Relevant Links

Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF):
http://www.aprsaf.org
Civil Global Positioning System Service Interface Committee (CGSIC):
http://www.gps.gov/cgsic/
European Space Agency - Navigation (ESA):
http://www.esa.int/esaNA
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA):
http://www.gistda.or.th/main/en/
GLObal NAvigation Satellite System (GLONASS):
http://www.glonass-ianc.rsa.ru/pls/htmldb/f?p=202:1
International Committee on GNSS (ICG):
http://www.oosa.unvienna.org/oosa/en/SAP/gnss/icg.html
International GNSS Service (IGS):
http://igscb.jpl.nasa.gov
JAXA Quasi-Zenith Satellites sysytem (JAXA QZSS):
http://www.jaxa.jp/projects/sat/qzss/index_e.html
Satellite Positioning Reserch and Apllication Center (SPAC):
http://www.eiseisokui.or.jp/en/

The 7th Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA) Conference

The seventh

Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA) Conference
7th – 9th December 2015, Brunei Darussalam

[December 7 : Sutra Hall, Meeting Room1 & 2]

12:00-13:00

Registration

13:00-13:05 Welcome
Ms. Gabriella POVERO, BELS Coordinator, ISMB, Italy
13:05-13:45 High Accuracy Navigation: From Local Area to World-wide
Prof. Jaume SANZ SUBIRANA, gAGE Group,
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunia, Spain
13:45-14:30 GNSS Reflectometry
Dr. Micaela TROGLIA GAMBA, Navigation Technologies, ISMB, Italy
14:30-15:10 Research towards Resilient Navigation at NAVIS Centre
Mr. Nguyen Dinh Thuan, Prof. TA HAI Tung, NAVIS Centre, Vietnam
15:10-15:30 Market and technology trends in positioning and navigation
Ms. Justyna REDELKIEWICZ, Market Development Officer, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
15:30-15:35 Wrap up and conclusions
Ms. Gabriella POVERO, BELS Coordinator, ISMB, Italy
15:35-16:00 Coffee Break
Latest trends in GNSS Technology (Chair: Ms. Gabriella Povero) : Meeting Room1 & 2
13:00-13:10 Opening Address: Introducing GNSS.asia
Mr. Rainer Horn, GNSS.asia Coordinator, SpaceTec Partners
13:10-13:30 The global GNSS market and business opportunities
Ms. Justyna Redelkiewicz, Market Development Officer, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
13:30-13:50 Cooperation across continents – Europe
Dr. Daniel Ludwig, Managing Director, DLC
13:50-14:20 Cooperation across continents – Asia-Pacific
GNSS.asia teams
Moderator: Dr. Daniel Ludwig, Managing Director, DLC
14:20-14:55 EU-Asia cooperation – industry case studies
Mr. Alexander Jeuck, General Manager Governments & Institutions Asia Pacific, SES
Mr. Shanmugavelan Velan, Managing Director, Elena Geo Systems
Dr. Matteo Gismondi, Business Development Representative, Asia Air Survey
14:55-15:30 GNSS solutions for industry challenges (I) –ITS & Tracking
Mr. Akira Iihoshi, Chief Engineer, Global Telematics Div., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Mr. Chua Pheng Chai, CEO, BruGPS Technologies
Mr. Fairuz Ismail, Founder, Trouver
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
GNSS.asia Industry Seminar (Chair: Mr. Rainer Horn) : Sutra Hall
15:50-16:25 GNSS solutions for industry challenges (II) – Surveying, Marine & Professional Applications
Mr. Alain Suskind, R&D Director, Septentrio
Mr. Livio Marradi, GNSS Product Manager, Thales Alenia Space
Ms. Bärbel Deisting, Director Space & Space Applications, bavAIRia
16:25-16:55

Discussion and Q&A
Moderator: Mr. Rainer Horn

16:55-17:00 Conclusion and outlook
Mr. Rainer Horn, GNSS.asia Coordinator, SpaceTec Partners
GNSS.asia Industry Seminar (Chair: Mr. Rainer Horn) : Sutra Hall
16:00-16:20 Agriculture of Brunei Darussalam (TBC)
Dr. Diana Dennis, Senior Livestock Husbandry Officer, Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, Brunei Darussalam
16:20-17:00 Current status and Perspectives for Smart Agriculture in Japan
Prof. Noboru Noguchi, Hokkaido University, Japan
17:00-17:40 Acid soil and improvement for crop production
Dr. Jun-ichi Kashiwagi, Hokkaido University, Japan
17:40-18:00 Free Discussion
Special Agricultural Seminar for Brunei (Chair: Mr. Satoshi Kogure) : Meeting Room 1 & 2

[December 8 : Sutra Hall, Songket Hall]

8:00-9:00

Registration

9:00-10:00

Welcome Speech
Prof. Akio Yasuda, Co-chair of Multi-GNSS Asia
Prof. Chris Rizos, Co-chair of Multi-GNSS Asia
H.E.Ms. Noriko Iki, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Brunei Darussalam

Keynote Speech
Yang Mulia Dato Paduka Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Deputy Minister of Development, Brunei Darussalam
Mr. Adam Leslie On Abdullah, Managing Director of Soartech Systems Sdn Bhd

Token of appreciation to Deputy Minister and Photo Session

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break & Photo session
Opening Ceremony (Chair: Soartech Systems Sdn Bhd) : Sutra Hall
10:30-10:50 Galileo Status Update
Ms. Justyna Redelkiewicz, GSA
10:50-11:10 Project Overview of The Quasi-Zenith Satellite System
Mr. Masao Nagamori, NEC, Japan
11:10-11:20 Topics of Multi-GNSS (TBC)
Mr. Satoshi Kogure, JAXA, Japan
11:20-11:40 BELS Project: opportunities at hand for SEA stakeholders
Ms. Gabriella POVERO, ISMB, Italy
11:40-12:00 GNSS.asia: GNSS.asia Latest Highlights and Future Opportunities
Mr. Rainer Horn, Managing Partner, SpaceTec Capital GmbH, Germany
What’s New about GNSS (Chair: Dr. Hiromichi Tsuji) : Sutra Hall
12:00-14:00  
Poster Session
  Performance Evaluation of the low-cost receiver RTK and its Applications
Dr. Nobuaki Kubo, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology , Japan
Introduction of GESTISS and its Activities
Dr. Masahiko Nagai, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Exhibition
  Septentrio, QSS, SPAC, GNSS.asia, BELS, Core, BEDB, Universiti of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Touism, Soartech Systems, BRUGPS TECHNOLOGIES SDN BHD
Poster Session / Exhibition Core Time : Sutra Hall
12:00-14:00 Embedded N-GENE: an embedded real-time GPS and Galileo SDR receiver
ISMB & NAVIS
12:00-14:00 Lunch
Demo at the Exposition : Sutra Hall
14:00-15:30

GNSS application on traffic safety in Vietnam
Mr. DO CONG Thuy, Directorate for Roads of Vietnam, Vietnam

Design and Implemention of Smart Locator For Child with Autism
Mr. Ooi Wei Han, ANGKASA, Malaysia

Integrating Satellite Positioning Technology in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Malaysia
Mr. Shahrizal Ide Moslin, ANGKASA, Malaysia

[Cancel] Precise point positioning in the presence and absence of QZSS in Brunei
Ms. Hjh Nona Lieza bte Hj Yahya, Brunei Survey Department, Brunei

Height Modernization in Brunei Darussalam
Mr. Hj Julaihi Hj Lamat, Brunei Survey Department, Brunei

Innovative space-based applications using GNSS
Dr. Baerbel DEISTING, bavAIRia

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
GNSS applications and Network (Chair: Dr. Noordin Ahmad, Dr. Ta Hai Tung) : Sutra Hall
16:00-17:00

GNSS-present-day fundamental tool for geo-referencing applications. (TBC)
Dr. Rui Fernandes (Consultant for Soartech Systems Sdn Bhd)

GNSS Application for Urban Flood Monitoring
Dr. Masahiko Nagai, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Publication of MADOCA Products and MGM-net Observation Data
Mr. Satoshi Kogure, JAXA, Japan

International Human Resource Development Program for Providing an Ability to Solve Social Problems with Space Systems
Prof. Naohiko Kohtake, Keio University, Japan

GNSS applications, Network and Capacity Building (Chair: Dr. Noordin Ahmad, Dr. Ta Hai Tung) : Sutra Hall
17:00-17:45

The evaluation result of the QZSS’s positioning augmentation functionality for the automotive traffic control in South East Asia
Mr. Tetsuya Adachi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan

Basic Observation about Effect of QZSS’s Augmentation data at the top of Mount Fuji
Mr. Akiyoshi Komine, AISAN TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., Japan

[Cancel] Results of Furuno Experiment in Thailand (TBC)
Mr. Raksit Thitinapong, Thailand (TBC)

Status Report of the Multi-GNSS Joint Experiments (Chair: Dr. Kazutoshi Sato) : Sutra Hall
20:00-22:00 Reception
Presented by Quasi-Zenith Satellite System Services Inc.(QSS)
GNSS.asia Award Ceremony
Reception : Songket Hall

[December 9 : Sutra Hall, Songket Hall]

MGA Membership Forum : Sutra Hall
8:30-9:00

Close Meeting for MGA members

9:00-12:00

Group Discussion
Parallel group discussion in following application fields and infrastructure. (Presentation time. Basically one presentation will take 15 min.)

09:00

C) ITS session (Chair: Prof. Sorawit Narupiti): Sutra Hall

C-1) Trusted and Robust GNSS-based Vessels Positioning System: the TRIRON solution
Ms. Gabriella POVERO, ISMB, Italy
C-2) The Current Status of Multi-GNSS Infrastructure in Thailand
Dr. Wasan PATTARA-ATIKOM, NSTDA, Thailand
C-3) An Introduction to Vehicle Tracking System
Mr. Chua Pheng Chai, BruGPS Technologies Sdn Bhd, Brunei

10:30

A) Precise Positioning session (Chair: Prof. Noboru Noguchi): Sutra Hall

A-1) NAVISTAR – a demonstration on precise positioning portal in Vietnam
Prof. TA HAI Tung, NAVIS , Vietnam
A-2) Agricultural Vehicle Robots using GNSS
Prof. Noboru Noguchi, Hokkaido University, Japan
A-3)A rice transplanter guidance by GNSS with MADOCA-PPP -testing result-
Dr .Yoshisada Nagasaka, NARO, Japan
A-4) Final Report on Japan-Australia Joint Experiment of Precision Agriculture Using QZSS-LEX
Mr. Hideshi Kakimoto, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Japan

09:00

B) Disaster Mitigation/Management session (Chair: Prof. Teruyuki Kato) : Songket Hall

B-1) Activities of Asia Air Survey for natural disaster prevention and mitigation
Mr. Hasi Bateer, Asia Air Survey, Co., Ltd., Japan
B-2) Legal Research on Conducting Mapping Business in Southeast Asia (Brunei and Malaysia)
Ms. Yasuko Osada, ZENRIN, Co., Ltd., Japan
B-3) An Experiment of Real-Time Water Vapor Analysis using RTKLIB with MADOCA
Dr. Kazutoshi Sato, JAXA, Japan

10:30

D) LBS session (Chair: Prof. Naohiko Kohtake) : Songket Hall

D-1) The investigation of the utilization in business telematics by using GNSS in Thailand
Ms. Crystal Jing XU, HONDA, Japan
D-2) HappyQ – Implementing a GNSS based queuing solution through Asia
Mr. Quentin Correa and Mr. Jordan Vannitsen, Happy Q, Taiwan
D-3) QZSS Utilization -Application to Tourism Sector-
Mr. Daiju Ichinose, NEC, Japan

11:00-12:00 Lunch
Discussion session
13:00-16:30
13:00

Geospatial Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region
Prof. Masahiko Nagai, Associate Professor, Center for Spatial Information Science , The University of Tokyo

13:30

Socio-economic benefits of geospatial applications
Dr. Noordin Ahmad, Director General, Malaysian National Space Agency (ANGKASA)/Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA)

Session 1: Geospatial applications for disaster prevention & emergency management
13:50

GNSS buoy array in the ocean for natural hazard mitigation
Prof. Teruyuki Kato, Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo

14:10

How GNSS CORS in Japan (GEONET) works for disaster mitigations
Dr. Hiromichi Tsuji, Director, Geodetic Observation Center, Geospatial Information Authority of Japan

14:30

emergenc.lu – Re-establishing communications in emergency situations
Mr. Alexander Jeuck, General Manager Governments & Institutions Asia Pacific, SES

14:50

The Effect of Sahah Earthquake on Brunei’s CORS
Mr. Norliza bte Hj Muhammad Daud, Surveyor, Geodetic Section, Survey Department

15:10

Location-based services with open data for emergency management & disaster response
Mr. Kuo-Yu Chuang, Co-founder/CEO, GeoThings Inc.

15:30-15:55 Coffee Break
Session 2: Geospatial Applications & Entrepreneurship
15:55

European Satellite Navigation Competition & Copernicus Masters – Selected Applications
Mr. Lukas Lanneau, Consultant, SpaceTec Partners

16:15

Concluding Remarks
Multi-GNSS Asia

“Geospatial Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region” : Sutra Hall
16:30-17:30

Wrap Up
Next Step

Closing Session (Chair: Mr. Satoshi Kogure) : Sutra Hall

[December 7-9 : Sutra Hall]

Poster Session
 

Performance Evaluation of the low-cost receiver RTK and its Applications
Dr. Nobuaki Kubo, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology , Japan
Introduction of GESTISS and its Activities
Dr. Masahiko Nagai, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Exhibition
 

Septentrio, QSS, SPAC, GNSS.asia, BELS, Core, BEDB, Universiti of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Touism, Soartech Systems