ESA/JRC International Summerschool on GNSS 2020 - NEW DATES

ESA/JRC International Summerschool on GNSS 2020 ESA/JRC International Summerschool on GNSS 2020
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    Antje Tucci
    European Space Agency
    phone: +49 89 6004 3425

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    GNSS, Summer School

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    EUR 1200-2500

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ESA/JRC International Summerschool on GNSS 2020

The Summer School 2020 has been postponed!

New date: July 19 - 30, 2021, Krakow, Poland

In view of the global COVID-19 crisis and the existing uncertainties, we have concluded that the risk of conducting the Summer School this year is unfortunately too high. The current status of the pandemic led us to this decision. All registrants have been informed already by e-mail. For further questions please contact us here.

The 13th edition of the ESA/JRC International Summerschool on GNSS 2020 will be held in Krakow, in the South of Poland. This location has become possible through the generous support of the European Space Agency (ESA), the  Joint Research Centre (EC) and various supporters. A unique opportunity for young researchers in satellite navigation to gain first-class knowledge from worldwide lecturers.

It is the objective of this Summer School to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations in a receiver and finally determining the position-navigation-time (PNT) solution. Many lab work will be carried out to get attendees really “hands-on”. In addition, lectures on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Patents as well as on business aspects are given. The future of satellite systems is also discussed. Main emphasis will be put on the development of a group project using innovative ideas and covering all aspects from the idea, business plan, technical realisation till the marketing of the product or the service.

Internationally renowned scientists and specialists will give the lectures as well as the practical exercises and lab work. The program is open to graduate students (with a first university degree), Ph.D. candidates, early-stage researchers and young professional willing to broaden their knowledge. Registrations are limited to 50 participants and will be accepted on a first come / first serve principle.