Conference room 17th Meeting
May 18-19, 2016

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Woodrow Wilson Ballroom A
201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

9:00 - 9:05
Call to Order & Announcements
Mr. James J. Miller, Executive Director, PNT Advisory Board, NASA Headquarters
9:05 - 9:15
Introduction of 17th Meeting Focus: GPS "Threats & Opportunities"
Mr. John Stenbit, Chair
9:15 - 9:45
GPS Spoofing & Jamming: Uncovering Vulnerability Truths & Myths
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Dr. Brad Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair
9:45 - 10:00
Welcome Remarks on behalf of PNT Executive Committee (EXCOM)
Dr. Dava Newman, Deputy Administrator, NASA
10:00 - 10:10
Recent PNT EXCOM Topics
National Coordination Office (NCO) Policy Perspective
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Mr. Harold "Stormy" Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT
10:10 - 10:35
Global Positioning System (GPS) Status & Modernization Progress
Current & Emerging Services
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Lt Col Andrew Zinn, Chief, GPS Plans and Requirements, GPS Directorate, U.S. Air Force
10:35 - 10:50
Update on GPS Space Service Volume (SSV) for Space Ops & Science
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Mr. Joel Parker, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
10:50 - 11:10
PNT Board Recommended Criteria for Spectrum Assessments
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Dr. Brad Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair
11:10 - 11:35
GPS Adjacent Band Compatibility (ABC) Assessment
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Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director for PNT, DOT OST
11:35 - 12:00
Presentation of Roberson and Associates Testing Results
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Dr. Ken Zdunek, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Roberson and Associates
12:00 - 1:00
LUNCHSpecial Government Employees (SGE) Annual Ethics Review
1:00 - 1:20
U.S. International Engagements & Partnerships
Bilateral & Multilateral Collaboration
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Mr. Ken Hodgkins, Director, Office of Space and Advanced Technology, U.S. Department of State
1:20 - 1:45
Activity Overview of Emerging PNT Services & Capabilities
United Kingdom Government Perspective
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Mr. Andy Proctor, Chair, UK Government PNT Group and UK Delegate to ESA Navigation Board
1:45 - 2:10
International GNSS Service (IGS) Orbit Dynamics, Modeling, & Timing
IGS Advances & Future Applications
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Dr. Marek Ziebart, Professor of Space Geodesy, University College of London
2:10 - 2:35
Networks for Robust Civil Signal Performance Monitoring & RFI Detection
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Dr. Yoaz Bar-Sever, Program Manager, Global Differential GPS (GDGPS), NASA JPL
2:35 - 2:50
2:50 - 3:15
Satellite Time and Location (STL): Development and Testing of an Iridium Based Position Navigation and Time Capability
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Dr. Gregory Gutt, Chief Technology Officer, Satelles
3:15 - 3:40
Techniques for Radio Frequency Spectrum Mapping from Space
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Mr. Russ Matijevich, Vice-President, ‎HawkEye 360
3:40 - 4:05
Emerging Microsystem Technologies for Autonomous PNT
Advances from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
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Dr. Robert Lutwak, Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office, DARPA
4:05 - 4:30
The Use of GPS for Vehicle Control Applications
Integrating Techniques for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
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Dr. David M. Bevly, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University
4:30 - 5:00
GPS Timing Challenges and Robustness Needs for Critical Infrastructures:
Examples from Telecom, Broadcast and Power Distribution Industries
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Mr. Magnus Danielson, Senior System Architect, Net Insight AB & Alison Silverstein, PM, North American Synchrophasor Initiative

Thursday, May 19, 2016

9:00 - 9:05
Call to Order
Mr. James J. Miller, PNT Advisory Board Executive Director, NASA HQ
9:05 - 9:30
Announcements & Agenda
Quick Thoughts & Member Feedback from May 18 Deliberations
Mr. John Stenbit, Chair; Dr. Bradford Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair; Gov Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice-Chair
Representative PNT Board Member Updates & Perspectives
9:30 - 9:55
  • CEPT ECC Recommendation that Authorizes Commercial GNSS Pseudolite Operations Indoors in the RNSS Band in Europe
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Ms. Ann Ciganer, Mr. Mike Swiek, & Dr. Kurt Zimmerman, GPS Innovation Alliance
9:55 - 10:20
  • Multi-GNSS Monitoring by International GNSS Service (IGS) and International Committee on GNSS (ICG)
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Dr. Gerhard Beutler, International Association of Geodesy
10:20 - 11:00
  • Representative Concise "Snippets" at Member's Discretion:
    • Mr. Arve Dimmen, Norwegian Coastal Administration
    • Mr. Dana Goward, Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation
    • Mr. Matt Higgins, International GNSS Society
    • Dr. Refaat Rashad, Arab Institute of Navigation
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    • Dr. Sergio Camacho-Lara, U.N. Center of Science and Space Technology
11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 12:00
PNT Board Member Roundtable Discussion
Prepare Recommendations for June 23, 2016, PNT Executive Committee
All PNT Board Members
12:00 - 1:00
LUNCH - Working

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