Preliminary Programme    

Last update: 26.08.2015

Monday, 31 August 2015

16.00

Departure by bus from the hotel Alimara to the City Council of Barcelona

16.30

Opening  - Welcome address by Mr Raimundo Viejo, Councillor for Education and Universities at the Barcelona City Council

Welcome by ESA
Prof. Dr. Guenter W. Hein, European Space Agency and University FAF Munich

Welcome by JRC
Dr.-Ing. Georg Peter, Head of the Security Technology Assessment Unit of the Institute for the Protection of the Citizen (IPSC) of the Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Speech by Prof. Dr. Enric Fossas, Rector of the UPC, who will announce the start of the ESA/JRC International Summer School on GNSS 2015

17.00

Inauguration Lecture: Space - Our Future on Planet Earth
Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Dordain, Former Director General, European Space Agency

18.30

Who depends on GNSS?
Neil Mitchison, former Head of the Security Technology Assessment unit of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

19.00

Guided Tour of the Noble Halls of the City Council

20.30

Opening Reception and Welcome Dinner at Restaurant 'El Gran Café'

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

09.00 - 10.30

Lecture: Basics of Satellite Navigation 1
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof,
University of Graz, Austria

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.30

Lecture: Basics of Satellite Navigation 2
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 14.45

Lecture: Basics of Satellite Navigation 3
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof

14.45 - 15.30

Lecture: GNSS RF Link Performance 1
Prof. Dr. Michel Bousquet
Institut Supérieur de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace (ISAE), Toulouse

15.30 - 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 - 16.45

Lecture: GNSS RF Link Performance 2
Prof. Dr. Michel Bousquet

17.00 - 18.30

Introduction to Project Work
Opening of the Students´ Project Work and Competition
Dr. Jeff Austin
Founder and President, Austin Associates, San Antonio, Texas, USA
An International Leadership and Team Development Consortium

19.30

Dinner

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

09.00 - 10.30

Lecture: Become a GNSS Entrepreneur
Dipl. Ing. Frank Salzgeber, European Space Agency

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.30

Lecture: GNSS Signals and Receivers 1
Dr. Christopher Hegarty
The MITRE Corporation, Boston, MA, USA

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.30

Lecture: GNSS Signals and Receivers 2
Dr. Christopher Hegarty
The MITRE Corporation, Boston, MA, USA

15.30 - 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 - 18.00

Lecture: Leadership: Engineering People Processes and Systems in a Project Environment
Dr. Jeff Austin

19.30

Dinner

Thursday , 3 September 2015

09.00 - 10.30

Lecture: Leadership (continuation) and Project Work Coaching
Dr. Jeff Austin

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 13.00

Lecture: Ionospheric and Tropospheric Effects on GNSS
Dr. Bertram Arbesser-Rastburg
European Space Agency

13.00 - 14.30

Lunch

14.30 - 16.00

Workshop: Lab on GNSS Signal Processing. Part 1.
Dr. Daniele Borio and Prof. Dr. José A. Lopez-Salcedo
Joint Research Centre (JRC), EC, Ispra, Italy

16.00 - 16.30

Coffee Break

16.30 - 17.30

The SBAS Concept and the EGNOS System
Dr. Javier Ventura-Traveset
European Space Agency/ESAC

17.30 - 18.30

Contributions from Spain

17.30 - 18.00

INDRA Activities on GNSS

18.00 - 18.30

GMV in GNSS

19.30

Dinner

Friday, 4 September 2015

09.00 - 10.30

Lecture: GNSS Threats and Countermeasures
Dr. Daniele Borio
Joint Research Centre (JRC), EC, Ispra, Italy

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 -12.30

Lecture: Communication Systems for Satellite Positioning and Navigation
Prof. Dr. Michel Bousquet

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.30

Workshop: Lab on GNSS Signal Processing. Part 2
Dr. Daniele Borio

15.30 - 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 - 17.30

Workshop: Lab on GNSS Signal Processing. Part 3
Dr. Daniele Borio 

17.30 - 18.30

Contributions from Spain
Quickest Detection for GNSS signal-level Integrity
Prof. Dr. José A. Lopez-Salcedo
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

19.30

Dinner

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Free – Barcelona Sightseeing - Project Work

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Excursion: Visit to the Freixenet Caves and Wine Tasting – Lunch in a Catalonian Restaurant

Monday, 7 September 2015

09.00 - 10.00

Lecture: IPR and Patents in GNSS
Prof. Dr. René Oosterlinck
Guest Professor Space Law at Ghent University, Belgium

10.00 - 10.30

Coffee Break

10.30 - 11.00

Lecture: GNSS in a Sensor Integration Environment 1
Prof. Dr. Bernd Eissfeller
University FAF Munich, Germany

11.00 - 12.30

Lecture: GNSS in a Sensor Integration Environment 2
Prof. Dr. Bernd Eissfeller

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.30

Contributions from Spain
Remote Sensing Using GNSS Signals of Opportunity

Prof. Dr. Adriano Camps, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

15.30 - 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 - 19.00

Project Work
Dr. Jeff Austin

19.30

Dinner

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

09.00 - 10.30

Workshop Part 1 Lab Exercises
The ESA/UPC GNSS Lab Tool
Prof. Dr. Jaume Sanz Subirana
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.30

Workshop Part 2 Lab Exercises
The ESA/UPC GNSS Lab Tool

Prof. Dr. Jaume Sanz Subirana

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.00

Lecture: Set up a Start-up – Support and Funding for your Idea
Dipl. Ing. Frank Salzgeber

15.00 - 16.00

Lecture: Liability Issues in GNSS
Prof. Dr. René Oosterlinck

16.00 - 16.30

Coffee Break

16.30 - 19.00

Project Work
Dr. Jeff Austin

19.30

Dinner

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

09.00 - 10.00

Lecture: Positive Train Control
Prof. Dr. Per Enge
Stanford University, Palo Alto, Ca., USA

10.00 - 10.45

Lecture: Multi-Frequency Multi-System GNSS & SBAS 1
Prof. Dr. Guenter W. Hein
University FAF Munich / European Space Agency

10.45 - 11.15

Coffee Break

11.15 - 12.45

Lecture: Multi-Frequency Multi-System GNSS & SBAS 2
Prof. Dr. Guenter W. Hein

12.45 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 14.45

Lecture: Multi-Frequency Multi-System GNSS & SBAS 3
Prof. Dr. Guenter W. Hein

14.45 - 15.30

Lecture: Cyber-Safety for Civilian Navigation 1
Prof. Dr. Per Enge

15.30 - 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 - 16.45

Lecture: Cyber-Safety for Civilian Navigation 2
Prof. Dr. Per Enge

17.00 - 19.00

Project Work: Presentations Preparation
Dr. Jeff Austin

20.00

Farewell Dinner in a Catalonian Restaurant

Thursday, 10 September 2015

08.30 - 12.00

Student Presentations on Project Work

12.00 - 13.30

Awards of Student Competition and Closing

13.30 - 14.30

Lunch

 

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