Program Outline

The full program of speakers is available to view here:


Pre IGNSS Events

  • 5 - 6 February 2018 

RTCM SC-104 Meeting Observation: The RTCM SC-104 Committee will conduct their meeting at UNSW Sydney on 5 - 6 February 2017 (Monday and Tuesday preceding IGNSS2018) and welcomes IGNSS2018 delegates to attend as observers. Registration to observe the meeting is free but RSVP's are required and will be collected in the IGNSS registration form. More info...

  • 6 February 2018 

Japan-Australia Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) Industry Utilisation Workshop: The Japan-Australia Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) Industry Utilisation Workshop on 6 February will provide a forum to explore the potential applications of QZSS in Australia. The workshop is targeted to Australian industry and is open to all participants interested in satellite positioning business and technology. Please register vie the JETRO website:


Day 1 - Wednesday, 7 February 2018


Air Vice-Marshall Kym Osley, Department of Defence
Kent Rosser, Defence Science Technology Group - "PNT Challenges and Oportunities in Defence Research"
Stuart Ballingall, Austroads

  • Service Providers
  • SBAS Test Bed Overivew
  • SBAS Test Bed Project Updates
  • GNSS Receiver Development and Signal Processing
  • Industry Exclusives Session

Late afternoon: Sponsors Reception and Drinks


Day 2 - Thursday, 8 February 2018

Early morning: IGNSS Association Breakfast AGM


Rod Bryant, u-blox
Sisi Zlatanova, UNSW Built Environment Geospatial Information Centre

  • GPSat Presents: GNSS Vulnerability, Resilience and Risk
  • Algorithms and Methods
  • Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Cooperative Positioning and UAVs
  • Datums and Geodesy
  • Augmentation and Correction Services
  • Panel: Positioning in Autonomous Systems

Evening: Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour


Day 3 (short day) - Friday, 9 February 2018


Stuart Minchin, Australian Space Agency Review Expert Reference Group
Jeff Auerbach, US State Department
Dominic Hayes, European Commission
Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, Ohio State University, "PNT for Smart Cities - Are we really ready for autonomous vehicles"

  • Intelligent Transport Systems and Legal Traceability
  • Precise Point Positioning

Early Afteroon: BBQ and Student Networking Lunch


Proudly Supported By

Lockheed Martin 

Geoscience Australia 

GPSat Systems Australia Pty Ltd  
 Trimble  Tersus GNSS Inc.  
Vicom Position Partners  
NSW Department of Industry    

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