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ESA workshop on VDES – 16. January 2018 in Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

ESA workshop on VDES – 16. January 2018 in Noordwijk (The Netherlands)


The one day workshop will focus on the Maritime VHF Data Exchange System (VDES) – Development Status, Opportunities and Challenges, Applications Perspectives. It will consist of four panel sessions on the following subjects:

Session 1: Current Status VDES Technology Developments and Standards

Session 2: Future VDES Frequency Allocations, Opportunities and Challenges

Session 3: VDES Applications and Utilisation Perspectives

Session 4: VDES Concept Verifications and Trials

Date: Tuesday 16 January 2018
Location: Newton Auditorium located in ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, the Netherlands

Workshop website including registration:

The link provides the workshop website which also includes registration information.

The registration for the workshop is free of charge but mandatory in order to access the site.

The online registration will be closed 5 days prior to the event.

The website will get updated with the names of the panellists in the coming days.

However, the tentative agenda and start/end time will be respected as already announced on the webpage.

If you have any further questions or comment, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Nader Alagha (contact details see below)

Contact details:

Dr Nader Alagha,
Senior Telecommunications Systems Engineer
European Space Agency, Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC)
Keplerlaan 1
2201 AZ Noordwijk ZH
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 71 565 8285
Fax:+31 71 565 4596
email: Nader (dot) Alagha (at) esa (dot) int