International Conference on Localization and GNSS

06/25/2013 - 06/27/2013
Turin, Italy

Both the City of Turin and the Piedmont Region conceived the event as a contribution to strengthen the role of GNSS and its applications in the area, attracting the best scientists working in this field.

This conference is jointly organized by European and American professionals. It aims at inspiring the development of new design, implementation, test and evaluation methodologies for positioning receivers, as well as the most novel and challenging applications. The conference is strongly emphasizing both quick turn-around time and high quality of the published papers.

2nd national GMES/Copernicus User Forum

05/29/2013 - 05/30/2013
Prague, Czech Republic

The Czech Environmental Information Agency (CENIA), the Czech Ministry of Environment and Czech Ministry of Transport organize the second Conference on Copernicus for users in the Czech Republic with a special focus on four Copernicus services:

emergency management;
climate change;

The workshop is addressed to representatives of civil protection authorities from regions, non-governmental agencies, civil servants, data providers, business, research and academy and also public sector.


ESA International Summer School on GNSS 2013

07/15/2013 - 07/25/2013
Venue name: 
Schatzalp Snow & Mountain Resort
Davos, Switzerland

 It is the objective of this Summer School to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations in a receiver and finally determining the position-navigation-time (PNT) solution. Many lab work will be carried out to get attendees really “hands-on”. Main emphasis will be put on the development of a group project using innovative ideas and covering all aspects from the idea, business plan, technical realisation till the marketing of the product or the service.

European Space Agency (ESA) - App Camp

06/03/2013 - 06/10/2013
Venue name: 
Frascati, Italy

 The goal of the App Camp is to promote the development of mobile applications that facilitate the use of Earth observation data on smartphones - particularly data from ESA's and the European Union's ambitious and joint Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) programme. Experience in integrating this type of data, however, is not necessary to participate in the App Camp.

EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration (ES: GC2)

03/04/2013 - 03/08/2013
Venue name: 
Representation of Lazio Region (Conference room/8th floor), Rond Point Schuman

 The European Parliament will host a five-day conference on “EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration” (ES:GC2), starting on March 4th, 2013, in Brussels. The conference will bring together science policymakers, scientists and industry representatives from 100 different countries and will place EU research at the centre of the international response to global challenges. It will be convened by ISC - Intelligence in Science, in association with the Irish Council Presidency and in conjunction with Mr Sean Kelly MEP and other Members of the European Parliament.

Call for Participation (CFP) in the 6th Phase of the GEOSS Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP)

 AIP-6 aims to increase the use of GEOSS resources by end-users in applying
both in situ and remotely sensed data, and by extending results from previous GEO
developments through integration with the GEOSS Common Infrastructure (GCI). The
specific goals of AIP-6 are to:
1. Increase Societal Benefit Area (SBA) use of GEOSS resources by endusers
2. Increase the availability of GEOSS resources
3. Focus on benefits and usability for Developing Countries
4. Strengthen previous GEO results and technical achievements

Fundamentals on GNSS

03/04/2013 - 03/06/2013

 FREE 3 day training course for professionals delivered by Prof. Terry Moore from the University of Nottingham and Assistant Prof. Fabio Dovis of Politecnico Torino.

Satellite Positioning LECTURES

Dr. Jan Johansson, CHALMERS University

Aim: To introduce the principles of the operation of GNSS and its limitations and applications. We include information about all currently known GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems):
– Global Positioning System (GPS)
– GLObal NAvigation Satellite System (GLONASS)
– GNSS under development (e.g. GALILEO, BeiDou, etc.)

Generic topics include millimeter accuracy positioning and kinematic GNSS, Atmospheric monitoring, GNSS Reflectometry.

Publication date: 
January, 2013
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