Events

ION GNSS+ 2019 Calling for Abstracts

ION GNSS+ is the world’s largest technical meeting and showcase of GNSS technology, products and services. Next year’s conference will bring together international leaders in GNSS and related positioning, navigation and timing fields to present new research, introduce new technologies, discuss current policy, demonstrate products and exchange ideas.

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By Inside GNSS
November 13, 2018

International Technical Symposium on Navigation and Timing Held This Week in Toulouse, France

The International Technical Symposium on Navigation and Timing (ITSNT) is an annual event organized by CNES (Centre national d’études spatiales) and ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile) for professionals and researchers working with or interested in navigation and timing technologies and their use. This year’s event is taking place this week, Nov. 13-16, in Toulouse, France, on the campus of ENAC.

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By Inside GNSS
November 8, 2018

NavtechGPS Offering GNSS Operations for Engineers Course at ESA/ESTEC

NavtechGPS is offering a training seminar later month titled Course 336: GNSS Operations for Engineers at the European Space Agency (ESA/ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

This 3-day course offers a comprehensive introduction to GPS/GNSS and DGPS technology, system concepts, design, operation, implementation and applications. Detailed information on the GPS signal, its processing by the receiver, and the techniques by which GPS obtains position, velocity and time will be covered, together with a full day on differential GPS.

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By Inside GNSS
October 24, 2018

ION Announces 2019-2021 Nominations Notice

Nominations for officers were submitted by the 2019-2021 Nominating Committee of The Institute of Navigation. The ION’s Nominating Committee was chaired by Dr. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska and included three representatives from each region.

Additional Nominees. Pursuant to Article V of The Institute of Navigation’s bylaws, “additional nominations may be made by petition, signed by at least 25 members entitled to vote for the office for which the candidate is nominated.” All additional nominees must fulfill nomination requirements as indicated in the ION bylaws and the nomination must be received at the ION National Office by November 7.

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By Inside GNSS

European Robotics League’s Emergency Local Tournament 2019 Deadline Extended

In emergency situations, robotic systems play a key role in providing rescue teams with remote access to an emergency site. The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency’s (GSA) ERL Emergency Local Tournament 2019 aims to foster advanced developments of autonomous capabilities and seamless navigation for emergency robotic systems. The deadline for the tourney has been extended to Oct. 29, 2018.

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By Inside GNSS
October 16, 2018

International Navigation Conference 2018

The program for the Royal Institute of Navigation’s International Navigation Conference 2018 is now available online, but if you’re at this week’s ION GNSS+ conference in Miami, Fla., you can stop by Booth #516 for additional details.

Scheduled for November 12-15, 2018 at the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel, Bristol, UK, INC 2018Navigation Challenges and Societal Benefits —is sure to provide attendees numerous benefits.

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By Inside GNSS
October 8, 2018

Nominations for ION Fellows, Awards Due October 15

Nominations for ION Fellows and Annual Awards are being accepted through October 15. The ION Annual Award Program is sponsored by The Institute of Navigation (ION) and recognizes individuals making significant contributions or demonstrating outstanding performance relating to the art and science of positioning, navigation and timing.

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By Inside GNSS
October 5, 2018

Selective Availability, IoT, Suez Canal Visit, Featured at Arab Institute of Navigation Conference

The recently concluded Arab Institute of Navigation biennial conference in Cairo, “GNSS, the Key to Innovation,” featured a wide variety of presentations of interest to navigators and technologists alike.

Presenters ranged from representatives of the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, to those from a transportation company that uses GNSS-enabled tracking while transporting priceless ancient artifacts to the under-construction Grand Egyptian Museum.

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By Inside GNSS