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 8th Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA) Conference

[November 14]

Opening remarks
Dr. Teruyuki Kato (MGA Chair)
Welcome speech
Dr. Rizalinda L. De Leon (UP, Philippines)
Welcome speech
Dr. Peter N. Tiangco (NAMRIA, Philippines)
Keynote speech
Secretary Fortunato T. dela Peña (DOST, Philippines)
09:00-10:00 Opening Ceremony @ Mindanao, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila
(Moderator: Engr. Homer Pagkalinawan)
“GPS Modernization and Pursuing an Interoperable Multi-GNSS Space Service Volume (SSV)”
Mr. James J. Miller (NASA Headquarters, United States of America)
“Galileo Update”
Mr. Walter van Hattum, Head of Economic and Trade Section, EU Delegation to the Philippines Ms. Justyna Redelkiewicz, Head of Sector LBS and IoT, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
“QZSS Update”
Mr. Satoshi Kogure (National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office, the Government of Japan)

10:40-12:00 Plenary Session @ Mindanao, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Prof. Chris Rizos)
Remarks
Networking
Ideathon
Conclusion

12:00-17:00 Students and Young Professionals Forum @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Dr. Naohiko Kohtake and Dr. Ta Hai Tung)
Opening remarks
Prof. Teruyuki Kato
A low-cost frontend for GNSS antenna array processing
Mr. Thuan Nguyen Dinh (NAVIS-HUST, Vietnam)
Test of QZSS L1-SAIF Based on the MADOCA Real-Time Products
Dr. Takeyasu Sakai (ENRI, Japan)
AUGMENTING GPS PRECISE POINT POSITIONING WITH IONOSPHERIC CORRECTIONS: A CASE STUDY IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
Dr. Suelynn Choy (RMIT, Australia)
AUGMENTING GPS PRECISE POINT POSITIONING WITH IONOSPHERIC CORRECTIONS: A CASE STUDY IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
Dr. Suelynn Choy (RMIT, Australia)
Introduction to the CORS project of VIETNAM
Mr. Vu Tien Quang (Department of Survey and Mapping of Viet Nam, Vietnam)
Integrated Ground Vehicle Navigation System Using ORB-SLAM Pose Outputs
Ms. Amani Ben Afia (ENAC, France)
Evaluation on lane detection performance of Multi-GNSS box with SBAS
Mr. Sippakorn Khaimook (NECTEC, Thailand)
Achievement of Continuous Decimeter-Level Accuracy Using Low-Cost Single-Frequency Receivers in Urban Environments
Mr. Motoki Higuchi (TUMSAT, Japan)
Simulation for GNSS Utilization and Application in Urban Environment Dr. Masahiko Nagai (Yamaguchi Univ., Japan)
Comparison of Integrity Monitoring Methods Based on Least-square and Kalman-filter in Urban Environment
Mr. Hieu Trung Tran (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Effective Satellite Selection Methods for RTK-GNSS NLOS Exclusion in Dense Urban Environments
Ms. Hiroko Tokura (TUMSAT, Japan)
Assessment of Regional and Global Ionospheric Models for GNSS users
Dr. Adria Rovira Garcia (UPC, Spain)
GNSS and space weather: some case studies from the ERICA project
Ms. Gabriella Povero (ISMB, Italy)
Update of the project of development of GNSS buoy for a synthetic disaster mitigation system
Prof. Teruyuki Kato (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
Advantages and Performance of IRNSS in Hybrid Operation: Initial Results
Dr. Anindya Bose (Univ. Burdwan, India)
Sophisticated Oil Palm Replantation by Multi-GNSS Technology
Mr. Tomoaki Masuma (Keio Univ., Japan)
ENHANCING GNSS APPLICATION AWARENESS IN MALAYSIA
Mr. Shahrizal Ide Moslin (ANGKASA, Malaysia)
New Calls for Proposal on GNSS in Horizon 2020
Ms. Gabriella Povero (GSA)
Closing Remarks
Prof. Ta Hai Tung

13:30-18:00 Academia Session @ Mindanao, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Prof. Teruyuki Kato and Prof. Ta Hai Tung)
Keynotes
Justyna Redelkiewicz, Head of Sector LBS and IoT, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Toru Yamashita, Chief Corporate Advisor, NTT Data Corporation / Chairman, QZSS Business Innovation Council (QBIC), Izumi Mikami, QBIC Planning & Management Director / Senior Executive Director, Satellite Positioning Research & Application Center
Industrial cooperation eco-system
Introduction of GNSS.asia, Mark Lützner, Project Manager of GNSS.asia
Introduction of BELS, Gabriella Povero, Head of International Cooperation on GNSS, ISMB
Mass-Market applications
Frank C. D. Tsai, Institute for Information Industry
LE Tan Hung, Director, NAVISTAR JSC.
Noriel Tiglao, Manager, STRIDE Consulting
Raymund Rasa of RASA Surveying
Professional applications
Smart cities, Varadarajan Krish – President of the Investment Innovation & Research Alliance, India
“Strikee-3” Sanguk Lee, Principal Member, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea
Enabling technologies for Multi-GNSS
Jordan Vannitsen, CEO, Odysseus
Petr Bares, Managing Director, Iguassu Software
Eric Pautal, Director of Space Market / Chief Sales&Marketing Officer, ELTA
Patrick Henkel, Founder and CEO, ANavS GmbH
Dirk Kowalewski, Managing Director, navXperience GmbH
Vincenzo Romano, General Manager, SpacEarth Technology Srl
Networking reception

13:30-18:00 Industrial Session @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Rainer Horn, GNSS.asia Global Coordinator / Co-Moderator: Baerbel Deisting, Director of Space Applications, bavAIRia, e.V.)

[November 15]

Remarks
by Dr. Naohiko Kohtake, Working Group Leader of LBS
EFFICIENT OIL PALM MANAGEMENT PROTOTYPING USING MULTI-GNSS FOR REPLANTING PROGRAM
Mr. Mohd Na’aim Samad (FGVRD, Malaysia)
Satellite Based Tracking System for Alzheimer’s Patient
Mr. Ooi Wei Han (ANGKASA, Malaysia)
Spoof Proof LBS
Dr. Dinesh Manandhar (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
Discussion
Dr. Naohiko Kohtake
08:30-09:35 Group Discussions – LBS @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Dr. Naohiko Kohtake)

Remarks
by Prof. Teruyuki Kato, Working Group Leader of DMM
GNSS Augmentation for Tsunami Early Warning Systems
Dr. John L. LaBreque (NASA, USA)
Development of the Real-time GEONET Analysis System for Rapid Deformation Monitoring (REGARD)
Mr. Kazuki Sakai (GSI, Japan)
Evaluation of ground surface deformation induced by the Kumamoto Earthquake, April 2016, Japan
Mr. Hasi Bateer (AAS, Japan)
Using Multi-GNSS Technology in the Development of Landslide Monitoring System – Malaysian Experience
Mr. Suhaimi bin Jamaluddin (PWD, Malaysia)
High temporal and spatial resolution water vapor analysis using RTKLIB and MADOCA towards hazardous weather prediction and monitoring
Dr. Yoshinori Shoji (MRI-JMA, Japan)
The iReact project: A European-wide platform for risk management
Mr. Matteo Vannucchi (ISMB, Italy)
Cyber-Physical Systems with Precisely Positioned IoT for Disaster Management and Mitigation
Mr. Koichi TSUNO (KOKUSAI KOGYO CO., LTD., Japan)
Discussion
Prof. Teruyuki Kato
10:05-12:10 Group Discussions – DMM @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Prof. Teruyuki Kato)
Presentation

13:20-14:00 Students and Young Professionals Forum @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Dr. Naohiko Kohtake and Dr. Ta Hai Tung)
Remarks
by Prof. Sorawit Narupiti, Working Group Leader of ITS
Discovery of Undesired Public Bus Behaviors Using GNSS: A Real Deployment in Bangkok
Dr. Wasan Pattara-atikom (NECTEC, Thailand)
A simple calculating method of landslide risk, and multi-media broadcasting system for drivers
Mr. Toshihiro Urayama (AAS, Japan)
Investigation of the utilization of using GNSS in business telematics in ASEAN
Ms. Crystal Jing Xu (HONDA, Japan)
The telematics demonstration experiment using QZSS in Thailand
Mr. Akira Iihoshi (HONDA, Japan)
Software-based GNSS signal simulator to support vehicle black-box accreditation
Dr. La The Vinh (NAVIS-HUST, Vietnam)
Individual tracking behaviour using GNSS on smartphone in Bangkok, Thailand
Ms. Garavig Tanakasaranond (Chulalongkorn Univ., Thailand)
Discussion
Prof. Sorawit Narupiti

14:00-15:45 Group Discussions – ITS @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Prof. Sorawit Narupiti)
Remarks
by Prof. Noboru Noguchi, Working group leader of PP
Application of GNSS in Chinese Precision Agriculture
Prof. Li Minzan (CAU, China)
Introduction of Bridge Method between RTK and RTK-PPP for their Co-prosperity
Dr. Izumi Mikami (SPAC, Japan)
Conceptual Design of Positioning Augmentation Center for Centimeter class high precision application in Asia Pacific Region
Mr. Yasushi Sakurai (SPAC, Japan)
Precise Navigation under Scintillation Conditions
Dr. Adria Rovira Garcia (UPC, Spain)
Inconsistency of Maps and Satellite Positioning caused by Crustal Movements
Mr. Yuki Ichikawa (AISAN Technology, Japan)
Pilot Experiment and the ASEAN workshop in Thailand on CORS establishment and application usage
Dr. Tadashi Sasagawa (PASCO, Japan)
Introduction of the Utilization and Development Status for Global PPP-AR Positioning with MADOCA
Mr. Hideshi Kakimoto (Hitz, Japan)
Discussion
Prof. Noboru Noguchi

16:15-18:20 Group Discussions – PP @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Prof. Noboru Noguchi)
Close Meeting for MGA members

18:30-19:00 MGA Membership Forum @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Mr. Susumu Yoshitomi)
Welcome Speech
ESNC BELS and GNSS.aisa Prize Ceremony
Presentation by the Philippines

19:00-21:00 MGA Reception @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila

[November 16]

09:10-10:30 SAWG-MGA (Multi GNSS Asia) Joint Session @ Luzon, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Dr. Shinichi Sobue / Dr. Renato U Solidum)
MGA activities
Dr. Kazutoshi Sato (MGA secretariat)
Application of Chinese High Resolution Satellites (GF Series of Satellites)
Prof. Li Minzan (CAU, China)
Development of GNSS buoy for a synthetic disaster mitigation system
Prof. Teruyuki Kato (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
SAFE prototype: Efficient Oil Palm Management Prototyping Using 3D GIS
Mr. Mohd Na’aim Bin Samad (FASSB, Malaysia)
Prof. Shibazaki, University (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
Discussion
Opportunities to participate in Horizon 2020 programme
by MS. Justyna Redelkiewicz, Head of Sector LBS and IoT, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Opportunities to participate in 100 Open Startups
by Mr. Varadarajan Krish – President of the Investment Innovation & Research Alliance, India
Opportunities to participate in Space – New Economy Creation Network (S-NET)
by Mr. Satoshi Kogure, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office, the Government of Japan

09:00-10:00 Opportunities for researchers, start-ups and businesses @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Prof. Akio Yasuda)
Demonstration of Spoofing a Vehicle by GNSS Simulator – Video & Software Presentation
by Dinesh Manandhar, the University of Tokyo, Japan
EVORA – real-time SBAS performance monitoring
by Petr Bares, Iguassu Software Systems a.s.

10:00-10:30 Demo Session @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Prof. Akio Yasuda)
Report of Joint Experiment in the Philippines
by Mr. So Takahashi, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
Report of Joint Experiment in the Philippines (Probe)
by Dr. Rosalie B. Reyes, Associate Professor, Department of Geodetic Engineering, University of the Philippines,
Comparative analysis of low cost and survey grade GNSS receivers in urban Environment
by Ms. Roseanne V. Ramos, Department of Geodetic Engineering, University of the Philippines
Report of GNSS International Summer School
by Prof. Akio Yasuda, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

11:00-12:00 MGA Annual Activities Report @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Dr. Noordin Ahmad)
Preliminary Investigation of Ionospheric Total Electron Content during Geomagnetic Storms over the Philippine Sector
Dr. Ernest Macalalad (MIT, Philippines)
Geodynamic effects on the Philippines’ Geodetic Control Network and its Implications to the Modernization of the Philippine Geodetic Reference System
Charisma DC Cayapan (NAMRIA, Philippines)
Active Deformation Across the Philippine Mobile Belt Derived from GPS Data
Dr. Teresito Bacolcol (PHIVOLCS, Philippines)
Low cost GNSS and IMU integration for public transport tracking in Metro Manila
Dr. Noriel Tiglao (STRIDE, Philippines)
The Use of a Low-Cost Global Navigation Satellite System Receiver to Create Accurate Digital Elevation Models
Agnes Cruz and Hannah Garcia (UPDGE, Philippines)
The GNSS Technology in the Cadastral Survey
Engr. Bienvenido Cruz (DENR_LMB, Philippines)
Global Positioning System (GPS) for Public Utility Bus
Joel Bolano (LTFRB, Philippines)
Continuous GNSS Observations at Tide Stations: An Attempt to Determine the Contribution of Vertical Land Motion to Sea Level Rise
Dennis Bringas (NAMRIA, Philippines)

14:00-16:30 Special Session for the Philippines @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Dr. Rosalie B. Reyes)
Conference Report
by Dr. Kazutoshi Sato (MGA Secretariat)
Closing Remarks from LOC
by Dr. Rosalie B. Rayes (Co-chair, Local Organizing Committee)
Closing Remarks from MGA
by Dr. Ta Hai Tung (Co-chair, MGA Steering Committee)

16:30-17:00 Closing Session @ Harbor Garden, Sofitel Phillippine Plaza Manila (Moderator: Dr. Ta Hai Tung)