International Symposium on Navigation and Timing Coming in November

October 16, 2015  - By


The International Technical Symposium on Navigation and Timing takes place Nov. 16-17 in Toulouse, France, bringing together experts in positioning, GNSS and air navigation. Registration is free, but mandatory, and the number of seats is limited.

Site of the symposium is the Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC). The symposium is organized by ENAC in cooperation with the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales Communautés de Compétences Techniques Positionnement et Datation par Satellite (CNES CCT PDS).


(The full programme can be downloaded.)

16 Nov. at 13:30: Opening Keynote:

A. J. Van Dierendonck – AJ Systems, USA

16 Nov. afternoon: “Positioning in Challenging Environments” (chairman: Olivier Julien, ENAC, France)

Martin Haueis – Head of Localisation and Data Management, Daimler AG, Germany

John F. Raquet – Director of the Autonomy and Navigation Technology (ANT) Center, US Air Force Institute of Technology, USA

Lionel Ries – Head of the Navigation/Location Signals Dept, CNES, France

Lauri Wirola – System Architect, HERE, Finland

17 Nov. morning: “GNSS Signals and System Design” (chairman: Christophe Macabiau, ENAC, France)

Oscar Pozzobon – Founder and Technical Director, Qascom, Italy

Mark L. Psiaki – Professor, Cornell University, USA

Francis Soualle – Navigation System Engineer, Airbus Defence and Space, Germany

Zheng Yao – Ass. Professor, Tsinghua University, China

17 Nov. afternoon: “Air Navigation” (chairman: Laurent Azoulai, Airbus Operations, France)

Christopher J. Hegarty – Director for CNS Engineering and Spectrum, MITRE Corporation, USA

Mikael Mabilleau – Navigation Services Manager, Egis Avia, France

Mitch Narins (Invited) – Chief Systems Engineer for Navigation Programs, Federal Aviation Authority, USA

Morton Stakkeland – Development Engineer, Indra Navia, Norway


Visit the symposium website.



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