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China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2013)
May 15 - 17
The fourth China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2013) will be held May 15–17, 2013, in Wuhan, China.
The theme of CSNC 2013 is “BeiDou Application — Opportunities and Challenges.” The event will include an academic exchange and a commercial exhibition and technical forum.
The China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC) is an open platform for academic exchanges that aim at enhancing academic innovation to promote cooperation and exchanges in the field of satellite navigation, strengthening technological innovation to accelerate engineering construction of satellite navigation systems, intensifying theoretical innovation to facilitate theory progress of satellite navigation and reinforcing application innovation.
A China Satellite Navigation Technology and Application Achievement Exhibition will be held all three days in parallel with the event. The exhibition will highlight uses of the BeiDou system in major industries and key regions of China.
Conference highlights include the establishment of the CSNC Excellent Paper Award, the event’s highest academic honor. Available for the first time this year, the award program will select nine winners, regardless of age. New rules have also been developed for an associated Excellent Youth Paper Award, with 40 winners receiving benefits ranging from research funding to cash awards of up to RMB30,000 (US$4,827).
The official language of CSNC 2013 is Chinese. Simultaneous English translation and Chinese- and English-language PowerPoint slides will be provided at all academic exchanges of CSNC 2013, including the opening forum on Day 1, special reports, and presentations at the nine conference sessions, and the application industrialization forum.
Organizations sponsoring the event include: the China Satellite Navigation Office, Department of High and New Technology Development and Industrialization, Ministry of Science and Technology, P.R.C.; China National Space Administration; State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense; Department of Comprehensive Planning, Ministry of Transport, P.R.C.; Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, P.R.C.; China National Administration of GNSS and Applications; Bureau of High-Tech Research and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Bureau of International Cooperation, Chinese Academy of Engineering, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, and The People’s Government of Wuhan.