3 March 2021 10am – 12.30pm Meeting Online

PLEASE NOTE: This event is open to members of either techUK or UKspace. To register for this event, please select the Book Now button and log/register through the techUK booking system.

The joint techUK/UKspace Satellite Telecommunications Committee meets quarterly to consider matters related to satellite telecoms from research and development, including the European ARTES programme, to services and applications including the provision and marketing of satellite broadband, satellite IOT, and broadcasting infrastructure and services both in the UK and overseas.

The Committees work together with the techUK Communications and Policy Council especially on spectrum issues. techUK members may also like to consider joining the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.

Agenda V2

10:00 – 10:05

Adoption of agenda /  

MoM (Dec2 2021 STC) 

KS / All 

10:05 – 10:15 SGP update

Joanne Wheeler (Alden Legal)

10:15 – 10:30 

10:30 – 10:50 

Satellite & 5G 

ESOA Standards WG Presentation 

Nicolas Chuberre (TAS) 

Simon Watts (ESOA / Avanti) 

10:50 – 11:00 

Update from ESOA 

Aarti Holla (ESOA SG) 

11:00 – 11:10 

Update from UKSpace 

Penelope Utting (UKspace) 


11:10 – 11:20 

Update re techUK 

Sophie James (techUK)

11:20 – 11:30 

Update re Spectrum Policy Forum 

Jo O’Riordan (SPF / techUK) 

11:30 – 11:45 

EU Horizon Europe Update 

Catherine Holt (UKRI / Innovate UK) 

11.45 – 12:05 

Implications of EU / UK – Trade & Cooperation Agreement 

John Worthy (Fieldfisher) 

12:05 – 12:15 



12:15 -  12:20 

AoB, Date of next meeting for 2021, and close  


KS Notes:  

  1. The above V1 draft agenda (and time slots for speakers) is semi-final.  
  2. Items / Speakers shown in italics to be confirmed 

If you have any questions, please get in touch with the team below. 

Sophie James

Sophie James

Programme Manager, Communications Infrastructure and Services, techUK

Julia Ofori-Addo

Julia Ofori-Addo

Programme Assistant, BSG, Central Government, Financial Services Team, Comms Infrastructure, techUK