Call for Abstracts for ION’s Joint Navigation Conference - Inside GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite Systems Engineering, Policy, and Design

Call for Abstracts for ION’s Joint Navigation Conference

The ION Joint Navigation Conference (JNC), the largest U.S. military Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) technologies conference of the year with joint service and government participation, is calling for abstracts. The event will focus on technical advances in PNT with emphasis on joint development, test and support of affordable PNT systems, logistics and integration.

You can submit your abstract today for (JNC) 2019 to be held July 8-10, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Long Beach, California; and the U.S. ONLY CLASSIFIED sessions will be held July 11 at The Aerospace Corporation. Abstracts are due February 15, 2019. Call for Abstracts

The conference will focus on advances in battlefield applications of GPS; critical strengths and weaknesses of field navigation devices; warfighter PNT requirements and solutions; and navigation warfare with more than 150 operational presentations.

Exhibit Opportunities
JNC features a technical exhibit and showcase of Guidance, Navigation and Control technology products and services. The exhibit hall (July 9-10) will be open to all conference participants, exhibiting organizations, their employees and related organizations. All materials displayed in the exhibit hall shall be publically releasable (Distribution A). For more information on exhibiting visit

Attendance Restricted Technical Sessions
Conference attendance for both FOUO US ONLY (July 8-10) and US ONLY Secret Clearance (July 11) sessions will be screened by the Joint Navigation Warfare Center and will be restricted to US ONLY. Advance visit requests and approvals are required for all technical participants.
JNC Organizers
ION Military Division Chair: John Langer, The Aerospace Corporation
ION Military Division Vice Chair: Sharon Donald, Draper
Government Liaisons
Program Chair: Eddy Emile, GPS Directorate, USAF
Program Co-Chair: Joseph Schnecker, SPAWAR
Tutorials Chair: Paul Olson, US Army
Plenary Chair: Dr. Thomas Powell, The Aerospace Corporation
Technical Track Chairs: 
Dr. David Chapman, AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate; 
Elliott Kaplan, The MITRE Corporation; 
Greg Reynolds, US Army
; David Wolfe, USCG NAVCEN
Other Members:
 Jan Anszperger, Draper
; John Del Colliano, US Army; 
Greg Graham, US Army AMRDEC
; Neeraj Pujara, AFRL Sensors Directorate, USAF; 
Fay Spellerberg, Joint Navigation Warfare Center
; Ben Wash, Joint Navigation Warfare Center.