ION 2009 Technical Meeting covers GNSS for developing countries: Abstracts due October 3 - Inside GNSS

ION 2009 Technical Meeting covers GNSS for developing countries: Abstracts due October 3

Abstracts for the Institute of Navigation’s 2009 International Technical Meeting (ITM) are due on October 3, 2008. Final manuscripts are due by January 5, 2009. Find out more online at the ION website, or email abstracts@ion.org.

The theme of this winter’s meeting is "GNSS Technology: A Path to Sustainable Economic and Social Benefits for Developing Countries."

Abstracts for the Institute of Navigation’s 2009 International Technical Meeting (ITM) are due on October 3, 2008. Final manuscripts are due by January 5, 2009. Find out more online at the ION website, or email abstracts@ion.org.

The theme of this winter’s meeting is "GNSS Technology: A Path to Sustainable Economic and Social Benefits for Developing Countries."

It will take place January 26-28 at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, part of the Disneyland resort complex in Anaheim, California USA.

Particularly welcome are abstracts that address ooperative efforts and international partnerships for the session, GNSS for Global Development, chaired by Dozie Ezigbalike, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and Keith Groves,  U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.

The plenary session features speakers who are working on some of the most innovative programs in the subject area , including geodetic applications and scientific exploration. In addition to Dr. Ezigbalike, panelists include:

  • Ken Hodgkins, director of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Space and Advanced Technology
  • Ruth Neilan, direcotr of the central bureau of the International GNSS Service (IGS)
  • Bertram Arbesser-Rastberg, head of the European Space Agency’s Electomagnetic and Space Environment office.
  • Karen Van Dyke, senior GPS technical advisor for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center.