Joint Navigation Conference 2014

The 2014 JNC – Joint Navigation Conference, "Military Navigation Technology: The Foundation for Military Ops", will take place June 16-19, 2014 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida.

Online registration is open.

The 2014 JNC – Joint Navigation Conference, "Military Navigation Technology: The Foundation for Military Ops", will take place June 16-19, 2014 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida.

Online registration is open.

FOUO (For Official Use Only) technical sessions are scheduled Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and classified sessions will take place on Thursday. The conference includes a technical exhibit and showcase of GN&C technology products and services and Operational Product Demonstrations on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The annual event is the largest endorsed U.S. military navigation conference of the year, with joint service and government participation. It will focus on technical advances in GN&C, especially on joint development, testing and support of affordable systems, logistics and integration.

Paper abstracts and operational product demonstration proposals will be accepted until March 4, 2014.

The conference features technical presentations in more than two dozen sessions. Topics this year include:

  • Advanced Security Technologies/SAASM
  • Atomic Clocks and Timing Applications
  • Autonomous Navigation
  • Battlefield Smart Phone Applications
  • GPS Constellation Performance
  • GPS in Military Applications/NAVWAR
  • MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit
  • Multi-Sensor Solutions for Guidance, Navigation, and Control
  • Navigating in Challenged Environments 
  • Precision Azimuth Sensing
  • Warfighter Requirements and Solutions
  • Full list of session topics

Conference organizers also welcome short proposals from companies for product demonstrations that will be shown in an FOUO environment and incorporated into the technical program. Preference will be given to proposals that include live demonstrations of the product in operation and/or videos of use in the field.

Registration will open in late 2013. The event is highly restricted, and everyone who attends must apply and be approved before they come.

FOUO sessions June 16-18 are open to U.S. citizens only and will take place at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld.

The classified sessions on Thursday, June 19, will take place at the Shades of Green on Walt Disney World Resort. These are open to participants from Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom as well. Citizens of those countries who wish to attend must apply to the Joint Navigation Warfare Center through their embassies by Wednesday, May 9, 2014.

The JNC is sponsored by the Military Division of The Institute of Navigation.