DOT logo NAVCEN logo 48th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee

At the Marriott Riverfront Hotel
Savannah, Georgia
15-16 September 2008


Monday, 15 September 2008

08:00 Registration

Session I

09:00 Welcome/ Opening
Karen VanDyke, DOT/RITA, Chair, CGSIC
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09:10 Meeting Overview
CAPT Thiedeman, NAVCEN, Deputy Chair

09:20 U.S. Space-based Position, Navigation and Timing: A Policy Update
Mike Shaw, NCO
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09:40 GPS Wing Update
Mr. Tom Powell, U.S. Air Force, GPS Wing
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10:00 GPS Constellation Status and Performance
LT Joe Rediesel, U.S. Air Force, 2SOPS
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10:15 Break

10:30 Worldwide GNSS Interoperability
Ray Clore, U.S. State Department
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10:50 The Effect of GPS Jamming on Safe Navigation at Sea
Sally Basker, General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom & Ireland
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11:10 U.S. Interference Detection & Mitigation Plan (IDM)
John Merrill, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

11:30 Q/A Panel (Presenters)

12:00 Break for Lunch

Session II

13:15 WAAS and LAAS Program Status
Leo Eldredge, DOT/FAA, GNSS Program Manager
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13:35 GNSS Evolutionary Architecture Study
Leo Eldredge, DOT/FAA, GNSS Program Manager
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13:45 Update on NDGPS Program
Tim Klein, DOT/RITA, NDGPS Program Coordinator
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14:05 NASA GPS Developments
Jim Miller, NASA
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14:25 USDA/DOI GPS Challenge Team Overview
Mike Rasher, Department of Agriculture
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14:45 Break

15:00 National PNT Architecture
Karen Van Dyke, DOT/RITA; Lt Col Patrick Huested, National Security Space Office
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15:30 Q/A Panel (Presenters)

Session III

16:00 Subcommittee Reports

  Report from International Subcommittee
John Wilde, DW International
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  Report from Timing Subcommittee
Dr. Wlodzimierz Lewandowski, BIPM
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  Report from U.S. States and Localities Subcommittee
Rudy Persaud, FHWA

  Report from Surveying, Mapping, and Geosciences Subcommittee
Richard Snay, NGS
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Session IV

17:00 The Significance of Multiple GNSS Systems to End Users
Glen Gibbons, Inside GNSS

17:15 WAAS for Mapping: It Works Where You Work
Eric Gakstatter, GPS World Magazine

17:30 End of Meeting Day

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

08:15 Registration

Morning Concurrent Sessions:

· International Session ·
John Wilde, Chair, ISC

09:00 Introduction
Karen VanDyke, DOT RITA, CGSIC Chair

09:05 U.S. Space-Based PNT International Cooperation
Alice Wong, U.S. State Department
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09:25 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
Maureen Walker, U.S. State Department
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09:45 GLONASS Update
Sergey Revnivykh, PNT Information Navigation Center, The Russian Federation
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10:15 GALILEO Update
Paul Verhoef, Head of Unit, Galileo, European Commission
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10:45 GNSS Systems Interoperability
Francisco Salabert, DDAS/GNSS Policy Office, EUROCONTROL
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11:05 Break

11:15 Australia Country Report
Ian Mallett, CASA
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11:30 The Two Basic Bills for GNSS Utilization in Japan
Hiroshi Nishiguchi, Japan GPS Council
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11:45 Regulation of RTK Services in Denmark
Anna Jensen, on behalf of the Danish Mapping Agency
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12:00 Some GNSS applications in the Czech Republic
Prof. František Vejražka, Czech Technical University
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  Poland Report
ASG-EUPOS NETWORK, Janusz Sledzinski, FRIN
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12:15 Panel Discussion: GNSS Market Access Issues

  • Ed Morris and Paul Verhoef, Working Group B Co-Chairs
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  • Mike Swiek, GPS Industry Council
  • John Pottle, Spirent
  • Javad Ashjaee, Javad
  • TBD (possibly u-Blox)

13:00 Closing Remarks
CGSIC Deputy Chair (International) / ISC Acting Chair - John Wilde

13:05 Session Ends

· U.S. States and Localities Session ·
Rudy Persaud, Federal Highway Administration, Chair

08:30 Introduction
Capt Edwin Thiedeman, NAVCEN, Deputy Chair

08:35 Welcome
Rudy Persaud, USDOT/FHWA, Chair USSLS

08:40 Inland Nationwide Differential GPS (NDGPS) Program Status
Timothy Klein, U.S. DOT/RITA
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09:05 NDGPS Project Status
LCDR Jacob. J. Ramos, NAVCEN
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09:30 How NPS uses GPS to assist in GIS applications and Vegetation Inventories
Karl Brown, DOI/NPS
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09:55 Elements of the Nation Spatial Reference System
Dave Doyle, NOAA/NGS
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10:20 Break

10:35 Detail on techniques, results and lessons learned using GPS/NDGPS
Mike Rasher, USDA
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11:00 Gravity survey campaign and update on Oregon real-time GPS network
Kenneth Bays, Oregon DOT
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11:25 Contributions on GPS data to severe weather forecasting
Seth Gutman, NOAA/ESRL
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11:50 Update on Minnesota GPS program
Richard Morey, Minnesota, DOT
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12:15 Closing Remarks
Deputy Chair, DeLane Meier, North Dakota, DOT

12:30 Session End

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions:

· Timing Session ·
Dr. Wlodzimierz Lewandowski, BIPM, Chair; Co-Chair: Victor Zhang, NIST

14:00 Introduction
Wlodzimierz Lewandowski, BIPM
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14:20 Report from NIST
Victor Zhang, NIST
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14:40 USNO Time Service
Demetrios Matsakis, USNO
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15:00 Timing operations
Wendy Kelley, USNO
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15:10 Progress on time transfer calibration
Ed Powers, USNO

15:20 Break

15:40 Update on the ITU-R WP7A work on the Future of UTC
Tom Bartholomew
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16:00 Time and Navigation Exhibition at the Smithsonian: An Update
Carlene E. Stephens, National Museum of American History
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16:20 Discussion

17:20 Session End

· Surveying, Mapping, and Geosciences Session ·
Chair, Richard Snay, National Geodetic Survey

13:30 Welcome
Dr. Richard Snay, NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey
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13:35 CORS/OPUS: Overview and Status
Giovanni Sella, NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey
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13:50 NGS Support for Real-Time GNSS Positioning
William Henning, NOAA NGS
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14:05 PANEL SESSION: Real-Time GNSS Networks

14:45 Question & Answer Session with Panel of the Speakers

15:30 Break

15:45 Interactive Sessions within Small Discussion Groups

  • Group A: Real-Time Positioning from the Network Operator’s Perspective
  • Group B: Real-Time Positioning from the User’s Perspective
  • Group C: OPUS and other CORS Utilities
  • Group D: Ionospheric & Tropospheric Modeling

17:00 Session End

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