DOT logo NAVCEN logo 57th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee

At the Institute of Navigation GNSS+ 2017 Conference
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon
September 25-26, 2017

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Agenda
(Updated August 17, 2017)

Monday, September 25, 2017

Morning Concurrent Sessions:

· Timing Subcommittee ·
Room A105/A106
Chair: Dr. Włodzimierz Lewandowski, Polish Central Office of Measures (GUM)
Co-Chair: Mr. Michael Lombardi, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
9:00 a.m.
Introduction
Dr. Włodzimierz Lewandowski, GUM
9:10
Report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Dr. Stefania Romisch, NIST
9:35
Report from the United States Naval Observatory (USNO)
Mr. Stephen Mitchell, USNO
10:00
Report from the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
Ms. Francine Vannicola, NRL
10:20
Break
10:40
Report from the John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
Ms. Erika Sanchez, APL
11:00
State of the Art GPS Timing Applications
Mr. Said Jackson, Jackson Labs Technologies, Inc.
11:20
Robust GNSS Receivers for Ultra-Precise Time Frequency Transfer
Mr. Mo Kapila, Septentrio, Inc.
11:40
TBD
12:00 p.m.
Traceability and GPS Timing Signals
Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, USNO
12:20
Group Discussion
12:30
Session End

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· U.S. State and Local Government Subcommittee ·
Room A107/A109
Chair: Mr. James Arnold, U.S. Department of Transportation
Co-Chair and Secretary: Joseph White, Maryland State Highway Administration
9:00 a.m.
Introduction
Mr. James Arnold, U.S. Department of Transportation
TBD
Oregon Department of Transportation's Virtual Corridor
Mr. Chris Harris, Engineering Technology Advancement Group, Oregon Department of Transportation
10:20
Break
12:30 p.m.
Session End

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Afternoon Concurrent Sessions:

· International Information Subcommittee ·
Room A105/A106
Chair: Mr. John Wilde, Global Strategic Sales, NAVBLUE
2:00 p.m.
Introduction
Mr. John Wilde, NAVBLUE
2:10
GPS/GNSS Civil Signal Monitoring
Dr. Andrew Hansen, U.S. Department of Transportation
2:30
Quazi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) Update
Mr. Yoshiyuki Murai, NEC Corporation
2:50
Update on Canadian PNT Activities
Mr. Peter Sullivan, Chair PNT Board Canada, Natural Resources Canada
3:10
International Space Weather Initiative (ISWI)
Ms. Sharafat Gadimova, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
3:20
Break
3:40
Review of Dependencies on GNSS for Critical Services and Economic Impact to the UK of Losing GNSS
Mr. Andy Proctor, Innovation Lead, Innovate UK
5:30
Session End

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· Surveying, Mapping, and Geosciences Subcommittee ·
Room A107/A109
Chair: Dr. Kevin Choi, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Geodetic Survey
2:00 p.m.
Introduction
Dr. Kevin Choi, NOAA National Geodetic Survey
2:05
OPUS Projects - Future Plans for Loading GPS Projects to the NGS IDB
Mr. Rick Foote, NOAA National Geodetic Survey
2:35
Oregon Real-time GNSS Network: Critical Infrastructure for Emergency Response
Mr. Randy Oberg, Oregon Department of Transportation
3:00
A New Approach of Latency Error Compensation Using Compact RTK for GPS/GLONASS Signals
Mr. Junseol Song, Seoul National University
3:20
Break
3:40
PNT Product Progress and Space Weather Approaching Solar Minimum
Mr. Robert Steenburgh, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center
4:05
Earthquake Fault Deformation Monitoring Program with Focus on Use of GNSS
Mr. Larry Hothem, United States Geological Survey
4:30
Determination of Tolerable Transmitter EIRP for High Precision GNSS Receivers
Mr. Hadi Wassaf & Mr. Steve Mackey, U.S. Department of Transportation
4:55
Applied Applications for GNSS Reflectometry in Alaska
Mr. Nic Kinsman, NOAA National Geodetic Survey
5:20
Q&A
5:30
Session End

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

8:00 a.m.
Registration

Plenary Session

· Civil GPS Service Interface Committee ·
Room A105/A106
9:00 a.m.
Welcome/Opening
Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director, PNT and Spectrum Management, U.S. Department of Transportation, Chair, CGSIC
9:05
Meeting Overview
Captain Russell E. Holmes, Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center, Deputy Chair
9:10
Keynote Address
Mr. Andre Hentz, Department of Homeland Security, Deputy Under Secretary (Acting) for Science and Technology
9:30
U.S. National Space-Based PNT Update
Mr. Harold Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing
9:50
GPS Program Update
Colonel Steven P. Whitney, Director, U.S. Air Force GPS Directorate
10:10
GPS Constellation Status and Performance
Lieutenant Colonel Choate Wilson, Director of Operations, U.S. Air Force Second Space Operations Squadron
10:30
Break
10:45
GPS International Activities
Mr. Jeffrey M. Auerbach, Senior GNSS Advisor, U.S. Department of State, Office of Space and Advanced Technology
11:10
DHS PNT Update
Mr. James Platt, Director, PNT Program Management Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
11:35
Q/A Panel
12:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:30
Subcommittee Reports:
  • International Information Subcommittee
    Mr. John Wilde, NAVBLUE
  • Timing Subcommittee
    Dr. Włodzimierz Lewandowski, Polish Central Office of Measures
  • U.S. State and Local Government Subcommittee
    Mr. James Arnold, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Surveying, Mapping, and Geosciences Subcommittee
    Dr. Kevin Choi, NOAA, National Geodetic Survey
2:10
FAA Navigation Programs Update
Ms. Deborah Lawrence, Navigation Programs Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
2:30
DOT PNT Update
Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director of PNT and Spectrum Management, U.S. Department of Transportation
2:50
User Support Forum
3:30
Break
3:50
NASA Update on GPS/GNSS Initiatives for Enhanced Space Operations and Science
Ms. Jennifer Donaldson, PNT Policy Advisor, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
4:10
GPS Use in our National Parks
Mr. Andrew Hower, Deputy Chief of Emergency Services, Law Enforcement, Security, and Emergency Services Division, U.S. National Park Service
4:30
Q/A Panel
Presenters
5:30
Adjourn

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