Affiliate Partners

ION partners with a variety of industry affiliates to promote Positioning, Navigation and Timing.


The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.


An NSF-funded partnership, the Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA) identifies future engineering research directions.

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The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) is the premier international organization representing the interests of surveyors worldwide. It is a federation of the national member associations and covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying, geomatics, geodesy and geo-information community. It provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.

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The mission of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) is the advancement of geodesy. IAG implements its mission by furthering geodetic theory through research and teaching, by collecting, analyzing, modelling and interpreting observational data, by stimulating technological development and by providing a consistent representation of the figure, rotation and gravity field of the Earth and planets, as well as their temporal variations.


ION is a member of the International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN). IAIN is a non-profit NGO uniting national and multinational institutes and organisations aiming to foster human activities on land, at sea, in the air and in space by developing and disseminating the science and practice of navigation and related information techniques.

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The Resillient Navigation and Timing Foundation advocates worldwide for better GPS security, Navigation solutions and alternatives to protect navigation and global timing.

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The Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), covers the navigation and precise timing, spanning land, sea, air and space and includes animal navigation, human cognition, navigable cities and buildings and all domains of the practice of navigation.