International Symposium on GNSS 2015 | November16-19, 2015 at Miyakomesse, Kyoto, Japan

Plenary Session of IS-GNSS 2015 and CGSIC/IISC Asia Meeting

Plenary Session of IS-GNSS 2015 and CGSIC/IISC Asia Meeting

Opening Session

Chairperson: Prof. Akio Yasuda (IPNTJ)

  1. Opening Speech Prof. Hiroshi Yamakawa (Conference Chair)
  2. Welcome Speeches (random order) TBC
    Mr. Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor, City of Kyoto
    Prof. Sang Jeong Lee (International Program Committee Chair)
    Prof. Hiroyuki Morikawa (JGPSC)

Key Note Speech: Assured PNT, the PTA (Protect, Toughen, and Augment GPS) Program : Prof. Bradford Parkinson (Edward C. Wells Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics Emeritus, Stanford University)

Japanese Space Policy and future prospects: Mr. Yoshinori Komiya (Director General, Office of National Space Policy, Cabinet Office)

1040-1100 Break

CGSIC-IISC Reports : Chaired by John Wilde (IISC Chair, DW International) and Stephan Rick Hamilton (CGSIC Executive Secretariat)

  1. U.S. PNT policy, GPS constellation status and modernization: Jason Kim (Senior Advisor, National Coordination Office)
  2. A Global Service Provision Perspective: CAPT. Russell.E.Holmes (USCG, Deputy Chair).
  3. GPS and the International Committee on GNSS (ICG): Helping build a multi-GNSS World : Mr. Jeff Auerbach (Senior GPS Advisor, U.S. Department of State)


Plenary Session

Chairperson: Prof. Hiroshi Yamakawa

1300-1330 Special Lecture: Towards the Realization of “Geo-Spatial Society” where Geospatial Information is Highly Utilized: Mr. Yoshitaka Shindo (Member of the House of Representatives)

1330- 1510 GNSS update:

  1. Status Update on the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System: Mr. Hiromichi Moriyama (Office of National Space Policy, Cabinet Office)
  2. GLONASS Status and Plans : Ivan Revnivykh (IAC, Position, Navigation and Timing, Russia)
  3. Galileo and EGNOS Update: Christoph Kautz (Deputy Head of Unit, Galileo and EGNOS – Applications, Security, International Cooperation, European Commission)
  4. Beidou Update (TBC): Dr. X. Lu (National Time Service Center, Chinese Academy of Science)
  5. IRNSS, the status and future plan :Bal Krishna (Editor, Coordinates magazine)

1510-1530 Break

1530-1610 International Activities in Asia/Oceania

  1. Introduction of (European outreach to Asia) (TBC) : Ms. Yoko Kadoya (EU-Japan Center)
  2. Report on a multi-GNSS demonstration campaign in the Asia/Oceania region : Dr. Kazutoshi Sato (Associate Senior Engineer , Satellite Navigation Unit, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA))

1610- Invited Speech

  1. Learned from Two Decades of Research on GNSS Integrity Verification: Dr. Sam Pullen (Stanford University)
  2. GPS for Humanity: Prof. Bradford Parkinson

1730- Ice Breaker

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