DOT logo NAVCEN logo 61st Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee

At the Institute of Navigation GNSS+ 2021 Conference
Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri
September 20-21, 2021

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Agenda
(Updated August 5, 2021)

All times are in Central Daylight Time (CDT, UTC−5:00)

Monday, September 20, 2021

8:15 a.m. CDT
Registration

Morning Session:

· Timing Subcommittee ·
Chair: Dr. Bijunath Patla, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Deputy Chair: Dr. Lin Yi, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) 
9:00 a.m. CDT
Introduction
Dr. Bijunath Patla, Chair
12:30 p.m.
Session End

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Afternoon Concurrent Sessions:

· International Information Subcommittee ·
Chair: Mr. John Wilde, CEO, SPACEKEYS 
2:00 p.m. CDT
Introduction
Mr. John Wilde, Chair
 
GNSS Ionospheric Effects Mitigation Using the Statistical Learning-Based Method Embedded in the Position Estimation Process
Professor Dr. Renato Filjar, University of Rijeka, Croatia
 
Status of the Korea Positioning System (KPS)
Mr. Taegyu Kim, Senior Deputy Director, Ministry of Science and ICT, Korea
 
An Update on NavIC
G. Ramarao, Satellite Navigation Programme, UR Rao Satellite Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, India
 
NaviLEO: A GNSS receiver for alternate PNT services from LEO to cislunar orbits
Dr. Cyril Botteron, Director, SPACEPNT, Switzerland
5:30
Session End

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· Surveying, Mapping, and Geosciences Subcommittee ·
Chair: Mr. John Galetzka, CORS Branch Chief, NOAA National Geodetic Survey (NGS)
Deputy Chair: Mr. Neil Winn, GIS Specialist, National Park Service (NPS)
2:00 p.m. CDT
Introduction
Mr. John Galetzka, Chair, and Mr. Neil Winn, Deputy Chair
 
Luna SAR (Search and Rescue on the Surface of the Moon)
Mr. Cody Kelly, Deputy for National Affairs and Human Space Flight, Search and Rescue Mission Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
5:30 p.m.
Session End

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

8:00 a.m. CDT
Registration

Morning Plenary Session

· Civil GPS Service Interface Committee ·
Chair: Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director, PNT and Spectrum Management, U.S. Department of Transportation
Deputy Chair: Captain Scott Calhoun, Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN)
9:00 a.m. CDT
Welcome/Opening
Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Chair
9:05
Meeting Overview
Captain Scott Calhoun, Deputy Chair
9:10
Keynote Address
Ms. Juliana Blackwell, Director, NOAA National Geodetic Survey (NGS)
View bio (PDF)
9:30
GPS Program Update
Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), U.S. Space Force
9:50
GPS Constellation Status and Performance
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Schriever, Commander, Second Space Operations Squadron, U.S. Space Force
10:10
U.S. National Space-Based PNT Update
Mr. Stormy Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing
10:30
Break
10:50
Space Policy Directive 7
Mr. Stormy Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing
11:10
GPS International Activities
Mr. Jeffrey Auerbach, Senior GNSS Advisor, Office of Space Affairs, U.S. Department of State
11:30
GNSS to the Moon
Dr. Benjamin Ashman, PNT Policy Lead, Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
11:50
Q/A Panel
Presenters
12:00 p.m.
Lunch

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Afternoon Plenary Session

· Civil GPS Service Interface Committee ·
1:30 p.m. CDT
Subcommittee Reports:
  • Timing Subcommittee
    Dr. Bijunath Patla, Chair
  • International Information Subcommittee
    Mr. John Wilde, Chair
  • Surveying, Mapping, and Geosciences Subcommittee
    Mr. John Galetzka, Chair
2:10
U.S. Department of Transportation Update
Ms. Karen Van Dyke and Dr. Andrew Hansen, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, U.S. Department of Transportation
2:30
Aviation Navigation Programs Update
Ms. Deborah Lawrence, Navigation Programs Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
2:50
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Update
Mr. James Platt, Director, PNT Program Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
3:30
Break
3:50
A Cybersecurity-based Vision for Next Generation Resilient PNT
Mr. Ernest Wong, Technical Manager, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
4:10
User Perspectives
Mr. David Grossman, Executive Director, GPS Innovation Alliance
4:30
User Support Forum
4:50
Q&A Session
Presenters
5:00
Adjourn

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