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ITP Insight Visit: Inmarsat HQ

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Event Description

Join us for a very special visit to Inmarsat Headquarters!

The visit will begin with a video tour of the control room and the visitor centre followed by presentations on Inmarsat and Global Government.

Members will be able to utilise VR technology to view Inmarsat's satellite constellation.

There will also be technical staff present during the visit to answer any guest questions.

After the visit , there will be an opportunity to network over lunch (attendees will need to pay for lunch)


10:00 - Video tour of Control room

11:00 - Presentations from:

  • Mark Dickinson, VP Space Segment, Viasat 'Launch Vehicle Telemetry Relay over SATCOM’

  • Marton Kiss-Toth, Senior System Engineer, ACT, Advanced Concepts and Technology

12:00 - Networking Lunch

13:00 - Event close

Marton Kiss -Toth

I am a senior systems engineer working within the Advanced Concepts and Technologies team in Viasat. I am leading the development and deployment of Viasat’s new Launch Vehicle Telemetry relay over SAT ...

Mark Dickinson

Mark, obtained a PhD in High Energy Astrophysics from the University of Durham, before joining Inmarsat in 2000. Between 2009 and 2017 Mark was the Head of Satellite Operations, responsible for Inmars ...

About Inmarsat

Inmarsat are a world-leading, innovation-led satellite communications company keeping people, industries and governments connected and safe since 1979.

Relied on for over 40 years,their world-leading satellite networks touch every aspect of life, all over the planet, to keep communities, companies and countries connected when it matters most – even during the most turbulent times.

Inmarsat was set up in 1979 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to develop a satellite communications network for protecting lives at sea and we are deeply proud of our safety heritage.

They were the first satellite operator to meet the stringent requirements of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for global safety communications.

Every day their maritime safety services protect the lives of 1.6 million seafarers and our aviation safety services ensure millions of people can fly safely. Through partnerships with disaster response agencies such as Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF),they are also able to play their part in helping to protect millions of people on land too.

Connected world

Today, they have the world’s most advanced and resilient mobile connectivity infrastructure to ensure that their satellite services are not only saving lives but also providing a connectivity lifeline in the most remote and challenging locations.

They serve aviation, maritime, government and enterprise markets with an unparalleled portfolio of services and solutions. Customers range from airlines and shipping fleet operators to the military and aid agencies, and a host of commercial enterprises, from mining and logistics to agriculture. What they all share in common is the need for highly reliable connectivity, no matter where they are.

Inmarsat work closely with their global network of technology, manufacturing, resale and wholesale partners. Together they continually innovate; developing and delivering the solutions and services that are shaping the future, transforming industries and enabling a truly global digital society.