(APEC) Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation GNSS Innovation Summit and GNSS Implementation Team (GIT) meeting

The theme of this high-level event is "GNSS Innovations for Safety and Security of APEC Transportation." It will take place on May 26-27. The twelfth meeting of the GNSS Implementation Team (GIT) will take place directly following the summit on May 28-30.

Both events are hosted by Aeronautical Radio of Thailand and will be held at the Menam Riverside Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

The theme of this high-level event is "GNSS Innovations for Safety and Security of APEC Transportation." It will take place on May 26-27. The twelfth meeting of the GNSS Implementation Team (GIT) will take place directly following the summit on May 28-30.

Both events are hosted by Aeronautical Radio of Thailand and will be held at the Menam Riverside Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

Established in 1989, APEC describes itself as a forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. It includes 21 participating nations. APEC’s Transportation Working Group set up the GIT in 2002, tasking it to investigate multimodal uses of GNSS.

The GNSS Innovation Summit includes sessions on air, land, maritime and intermodal transportation applications and policies, as well as safety and security-related applications. Michael Shaw, director of the U.S. Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Coordination Office will give the keynote:“Strategic Importance of GNSS Services and Innovations for Transportation.”

The GIT/12 Meeting will address GNSS-related activities of economies, GIT initiatives, progress of the GNSS Testbed Project and some administrative matters.


Materials that you wish to present at either meeting should reach Noppadol Pringvanich by May 19 2008 in an electronic form. Presentation materials and working documents will not be printed for distribution to participants, but will be shared electronically.

For information about either meeting or hotel rates and reservations, contact Mr. Pringvanich at the email below.

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