Joint Navigation Conference (JNC) 2021 Date Change: August 2021 - Inside GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite Systems Engineering, Policy, and Design

Joint Navigation Conference (JNC) 2021 Date Change: August 2021

The Military Division of the Institute of Navigation will host the 2021 Joint Navigation Conference (JNC 2021) for the Departments of Defense and of Homeland Security on August 24–26.

“We have made this decision to ensure our attendees feel safe gathering at ION events” said Lisa Beaty, ION Executive Director. “There appears to be good reason for optimism that our military PNT community will be able to gather again soon.”

The theme of this year’s conference will be: Enhancing Dominance and Resilience for Warfighting and Homeland Security PNT.

JNC is the largest U.S. military Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) conference of the year with joint service and government participation. The event focuses on technical advances in PNT with emphasis on joint development, test and support of affordable PNT systems, logistics and integration. From an operational perspective 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.

FEDCON U.S. only conference attendance (August 24-26), held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, will be screened by the Joint Navigation Warfare Center and will be restricted to US only. The classified session, held at AFIT, will have US only Secret Clearance access (August 27). The exhibit hall (August 25-26) will be open to all conference participants, exhibiting organizations, their employees and related organizations. All materials displayed in the exhibit hall shall be publicly releasable (Publicly Releasable AFTER Review).

More information on the ION JNC 2021 can be found at