Group photo of the Board members
Eighth Meeting
June 9-10, 2011

Sheraton Crystal City Hotel -- Crystal V & VI
Metro Blue/Yellow Line to Crystal City
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia 22202

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Thursday, June 9, 2011
9:00 - 9:10 BOARD CONVENES
Call to Order
Mr. James Miller, PNT Advisory Board Executive Director, NASA
9:10 - 9:30 Introductions, Announcements, & Agenda
Goals for the 8th Meeting -- What We Want to Accomplish
Dr. James Schlesinger, Chair
Dr. Bradford Parkinson, Vice-Chair
9:30 - 9:50 Update from PNT Executive Committee
Taskings & Expectations for PNT Advisory Board
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Mr. Tony Russo, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT
9:50 - 10:15 GPS Constellation Update & Modernization Plans
Planning to Meet Current & Future Requirements
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Col. Harold "Stormy" Martin, PNT Chief, Air Force Space Command
10:15 - 10:30 U.S. National Space Policy Developments
White House Perspective on Future PNT Policy Activities
Mr. Chirag Parikh, Director, Space Policy, National Security Council
10:30 - 10:45 Welcoming Remarks from the NASA Administrator Mr. Charles Bolden, NASA Administrator
10:45 - 11:00 BREAK and Group Photo
11:00 - 11:25 National PNT Architecture Implementation Plan
Progress & Plans for Building Synergies
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Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Acting Director, PNT, DOT - Research & Innovative Tech. Admin.
11:25 - 11:50 U.S. Interference Detection & Mitigation Plan
Patriot Watch & Critical Infrastructure Protection
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Mr. Michael Bergman, PNT Programs, Department of Homeland Security
11:50 - 12:00 Announcements & Morning Discussion "Wrap-Up" All PNT Advisory Board Members
12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH
Panel Discussion - LightSquared Compatibility with GPS
1:00 - 1:20 Initial Results of National PNT Engineering Forum (NPEF) Testing & Analysis of LightSquared Effects on GPS
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Mr. Deane Bunce, NPEF Co-Chair, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
1:20 - 1:40 Initial Results of RTCA Testing & Analysis of LightSquared Effects on GPS
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Mr. Robert Frazier, Spectrum Planning and International Office, FAA
1:40 - 2:00 GPS Industry Perspective on LightSquared Plans Mr. Jim Kirkland, Vice President and General Counsel, Trimble Navigation
2:00 - 2:20 LightSquared Plans, Strategies, & Next Steps to Provide Services that Co-Exist with GPS
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Mr. Jeff Carlisle, Exec. VP for Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy, LightSquared
2:20 - 3:00 Panel Discussion – All Speakers Open Mic for Q&A All PNT Advisory Board Members
3:00 - 3:15 BREAK
3:15 - 3:35 U.S. International Initiatives and Opportunities
Latest Bilateral & Multilateral Developments
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Mr. Ray Clore, Senior Advisor, Advanced Technologies, Department of State
3:35 - 4:10 International Member Regional Updates (at member's discretion)
4:10 - 4:30 Ny Alesund: Norway's High Arctic Contribution to the Advancement of Global Positioning, Navigation & Timing
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Mr. Per Erik Opseth, Director of the Geodetic Institute, Norwegian Mapping Authority
4:30 - 4:50 GRASP: Spaceborne Co-location and Cross Calibration for Improved GNSS Interoperability
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Dr. Yoaz Bar-Sever, GPS Project Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4:50 - 5:00 Afternoon "Wrap-Up" Discussion
What else should be examined on June 10?
All PNT Advisory Board Members
Friday, June 10, 2011
9:00 - 9:05 BOARD CONVENES
Call to Order
Mr. James Miller, PNT Advisory Board Executive Director, NASA
9:05 - 9:15 Announcements & Agenda
Thoughts from June 9 discussions
Dr. James Schlesinger, Chair
Dr. Bradford Parkinson, Vice-Chair
9:15 - 10:15 Working Group/Panel Lead 20 Minute Plan Updates
  • GPS Interference Detection & Mitigation, Dr. Parkinson (or designee)
  • GPS Sustainment, Availability, & Affordability, Dr. Hermann (or designee)
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  • GPS International Cooperation & Coordination, Mr. Trimble (or designee)
10:15 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 12:00 PNT Advisory Board Member "Round Table" Discussion
Feedback, Strategy & Prioritization to Complete Taskings
  • Non-ICD Compliant Civil/Commercial Receivers: Evaluate the implications of user non-compliance with GPS Interface Control Document (ICD) specifications and potential solutions.
  • PNT Architecture Assessment: Perform an independent assessment of the way ahead for the National PNT Architecture Implementation Plan.
  • GPS Commercial Outage Impact Assessment: Using scenarios and available data, conduct an assessment of the impact to U.S. commercial infrastructure of GPS. Evaluate specific role(s) of space-based PNT in the operation of civil/commercial cyber networks.
  • Advisory Board Technical Subcommittee: Establish an Advisory Board subcommittee capable of evaluation and timely feedback on emerging technical issues.
All PNT Advisory Board Members
12:00 - 1:00 WORKING LUNCH

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