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Start Time:

23 March 2009 at 08:30

Ends On:

9 April 2009

Location:

Trieste - Italy

Venue:

AGH (first week: Kastler Lecture Hall; afterwards: Giambiagi Lecture Hall)

Organizer(s):

Directors: S.M. Radicella and P. Doherty

Description:

Material:

23 March 2009
08:30
09:30
REGISTRATION
01h00'
09:30
10:00
Opening Remarks and Welcome
30'
S. Radicella, P. Doherty
ICTP, Trieste / Boston College, USA
10:00
11:00
Satellite Navigation Overview
01h00'
P. Misra
The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, USA
11:00
11:15
Coffee Break
15'
11:15
11:45
Partnership for GNSS Education for Africa
30'
K.R.Sreenivasan/P. Doherty
Director, ICTP Trieste/ Boston College, USA
11:45
13:00
International Organization Representatives
01h15'



Dr. Yury GRIN, Deputy to the Director  (Bureau of Development of Telecommunications, International Telecommunication Union)

Dr. Sharafat GADIMOVA, Programme Officer  (ICG Secretariat, Office for Outer Space Affairs, UN Office at Vienna)

Dr. Auguste YANKEY K.  (Human Resources Science & Technology Department, African Union Commission)

Dr. Christopher HEGARTY, Immediate Past President  (US Institute of Navigation)
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
14:45
International and National Organization Representatives continued:
45'



Dr. Vittorio De COSMO, Program Officer  (Italian Space Agency,)

Dr. Francesco VESPE, Head of GPS Networks  (Italian Space Agency)

Prof. Sandro M. RADICELLA  (Representing Education Office, European Space Agency)
14:45
16:00
Satellite Navigation Overview continued
01h15'
P. Misra
The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, USA
16:00
16:30
Coffee Break
30'
16:30
17:30
Open Discussion on International Collaboration
01h00'
19:30
19:30
Welcome Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Chairperson: Dr. Christopher Hegarty, The MITRE Corporation

Room: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall

08:30
10:30
Administrative Formalities
02h00'
10:30
13:00
Coordinate Frames, Time Reference and Orbits
02h30'
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:15
GPS Space and Control Segments
01h15'
15:15
15:30
Coffee Break
15'
15:30
17:00
GPS Measurements and Error Sources
01h30'
08:30
10:15
Solving for Position and Time, Kalman Filtering, Inertial Navigation and GPS/INS Integration
01h45'
10:15
10:45
Coffee Break
30'
10:45
13:00
Solving for Position and Time, Kalman Filtering, Inertial Navigation and GPS/INS Integration contined.
02h15'
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:15
Precise Positioning (DGPS-concept and algorithms)
01h15'
15:15
15:30
Coffee Break
15'
15:30
16:00
Precise Positioning (DGPS-concept and algorithms) contd.
30'
16:00
17:30
Laboratory session
01h30'
Thursday, 26 March 2009

Chairperson: J.Raquet, AFIT, G.Marucco, ISMB, P.Ward, Navward

Room: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall

08:30
10:15
High Accuracy GPS - Carrier-Phase Ambiguity Resolution
01h45'
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
13:00
High Accuracy GPS - Carrier-Phase Ambiguity Resolution contd.
02h30'
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:15
Laboratory with John Raquet
01h15'
15:15
15:30
Coffee Break
15'
15:30
16:30
SAT-SURF Suite A tool for Hands-on Training on Satellite Navigation
01h00'
G. Marucco
Istituto Superiore Mario Boella
16:30
18:00
Introduction to GPS Receiver Design Principals
01h30'
P. Ward
Navward
Friday, 27 March 2009

Chairperson: Mr. P. Ward, Navward, / Mr. D. Matsakis, USNO

Room: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall

08:30
10:15
GPS Received Design Principals continued
01h45'
P. Ward
Navward
10:15
10:45
Coffee Break
30'
10:45
13:00
GPS Received Design Principals contd.
02h15'
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:00
GPS Received Design Principals contd.
01h00'
P. Ward
Navward, USA
15:00
15:45
Introduction to Clocks, GPS time, Precise Time Applications
45'
D. Matsakis
U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington
15:45
16:00
Coffee Break
15'
16:00
18:00
Introduction to Clocks, GPS time, Precise Time Applications continued
02h00'
D. Matsakis
U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington
Week 2 - Practical Applications

Chairperson: Dr. M. Miller, Mr. C. Miller, Dr. J. Morton

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

30 March 2009
08:30
09:30
Overview of Week 2
01h00'
P. Doherty / S. Radicella
Boston College,USA / ICTP, Trieste
09:30
10:15
Autonomous GNSS
45'
M. Miller, J. Morton, C. Miller
AFRL, Eglin,USA, Miami University, WPAFB, Wright Patterson, USA
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
13:00
Autonomous GNSS continued
02h30'
M. Miller, J. Morton, C. Miller
AFRL, Eglin,USA, Miami University, WPAFB, Wright Patterson, USA
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:15
Lego Mindstorm Challenge
01h15'
15:15
15:30
Coffee Break
15'
15:30
17:30
Lego Mindstorm Challenge continued
02h00'
19:30
19:30
Official Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Chairperson: K. Hudnut, A. Wong, D. Brzezinska

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

08:45
09:15
US Interests in GNSS Usage in Africa
30'
A. Wong
US State Department, USA
09:15
10:15
Why the International community cares about Scintillation
01h00'
H. C. Carlson
EOARD, UK
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
13:00
Mapping and Surveying
02h30'
D. Brzezinska
Ohio State University, USA
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:15
Laboratory - Mapping and Surveying
01h15'
15:15
15:30
Coffee Break
15'
15:30
17:00
Laboratory - Mapping and Surveying continued
01h30'
D. Brzezinska
Ohio State University, USA
Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Chairperson: Dr. R. Ehsani, Dr. A. Sassenberg

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

08:30
09:45
Precision Agriculture
01h15'
R. Ehsani
University of Florida, USA
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
13:00
Precision Agriculture continued
02h30'
R. Ehsani
University of Florida, USA
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:15
Laboratory session
01h15'
R. Ehsani
University of Florida, USA
15:15
15:30
Coffee Break
15'
15:30
17:00
John Deere Presentation
01h30'
A. Sassenberg
John Deere AMS, Europe
Thursday, 2 April 2009

Chairperson: T. Walter, B. Arbesser-Rastburg, A. B. Rabiu

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

08:30
10:15
Air Navigation Applications (SBAS, GBAS, RAIM)
01h45'
T. Walter
Stanford University, USA
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
13:00
Air Navigation Applications (SBAS, GBAS, RAIM)continued
02h30'
T. Walter
Stanford University, USA
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:00
Galileo Systems and Services
01h00'
B. Arbesser-Rastburg
ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands
15:00
15:30
GNSS Challenges in Africa
30'
A. B. Rabiu
Federal Universitly of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
15:30
15:45
Coffee Break
15'
15:45
16:00
Vertical TEC over Ilorin: Preliminary Results
15'
J. O. Adeniyi, O.A. Olawepo
Univ. of Ilorin, Nigeria
16:00
17:00
Open Discussion
01h00'
Friday, 3 April 2009

Chairperson: Dr. R. Langley, Geocaching with Dr. Gopi Seemala

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

08:30
09:45
Atmospheric Monitoring and Mitigation
01h15'
R. Langley
University of New Brunswick, Canada
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
13:00
Atmospheric Monitoring Laboratory
02h30'
R. Langley
University of New Brunswick, Canada
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:00
Geocache Demonstration and Challenge
01h00'
15:15
15:45
Coffee Break
30'
Monday, 6 April - Week 3

Chairperson: Doherty,Radicella,Groves,Valladares,VanDierendonck

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

6 April 2009
08:30
08:45
Overview of Week 3
15'
P. Doherty, S. Radicella
08:45
09:15
The Ionosphere and Effects on GNSS
30'
P. Doherty, S. Radicella
09:15
10:15
Scintillation and Effects on GNSS
01h00'
K. Groves
AFRL, Hansom, USA
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
11:30
Sensing Space Weather with Distributed Observatories and the Human Network
01h00'
C. Valladares
Boston College, USA
11:30
12:30
The African Ionosphere
01h00'
P. Doherty, S. Radicella
12:30
14:00
Lunch
01h30'
14:00
15:15
GNSS TEC and Scintillation Receivers
01h15'
A. J. Van Dierendonck
AJ Systems, USA
15:15
16:00
Coffee Break and move to Galileo Building
45'
16:00
17:30
Receiver Demonstration
01h30'
A.J. Van Dierendonck, ICTP Staff
Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Chairperson: Radicella,Nava,Beniguel,Carrano,Bullet,Groves,Amae

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

08:30
09:30
Ionospheric Modeling
01h00'
S. Radicella
ICTP
09:30
10:30
Ionospheric Model Adaptation to Experimental Data
01h00'
B. Nava
ICTP
10:30
10:45
Coffee Break
15'
10:45
11:30
Scintillation Modeling
45'
Y. Beniguel
IEEA
11:30
12:45
Ionospheric Data Processing and Analysis
01h15'
C. Carrano
Boston College, USA
12:45
13:30
Lunch
45'
13:30
14:00
Establishing GNSS Measurements in Africa
30'
L. Amaeshi
University of Lagos, Nigeria
14:00
15:15
Introduction to Ionospheric Sounding
01h15'
T. Bullett
Univ. of Colorado, USA
15:15
15:45
Coffee Break
30'
15:45
17:15
SCINDA Status and Plans
01h30'
K. Groves
AFRL, Hanson,USA
Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Chairperson: A. J. Coster, S. Skone, L. Ciraolo

Room: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall

08:30
09:30
Ionospheric Storm Monitoring and Effects on GNSS
01h00'
A. Coster
MIT. Haystack Laboratory, USA
09:30
10:30
Ionospheric Challenges for Positioning Applications in Africa
01h00'
S. Skone
University of Calgary, Canada
10:30
10:45
Coffee Break
15'
10:45
13:00
Ionospheric Impact on Positioning Laboratory
02h15'
A. Coster, S. Skone
MIT, Haystack Lab. USA, Univ. Calgary, Canada
13:00
14:00
Lunch
01h00'
14:00
15:00
TEC Calibration Techniques: Single-station estimation of arc offsets
01h00'
L. Ciraolo
IFAC-CNR, Sesto Fiorentino
15:00
15:15
Coffee Break
15'
15:15
17:30
TEC Calibration Laboratory
02h15'
L. Ciraolo, C. Carrano, K. Alazo, G. Seemala
19:30
19:30
Final Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
08:30
09:15
Getting there without getting lost !
45'
D. Ezigbalike
UN ECA, Ethiopia
09:15
10:15
Open Discussion: The Future: Where do we go from here?
01h00'
10:15
10:30
Coffee Break
15'
10:30
13:00
Distribution of Certificates of Participation : End of Workshop
02h30'
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