Fourth UN/USA Workshop on the Use of Global Satellite Positioning Systems, for the benefit of Africa   

Lusaka, Zambia, 15-19 July 2002

Presentations Schedule

Monday, 15 July 2002
Session I: Existing and Future GNSS Systems and Their Applications
Chairperson: P. Zambezi, (Zambia)
11:00 - 11:30 Status and development of Global Positioning System
J. Karner (USA)
11:30 - 12:00 Status and development of Glonass
S. Revnivych, (Russian Federation)
12:00 - 12:30 Status and development of Galileo
A. Landabaso (European Commission)
14:00 - 14:30 Status and developments in GPS augmentations
R. Hamilton (USA)
14:30 - 15:00 Status and development of EGNOS
G. Solari (European Space Agency)
15:00 - 15:30 GNSS strategic opportunities: Potential for exploiting spatial technology and its impact on economic diversification and emerging growth sectors in Zambia 
R. Moyo (Zambia)
16:00 - 16:30 Overview of current and expected GNSS applications 
J. Karner (USA)
16:30 - 17:00 Promoting Commercial Interests in GPS 
J. Kim
Tuesday, 16 July 2002
Session II:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development: Management of Natural Resources
Chairperson: S. Averin (Russian Federation)
09:00 - 09:30 Agricultural information systems using GNSS
M. Rasher (USA)
09:30 - 10:00 GNSS for mining and geology
F. Njamu (Zambia)
10:00 - 10:30 Using GNSS to manage mountain forest resources in East Africa
C. Lambrechts (Kenya)
Session III:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development: Environmental Monitoring and Disaster Management
Chairperson: A. Bassole (Burkina Faso)
11:00 - 11:30 Preliminary report on geodetic measurements in the Kenyan Rift Valley
M. Kamamia (Kenya)
11:30 - 12:00 Satellite communications for disaster warning and emergency services
A. Leyrer (Austria)
12:00 - 12:30 Using GNSS technology for the monitoring of parks and animal tracking
C. Beech (South Africa)
Session IV:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development: Surveying, Mapping and Earth Sciences
Chairperson: K. Owolabi (Namibia)
14:00 - 14:30 Status of CODI and implications for SDI geodetic developments in Africa
C. Ezigbalike (Ethiopia)
14:30 - 15:00 International GPS Service: Global GNSS framework
R. Neilan (USA)
15:00 - 15:30 Progress status on the African Reference Frame (AFREF)
M. Chodota (Kenya)
16:00 - 16:30 Plans for realizing SAREF - Reference frame in Southern Africa
R. Wonnacott (South Africa)
16:30 - 17:00 Status of NAREF activities since 2000 - Reference frame in Northern Africa
M. Unis (Libya)
17:00 - 17:30 International boundary surveys in Zambia: Integrating regional spatial data infrastructure using GPS technology
D. Mubanga (Zambia)
Wednesday, 17 July 2002
Session V:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development: Surveying, Mapping and Earth Sciences (Continued)
Chairperson: C. Ezigbalike (Ethiopia)
9:00 - 9:30 The IGS Station and its role in land delivery in Zambia
P. Nsombo (Zambia)
9:30 - 10:00 GPS networks in Egypt
S. Mahmoud (Egypt)
10:00 - 10:30 GNSS for Earth science
T. Herring (USA)
10:30 - 11:00 The gravity connection to GNSS applications
C. Merry (South Africa)
Session VI:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development: Applications in Air and Land Transportation
Chairperson: G. Solari (European Space Agency)
14:00-14:30 GNSS for air navigation: US FAA plans and progress
N. Graham (USA)
14:30-15:00 IATA�s GNSS initiatives in Africa
J. Valiquette (Canada)
15:00-15:30 Point positioning of navigation beacons at international airports in Zambia
L. Chunga (Zambia)
15:30 - 16:00 ICAO programmes in Africa
T. Masabarakiza (ICAO)
16:30 - 17:00 GNSS applications for land transportation: "Automatic Vehicle Location systems"
W. Molla (Saudi Arabia)
17:00 - 17:30 Satellite navigation and positioning systems in Morocco
L. Rasmy (Morocco)
Thursday, 18 July 2002
Session VII:   Education and training in the use and applications of GNSS technologies
Chairperson: L. Combrick (South Africa)
09:00-09:30 GNSS education and training in South Africa
C. Merry (South Africa)
09:30-10:00 Capacity building in education and training
A. Bassole (Burkina Faso)
10:00-10:30 Training of GPS Surveying at Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping (KISM)
M. Kamamia (Kenya)
11:00-11:30 Progress of OMNITSAR HP trials in Southern Africa
G. Smith (South Africa)
11:30 - 12:00 GPS Information Sources 
J. Kim
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