The fourth edition of the Singapore Space Symposium, which was held on 27 September 2017, saw more than 350 participants in attendance including professionals from the local space industry and space research and development community. Jointly organised by NUS Electrical & Computer Engineering and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the full-day symposium aims to promote R&D activities on satellites, as well as foster collaboration on satellite technologies between public institutions and industries.
Singapore Space Symposium 2017
Panel discussion on “Valley of Death”
Morning session presentation
Professor Chua Kee Chaing, NUS Engineering Dean, delivered the opening address, while Mr Beh Kian Teik, Assistant Managing Director of EDB, presented the key note address. Attendees were treated to insightful presentations by companies such as ST Electronics, THALES Alenia Space, Airbus Defence & Space, DigitalGlobe, as well as by researchers from NUS, NTU, and A*STAR. Among the wide range of topics discussed were the latest trends in space research, satellite technology, quantum technology for secured communication and low-cost sounding rocket launch. Prof Low Kay Soon, Director of Satellite Technology and Research centre (STAR) from NUS Electrical & Computer Engineering shared about the new trends in satellite technology.