Presentations from Maps Camp

July 9, 2016

U.S. government officials delivered the following presentations about GPS during the Maps Camp conference held July 9, 2016, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

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Introduction to GPS and U.S. GPS Policy

Jason Kim, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing

This presentation provides an overview of the Global Positioning System, including how it works, its current performance, plans for the future, and how the government manages GPS as a national asset.

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Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC)

Rick Hamilton, U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center

This presentation describes the role of the Coast Guard Navigation Center and the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee in providing GPS user support. It highlights several problem areas, including GPS jammers and mapping errors in GPS devices.

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