29th Meeting
December 6-7, 2023

Marina Plaza Ballroom
South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center
2500 South Shore Blvd, League City, TX 77573

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Agenda

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Times indicated in U.S. Central Time Zone

9:00 - 9:05 a.m.
BOARD CONVENES
Call to Order, Logistics, & Announcements
Mr. James J. Miller, Executive Director, National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board, NASA HQ
 
Welcome & Introductions
9:05 - 9:30
  • In Memoriam: Martin (Marty) Faga
  • Introduction of New Members
  • Meeting Goals & Objectives
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ADM Thad Allen (USCG, ret.), Chair; Dr. Brad Parkinson, 1st Vice Chair; Hon. Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice Chair
 
Subcommittee Priority Highlights
9:30 - 9:40
Mr. Dana Goward, Subcommittee Chair
9:40 - 9:50
Dr. Jade Morton, Subcommittee Chair
9:50 - 10:00
Dr. Frank van Diggelen, Subcommittee Chair
10:00 - 10:10
Mr. Matt Higgins, Subcommittee Chair
10:10 - 10:20
Dr. John Betz, Subcommittee Chair
10:20 - 10:30
  • Strategy, Policy, & Governance (SPG)
Hon. Jeff Shane, Subcommittee Chair
10:30 - 10:45
BREAK
 
Theme 1: U.S. Government & Institutional PNT Updates
10:45 - 11:00
Mr. Harold (Stormy) Martin III, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based PNT
11:00 - 11:30
Ms. Karen Van Dyke, Director, PNT & Spectrum Management, Dept. of Transportation (DOT)
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Col. Andrew S. Menschner, Commander, PNT Delta (Prov.), Space Operations Command, USSF (virtual presentation)
12:00 - 12:30
Ms. Sharafat Gadimova, Executive Secretariat of the ICG, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
12:30 - 1:30
LUNCH (Paradise Reef)
 
Theme 2: Protect, Toughen, and Augment GNSS for All Users
1:30 - 2:00
Dr. John Betz, Member, PNTAB
2:00 - 2:30
Dr. Attila Komjathy, Supervisor, Near Earth Tracking Systems Group, JPL; Dr. Frank van Diggelen, Member, PNTAB
2:30 - 3:00
Mr. Jeff Auerbach, Senior Foreign Affairs Officer, Office of Space Affairs, Dept. of State; Mr. Bryan Chan, Member, PNTAB
3:00 - 3:15
BREAK
 
Theme 3: PNT Education & Science
3:15 - 3:45
Dr. Nigel Meredith, Space Weather Research Scientist, British Antarctic Survey (virtual participant)
3:45 - 4:00
Dr. Rebecca Bishop, Member, SWAG, National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (virtual participant)
4:00 - 4:30
Challenges in Hiring Geospatial Intelligence Professionals (virtual)
Dr. J.N. (Nikki) Markiel, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (virtual participant)
4:30 - 6:00
Member Deliberations, Key Highlights, and Closing Thoughts from Day 1: Findings & Recommendations?
All members, led by Chair
(Session completion at Chair's discretion)
6:00
ADJOURNMENT

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

Times indicated in U.S. Central Time Zone

9:00 - 9:05
BOARD CONVENES
Call to Order
Mr. James J. Miller, Executive Director, National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board, NASA HQ
9:05 - 9:15
PNTAB Leadership Observations from Day 1
ADM Thad Allen (USCG, ret.), Chair; Dr. Brad Parkinson, 1st Vice Chair; Hon. Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice Chair
 
Theme 4: Updates from International Members & Representatives
9:15 - 9:30
Dr. Renato Filjar
9:30 - 9:45
Mr. Matt Higgins
10:15 - 10:30
  • Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Mr. J. David Grossman
10:45 - 10:55
BREAK
10:55 - 11:55
Roundtable Discussion & Next Steps: Findings & Recommendations?
All members, led by Chair
11:55 - 12:00
Wrap-Up
  • Determine date & venue for next meeting
ADM Thad Allen (USCG, ret.), Chair; Dr. Brad Parkinson, 1st Vice Chair; Hon. Jim Geringer, 2nd Vice Chair
12:00 - 1:00
LUNCHWorking as needed (Paradise Reef)
1:00
ADJOURNMENT

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