United Nations/Colombia/United States of America Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems 

Medellin, Colombia, 23 - 27 June 2008

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Online Presentations and Papers

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Session 1: State-of-the-art of GNSS Technologies
Chairperson: Mr. Won Suk LEE, USA
Rapporteur: Mr. Oscar PICO, CCE
  United Nations Programme on Space Applications and Status of the Followup Projects and Initiatives since the UN/USA International Meeting of 2004 
Ms. Alice LEE, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs 
Ms. Sharafat GADIMOVA, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
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  U.S. Space-based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Policy and Programs 
Mr. Jason KIM, U.S. National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing, USA
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  GLONASS Status and Progress 
Mr. Sergey REVNIVYKH, Federal Space Agency, Russian Federation
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  Galileo and EGNOS Programmes' development 
Mr. Gerardo DELGADO, Galileo Info Centre for Latin America

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Session 2: State-of-the-art of GNSS Technologies (continues)
Chairperson: Mr. Jose MOLIN, Brazil
Rapporteur: Mr. Juan Antonio CLAVIJO, Colombia
  The United Nations and GNSS: International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems 
Ms. Sharafat GADIMOVA, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
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  Follow up activities since the 2005 International Workshop 
Mr. Ivan Dario GOMEZ GUZMAN, Executive Secretary CCE
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  The Geosentric Reference Systems of the Americas (SIRGAS) 
Mr. Claudio BRUNINI, Plata National University, Argentina
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  Mobile Communication systems for localization applicationsopment 
Mr. Andres HENAO, SIMS TECH / Inmarsat / Iridium
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Session 3: International Experiences of the use and implementation of GNSS technologies
Chairperson: Mr. Claudio BRUNINI, Argentina
Rapporteur: Mr. William MARTIMEZ, Colombia
  Precision agriculture - methods and applications 
Mr. Won Suk LEE, Agricultural and Biological Engineering University of Florida, USA
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  GNSS system and LIDAR sensors integration 
Mr Jorge SANCHEZ / Alvaro MARTINZ, DIMAR
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  SIGPA-BOYACA project and the satellite images 
Mr. Roberto ZWINGGI, Andean Ecosystems Foundation ECOAN, Switzerland
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Session 4: Regional Experiences of the uses and implementation of GNSS technologies
Chairperson: Mr. Jorge IZAURRALDE, Argentina
Rapporteur: Ms. Vicky GUERRERO, Colombia
  SBAS type ionospheric correction and integrity assessment experiment in the Central and South American region 
Mr. Claudio BRUNINI, Plata National University, Argentina
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  Experiences of precision agriculture with the use of GNSS for savings and yield improvements on tropical agriculture 
Mr. Jose MOLIN, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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  GPS Applications for Geodynamic and Meteorological Studies 
Mr. Hector MORA, Ingeominas, Colombia
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  Water Evaluation and Planning System for Water Resources Planning 
Mr. Jeffrey Raul RIVERA ALVAREZ, Ministry of Environment and National Resources, Guatemala
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Session 5: Regional Experiences of the uses and implementation of GNSS Technologies (continues)
Chairperson: Mr. Paul ACQUATELLA, Venezuela
Rapporteur: Mr. Jaime DIAZ, Colombia
  Some applications of GPS in Cuba 
Ms. Lourdes Barbara PALACIO-SUAREZ, IGA, Cuba
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  Modernization and New Services of the Brazilian Active Control Network 
Ms. Sonia Maria ALVES COSTA, IBGE, Brazil
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  GIS and Remote Sensing a Tool in Public Health. Dengue Outbreak in Puerto Inirida 2008 
Ms. Diana ROJAS, Instituto Nacional de Salud
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Session 6: GNSS applications and case studies
Chairperson: Mr. Raphael C. STEPHEN, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Rapporteur: Ms. Diana Patricia ROJAS, Colombia
  An example of Gulich Institute applications on health: identification of priority areas for vector control activities of Chagas disease in Argentina 
Ms. Ximena Porcase Gomez, CONAE, Argentina
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  Time-space characterization of the presence of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV) and its vector  Aceria tosichella in Argentina 
Mr. Jorge IZAURRALDE, CONAE, Argentina
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  NTRIP Fundamental Tool for Cartography and Cadastral Works 
Mr. Marquez ANTONIO, Scientific and Industrial Measurement, Venezuela
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Session 7: GNSS applications and case studies (continues)
Chairperson: Mr. Jeffrey Raul RIVERA ALVAREZ, Guatemala
Rapporteur: Mr. Alvaro MARTINEZ, Colombia
  CAR/SAM Regional Programme for Satellite-based air navigation/SACCSA Project/Technical cooperation of the OACI 
Mr. Aldo MARTINEZ, OACI TCB, Montreal-Lima
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  Inland Waterway - Magdalena River 
Mr. Horacio ARROYAVE, Colombia
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  Phase I: Satellite Research Activities in Colombia. Project Definition 
Mr. Ricardo Lozano, IDEAM, Colombia
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  National Active Geodetic Network, Operation, Products and Benefits 
Mr. Guido Alejandro GONZALEZ FRANCO, INEGI, Mexico
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Session 8: Education and training on GNSS/ Regulations/ International Cooperation/ Knowledge Management
Chairperson: Mr. Jeffrey Raul RIVERA ALVAREZ, Guatemala
Rapporteur: Mr. Alvaro MARTINEZ, Colombia
  GNSS Knowledge Map 
Mr. Marco A. DUENAS, PNCB, Colombia
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  United Nations Affiliated Regional Centres for Space and Technology Education and ICG Information Centres 
Ms. Sharafat GADIMOVA, UN OOSA
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  CRECTEALC-Campus Mexico: perspectives on research and education on GNSS 
Mr. Celso GUTIERREZ MARTINEZ, CRECTEALC, Mexico
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  Educational issues in GNSS 
Ms. Lilia Patricia ARIAS DUARTE, Jefe Oficina Centro de Investigación en Información Geográfica - CIAFIGAC, Colombia
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  Activities in Aerospatiale Medicine in Colombia 
CR. Lina SANCHEZ (FAC), Directora Centro de Medicina de Aviación, Colombia
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Session 9: Education and training on GNSS/ Regulations/ International Cooperation/ Knowledge Management (continues)
Chairperson: Mr. Giullermo Enrique MONCADA OSORIO, Honduras
Rapporteur: Mr. Ivan LUNA, Colombia
  Hands on space with SGAC: enabling space development and education among young people in developing countries 
Mr. Paul ACQUATELLA, SGAC, Venezuela
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  Planning Surveys with GPS receiver 
Mr. Paulo Cesar GURGEL DE ALBUQUERQUE, Brazil
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  IMSMA - Tool provided by UN by Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining 
Ms. Diana Marisol PEÑALOSA, PIACMA Program
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  Utilizacion de herramientas SIG en el marco del brote de Fiebre Amarilla en Paraguay 
Ms. Mara Griselda MUNOZ DE CABRERA, Paraguay
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  El sistema mundial de navegación por satélite GNSS en el sector aeronáutico del Ecuador 
Mr. Enrique Bolivar DAVALOS, Ecuador
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  V Spatial Conference of Americas Activities 
Mr. Edision Roberto LOZANO, Ecuador
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