Registration opens for Munich’s Institute of Geodesy and Navigation GNSS summer school - Inside GNSS

Registration opens for Munich’s Institute of Geodesy and Navigation GNSS summer school

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Online registration is open for the 2008 Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite systems. The 10-day course will take place in Berchesgaden, Germany from Monday, July 21 to Thursday, July 31. The program is open to 50 students and early registration is advised.

The international summer school is organized by Germany’s Institute of Geodesy and Navigation at the University FAF Munich, Stanford University, and the French Institute Superieur de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace.


Online registration is open for the 2008 Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite systems. The 10-day course will take place in Berchesgaden, Germany from Monday, July 21 to Thursday, July 31. The program is open to 50 students and early registration is advised.

The international summer school is organized by Germany’s Institute of Geodesy and Navigation at the University FAF Munich, Stanford University, and the French Institute Superieur de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace.

As in last year’s sessions, the summer school will offer a comprehensive overview on the design, development, and applications of satellite navigation systems. This year’s theme is “A Worldwide Utility.”

In addition to the fundamentals, visiting lecturers well-recognized in the field will discuss GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, Compass /Beidou and regional and augmentation systems such as the Japanese Quasi-Zenith Satellite System and the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).

They will also cover advanced applications and international business, project management, and funding topics.

The program is open to advanced graduate students, doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, and early-career engineers and professionals.

Cost is €1,000, which includes lectures and program materials, room, board and social events. Register online at http://www.munich-satellite-navigation-summerschool.org/summerschool2008/registration/index.html

For information, email Ms. Antje Tucci at info@munich-satellite-summerschool.org . Full program information will be available on the conference website in late March, 2008: http://www.munich-satellite-navigation-summerschool.org/