ION GNSS+ Session Detail

Session B1: PANEL:  Status of GPS, Galileo, BDS, QZSS, KPS, and NavIC


Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
This session will be recorded, and will become available for viewing by registered attendees within 24 hours.


Dr. Todd Walter
Stanford University

Dr. José Ángel Ávila Rodríguez
European Space Agency

Track Chair

Dr. Sudha Vana
Rx Networks

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 Members:

1. GPS
Col. Andrew S. Menschner, PNT Delta Commander, U.S. Space Force / Col. Stephen Hobbs, PNT Delta Vice Commander, U.S. Space Force
2. Galileo
Mr. Eric Châtre, Head of EU GNSS Exploitation and Evolution, European Commission and Mr. Miguel Manteiga, Galileo Project Manager, European Space Agency
3. BDS
Dr. Xiaochun Lu (TBC), Deputy Director of International Cooperation Center, China Satellite Navigation Office
Mr. Motohisa Kishimoto (TBC), Senior Coordinator, QZSS Strategy Office, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office
5. KPS
Ms. Sujin Park, Deputy Director, Korea AeroSpace Agency (KASA)
6. NavIC
Dr. P.S. Sura (TBC), UR RAO Satellite Center

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