Astronautical Society Of India - Annual General Body Meeting April 5th, 2008

ASTRONAUTICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA

                                                                 March 18, 2008

TECHNICAL MEET FOLLOWED BY

Annual General Body Meeting

April 5th 2008

Venue : Auditorium, ISRO Headquarters

The Annual General Body Meeting (AGBM) of the Astronautical Society of India (ASI) for the year 2007-2008, is scheduled to be held on Thursday, April 5, 2008 at 17.30 hrs at Auditorium, ISRO Headquarters, Bangalore after the Technical meet as given below.

AGENDA

  1. Confirmation of the Proceedings of the Annual General Body Meeting held at DRDL, Hyderabad on 24th January 2006.
  2. Presentation of the Annual Report for the year 2007-2008  covering:

            -         Technical Activities
            -         Accounts

  1. Announcement of the new Executive Committee.
  2. Any other matter

The annual report of the Society will be distributed to the members shortly.  All the members of the Society are requested to make it convenient to attend the Annual General Body Meeting and the technical meet.

INSAT-2E PERFORMANCE AND SATCOM  APPLICATIONS

-AN INDIAN SCENARIO

PROGRAMME

1000-1115                    Invocation

                                        Welcome  Address by Director, SCPO

                                        Inauguration

                                        Inaugural Address by Chairman, ISRO/President ASI

                                        Keynote Address by Dr.K.Kasturirangan

                                        Vote of Thanks by Executive Secretary,ASI

1115-1130                                     TEA

1130-1330                                    Technical Session - I  - INSAT-2E Performance

                                      Chairman :Dr.P.S.Goel

                                       Techhnological Challenges in  INSAT-2E by Shri. V.R.Katti

                                       Bus System Performance by Shri. A.Bhaskaranarayana

                                       Communication Payload Performance by Dr.H.O.Gautham

                                       Met Payload Performance by Shri. A.S.Kiran Kumar

                                       Challenges of INSAT-2E mission by Dr.C.G.Patil

                                       Commercializing INSAT-2E by K.R.Sridharamurthy

1330-1430                  LUNCH

1430-1630                   Technical Session - II

                                       Chairman :Shri.A.Bhaskaranarayan

                                       SATCOM APPLICATIONS

                                      - Tele-education                        Dr.Balveera Reddy

                                      - Telecommunication                  Mr.U.K.Srivatsava

                                     - Broadcast services & DTH         Mr.Vikram Kaushik,

                                     - Met applications                       Mr.Bhatia

                                     - Disaster Management              Dr.K.N.Shankara

                                     - Telemedicine                            Dr.Devi Shetty

1630-1700                   HIGH TEA

 

1700-1745                                      *AGM-ASI

* for ASI members only

1930                                                        DINNER @ GAYATRI VIHAR