the renowned tradition of the two events, this joint conference is an outstanding opportunity for industry and research institutions to get the latest updates and to exchange information about recent advances and emerging technologies for mobile, broadband and broadcast satellite communication systems.


The joint event will be held at the Caixa Forum Palma, located in the old building of the “Gran Hotel de Palma”, one of the most emblematic modernist buildings of the city, used since 1993 as cultural centre.

Important Dates

15 March 2016
New deadline: 24 April 2016

15 May 2016
New deadline: 5 June 2016

30 June 2016

Main Sights

Monument: Consell Insular

The Consell Insular de Mallorca, situated next to the City Hall, is Majorca's current governing body. The building's origins can be traced back to the old Provincial Deputation, a state institution of the early 19th century that had this palace built, with a notable neo-Gothic façade designed by the architect [...]

Majorca Cathedral: La Seu

The Cathedral is Majorca's most emblematic monument, as it perfectly synthesises the last eight centuries of its history. The image of a great ship on the sea dominating the bay of Palma with its beauty and presence first surprises visitors before arousing their curiosity and becoming a symbol of the [...]

Historic Garden S’Hort del Rei

S'Hort del Rei was a mediaeval garden located outside the walls of the Almudaina palace that existed until the 19th century when the area was developed. It enjoyed a golden age in the early 14th century in the times of King James II of Majorca, and there were fruit tress, [...]

Palma de Mallorca City Hall

This building, with its 17th century exterior and 19th century interior is located in Plaza de Cort, Palma's focal point. It was originally the seat of the Jurados, the executive branch of the old Kingdom of Majorca. With the changes in the government, that took place in the 18th century, [...]

Grand Hotel

Illes Balears