Col Gleckel at podium before the board 20th Meeting
November 15-16, 2017

Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach, Peninsula/Pacific Ballrooms,
300 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

9:00 - 9:05
Call to Order & Announcements
Mr. James J. Miller, Executive Director, PNT Advisory Board, NASA Headquarters
9:05 - 9:30
20th PNT Board Focus & Priorities
Sustaining GPS as a Worldwide Utility — Protect, Toughen, Augment
Mr. John Stenbit, Chair; Dr. Bradford Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair; Gov Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice-Chair
9:30 - 10:05
Global Positioning System Status & Modernization Milestones
GPS III Satellite Vehicle and OCX Progress & Plans
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Col Gerard "Gerry" Gleckel, Deputy Director, GPS Directorate (GPS-D), Space & Missile Systems Center
10:05 - 10:30
Timing Criticality & Note on "GPS Week-Roll-Over"
New Developments, Lessons Learned, and Receiver Preparation
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Mr. Edward Powers, Division Chief, GPS Operations, United States Naval Observatory (USNO)
10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:40
Unique Societal Benefits Enabled by GNSS Services:
Dr. Angelyn Moore, Scientist, JPL/Caltech
  • GNSS Radio Occultation Applications for Weather Forecasting
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Dr. Panagiotis Vergados, Scientist, JPL/Caltech
Dr. Stephen Lowe, Technologist, JPL/Caltech
11:40 - 12:00
U.S. International Engagement — Concise Update
Bilateral Partnerships & 12th International Committee on GNSS (ICG)
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Mr. Jeffrey Auerbach, GNSS Advisor, Office of Space and Advanced Technology, U.S. Department of State
12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:25
Economic Impact to the UK of Losing GNSS Services
Findings from UK's Innovation and Space Agencies and Royal Institute of Navigation
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Mr. Andy Proctor, Lead, Satellite Navigation and PNT UK Delegate to ESA Board of Navigation
1:25 - 1:50
GNSS Protection Overview 2017
Overcoming Barriers to the Adoption of Military Technology in the Commercial Mass Market
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Mr. Michael Jones, Senior Consultant & Capability Lead, Roke, United Kingdom
1:50 - 2:15
Protecting U.S. Critical GPS Infrastructure — Concise Update
Department of Homeland Security Infrastructure Protection Initiatives
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Mr. James (Jim) Platt, Director, PNT Office, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
2:15 - 2:30
PNT Policy Update
National Coordination Office (NCO) Perspective
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Mr. Harold Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT
2:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 6:00
Spectrum Session: Recused members excused from discussion
2:45 - 3:00
Dr. Bradford Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair; Gov Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice-Chair
3:00 - 3:45
  • Ligado Network's Mobile Terrestrial Services Plan & the Protection of GNSS Services
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Ms. Valerie Green, Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Ligado Networks
3:45 - 4:10
  • Regulatory Considerations for GPS Adjacent Band Terrestrial Services
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Mr. Brian Ramsay, Principal Engineer, MITRE
4:10 - 4:40
  • National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network Results & Implications with Regards to National Infrastructure
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Mr. Logan Scott, Logan Scott Consulting
4:40 - 5:05
  • U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Civil GPS/PNT Update
    GPS Adjacent Band Compatibility (ABC) Assessment
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Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director, PNT Programs, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
5:05 - 5:30
  • U.S. Air Force Independent Assessment on GPS ABC Assessment
    Objectives & Schedule for public release of Interagency GAP Analysis
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Capt Robyn Anderson, GPS Spectrum Management, GPS-D, Space & Missile Systems Center
5:30 - 6:00
  • Bringing it all Together
    An Economic Policy Perspective on Terrestrial Mobile Broadband and Space-to-Earth GNSS Spectrum Management
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Dr. George Ford, Chief Economist, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

9:00 - 9:05
Call to Order
Mr. James J. Miller, PNT Advisory Board Executive Director, NASA HQ
9:05 - 9:15
Announcements, Agenda & Schedule at Chair’s Discretion
Mr. John Stenbit, Chair
9:15 - 10:30
Representative/International Reports & Perspectives:
Mr. Logan Scott, Logan Scott Consulting (Guest Speaker)
Mr. Dana Goward, Resilient Navigation & Timing Foundation (U.S.)
Dr. Sergio Camacho-Lara, U.N. Center of Science and Space Technology (Mexico)
  • Multi-GNSS and Recent Science Issues in the International GNSS Service (IGS)
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Dr. Gerhard Beutler, International Association of Geodesy (Switzerland)
Ms. Ann Ciganer, GPS Innovation Alliance (U.S.)
Dr. Refaat Rashad, Arab Institute of Navigation (Egypt)
Mr. Matt Higgins, International GNSS Society (Australia)
  • Regional Update
Mr. Arve Dimmen, Norwegian Coastal Administration (Norway)
10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 12:00
PNT Board Member Roundtable Discussion & Work Plan: Recommendations for PNT Executive Committee (EXCOM)
Recused members excused from discussion
Dr. Bradford Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair; Gov Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice-Chair
12:00 - 1:00
LUNCH — Working

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