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Securing Positioning & Timing – Training Short Course

18th March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Understanding satellite navigation threats & steps to toughen and augment your system

Course Purpose

Organised by the Royal Institute of Navigation and supported by the UK Space Agency, this course aims to provide an overview of the vulnerabilities of Positioning, Navigation and Timing systems. It will also provide awareness of how to identify risks and approaches to Protect, Toughen & Augment your Positioning, Navigation or Timing system or application.

  • Protect: identify, locate, and classify threats
  • Toughen: add resilience to the antenna or receiver
  • Augment: fuse GNSS with alternative sensors.

Who is it for?

This course is pitched to be accessible to a wide audience that includes integrators, application teams, informed users and policy makers.

  • Those wanting to improve knowledge and skills in relation to assured positioning and timing
  • Critical infrastructure providers all of whom have some reliance on satellite-derived time and/or position
  • Government departments needing an overview of the issues and approaches to secure positioning and timing
  • Autonomous vehicle / drone users and system designers who want to understand global navigation satellite system (GNSS) vulnerabilities and steps to improve performance
  • Those wanting to know what practical steps can be taken towards a more secure positioning and timing system
  • System and application designers and users wanting practical information to understand best practices for positioning and timing resilience

Course fees

Course fees are subsidised through the generous support of UK Space Agency.

  • Delegate: full day including sandwich lunch £90.00
  • Student delegate : full day including sandwich lunch £35.00
  • Discounts for RIN members 20%

Further details, agenda and registration


18th March 2020
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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The Quadrant @ Geovation Hub
Sutton Yard, 65 Goswell Road
London, EV1V 7EN United Kingdom
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Clare Stead
020 7591 3135