Positioning, Navigation, & Timing (PNT) Conference

Source: https://www.paxpartnership.org/index.cfm?action=CL2&Entry=2052

Source: https://www.paxpartnership.org/index.cfm?action=CL2&Entry=2052

Event Date: 
May 21, 2019
The Patuxent Partnership
Southern Maryland Higher Ed Center, California, MD

For today's Warfighter in the field, the Global Positioning System (GPS) is vital to mission success because it provides critical positioning, navigation, and timing information. So what happens when GPS is unavailable? What are alternative solutions to obtaining PNT data?

We are bringing together leaders, decision-makers, and subject-matter experts from government, industry, and academia to address issues and approaches to providing PNT solutions in GPS-denied environments.

Panel 1:  The Warfighter and PNT

Moderator:  Mr. Kevin Coggins, Vice President, Cyber & Engineering, Booz Allen Hamilton (confirmed)
Rear Adm. Brian Corey, USN, PEO Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons
Dr. Chris Ekstrom, Deputy Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy (confirmed)
Dr. J. P. Laine, Division Leader for Positioning, Navigation & Timing, Draper (confirmed)
Ms. Fay Spellerberg, Deputy Director, Joint Navigation Warfare Center (confirmed)

Panel 2:  Positioning and Navigation Technology

Moderator:  Dr. Marshall Haker, Senior Systems Engineer, WBB Inc. (confirmed)
Mr. Evan Anzalone, Aerospace engineer, NASA - Multi-Spacecraft Autonomous Positioning System
Dr. Robert Lutwak, PNT Senior Scientist, AFRL (confirmed)
Dr. Aaron Darnton, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport (confirmed)
Dr. Ron Polcawich, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO- Precise Robust Inertial Guidance Munitions (PRIGM) (tentative)

Panel 3:  Timing & Communication Technology

Moderator:  Mr. Stephen Spehn, Deputy Science Advisor, USEUCOM (confirmed)
Dr. Eric Adles, Principal Professional Staff, JHU/APL, microwave photonics (confirmed)
Mr. Joe Alexander, Special Programs and Technical Integration, DoD CIO/NLCC & PNT (confirmed)
Mr. John del Colliano, PNT Branch Chief, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC )
Mr. Jonathan Hoffman, DARPA – Atomic Clock with Enhanced Stability (ACES)