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Apr 13 - 15, 2021 Windsor Barra Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

DRONE ENABLE 2021 - Addressing Tomorrow's Challenges Today

The symposium will bring together key stakeholders from industry, academia, government and international organizations in the unmanned aviation sector to exchange best practices, lessons learned, research material and challenges related to the introduction of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and UAS traffic management (UTM).
On the second day of the symposium, panel speakers will be featured from those who comprehensively responded to the problem statement in our revised Request For Information (RFI) regarding the advancement of the ICAO UTM framework.
The symposium will showcase the breadth of existing technologies, ongoing research and development, as well as describe commercial and non-commercial activities in this rapidly evolving sector of the aviation industry.

ICAO


Apr 19 - 22, 2021 Hilton Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Pacific PNT Conference

ION's Pacific PNT Conference is a global cooperative development of Positioning, Navigation and Timing technology and applications where policy and technical leaders from Japan, Singapore, China, South Korea, Australia, the United States and more meet to discuss policy updates, receive program status updates and exchange technical information.
Pacific PNT has been rescheduled to take place in 2022. No dates have been fixed yet.

ION (US)


Apr 22, 2021

Webinar - Maintaining competency and training during recovery - Maintaining competency and training during recovery

Restricted access to training facilities combined with possible spikes in traffic levels, and the replacement of ICAO's COVID-19 Contingency Related Differences (CCRD) by a Targeted Exemptions System from 1 April give rise to many challenges related to training operational staff.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, airlines and ANSPs have been working to address challenges related to training, and drive solutions to ensure competency of operational personnel. Join us for the second episode to gain insights from industry experts on the respective measures airlines and ANSPs are taking as well as best practices that can be implemented during the recovery phase.

IATA / CANSO / IFATCA / IFALPA


May 9 - 13, 2021 Baška, Croatia

14th Baška GNSS Conference

Because of the global Coronavirus situation, the Baška GNSS Conference will not take place in Baška in May 2020. The organising team has decided to hold the event in May 2021. We hope that the event will be able to take place in person, but if not then it will go ahead virtually.
We hope that the extra time will allow authors to take their work further, do more analysis, to write more and better papers for the Baška GNSS Conference when it returns! The Call for Papers remains open and the conference will be back, so please submit your abstracts when you are ready.
On behalf of all at the Royal Institute of Navigation, please be well and be safe and we look forward to updating you later about our next meeting in Baška.
Proceedings of the 2019 Baška Conference are available.

RIN


May 12 - 14, 2021 Hotel Istra, Brijuni, Croatia

The Brijuni Conference - Deep space communication, navigation and propulsion

The Brijuni Conferences bring an up-to-date perspective of the present state of a given topic with the fundamental scientific philosophy to stimulate a cross-disciplinary flow of knowledge and expertise from both the science and technology standpoints. The topic of the conference is to discuss some of the major challenges for humans settling in Space that must be explored by the tools of science and technology. At the hearth of these challenges are communication, navigation and propulsion. New ideas that meet these challenges shall be discussed in the interdisciplinary spirit and informal flow of ideas.

Adriatic Aerospace Association


May 31 - Jun 2, 2021 Saint Petersburg, Russia

28th Saint Petersburg International Conference on Integrated Navigation Systems

The 28th Saint Petersburg International Conference on Integrated Navigation Systems will be held by the State Research Center of the Russian Federation - Concern Central Scientific and Research Institute Elektropribor, JSC, on 31 May-02 June 2021.
Tentative topics:
- Inertial sensors, navigation and orientation systems
- Integrated navigation and motion control systems
- Global navigation satellite systems
- Gravimetric aids to navigation
Other topics can be added.
The Conference program includes plenary and poster papers. Invited papers and Panel Discussion are scheduled. All presentations at the Conference will be held in English or Russian and will be simultaneously interpreted.

Elektropribor


Jun 1 - 3, 2021 Tampere, Finland

International Conference on Localization and GNSS

Reliable navigation and positioning are becoming essential in applications for IoT in industry and logistic applications, in smart city environments, for safety-critical purposes, in public services and consumer products to guarantee transparent, efficient and reliable workflows. A robust localization solution, which will be available continuously is needed regardless outdoor and indoor, and on different platforms. ICL-GNSS addresses the latest research on wireless and satellite-based positioning techniques to provide reliable and accurate position information with low latency. The emphasis is on the design of mass-market navigation receivers and related tools and methodologies, but also many kinds of sensing devices, wireless systems with localization capabilities, and location-aware applications are within the scope of ICL-GNSS.

Tampere University and IEEE AES society


Jun 16 - 18, 2021 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland

TransNav 2021

The TransNav Conference is addressed to scientists and professionals in order to share their expert knowledge, experience and research results concerning all aspects of navigation, safety of navigation and sea transportation.
The Fourteenth Edition of the most innovative World conference on maritime transport research designed to find solutions to challenges in waterborne transport, navigation and shipping, mobility of people and goods with respect to energy, infrastructure, environment, safety and security as well as to the economic issues.

Faculty of Navigation of the Gdynia Maritime University and The Nautical Institute


Jun 21 - 23, 2021 Fraunhofer-Forum, Berlin, Germany

International Radar Symposium 2021

The German Institute of Navigation (DGON) and the Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques FHR cordially invite you to the International Radar Symposium (IRS) 2021. Following a very successful sequence of Radar Symposia started in Germany 1998, it will now be held in Berlin, Germany.
The International Radar Symposium aims to provide a forum for both academic and industrial professionals in radar from all over the world and to bring together researchers, engineers, experts and students from different organisations to share and discuss both theoretical and practical knowledge.
We invite everybody to submit outstanding and valuable original research papers and participate in the technical exhibition during the conference.

DGON


Jul 19 - 30, 2021 Krakow, Poland

ESA/JRC International Summerschool on GNSS 2020

The 13th edition of the ESA/JRC International Summerschool on GNSS 2020 will be held in Krakow, in the South of Poland. This location has become possible through the generous support of the European Space Agency (ESA), the Joint Research Centre (EC) and various supporters.
It is the objective of this Summer School to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations in a receiver and finally determining the position-navigation-time (PNT) solution. Many lab work will be carried out to get attendees really 'hands-on'. In addition, lectures on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Patents as well as on business aspects are given. The future of satellite systems is also discussed. Main emphasis will be put on the development of a group project using innovative ideas and covering all aspects from the idea, business plan, technical realisation till the marketing of the product or the service.

ESA / EC


Aug 24 - 27, 2021 Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, Kentucky, USA

ION Joint Navigation Conference - Enhancing Dominance and Resilience for Warfighting and Homeland Security PNT

JNC is the largest U.S. military Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) conference of the year with joint service and government participation. The event focuses on technical advances in PNT with emphasis on joint development, test and support of affordable PNT systems, logistics and integration. From an operational perspective the conference will focus on advances in battlefield applications of GPS; critical strengths and weaknesses of field navigation devices; warfighter PNT requirements and solutions; and navigation warfare.
FEDCON U.S. only conference attendance (August 24-26), held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, will be screened by the Joint Navigation Warfare Center and will be restricted to US only. The classified session, held at AFIT, will have US only Secret Clearance access (August 27). The exhibit hall (August 25-26) will be open to all conference participants, exhibiting organizations, their employees and related organizations. All materials displayed in the exhibit hall shall be publicly releasable (Publicly Releasable AFTER Review).

ION


Sep 20 - 24, 2021 St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

GNSS+ 2021

ION GNSS+ is the world's largest technical meeting and showcase of GNSS technology, products and services. This year's conference will bring together international leaders in GNSS and related positioning, navigation and timing fields to present new research, introduce new technologies, discuss current policy, demonstrate products and exchange ideas.

ION


Sep 27 - Oct 1, 2021 UCAR Center Green, Boulder, Colorado, USA

IGS Workshop 2021

New dates: 27 September - 01 October 2021
Given the travel restriction that have resulted from the novel COVID-19 global pandemic and taking into consideration the general wellbeing of our IGS Community, the Local Organizing Committee and the Governing Board, have decided to reschedule the 2020 IGS Workshop to 27 Sept - 1 Oct, 2021.
Information on the IGS Workshop will be available via our new IGS website and will be updated regularly.

IGS


Nov 15 - 18, 2021 Edinburgh, Scotland

Navigation 2021

Navigation 2021 will bring together experts from industry, research institutions, government agencies and investors whose primary goal is to work together for a more navigable world.
In November 2021, Navigation 2021 will unite two established conferences. The International Navigation Conference (INC) and the European Navigation Conference (ENC) will come together as one truly global showcase.
Navigation 2021 will take place as a virtual conference. We will review the situation in 2021 and if possible run an in-person element to complement the conference.

RIN / EUGIN


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