Presentations of the Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems

Suva, Fiji, 24 - 28 June 2019

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Welcome and Opening Remarks
Prof. Pal AHLUWALIA , Vice Chancellor, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
Hon. Jone USAMATE, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Disaster Management and Meteorological Services, Fiji
Sharafat GADIMOVA, Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Office at Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Sushil KUMAR, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
Session 1: Current Status and future trends in global navigation satellite systems
Global Positioning System (GPS): Status and Development, Jeffrey AUERBACH, United States of America
Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS): Status and Development, Sergey RYBKIN, Russian Federation
Status Update on the European Satellite Navigation System (GALILEO), Daniel BLONSKI, European Union
BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS): Status and Development, Zeng ZHAOXIAN, China
Session 2: GNSS-based applications
Development of precise positioning capabilities in mass market devices, Matt HIGGINS, Australia
Dissemination of real-time and post-mission value added GNSS-data - A Global Operator's Perspective, Razig NOOR, Australia
Concepts of creating a geodetic adjustment, Ed CARLSON, United States of America
Bridging the gap between high altitude remote sensing and ground-based survey for marine conservation planning, Subhash CHAND, New Zealand
GNSS receiver autonomous integrity monitoring-based on vector tracking loop, Farah UZMA, Pakistan
Low-cost GNSS receiver system for high-precision GNSS data collection, Dinesh MANANDHAR, Japan
Application of BeiDou in natural disaster emergency management in China, Yongfeng LIAO, China
Session 3: GNSS applications: National Programmes and Projects
GNSS time transfer: Receiver internal delay determination, Thayathip THONGTAN, Thailand
Migration from Fiji geodetic datum 1986 (FGD86) to International Terrestrial Reference Frame, Asakaia TABUA, Fiji
Applications of GNSS in Tuvalu, Fatasi MALOLOGA, Tuvalu
The use of GNSS based technology in Vanuatu, Arishnal CHAND, Vanuatu
GNSS applications to make lives better in the Pacific-SkyEye Pacific, Ebony-Jean TA' AVILI, Samoa
The plan for development of a modern height system for Tonga, Viliamu FOLAU, Tonga
Seminar on GNSS Spectrum Protection and Interference Detection and Mitigation
Presentations are available at the Seminar web page
Session 4: Space Weather
Monitoring and mitigating space weather effects for GNSS applications, Balwinder Singh ARORA, Australia
On the predictability of equatorial plasma bubbles for GNSS users, Brett CARTER, Australia
Simulating ionospheric mitigation on GNSS-based application, Slamet SUPRIADI, Indonesia
Modeling the ionospheric TEC over Malaysia using SCHA, Siti Aminah BAHARI, Malaysia
Ionospheric scintillation of GNSS signals: Impacts and mitigation, Keith GROVES, United States of America
Ionospheric response to space weather events in March 2013 and 2015 and their comparison with similar strength storms of July 2012 and June 2015, Sushil KUMAR, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
Session 5: Geodetic Reference Network
Transitioning to the United States 2022 National coordinate system without getting left behind, Ed CARLSON, United States of America
Updating Fiji's maritime survey ITRF 2005 to ITRF 2014, Vasiti SOKO, Fiji
National geodetic reference frame of Myanmar, Sein MIN, Myanmar
Linking the difference coordinate systems in the Philippines using GNSS, Louie BALICANTA, the Philippines
SW maps for low-cost GNSS receiver systems, Dinesh MANANDHAR on behalf of Avinab MALLA, Nepal
Panel Discussion: Sustainability and Modernization of GNSS CORS and Geospatial Infrastructure through Capacity Building
" Why, What and How" of GNSS CORS and Geospatial Infrastructure, John DAWSON, UN-GGIM AP WG1 - Geodetic Reference Frames
Purpose and value of the UN/World Bank - Integrated Geospatial Information Framework, and the Sustainable Development Goals wrt GNSS CORS and Geospatial infrastructure, Allison CRADDOCK, UN Subcommittee on Geodesy - Education, Training and Capacity Building
Perspective on business/operational/action plans for the sustainability of GNSS CORS and Geospatial Infrastructure, Rob SARIB, FIG Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network
Case Study of the regional strategy position the Pacific for the future - Pacific Geospatial Surveying Council, Andrick LAL, PGSC and Pacific Community
Examine case studies from Tonga and Fiji, Sosefo KAITAPU, Tonga and Asakaia TABUA, Fiji
Verify the capacity challenges, immediate needs and goals to develop GNSS and Geospatial infrastructure capability
Examine the importance of GNSS CORS and Geospatial infrastructure in the Pacific
Special Technical Session: Standards and Interoperability of Precise Point Positioning Sevices
Multisystem GNSS receivers for high-precision applications with using global high-precision service, Andrey VEITSEL, Russian Federation
Status and prospects of the Russian PPP System for high-precision determination of Navigation and Ephemeris-time Information, Vladimir PASYNKOV, Russian Federation
PPP activity updates and plans of QZSS, Kyohei AKIYAMA, Japan
Recent Activity of International Standardization for High-Accuracy GNSS Correction Service, Rui HIROKAWA, Japan
Galileo Status and High Accuracy, Daniel BLONSKI, European Union
Technical Issues for GNSS PPP Interoperability, Daniel BLONSKI, European Union
Development of BDS and Study of PPP Timing, Rui TU, China
The Australian SBAS Program: Progress and Motivation for a PPP Service, Simon REYNOLDS , Australia
On the interoperability of GNSS clock and bias products for precise point positioning with ambiguity resolution, Simon BANVILLE, Canada
GNSS Precise (Point) Positioning: Where to from here ? Suelynn CHOY, Australia
Session 6: Capacity Building and International/National experiences in the use and implementation of GNSS technologies
Capacity Building of GNSS Education in China and its enlightenment, Jung GUIFEI, China
GNSS and the Pacific Community , Andrick Lal, South Pacific Community, Fiji
GNSS activities in Mongolia, Ochirkhuyag LKHAMJAV, Mongolia
GLONASS: Present and Future, Shreya SARKAR, India
Angola-Russia cooperation in the development of GNSS monitoring ground station: capacity Building for Angolan Specialists, Amaro Francisco Alberto Joao and Solana Gracierre da Costa Ferreira, Angola
Development and application of national Beidou ground-based augmentation system, Haoyu LOU, China
Kirbati Maritime Boundaries Project, Tion Uriam, Kiribati
Tradition & Technology Projects using GNSS, Nick ROLLINGS, Fiji
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