Presentations of the UN/USA International Meeting of Experts the Use and Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems   

11-15 November 2002, Vienna, Austria

Presentations Schedule

Monday, 11 November 2002
  Overview of the four UN/USA regional workshops on the use and applications of GNSS
S. Camacho (UN)
  Action Team on Global Navigation Satellite Systems: work of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in the implementation of UNISPACE III recommendation on GNSS
K. Hodgkins, (USA)
  GNSS strategic opportunities: impact on economic diversification and emerging growth sectors in Zambia
R. M. Moyo (Zambia)
  GIS in e-governance: role of GNSS
Dr. N. Anandakrishnan (India)
Plenary Session:  Status of GNSS systems and summary of the recommendations of the four regional workshops
Chairperson: Dr. C. Vettorazzi (Brazil)
  Recommendations of the four regional workshops 
K. Hodgkins, (USA)
  Developments and plans of the Glonass system
S. Revnivykh, (Russian Federation)
  Negotiations on interoperability and compatibility between GPS and Galileo
GALILEO-GPS interoperability
E. Ailio (European Commission)
U.S. Views on GNSS Compatibility/ Interoperability and Status of Discussions on GPS and Galileo
D. Turner (USA)
  GNSS applications to the management of natural resources and the environment
Summary of Recommendations from the Regional Workshops concerning GNSS Applications to the Management of Natural Resources and the Environment 
E. Heine (Austria)
Summary of Recommendations from the Regional Workshops concerning GNSS Applications to the Management of Natural Resources and the Environment - Part II
J. Molin (Brazil)
  GNSS applications to surveying, mapping and Earth science
Overview & Summary of UN Regional GNSS Workshop Recommendations
R. Neilan (International GPS Service)
Summary of Recommendations from the Regional Workshops concerning GNSS applications to Surveying, Mapping and Earth Sciences 
I. Fejes (Hungary)
  Draft Summary and Synthesis Report GNSS applications to transportation and timing 
Mr. J. Tjaden (European Commission/ESA), C. Fagan (USA)
  GNSS education, training and implementation
GNSS education and training (with special emphasis on Developing Countries)
C. Merry (South Africa)
Use and Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems: forum on education and training
F. Walter (Brazil)
Tuesday, 12 November 2002
  Actions for Romanian participation to Galileo program
O. Balota (Romania)
The EUPOS Project
The African Reference System (AFREF)
C. Merry (South Africa)

Working Groups: 

  1. Working Group on Surveying, Mapping and Earth Sciences
  2. Working Group on Transportation
  3. Working Group on Management of Environment, Pollution and Natural Disasters
  4. Working Group on Natural Resources Management and Agriculture
  5. Working Group on Training & Education
  6. Working Group on Awareness Increase
  7. Working Group on Institutional Framework
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