June 3, 2019

ION Now Taking Kepler and Parkinson Award Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the Institute of Navigation Satellite Division’s prestigious Johannes Kepler Award – the annual award honoring an individual during their lifetime for sustained and significant contributions to the development of satellite navigation and the Bradford W. Parkinson Award – the award recognizing an outstanding graduate student in the field of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).

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By Inside GNSS
February 4, 2019

Institute of Navigation Announces Winners of 2018 Annual Awards at ITM and PTTI Conference

The Institute of Navigation (ION) presented its Annual Awards during the ION International Technical Meeting (ITM) and Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications (PTTI) meeting in Reston, Virginia, January 28-31, 2019. The ION Annual Awards Program is sponsored by The Institute of Navigation to recognize individuals making significant contributions or demonstrating outstanding performance relating to the art and science of navigation.

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By Inside GNSS
January 29, 2019

ION’s ITM/PTTI 2019 Kicks Off in Fine Fashion on Tuesday

The first full day of the Institute of Navigation’s ITM/PTTI 2019 conference wrapped up Tuesday after a busy, education-filled day at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Virginia.

The program kicked off with a welcome and introductions by ION President Dr. John Raquet and program chairs Dr. Olivier Julien (ITM Program) and Dr. Michael Coleman (PTTI Program), who announced that this year marked 50 years of meetings for PTTI, with the first meeting having been held in 1969.

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By Stan Goff
January 25, 2019

ION’s Pacific PNT Returns to Honolulu

ION’s Pacific PNT Conference is a global cooperative development of Positioning, Navigation and Timing technology and applications where policy and technical leaders from Japan, Singapore, China, South Korea, Australia, the United States and more meet to discuss policy updates, receive program status updates and exchange technical information.

Held April 8-11 at the Hilton Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, Pacific PNT is “Where East Meets West in the Global Cooperative Development of Positioning, Navigation and Timing Technology.”

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By Inside GNSS
January 22, 2019

GNSS Technologists Continue to Impact Industry Developments, Policies

At next week’s Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications (PTTI) annual conference sponsored by ION, attendees can take part in a technical program designed to disseminate and coordinate PTTI information at the user level, review present and future PTTI requirements, inform government and industry engineers, technicians, and managers of precise time and frequency technology and its problems, and provide an opportunity for an active exchange of new technology associated with PTTI.

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By Stan Goff
January 15, 2019

ION’s PTTI and ITM Conferences Set for Jan. 29-31

The Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications (PTTI) meeting is an annual conference sponsored by ION with a technical program designed to disseminate and coordinate PTTI information at the user level, review present and future PTTI requirements, inform government and industry engineers, technicians, and managers of precise time and frequency technology and its problems, and provide an opportunity for an active exchange of new technology associated with PTTI.

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By Inside GNSS
January 8, 2019

ION Reschedules CASSCA 2019 Conference Due to Partial Government Shutdown

Manassas, Virginia, January 8, 2019Due to the extended impasse between U.S. Congressional leaders and the White House that has created a partial U.S. government shutdown, the Institute of Navigation (ION) has decided to postpone the Cognizant Autonomous Systems for Safety Critical Applications (CASSCA) Conference scheduled to take place January 28-29, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Virginia.

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By Inside GNSS
November 28, 2018

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 8, 2018

Call for Abstracts for ION’s Joint Navigation Conference

The ION Joint Navigation Conference (JNC), the largest U.S. military Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) technologies conference of the year with joint service and government participation, is calling for abstracts. The event will focus on technical advances in PNT with emphasis on joint development, test and support of affordable PNT systems, logistics and integration.

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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