Gold Sponsors
SES Networks

SES Networks is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. SES’s portfolio includes ASTRA, O3b and MX1. 
About SES Networks: SES Networks is a provider of Global Managed Data Services. As part of the SES Group, SES Networks has the global support and infrastructure to empower more people than ever before. With the only network solutions powered by the O3b fleet of MEO satellites, together with the reach GEO satellites, it is on a mission to provide more than just connectivity. It’s bringing people, communities and businesses into the heart of opportunity. 


Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenue of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000 people. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats and business aviation products. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and special mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In the field of helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotary-wing aircraft solutions worldwide. Airbus is the largest space company in Europe specialized in the following areas:

  • Space Systems and Electronics
  • Communication, Intelligence and Security
  • GIS (Geo-Information Systems)

Space Systems

Space Systems is a European leader in space. With its unique expertise, Space Systems will be the global No. 1 for commercial launchers and the European leader for satellites and orbital systems. The business line will serve institutional customers like ESA, national civil defence agencies and commercial customers.

Specialization in the following fields:

  • Orbital system, operation and maintenance of the International Space Station (European segment).
  • Military Space Systems.
  • Satellite systems: telecommunication satellites, Earth Observation, navigation and science missions.
  • Propulsion.
  • Take-back payloads and samples from orbit.
  • Development and delivery of turn-key solutions for Assembly, Integration and Test centers (AIT).
  • Platform and payload equipment.

Partnership in spacecraft industry

  • Cooperation with RSC “Energia” for the telecommunication satellite production – “Energia Satellite Technologies” Joint venture.
  • 2005 – “Synertech”. Joint venture between “Russian Space Systems” JSC and the Defence and Space division of Airbus. Equipment supply, production technology transfer, development and production of Russian subsystems and payload equipment using European technology and Airbus standards (for the purchase of EEE components, manufacturing, test and integration, quality control).


Bronze Sponsors
Ingosstrakh Public Joint-Stock Insurance Company

Ingosstrakh Public Joint-Stock Insurance Company has been working on both the international and the domestic market since 1947. It is one of the most famous all-in-one insurance companies operating at the federal level.
Ingosstrakh Company offers a full range of traditional insurance services. The Company is authorized to render all types of insurance services (in accordance with the insurance company specialization) specified in cl. 32.9 of the Insurance Law of the Russian Federation, as well as reinsurance services.
High financial and economic indicators and considerable level of transparency of Ingosstrakh Company are certified by Standard&Poor’s and A.M. Best international rating agencies and also Russian Expert RA agency.
Among Ingosstrakh's clients and partners are major Russian and foreign banks, industrial enterprises, representative offices of foreign companies, governmental and business entities. The company maintains contractual business relations with over 500 insurance and reinsurance companies all over the world.
Ingosstrakh's services are available all over the territory of the Russian Federation due to an extensive regional network comprising 83 branches. Ingosstrakh is liable to its clients for the full amount of possible losses thanks to its high financial stability, considerable amount of internal funds and reliable reinsurance programs. Ingosstrakh policy is recognized in over 130 countries.
License of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation SL No. 0928 of September 23, 2015, SI No. 0928 of September 23, 2015, OS No. 0928 - 02 of September 23, 2015, OS No. 0928 - 03 of September 23, 2015, OS No. 0928 - 04 of September 23, 2015, OS No. 0928 - 05 of September 23, 2015, PS No. 0928 of September 23, 2015.


Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet® is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 7 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions. For additional information about Hughes, please visit www.hughes.com.

VT iDirect

VT iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications providing technology and solutions that enable our partners worldwide to optimize their networks, differentiate their services and profitably expand their businesses. For more than 20 years, the VT iDirect organization has focused on meeting the economic and technology challenges across the satellite industry. Today, the product portfolio, branded under the name iDirect, sets new standards in performance and efficiency, making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world. VT iDirect is the world’s largest TDMA enterprise VSAT manufacturer with 36% market. 


Thales Alenia Space combining 40 years of experience and a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, Thales Alenia Space architects design and deliver high technology solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures. Governments, institutions and companies rely on Thales Alenia Space to design, operate and deliver satellite-based systems that help them position and connect anyone or anything, everywhere, help observe our planet, help optimize the use of our planet's – and our solar system’s – resources. Thales Alenia Space believes in space as humankind’s new horizon, which will enable to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth. A joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space also teams up with Telespazio to form the parent companies’ Space Alliance, which offers a complete range of services and solutions. Thales Alenia Space posted consolidated revenues of about 2.6 billion euros in 2017 and has 7,980 employees in nine countries.

Session sponsors
SOGAZ Insurance Group

SOGAZ Insurance Group was founded in 1993 and now is one of the largest insurers in Russia at the federal level. In total, the Group provides more than 100 insurance programs for individuals and enterprises in various activities. Since 2016 SOGAZ is the leader of the insurance market in terms of volumes of insurance premiums. For more than 5 years the Group has been ranked first in the field of corporate insurance – more than 100 thousand enterprises, including systemically important corporations, have been insured in SOGAZ. The high level of reliability and financial stability of the Group is confirmed by leading international and Russian rating agencies. The regional network of SOGAZ includes more than 800 divisions and sales offices throughout the country and allows to provide insurance coverage of risks throughout the entire territory of Russia and beyond.



EASTAR is a Russian developer and manufacturer of satellite networking equipment. The company was founded in 2005 with the purpose of development and production of modern satellite communication systems. EASTAR created and constantly develops an unique VSAT platform UHP (Universal Hardware Platform), intended for the construction of satellite networks and communication channels of any topology. Innovative UHP VSAT platform has a huge number of competitive advantages that has allowed this technology to take its rightful place in the world market of satellite communications. A product portfolio includes a full range of hardware and software, including central and subscriber stations, control and network management system. The equipment is manufactured in Russia and Germany. There are above 370 networks have been already deployed in 50 countries worldwide. UHP equipment is certified in Russia, the European Union and in other countries.


Newtec is specialized in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communication. As a pioneer in the industry, Newtec is dedicated to creating new possibilities for broadcast; consumer & enterprise VSAT; government & defense; cellular backhaul & trunking and mobility, offshore & maritime.

Since 1985, our dedicated team has set industry standards with the development of the most efficient, scalable and economical technology solutions. New challenges and customer needs offer opportunities to explore new boundaries. This empowers us to work even harder, helping our customers to perform their best so that, together, we can make the world a safer, more informed and connected place.

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT)

Gilat SatelliteNetworksLtd (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) is a leading provider of satellite broadband products and services. Gilat develops and manufactures a wide range of high-performance satellite terrestrial segment equipment oriented to nowadays HTS satellites and consumer market. Gilat offers a comprehensive line of terminals for all types of users and applications: B2C, B2B, B2O, including mobile terminals and terminals for main channels. Also Gilat provides network management services and projects turn-key implementation, including installation, starting-up and adjustment works, and support.

Operators, enterprises and service providers in 90 countries all over the world use Gilat effective and reliable satellite telecommunication solutions. Satellite HTS networks in Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America are built today on the base of Gilat innovative solutions. Moreover, Gilat holds a leading position in manufacturing antennas and networks for broadband satellite communications in move, for cars, airplanes, trains, yachts, etc.

Gilat has been present in Russian market since 2000. In 2009, a full-fledged subsidiary named OOO Gilat Satellite Networks (Eurasia) with its office in Moscow was opened. The Russian company is staffed by a highly professional team of specialists who sell equipment and complex services for installation, warranty maintenance, technical support and repair of VSAT equipment. For many years Gilat equipment has been actively used by key Russian telecommunications companies. The presence of a full-fledged Russian company allows selling equipment in rubles and providing services for satellite networks turn-key installation and adjustment, network management outsourcing, technical support, equipment repair, and specialists training.

Round Table Sponsors

AMTEL-SVYAZ is one of the leading satellite communications operators in Russia, who provides telecommunication services based on VSAT technologies. 
In 14 years of successful work on the Russian satellite communications market, the company has realized thousands of projects for the government, large and small business, communication operators and social sector.

The company provides full range of communication services:

  • High-speed two-way satellite Internet access, corporate networking, telephony, video, audio and tele conferencing, mobile VSAT, call-centers;
  • Dedicated and reserved satellite communications channels;
  • Collective Internet Access;
  • Marine VSAT services.

The satellite fleet of the company currently covers all territory of Russian Federation: from Kaliningrad and Crimea to Kamchatka and Chukotka.


Advantech Satellite Networks is the world's leading developer and manufacturer of VSAT satellite systems with headquarters in Montreal (Canada) and representative offices around the world. The company's product portfolio includes VSAT routers and terminals, hubs, SCPC modems, including modulators and demodulators.

With the Participation of
ООО «Иридиум Коммьюникешенс»

Iridium Communications LLC is a Russian company licensed to provide Iridium services within Russia. Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next- generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium is replacing its existing constellation by sending 75 Iridium NEXT satellites into space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket over 8 different launches until mid-2018. SpaceX has already successfully launched 40 of Iridium's next-generation satellites. 

FSUE Organization Agat

FSUE Organization Agat was founded in 1973. Today it is a leading economic research institute of the rocket and space industry and a participant of almost all of the national and international space programs, including programs for strategic transformation of rocket and space enterprises. The priority task of the organization is ensuring development and increasing competitiveness of the rocket and space enterprises. FSUE Organization Agat is a key enterprise in the field of forecasting the development of rocket and space technologies and developing of the scientific and methodological basis for target policy planning as well as the feasibility study of the long-term and short-term target programs.

Our customers are State Space Corporation Roscosmos, JSC URSC, JSC RSS, JSC ISS Reshetnev and other leading organizations of the rocket and space industry.

Российские Космические Системы

Russian Space Systems, JSC, (RSS) is one of the global leaders in space systems & equipment industry. For more than 70 years we have designed, developed, tested, supplied and operated space-related on-board and ground equipment and information systems.

RSS products and services for governmental and commercial customers in Russia and throughout the world set new standards in global satellite navigation, security, telecommunications, meteorology, Earth observation and remote space research projects. We have created and keep developing the global navigational satellite system GLONASS. The unrivaled RSS expertise is implemented in the state-of-the-art satellite ground control systems. Our latest technologies ensure the highest level safety for cargo and manned spacecraft launches and flights. Due to our highly-skilled team, exceptional experience and advanced manufacturing capabilities we are one of the leading on-board equipment and intelligent systems suppliers for ISS and the majority of national space programs.

As a Russian space systems and equipment industry integrator we combined the experience and facilities of the industry leaders: Research Institute of Precision Instruments (RIPI, JSC), Scientific, Research, Production Corporation of Measuring Equipment (SPC ME, JSC), State Research Institute Engineering (SRIE, JSC), Special Research Bureau of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (SRB MPEI, JSC), Scientific Production Association “Orion” (SPA Orion, JSC).