Joint Navigation Conference (JNC)

The Military Division of the Institute of Navigation will host the 2017 Joint Navigation Conference (JNC 2017) for the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security.  The theme of this year’s conference will be: “Military Navigation Technology: The Foundation for Military Ops”.

JNC is the largest U.S. military Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) conference of the year with joint service and government participation. The event will focus 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.

Conference attendance will be limited to U.S. Government agencies and their contractors. Conference attendance will be screened by the Joint Navigation Warfare Center (JNWC). The unclassified sessions (June 5-7) will be For Official Use Only (FOUO) and the classified sessions (June 8) will require a Secret Clearance. The exhibit hall (June 6-7) will be restricted to U.S. citizens only.