18 October 2017. One of IULI’s academic staff, Epri Pratiwi, was selected to be a participant in the seminar on Small Multi-Mission Satellite Technology and its Application for Developing Countries in 2017 in Wuhan, China, from 28 September – 13 October 2017. This program was sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, and organized by the Wuhan Research Institute of Post and Telecommunications – Communication Training Base of Asia-Pacific Telecom Union (WRI). Wuhan is one of the largest cities in central China, and is an important town with regard to its science and technology, education, industry and commerce, especially in such fields as iron and steel, automobiles, petro-chemistry and high technology.
This seminar involved middle and high-level officials from 9 countries, Indonesia, Ukraine, Iraq, Iraq, Venezuela, Laos, Republic of Dominica, Cuba, and Ethiopia, who serve national telecommunication infrastructure or are devoted to formulating and researching on national research in satellites. These included officials from the Ministries of Telecommunication, the Ministries of Communication, the Space Agencies, and universities.
During the seminar, trainees from many countries made service communications and received training in Shenzhen and Shanghai for two weeks. This seminar focused on LTE Solutions, navigation satellite systems and their application, technical visits to Nanosatellite Spacelab, the Spacety Company, and cultural trips. This seminar was a great success. Trainee representatives from many countries expressed thanks to the Chinese government, the Ministry of Commerce, and WRI, and, praised the seminar, which promoted cooperation between countries.