Session C1: PANEL: Status of GPS, Galileo, BDS, QZSS, KPS, and NavIC


Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Capitol Ballroom 4 (Fourth Floor)
This session will recorded, and will become available for viewing by registered attendees within 24 hours.

Session Chairs

Dr. Chris Hegarty
The MITRE Corporation

Dr. José Ángel Ávila Rodríguez
European Space Agency

Track Chair

Dr. Ilaria Martini
u-blox AG

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.

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In-Person Presentations
These presentations will be given in-person at the conference. Presenters will provide a pre-recorded presentation for on-demand viewing by virtual attendees.
1. GPS
Mr. Cordell DeLaPena Jr., Program Executive Officer for Military Communications & Positioning, Navigation and Timing Division, Space Systems Command, U.S. Space Force
2. Galileo
Mr. Eric Châtre, Head of EU GNSS Exploitation and Evolution, European Commission and Mr. Miguel Manteiga, Galileo Second Generation Project Manager, European Space Agency
3. BDS
Dr. Xiaochun Lu, Deputy Director of International Cooperation Center, China Satellite Navigation Office
Mr. Motohisa Kishimoto, Senior Coordinator, QZSS Strategy Office, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office
Mr. Taegyu Kim, Head of Team, Satellite Navigation Development Strategy Team, Ministry of Science and ICT
6. NavIC & GAGAN
Dr. P.S. Sura, UR RAO Satellite Centre

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