Description
Go to day
  • Monday, 23 March 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:30 REGISTRATION
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:30 REGISTRATION 1h0'
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Opening Remarks and Welcome
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Opening Remarks and Welcome 30'
        Speaker: S. Radicella, P. Doherty (ICTP, Trieste / Boston College, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 11:00 Satellite Navigation Overview
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Satellite Navigation Overview 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Misra (The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:00 Coffee Break 15'
    • 11:15 - 11:45 Partnership for GNSS Education for Africa
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:15 Partnership for GNSS Education for Africa 30'
        Speaker: K.R.Sreenivasan/P. Doherty (Director, ICTP Trieste/ Boston College, USA)
    • 11:45 - 13:00 International Organization Representatives
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:45 International Organization Representatives 1h15'
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:45 International and National Organization Representatives continued:
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 International and National Organization Representatives continued: 45'
    • 14:45 - 16:00 Satellite Navigation Overview continued
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Satellite Navigation Overview continued 1h15'
        Speaker: P. Misra (The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Open Discussion on International Collaboration
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 Open Discussion on International Collaboration 1h0'
    • 19:30 - 19:30 Welcome Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:30 Welcome Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
  • Tuesday, 24 March 2009
    • 08:30 - 10:30 Administrative Formalities
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Administrative Formalities 2h0'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Coordinate Frames, Time Reference and Orbits
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:30 Coordinate Frames, Time Reference and Orbits 2h30'
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:15 GPS Space and Control Segments
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 GPS Space and Control Segments 1h15'
    • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:30 - 17:00 GPS Measurements and Error Sources
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:30 GPS Measurements and Error Sources 1h30'
  • Wednesday, 25 March 2009
    • 08:30 - 10:15 Solving for Position and Time, Kalman Filtering, Inertial Navigation and GPS/INS Integration
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Solving for Position and Time, Kalman Filtering, Inertial Navigation and GPS/INS Integration 1h45'
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 13:00 Solving for Position and Time, Kalman Filtering, Inertial Navigation and GPS/INS Integration contined.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:45 Solving for Position and Time, Kalman Filtering, Inertial Navigation and GPS/INS Integration contined. 2h15'
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Precise Positioning (DGPS-concept and algorithms)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Precise Positioning (DGPS-concept and algorithms) 1h15'
    • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Precise Positioning (DGPS-concept and algorithms) contd.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:30 Precise Positioning (DGPS-concept and algorithms) contd. 30'
    • 16:00 - 17:30 Laboratory session
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 16:00 Laboratory session 1h30'
  • Thursday, 26 March 2009
    • 08:30 - 10:15 High Accuracy GPS - Carrier-Phase Ambiguity Resolution
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 High Accuracy GPS - Carrier-Phase Ambiguity Resolution 1h45'
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 High Accuracy GPS - Carrier-Phase Ambiguity Resolution contd.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:30 High Accuracy GPS - Carrier-Phase Ambiguity Resolution contd. 2h30'
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Laboratory with John Raquet
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Laboratory with John Raquet 1h15'
    • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:30 - 16:30 SAT-SURF Suite A tool for Hands-on Training on Satellite Navigation
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:30 SAT-SURF Suite A tool for Hands-on Training on Satellite Navigation 1h0'
        Speaker: G. Marucco (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:30 - 18:00 Introduction to GPS Receiver Design Principals
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 Introduction to GPS Receiver Design Principals 1h30'
        Speaker: P. Ward (Navward)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Friday, 27 March 2009
    • 08:30 - 10:15 GPS Received Design Principals continued
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 GPS Received Design Principals continued 1h45'
        Speaker: P. Ward (Navward)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 13:00 GPS Received Design Principals contd.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:45 GPS Received Design Principals contd. 2h15'
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 GPS Received Design Principals contd.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 GPS Received Design Principals contd. 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Ward (Navward, USA)
    • 15:00 - 15:45 Introduction to Clocks, GPS time, Precise Time Applications
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Introduction to Clocks, GPS time, Precise Time Applications 45'
        Speaker: D. Matsakis (U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:45 - 16:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:45 Coffee Break 15'
    • 16:00 - 18:00 Introduction to Clocks, GPS time, Precise Time Applications continued
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:00 Introduction to Clocks, GPS time, Precise Time Applications continued 2h0'
        Speaker: D. Matsakis (U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Monday, 30 March 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Overview of Week 2
      • 08:30 Overview of Week 2 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Doherty / S. Radicella (Boston College,USA / ICTP, Trieste)
    • 09:30 - 10:15 Autonomous GNSS
      • 09:30 Autonomous GNSS 45'
        Speaker: M. Miller, J. Morton, C. Miller (AFRL, Eglin,USA, Miami University, WPAFB, Wright Patterson, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Autonomous GNSS continued
      • 10:30 Autonomous GNSS continued 2h30'
        Speaker: M. Miller, J. Morton, C. Miller (AFRL, Eglin,USA, Miami University, WPAFB, Wright Patterson, USA)
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Lego Mindstorm Challenge
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 14:00 Lego Mindstorm Challenge 1h15'
    • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:30 - 17:30 Lego Mindstorm Challenge continued
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:30 Lego Mindstorm Challenge continued 2h0'
    • 19:30 - 19:30 Official Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:30 Official Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
  • Tuesday, 31 March 2009
    • 08:45 - 09:15 US Interests in GNSS Usage in Africa
      • 08:45 US Interests in GNSS Usage in Africa 30'
        Speaker: A. Wong (US State Department, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:15 - 10:15 Why the International community cares about Scintillation
      • 09:15 Why the International community cares about Scintillation 1h0'
        Speaker: H. C. Carlson (EOARD, UK)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Mapping and Surveying
      • 10:30 Mapping and Surveying 2h30'
        Speaker: D. Brzezinska (Ohio State University, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Laboratory - Mapping and Surveying
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 14:00 Laboratory - Mapping and Surveying 1h15'
    • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:30 - 17:00 Laboratory - Mapping and Surveying continued
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:30 Laboratory - Mapping and Surveying continued 1h30'
        Speaker: D. Brzezinska (Ohio State University, USA)
        Material: Movies
  • Wednesday, 1 April 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:45 Precision Agriculture
      • 08:30 Precision Agriculture 1h15'
        Speaker: R. Ehsani (University of Florida, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Precision Agriculture continued
      • 10:30 Precision Agriculture continued 2h30'
        Speaker: R. Ehsani (University of Florida, USA)
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Laboratory session
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
    • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:30 - 17:00 John Deere Presentation
      • 15:30 John Deere Presentation 1h30'
        Speaker: A. Sassenberg (John Deere AMS, Europe)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Thursday, 2 April 2009
    • 08:30 - 10:15 Air Navigation Applications (SBAS, GBAS, RAIM)
      • 08:30 Air Navigation Applications (SBAS, GBAS, RAIM) 1h45'
        Speaker: T. Walter (Stanford University, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Air Navigation Applications (SBAS, GBAS, RAIM)continued
      • 10:30 Air Navigation Applications (SBAS, GBAS, RAIM)continued 2h30'
        Speaker: T. Walter (Stanford University, USA)
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Galileo Systems and Services
      • 14:00 Galileo Systems and Services 1h0'
        Speaker: B. Arbesser-Rastburg (ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 15:30 GNSS Challenges in Africa
      • 15:00 GNSS Challenges in Africa 30'
        Speaker: A. B. Rabiu (Federal Universitly of Technology, Akure, Nigeria)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:45 - 16:00 Vertical TEC over Ilorin: Preliminary Results
      • 15:45 Vertical TEC over Ilorin: Preliminary Results 15'
        Speaker: J. O. Adeniyi, O.A. Olawepo (Univ. of Ilorin, Nigeria)
        Material: Presentation
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Open Discussion
      • 16:00 Open Discussion 1h0'
  • Friday, 3 April 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:45 Atmospheric Monitoring and Mitigation
      • 08:30 Atmospheric Monitoring and Mitigation 1h15'
        Speaker: R. Langley (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Atmospheric Monitoring Laboratory
      • 10:30 Atmospheric Monitoring Laboratory 2h30'
        Speaker: R. Langley (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Geocache Demonstration and Challenge
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 14:00 Geocache Demonstration and Challenge 1h0'
    • 15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 30'
  • Monday, 6 April 2009
    • 08:30 - 08:45 Overview of Week 3
      • 08:30 Overview of Week 3 15'
        Speaker: P. Doherty, S. Radicella
    • 08:45 - 09:15 The Ionosphere and Effects on GNSS
      • 08:45 The Ionosphere and Effects on GNSS 30'
        Speaker: P. Doherty, S. Radicella
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:15 - 10:15 Scintillation and Effects on GNSS
      • 09:15 Scintillation and Effects on GNSS 1h0'
        Speaker: K. Groves (AFRL, Hansom, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 11:30 Sensing Space Weather with Distributed Observatories and the Human Network
      • 10:30 Sensing Space Weather with Distributed Observatories and the Human Network 1h0'
        Speaker: C. Valladares (Boston College, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 12:30 The African Ionosphere
      • 11:30 The African Ionosphere 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Doherty, S. Radicella
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:15 GNSS TEC and Scintillation Receivers
      • 14:00 GNSS TEC and Scintillation Receivers 1h15'
        Speaker: A. J. Van Dierendonck (AJ Systems, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:15 - 16:00 Coffee Break and move to Galileo Building
      Location: ARPL Laboratory - Galileo Guest House, Lobby Level
      • 15:15 Coffee Break and move to Galileo Building 45'
    • 16:00 - 17:30 Receiver Demonstration
      Location: ARPL Laboratory - Galileo Guest House, Lobby Level
      • 16:00 Receiver Demonstration 1h30'
        Speaker: A.J. Van Dierendonck, ICTP Staff
        Material: lecture notes
  • Tuesday, 7 April 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Ionospheric Modeling
      • 08:30 Ionospheric Modeling 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Radicella (ICTP)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Ionospheric Model Adaptation to Experimental Data
      • 09:30 Ionospheric Model Adaptation to Experimental Data 1h0'
        Speaker: B. Nava (ICTP)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:45 - 11:30 Scintillation Modeling
      • 10:45 Scintillation Modeling 45'
        Speaker: Y. Beniguel (IEEA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 12:45 Ionospheric Data Processing and Analysis
      • 11:30 Ionospheric Data Processing and Analysis 1h15'
        Speaker: C. Carrano (Boston College, USA)
    • 12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:45 Lunch 45'
    • 13:30 - 14:00 Establishing GNSS Measurements in Africa
      • 13:30 Establishing GNSS Measurements in Africa 30'
        Speaker: L. Amaeshi (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Introduction to Ionospheric Sounding
      • 14:00 Introduction to Ionospheric Sounding 1h15'
        Speaker: T. Bullett (Univ. of Colorado, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:45 - 17:15 SCINDA Status and Plans
      • 15:45 SCINDA Status and Plans 1h30'
        Speaker: K. Groves (AFRL, Hanson,USA)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Wednesday, 8 April 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Ionospheric Storm Monitoring and Effects on GNSS
      • 08:30 Ionospheric Storm Monitoring and Effects on GNSS 1h0'
        Speaker: A. Coster (MIT. Haystack Laboratory, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Ionospheric Challenges for Positioning Applications in Africa
      • 09:30 Ionospheric Challenges for Positioning Applications in Africa 1h0'
        Speaker: S. Skone (University of Calgary, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:45 - 13:00 Ionospheric Impact on Positioning Laboratory
      • 10:45 Ionospheric Impact on Positioning Laboratory 2h15'
        Speaker: A. Coster, S. Skone (MIT, Haystack Lab. USA, Univ. Calgary, Canada)
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 TEC Calibration Techniques: Single-station estimation of arc offsets
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 14:00 TEC Calibration Techniques: Single-station estimation of arc offsets 1h0'
        Speaker: L. Ciraolo (IFAC-CNR, Sesto Fiorentino)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 15'
    • 15:15 - 17:30 TEC Calibration Laboratory
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:15 TEC Calibration Laboratory 2h15'
        Speaker: L. Ciraolo, C. Carrano, K. Alazo, G. Seemala
        Material: lecture notes
    • 19:30 - 19:30 Final Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:30 Final Dinner (Hosted by ICTP and Boston College)
  • Thursday, 9 April 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:15 Getting there without getting lost !
      • 08:30 Getting there without getting lost ! 45'
        Speaker: D. Ezigbalike (UN ECA, Ethiopia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:15 - 10:15 Open Discussion: The Future: Where do we go from here?
      • 09:15 Open Discussion: The Future: Where do we go from here? 1h0'
    • 10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 15'
    • 10:30 - 13:00 Distribution of Certificates of Participation : End of Workshop
      • 10:30 Distribution of Certificates of Participation : End of Workshop 2h30'