Advisory Board members seated at conference table and receiving a presentation
Thirteenth Meeting
June 3-4, 2014

The Omni Shoreham Hotel, Empire Ballroom
2500 Calvert St NW (at Connecticut Ave.)
Washington, DC 20008
Metro: Red Line to Woodley Park/Zoo Station

Agenda

Jump to session: Jun 3 | Jun 4

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

8:30 - 8:40
BOARD CONVENES
Call to Order & Announcements
Mr. James J. Miller, PNT Advisory Board Executive Director, NASA Headquarters
8:40 - 9:10
Opening Remarks & Introductions
Remembrance of our PNT Board Chair, Dr. James R. Schlesinger
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Dr. Bradford Parkinson, (Acting Chair)
Mr. Marty Faga & Gov Jim Geringer --
(other members at their discretion)
9:10 - 10:00
Brief Overview: PNT Board Work Plan & Objectives
Dr. Bradford Parkinson & WG Team Leads:
 
Working Group 1: Assured Availability
 
  • Protect the Clear and Truthful Reception
Ms. Ciganer & Mr. Hatch
 
  • Toughen User's Receivers
Dr. Betz & Dr. Enge
 
  • Augment or substitute PNT sources
Mr. Higgins & Mr. McGurn
 
Working Group 2: Affordability of PNT
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Admiral Allen & Dr. Axelrad
 
Working Group 3: Economic Value of PNT
 
Gov Geringer
10:00 - 10:30
GPS Modernization Activities & Program Plans
System, Signals, and Emerging Services
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Lt. Col. Brian Bailey, GPS Deputy Chief Engineer, GPS Directorate, U.S. Air Force
10:30 - 10:45
BREAK
10:45 - 11:00
Update from National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT
Proposed GPS Economic Assessment Follow On Activities
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Mr. Jason Kim, Senior Advisor, National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT
11:00 - 11:20
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) GPS/PNT Update
CNAV Activation and Civil Signal Monitoring Plans
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Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director for PNT, DOT OST Research and Technology
11:20 - 11:40
United States GNSS International Engagement
Highlights of Bi-laterals and the Multi-Lateral UN ICG
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Mr. Kenneth Hodgkins, Director, Office of Space & Advanced Technology, State Department
11:40 - 12:00
GLONASS & Multi-GNSS in the Intl GNSS Service (IGS)
The Lessons to be Learned from Service Disruptions
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Dr. Gerhard Beutler, PNT Board Member, Astronomical Institute, University of Bern
12:00 - 1:00
LUNCH
1:00 - 1:30
Strategies for Limiting Civil Interference Effects
...And Why Civil Receivers Need to Have Jamming Meters
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Mr. Logan Scott, Founder, Logan Scott Communications
1:30 - 2:00
A Proposed European (CEPT) Regulation for RNSS Spectrum
Addressing Pseudolites & Indoor Messaging System (IMES)
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Dr. Kurt Zimmerman & Mr. Michael Swiek, GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA)
2:00 - 2:30
New Technology for PNT Resilience
Conquering Hostile Operating Environments
View PDF (7 MB)
Mr. Nunzio Gambale, CEO, Locata
2:30 - 2:50
Progress Toward Resilient PNT
Good News and Bad News
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Mr. Dana A. Goward, President & Executive Director, RNT Foundation
2:50 - 3:10
Alternative Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (APNT) Update
Aviation Solutions for Challenging Scenarios
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Ms. Deborah Lawrence, Program Manager for Navigation, Federal Aviation Administration
3:10 - 3:30
Latest on Global eLORAN Infrastructure Evolution
GNSS Back Up and Then Some...
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Mr. Mitch Narins, Chief Systems Engineer for Navigation, Federal Aviation Administration
3:30 - 3:45
BREAK
3:45 - 4:00
Implementing GPS/GNSS Tsunami Warning Systems
Saving Lives, Infrastructure & Big Bucks Through Proactive Alerts
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Dr. Craig Dobson, Program Scientist, Science Mission Directorate (SMD), NASA Headquarters
4:00 - 4:15
GPS/GNSS Search and Rescue (SAR) U.S. & Intl. Developments
Emerging Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) SAR Applications
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Dr. Lisa Mazzuca, Search & Rescue Mission Manager, NASA
4:15 - 4:30
Demonstrating the Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSAC)
Potential Value & Performance Upgrades for Space Platforms
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Dr. Todd Ely, Principal Investigator, DSAC, JPL/NASA
4:30
ADJOURNMENT

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

9:00 - 9:05
BOARD CONVENES
Call to Order
Mr. James J. Miller, PNT Advisory Board Executive Director, NASA Headquarters
9:05 - 9:15
Announcements & Agenda
Quick Thoughts and Guidance from June 3 Presentations/Discussions
Dr. Bradford Parkinson, (Acting Chair)
Mr. Marty Faga & Gov Jim Geringer
9:15 - 9:45
Protecting U.S. Critical Infrastructure from PNT Disruptions
Sector Prioritizations & Focus -- Electric, Power, Telecom & more
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Ms. Sarah Mahmood, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology
9:45 - 10:45
International Member Regional Updates & Perspectives (at member's discretion)
10:45 - 11:00
BREAK
11:00 - 12:00
PNT Board WG Recommendation Development
Dr. Bradford Parkinson & WG Team Leads:
 
Working Group 1: Assured Availability
 
  • Protect the Clear and Truthful Reception
    • 1.1 Spectrum Allocation Assurance (Spectrum Sub)
Ms. Ciganer & Mr. Hatch
 
  • Toughen User's Receivers
    • 1.2 All GNSS Signal Receivers (International Sub)
Dr. Betz & Dr. Enge
 
  • Augment or substitute PNT sources
    • 1.3 Non-GPS PNT (International Sub)
Mr. Higgins & Mr. McGurn
 
Working Group 2: Affordability of PNT
Admiral Allen & Dr. Axelrad
 
Working Group 3: Economic Value of PNT
 
  • 3.1 Spectrum Denial -- Economic Impact (Spectrum Sub)
Gov Geringer
12:00 - 1:00
WORKING LUNCH
1:00
ADJOURNMENT