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Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Theory, Techniques, and Technologies

Coding, modulation and synchronization schemes
Multiple access techniques for satellite communications
Network Coding and bandwidth saving techniques
MIMO, multi-user detection & diversity techniques
Fading and interference mitigation techniques for Ka, Q/V, W band
Advanced interference management paradigms
Linear and non-linear channel distortion countermeasures
Advanced signal processing for communications and GNSS
Propagation measurements and channel models
Antennas and user-terminal technologies
Networking and radio resource management
QoS/QoE management and users’ scheduling
Opportunistic and cognitive communications
Cross layer design of satellite networks, and ad-hoc satellite networking
Optical free space analogue and digital communications
On board processing techniques, advanced payload architectures
Advanced high-rate digital modems for space communications
Compressed sensing for satellite applications

Systems and Applications

Next generation mobile, broadband and broadcast satellite systems
LEO, MEO constellation system aspects
M2M, SCADA, interactive television applications
Satellite-based solutions for aeronautical, maritime, and/or railways Applications
Satellite-aided navigation systems, positioning and timing
Dual use and data relay satellite systems · Satellite and the future Internet (SDN, NVF, ICN, …)
Ultra high speed communication solutions for feeder link and ISL · Fixed and mobile technologies in hybrid access networks
Integration between satellite, MANET, VANET and wireless sensor networks
Integration of satellite telecommunication, navigation, and Earth observation services/assets
Systems and technologies for unmanned systems
Satellite-based sensors networks
Deep-space communication systems
Design of future TT&C communication networks
User requirements, business and market analysis of SatCom systems
Standardization and regulatory issues
Satellite demonstrations and trials including performance assessment of existing systems
High Speed point-to-point professional links Backhauling, Trunking, DSNG, …)

ASMS/SPSC 2016 Executive Co-Chairs

Ana Isabel Pérez Neira, CTTC
Gonzalo Seco Granados, UAB

ASMS General Co-Chairs

Sandro Scalise, DLR
A.Vanelli-Coralli, Univ. of Bologna

SPSC General Co-Chairs

Alberto Ginesi, ESA
Domenico Mignolo, ESA

TPC and Publication Co-Chairs

Tomaso De Cola, DLR
Riccardo De Gaudenzi, ESA

Panel and Tutorial Chair

Stefano Cioni, ESA
Daniele Tarchi, Univ. of Bologna

Regional Chair for Asia

Ho-Jin Lee, ETRI