Program of the International Seminars on Positioning and Navigation 2017

Dates and venue

9-19 May 2017, Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile, Toulouse, France

Program 2017

9th May (Tuesday Morning): Opening Ceremony

Block I (9-13th May): GNSS Positioning

Tuesday, May 9th:
  • Morning: Fundamentals of GNSS I - Dr. Christophe Macabiau – ENAC, France
  • Afternoon: Fundamentals of GNSS II - Dr. Olivier Julien – ENAC, France
Wednesday, May 10th:
  • Morning: Differential Positioning: DGNSS, RTK and PPP - Asst Prof. Wu Falin – Beihang University, China
  • Afternoon: GNSS vulnerabilities - Dr. Sam Pullen Stanford University, USA
  • Evening Talk: Galileo and EGNOS - Dr. Benoit Roturier DGAC/DSNA, France
Thursday, May 11th:
  • Morning: Practical signal processing for GNSS: focus on interference (1/2) - Asst Prof. Pau Closas – Northeastern University, USA
  • Afternoon:
    • Future GNSS:
      • Beidou - Asst Prof. Wu Falin – Beihang University, China
      • GPS - Dr. Olivier Julien – ENAC, France
      • GLONASS/NAVIC/QZSS - Dr. Olivier Julien – ENAC, France
    • Opportunities of MCMF positioning - Asst Prof. Wu Falin – Beihang University, China
  • Evening Talk: Impact of Anomalous Ionospheric Gradients on Local Area Differential GNSS and Mitigation Strategies - Dr. Sam Pullen – Stanford University, USA
Friday, May 12th:
  • Morning: Reliability of GNSS positioning - Dr. Sam Pullen Stanford University, USA
  • Afternoon: Practical signal processing for GNSS: focus on interference (2/2) - Asst Prof. Pau Closas – Northeastern University, USA
Saturday, May 13th:
  • Morning:
    • Interaction with lecturers
    • Visit of ENAC laboratories and ATC facilities (TBC)
  • Afternoon: Free time

Sunday, May 14th: Day off for visit

Block II (15-18th May): Multi-Sensor Navigation

Monday, May 15th:
  • Morning: Introduction to Kalman Filtering - Prof. Michael Braasch – Ohio University, USA
  • Afternoon: Inertial Navigation - Prof. Michael Braasch – Ohio University, USA
TUESDAY, MAY 16TH:
  • Morning: Vision- and Laser-based Navigation - Prof. Maarten Uijt de Haag – Ohio University, USA
  • Afternoon: Signals of Opportunity - Dr. Paul Thevenon – ENAC, France
  • Evening Talk: Navigating Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in Challenging Environments - Prof. Maarten Uijt de Haag – Ohio University, USA
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17TH:
  • Morning: Lab on vision- and laser-based navigation for UAV - Prof. Maarten Uijt de Haag – Ohio University, USA
  • Afternoon: Multi-sensor navigation - Dr. Christophe Macabiau – ENAC, France
  • Evening Talk: Observability Aware Motion Generation - Prof. Stephan Weiss Alpen-Adria Universitat, Austria
Thursday, May 18th:
  • Morning: Probabilistic Robotics Navigation - Prof. Stephan Weiss Alpen-Adria Universitat, Austria

Block III (18-19th May): Applications

Thursday, May 18th:
  • Afternoon:
    • Robotics - Prof. Stephan Weiss Alpen-Adria Universitat, Austria
    • RPAS - Catherine Ronflé-Nadaud – DSNA/DTI, France
FRIDAY, MAY 19TH:
  • Morning:
    • LBS Applications - Yves Capelle Telespazio, France
    • Civil aviation application - Laurent Azoulai Airbus, France
  • Afternoon:
    • Search and Rescue - Yoan Grégoire CNES, France
    • Closing Ceremony