We are happy to announce that Ms. Seema Jhingan has been appointed as the Advisor on the Advisory Board of the Satcom Industry Association (https://www.sia-india.com/about-us/advisory-board.html). Ms. Jhingan represents several international satellite companies and has substantial expertise in collaborative alliances and joint ventures especially in telecommunications, satellites and information technology, foreign satellite coordination, technology license arrangements, slot coordination, foreign direct investment by satellite operators etc.

The Satcom Industry Association (SIA-India, www.sia-india.co), is a non-profit association created for the purpose of representing the unified voice of communication satellite eco system in India including satellite operators, manufacturers and users. SIA-India carries the industry's voice to the government, regulators, policymakers and standardisation bodies. SIA-India collaborates with the government bodies (Department of Space, IN-SPACE, relevant ministries) and industry and provides effective solutions for decision makers and other stakeholders (satellite operators, manufacturers, start-ups, institutions and users).

We are also pleased to inform that SIA-India is organising a Space Conference on "New Emerging Trends-Post Reform Era"  on August 4th and 5th, 2021. With this conference, SIA-India hopes to create a constructive platform for all the stakeholders of this growing Indian space industry, with the active support of the Department of Space/ISRO. The conference will have distinguished speakers from the DoT, DOS, NSIL, Antrix and Department of  ISRO and the industry to discuss important aspects of the space sector.

Ms. Seema Jhingan will be speaking on the Regulatory Challenges for Private Participation in Satellite Communication on August 5th, 2021 at 17:50 hrs.

The programme details along with the brochure of the Space Conference is available at the link https://bit.ly/3hOLutY. We request you to register in advance for the conference and we look forward to your participation.