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    Title

    International Regulations of Space Communications: Current Issues

    Description

    This session addresses the challenges related to the present international system of frequency allocations and the “reservation” of orbital slots for space communications, and is intended to examine how or whether they are met in the World Conference of International Telecommunications (WCIT) to be convened in December 2012. Papers are invited to examine and deliberate on the wording of the ITU Constitution and Convention and the International Telecommunications Regulations (ITRs), with special regard to registration procedures. Moreover, papers are invited to address specific issues such as the liability for damage and loss caused by the use of satellite based services or new developments in the relevant legislation of regional structures, such as the European Union. Finally, papers could discuss whether the WCIT supports future changes in markets, services and technologies consistent with the requirements of a highly dynamic industry.

    Date

    2013-09-25

    Time

    09:45

    Room

    301A

    IPC members
    • Chairman: Prof. Francis Lyall, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K., United Kingdom;

    • Chairman: Mr. Dennis Burnett, National Security and Export Compliance Consulting, United States;

    • Rapporteur: Dr. Andreas Loukakis, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg ;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    The equitable access to the GEO for developing countries: A pending challenge

    15'

    confirmed

    Prof. Camilo Guzman Gomez

    UNIVERSIDAD SERGIO ARBOLEDA

    Colombia

    2

    Efficient and Equitable Use of Orbit by Satellite Systems: “Paper Satellite” Issue Revisited

    15'

    confirmed

    Prof. Setsuko Aoki

    Keio University

    Japan

    3

    Some Decisions of the WRC-12 related to ‘Paper Satellites’ and Equitable Access to Radio Frequencies and Geostationary Orbital Positions

    15'

    withdrawn

    Prof. Ram S. Jakhu

    McGill University

    Canada

    4

    The ITU Radio Regulations and WRC-15 challenges related to space services

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Yvon HENRI

    ITU

    Switzerland

    5

    International Regulations of Transmissions to Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Active SETI, Radar Astronomy, and the Radio Regulations

    15'

    Prof. Douglas Vakoch

    SETI Institute and California Institute of Integral Studies

    United States

    6

    The ITU's Evolving Regulatory Role for Space Debris 'Rules of the Road': Implications for Space Communications Regulation

    15'

    confirmed

    Prof. Larry Martinez

    International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

    United States

    7

    The current challenges of liability for loss of satellite-based services

    15'

    confirmed

    Prof. Lesley Jane Smith

    Leuphana University of Lüneburg/Weber-Steinhaus & Smith

    Germany

    8

    “ Product liability ramifications for erroneous GNSS signals: An alternative approach is possible?”

    15'

    confirmed

    Mr. Andreas Loukakis

    Luxembourg

    9

    ITU Instruments under the Perspective of General International Law

    15'

    confirmed

    Prof. Mahulena Hofmann

    University of Luxembourg

    Luxembourg