Conference room Sixteenth Meeting
October 30-31, 2015

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Center Green Conference Center (CG1)
3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder, Colorado 80301

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Friday, October 30, 2015

9:00 - 9:05
Call to Order & Announcements
Mr. James J. Miller, Executive Director, PNT Advisory Board, NASA Headquarters
9:05 - 9:20
Welcome Members to the 16th Meeting!
New Chair, 2nd Vice-Chair, & Members for 2015-2017 Charter Period
Mr. Badri Younes, Deputy Associate Administrator, Space Communications & Navigation, NASA Headquarters
9:20 - 9:50
Opening Remarks & Introduction of Issue Areas
Outcome from Sep. 3 PNT Executive Committee (EXCOM) & Current Objectives
Mr. John Stenbit, Chair; Dr. Bradford Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair; Gov Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice-Chair
9:50 - 10:10
PNT National Coordination Office (NCO) Policy Update
PNT EXCOM Focus Areas
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Mr. Harold "Stormy" Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT
10:10 - 10:40
Global Positioning System (GPS) Status & Modernization Progress
Service, Satellites, Control Segment, and Military User Equipment
· GPS 2F-11 - Launch: 10:17 a.m. MDT (1617 GMT)
Col. Shawn Brennan, GPS Transition Director, GPS Directorate, U.S. Air Force
10:40 - 11:10
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Civil GPS/PNT Update
GPS Adjacent Band Compatibility, NDGPS, & Complementary PNT (CPNT)
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Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director for PNT, DOT Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology
11:10 - 11:30
Update on GPS Modernization for Space Operations & Science Missions
Ensuring a Robust Space Service Volume (SSV) to Maximize Societal Benefits
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Mr. Frank Bauer, FBauer Aerospace Consulting
11:30 - 12:00
The Economic Impact of GPS
Furthering the Analysis
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Dr. Irving Leveson, Founder, Leveson Consulting
12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:30
GPS Interference Detection & Geolocation Technology
Identify & Detect as First Steps towards Mitigation
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Mr. Joe Rolli, Business Development Manager for Space and Intelligence Systems, Harris Corp.
1:30 - 2:00
Resilient PNT - An Outsider's View
Some Key Developments from Across the Pond
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Prof. David Last, Strategic Adviser, Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland
2:00 - 2:30
TimeLoc: A New Ultra-Precise Synchronization Technology
Results from World-First Urban Trials in Washington DC
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Mr. Nunzio Gambale, Chief Executive Officer, Locata & Dr. Jimmy LaMance, Locata Engineer
2:30 - 3:00
Multi-constellation Air and Sea Navigation
Advanced Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (ARAIM)
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Dr. Per Enge, Stanford University, PNT Board
3:00 - 3:15
3:15 - 3:30
Introduction of Youth for GNSS (YGNSS)
Results from the Space Generation Congress (SGC)
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Mr. Juan Duran, Co-Lead of Youth for GNSS, Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)
3:30 - 4:00
Reflections on the Ten Year Anniversary – Lessons Learned
Perspective from an Previous PNT National Coordination Office (NCO) Director
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Mr. Tony Russo, Chief Engineer, Space Communications & Navigation, NASA HQ
4:00 - 5:00
PNT Board Member Roundtable Observations & Afternoon Recap
All PNT Board Members

Saturday, October 31, 2015

9:00 - 9:05
Call to Order
Mr. James J. Miller, PNT Advisory Board Executive Director, NASA Headquarters
9:05 - 9:30
Announcements & Agenda
Quick Thoughts & Member Feedback from October 30 Deliberations
Mr. John Stenbit, Chair; Dr. Bradford Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair; Gov Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice-Chair
9:30 - 11:00
Representative PNT Board Member Updates & Perspectives (at member's discretion)
  • Mr. Matt Higgins, International GNSS Society, Australia
  • Dr. Refaat Rashad, Arab Institute of Navigation, Egypt
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  • Dr. Sergio Camacho-Lara, UN Center of Science and Space Technology, Mexico
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  • Mr. Arve Dimmen, Norwegian Coastal Administration, Norway
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  • Dr. Gerhard Beutler, International Association of Geodesy, Switzerland
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  • Ms. Ann Ciganer, GPS Innovation Alliance, United States
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  • Mr. Dana Goward, Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation, United States
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11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 12:00
PNT Board Member Roundtable Observations & Morning Recap
All PNT Board Members
12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:30
Overcoming Obstacles in Creating a Harmonious Multi-GNSS World
Making the Most out of Bilaterals & International Committee on GNSS (ICG)
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Mr. Dave Turner, Deputy Director, Office of Space & Advanced Technology, U.S. Department of State
1:30 - 1:55
International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG)
The Way Forward to Provide Positioning, Navigation and Timing Globally
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Ms. Sharafat Gadimova, Executive Secretariat, ICG, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs
1:55 - 2:20
International Update from Canada
Technology Implementation & Governance
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Ms. Jina MacEachern, Head, GNSS Coordination Office, Industry Canada / Government of Canada
2:20 - 2:45
International Update from Australia
Australian Government PNT Activities
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Dr. Grant Hausler, Coordinator, National Positioning Infrastructure, Geoscience Australia
2:45 - 3:15
Benefits of Using Multi-GNSS for Mobile/Cellular Platforms
Pros & Cons of Performance to the User and Market Access
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Mr. Greg Turetzky, Director of Strategic Business Development, Intel
3:15 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:00
European Union Activities on GNSS Spectrum Protection
Protect, Toughen, Augment (PTA) Initiatives
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Mr. Pieter De Smet, Senior Policy Officer, European Commission
4:00 - 4:30
On the Challenge to PNT from the Perspective of Global Common Security
Addressing Mutual Interests
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Professor WU Haitao, Academy of Opto-Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
4:30 - 5:00
PNT Board Member Roundtable Observations & Afternoon Recap
Work Plan, Schedule & Organizational Structure for 2015-2017 Charter Period
All PNT Board Members

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