Royal Institute Hosts New Navigation Conference

August 22, 2014  - By 0 Comments

INC_2015_logoThe Royal Institute of Navigation is launching a new international conference series, tackling some of the biggest issues across the domains of modern navigation: land, sea, air and space.

The RIN is now accepting abstracts for the conference.

The International Navigation Conference 2015, set for February 24-26, 2-15, is planned as a first event in a new series of world-class conferences. The first conference will highlight the state of the art in fields such as GNSS and Galileo, indoor positioning, autonomous transport, security and resilience of navigation in the world of cyber attacks, and new quantum technologies. The event will be of special interest to the maritime, aviation, PNT, transport, research and development and security communities.

Speakers, and the topics they will discuss, include:

  • Privacy In Tracking (smartphones and indoor navigation) – Google
  • Security and resilience — Dana Goward, president and executive director, U.S .Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation
  • Multi-Constellation GNSS — Gian Gherado Calini, GSA
  • Multi-Sensor Integration — Professor Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, The Ohio State University
  • Quantum Technologies — Sir Peter Knight, professor of Quantum Optics and Senior Research Investigator, Imperial College London
  • Emerging Trends and Current Challenges — Colin Beatty FRIN, CBiL
  • Autonomy in transport — BAE, ASTREA
  • Legal Aspects of Navigation — Professor Frans von der Dunk, Institute of Space Law, Leiden University

To learn more, visit the conference website.

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