APEC-GIT/15: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation-GNSS Implementation Team Meeting

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens facing Alice Street

(See Glen Gibbons’ report from APEC/GIT-14 in Seattle, June 2010)

The fifteenth meeting of APEC’s GNSS Implementation Team will be held June 13-16 at Sofitel Brisbane Central, All Saints Convention Center in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Online pre-registration is required and is limited to 50 delegates. Please contact either of the co-chairs if your password is not accepted on the GIT webpage registration screen.

(See Glen Gibbons’ report from APEC/GIT-14 in Seattle, June 2010)

The fifteenth meeting of APEC’s GNSS Implementation Team will be held June 13-16 at Sofitel Brisbane Central, All Saints Convention Center in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Online pre-registration is required and is limited to 50 delegates. Please contact either of the co-chairs if your password is not accepted on the GIT webpage registration screen.

The agenda will include a report on the 14th GIT meeting last year in Seattle, Washington, USA; a review of GIT strategy and economy reports on team activities followed by industry updates.

Special group events include technical tours and a visit to the Australia Zoo in Beerwah north of Brisbane.

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
is an inter-governmental forum that facilitates economic growth,
cooperation, trade  and investment in the Asia-Pacific region for its 21
member economies.

Its GNSS Implementation Team (GIT)
has focused on air traffic control and aviation issues. The group has
broadened  its focus to the application of GNSS in all transportation
sectors.

Karen VanDyke, United States, and Noppadol Pringvanich, Thailand, are co-chairs.

The 21 member economies are Australia, Brunei
Darussalam, Canada, Chile, China (PRC), Hong Kong (China), Indonesia,
Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the
Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan ROC (Chinese Taipei),
Thailand, the United States and Viet Nam.

Brisbane and the surrounding region experienced devastating floods last January. The city has been working hard to communicate its recovery and readiness for tourists.

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