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United Nations/Russian Federation Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems
May 18, 2015 - May 22, 2015
Organized jointly by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), co-organized and co-sponsored by the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems.
The Workshop will address the use of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) for various applications that can provide sustainable social and economic benefits, in particular for developing countries. Current and planned projects that use GNSS technology, including the GLObalnaya NAvigatsionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema (GLONASS) of the Russian Federation, for both practical applications and scientific explorations will be presented. Cooperative efforts and international partnerships for capacity-building, training and research, including the activities of the GLONASS learning centre will also be presented.