Second Toulouse Symposium on Navigation and Timing Planned

September 10, 2015  - By
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The Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) and the French Space Agency’s “Satellite Positioning and Timing” Technical Skills Community (CNES CCT PDS) will hold the second edition of the International Technical Symposium on Navigation and Timing on Nov. 16-17, 2015, at the ENAC premises in Toulouse, France.

The event is based on the following key elements:

  • Technical presentations on hot topics related to navigation and timing.
  • All presentations given by invited international guest speakers recognized worldwide for their expertise.
  • Round tables to facilitate discussions between the audience and the guest speakers.

Registration to this symposium is free of charge. The number of seats is limited, so register as early as possible.


This year, the symposium is composed of three sessions: “Positioning in Challenging Environments” , “GNSS Signals and System Design” and “Air Navigation.”

Invited guest speakers are:

Martin Haueis – Head of Localisation and Data Management, Daimler AG, Germany
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
Oscar Pozzobon – Founder and Technical Director, Qascom, Italy
Mark L. Psiaki – Professor, Cornell University, USA
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
Francis Soualle – Navigation System Engineer, Airbus Defence and Space, Germany
Morton Stakkeland – Development Engineer, Indra Navia, Norway
A. J. Van Dierendonck – AJ Systems, USA
Lauri Wirola – System Architect, HERE, Finland
Zheng Yao – Ass. Professor, Tsinghua University, China

The full program can be downloaded.

For more information, including preferred hotels and directions to come to ENAC, visit the event website.

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