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On behalf of the Speakers and Partners of ERC 2021, we cordially invite you to the workshops. Part of the workshops will be held on-site in Kielce, and part online. Participation in the workshops is free of charge.

1) Workshops: Quick Tips & Tricks for Project Management! Key elements  (ENG)

When? Where? Number of participants Lecturer Duration Registration
11.09.2021 at 2pm (CEST) Politechnika Świętokrzyska, Kielce 20 Michał Szwajewski  40–50 minutes Registration form

Thematic scope:
— Documentation: What do I have and what I must provide?
— SOW: What do I need to focus on a proposal?
— What do I have to do?
— Who should do the work?
— How to organize a project time frame? 

Language: English

Information about Lecturer:
Michał Szwajewski started working in the space industry over 10 years ago as a heat transfer engineer at the Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, where he supported the process of designing the first Polish satellite called Lem or BRITE-PL. He then moved to SENER’s newly established aerospace engineering department as an engineer and later as a project manager for such projects as “the space umbilical cord” for the ExoMars 2020 mission and MSGE for the Biomass mission. Today, at Astronika, he actively supports the business development department and the project office. He also manages the Astro-Modules project. 


2) Workshops: Link Budget – Satellite communications  (ENG)

When? Where? Number of participants Lecturer Duration Registration
11.09.2021 at 10:00 am (CEST) Politechnika Świętokrzyska, Kielce 16–20 Mayank  2 to 3 hours  Registration form

About the workshop:
The students will get an introduction to the satellite communication architecture before getting engaged with link budget estimates. There are many tools to start with like spreadsheets and online software. Students would be able to understand concepts like operating frequency, input power, antenna selection, pointing losses, reception, modulation, atmospheric losses as well as the gain and losses in the signal strength due external factors will be explained in detail during link budget calculations. A self-designed link budget tool will be shared with students and they will be able to perform hand calculations for a satellite communication architecture.  

Who can participate in the workshops:
Students with engineering background

Watching this video before workshops will be very helpful to you:  

Hardware and software requirements for workshops: 
Calculator, laptops (spreadsheet tool for hands calculations will be provided be lecturer)  

Language: English

Information about Lecturer:
Mayank is the Founder and Managing Director of the Celestial Space Technologies GmbH and as a Space Engineer, he is responsible for technology and business development. He has more than two years of Industrial experience in Aerospace Domain and previously worked as a communication engineer in TUPEX-7 student satellite project at Technical University Berlin. Mayank has published various technical research papers in multiple engineering fields. He has also delivered guest lectures in ETH Zürich on satellite communication topics. 

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