Session B1: PANEL: Status of GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BDS, QZSS, NavIC, and UK GNSS


Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
This session will be live streamed for registered virtual attendees.
A recording of this session will be available for on-demand viewing by all registered attendees.

Session Chairs

Deborah Lawrence
Federal Aviation Administration

Dr. John Betz
The MITRE Corporation

Track Chair

Ernesto Etienne
Federal Aviation Administration

This panel session provides an update on the world’s satellite-based navigation systems. A representative for each system will provide a system overview, summarize current or planned characteristics and performance, report recent programmatic events, update schedule and plans, and summarize ongoing interactions with other service providers. Questions from the audience are encouraged.

Panel Topics

GPS: Col Ryan Colburn, Chief, PNT Mission Integration (invited)
GLONASS: Dr. Sergey Karutin, GLONASS General Designer, Russia 
Galileo: Mr. Eric Chatre, European Commission, Belgium and Mr. Javier Benedicto, Galileo Project Manager, European Space Agency, Netherlands (invited)
BDS: Dr. Jun Shen, Deputy Director, International Cooperation Center, China Satellite Navigation Office, China (invited)
QZSS: Mr. Satoshi Kogure, Executive Director for QZSS Development, QZSS Strategy Office, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office, Japan 
NavIC: Representative from Indian Space Research Organization (invited)
UK GNSS: Mr. Richard Lowe, Joint Head of Technical Space Based PNT Programme, UK Space Agency, UK


Conference Lunch, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Free Time in Exhibit Hall, 1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.