24 February 2012
Compass, Galileo PRS, Earth Observation, Education on Tap in Munich
The Munich Satellite Navigation Summit, convening March 13-15 in Germany, will for the first time include an Education Session. Also featured this year, a special session on Compass, the fast-growing Chinese constellation. A session will be dedicated to the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES): current status and perspectives of the European Earth-monitoring program. In addition, a session on the Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) and related aspects is envisaged.
The SatNav Summit is a high-level European-led conference with and international participation from industry, science, and governments.It has moved steadily from a policy focus at its inception to including more and more technical content, featuring important announcements in recent years from Galileo, GLONASS, and Compass.