Program Day 1, March 16

Time zone: CET

10:30 -12:30    Networking. GNSS.asia Global Meetups: Meet with the GNSS community from around Asia in an informal setting at a state-of-the-art online matchmaking event free of charge. The GNSS.asia Global Meetups will be kicked-off by Dinka Dinkova, Acting Head of the International Relations and Communication Unit at DG DEFIS. Register now and book your first meeting!

 

12:45 - 14:45

OPENING PLENARY

The Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs, Regional Development, and Energy, the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, representatives of the European Commission, the European Space Agency, National Space Agencies as well as representatives from USA, Russia and China are opening the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2021.

Welcome:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Pany, ISTA, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Neubiberg, Germany

Prof. Dr. Merith Niehuss, President, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Neubiberg, Germany

Hubert Aiwanger, Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs, Regional Development, and Energy

and Deputy Bavarian Prime Minister, Munich, Germany

Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Member of the German Bundestag, Berlin, Germany

Moderator: Claus Kruesken, Presenter, Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting), Munich, Germany

Panel Members:

Matthias Petschke, Director, EU GNSS Programmes, DG Defense Industry and Space (DEFIS), European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Dr. Josef Aschbacher, Director General, European Space Agency (ESA), Paris, France

Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director, European GNSS Agency (GSA), Prague, Czech Republic

Prof. Dr. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla, Chair of the Executive Board, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany

Harold "Stormy" Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, Washington, DC, USA

Oleg Kem, Director of the Department of Navigation Space Systems (GLONASS), ROSCOSMOS State Space Corporation, Moscow, Russia

Prof. Dr. Guifei Jing, Beihang University, Beijing, China

Dr. Graham Turnock, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency, Swindon, UK

Jean-Yves Le Gall, (former) President, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Paris, France

14:45 - 15:00  Have a break

or attend the Round Table Discussion hosted by Spaceopal, invited guests from GSA and EUROCONTROL

Moderator: Marco Folino, CEO of Spaceopal

Topic: The growing eco-system of services for unmanned vehicles

15:00 - 16:30

Session 1. GNSS PROGRAM UPDATES – GLOBAL, REGIONAL AND AUGMENTATION SYSTEMS
We present news from the worldwide global, regional and augmentation satellite navigation systems in operation and under development.


Chairman: Mike Swiek, Mike International, LLC, Washington, DC, USA

Panel Members:

Xavier Maufroid, Head of Galileo Implementation Team, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Javier Benedicto, Galileo Programme Manager, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Guerric Pont, Acting Head of Galileo Services Department, GSA, Prague, Czech Republic

"Status of Galileo"

Harold "Stormy" Martin, Director, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, Washington, DC, USA

"Status and Modernization of the US Global Positioning System and WAAS"

Ivan Revnivykh, Head of the GLONASS Application Division of the Satellite Navigation Systems (GLONASS) Directorate, ROSCOSMOS State Space Corporation, Moscow, Russia

"Status of GLONASS"

Gucang Chen, Deputy Director, China Satellite Navigation Office, Beijing, China

"BeiDou Navigation Satellite System Development"

Vincent Brison, EGNOS Operations and Maintenance Manager, GSA, Prague, Czech Republic

"Status of EGNOS"

Dr. Satoshi Kogure, QZSS Executive Director, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office, Tokyo, Japan

"Status of the Japanese QZSS Regional System"

Dr. N.K. Philip, Programme Director, Satellite Navigation Programme, ISRO/URSC, Bengaluru, India

"Status of IRNSS/NavIC and GAGAN"

Sharafat Gadimova, Program Officer, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs, Vienna, Austria

"ICG Developments"

16:30 - 16:45  Have a break

or attend the Round Table Discussion hosted by Airbus 

16:45 - 17:40

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON GNSS


Chairwoman: Justyna Redelkiewicz, GSA, Market Development, Prague, Czech Republic

Panel Members:

Carla Filotico, Partner, SpaceTec Partners, London, UK
In-Seung Kay, Project Manager Korea, GNSS.asia, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Hanhua Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China

Pierluigi Fedele, Galileo Service Provision Manager, spaceopal GmbH, Munich, Germany

17:45 - 19:00

​Session 2. MUNICH FLASHLIGHTS – NEWS FROM BAVARIA


Brief presentations from the Munich scene reporting on news and activities of the Bavarian satellite navigation network of excellence and of the high-tech cluster of satellite navigation.


Chairwoman: Bärbel Deisting, Director Space and Space Applications, bavAIRia e.V., Gilching, Germany

Panel Members:

Lars Weimer, Chief Operating Officer, esc Aerospace GmbH, Taufkirchen, Germany

Dr. Patrick Henkel, Founder and Managing Director, Advanced Navigation Solutions – ANavS GmbH, Munich, Germany

Dr. Markus Irsigler, Product Manager, Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG, Munich, Germany

Jürgen Seybold, Managing Director, TeleOrbit GmbH, Nuremberg, Germany

Matthias Overbeck, Group Manager Precise GNSS Receivers, Fraunhofer IIS, Nuremberg

Sowmyashree Lakshmaiah, Director Navigation Simulators, Work Microwave, Holzkirchen, Germany

Martin Grzebellus, Managing Director, NavCert GmbH, Munich, Germany

Daniela Dobreva-Nielsen, Director Business Development, Anwendungszentrum GmbH, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

19:00 End of first day