CGSIC IISC Meeting 28 November 2011 in London

To allow for jet lag and for those who are travelling on Monday, the meeting of the CGSIC International Information Subcommittee (IISC) to be conducted on November 28th, 2011 at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London, UK in conjunction with the European Navigation Conference (ENC 2011) will begin at 10:00 AM.
Welcome – John Wilde, Chair of CGSIC IISC CGSIC Organization – Capt Frank Parker, Deputy Chair CGSIC, CO Coast Guard Navigation Center GPS Policy – Lt Col Scott Boushell, Senior Advisor, GPS National Coordination Office GPS Status and Modernization – Lt Col Jermaine Brinson, U.S. Air Force Space Command, Chief, PNT Current Operations Branch GNSS Information System for Europe (GISE) – John Wilde CEO DW International Ltd US DHS Patriot Watch Program – Rick Hamilton, CGSIC Executive Secretariat, U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center

In keeping with the CGSIC charter to gain civil input from the world to consider in GPS modernization plans, there will be some interesting discussion of how a mature GPS system is coping with challenges in funding, launch vehicle availability, and diversification options with regard to satellites used to broadcast GPS signals into the foreseeable future. Please let me or the IISC Chair know if you plan to attend. If planning to also attend the ENC 2011, please go to their website to register for the conference.

Rick Hamilton
CGSIC Executive Secretariat
U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center