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Sunday, September 4

18:30 - 20:15 Walking tour "Islands and bridges of Wroclaw", city-hall English guide, meeting point: Fredros Statue (Main Market Square)


Monday, September 5

08:30 - 09:00 Registration (WUELS, Didactic and Scientific Center)

09:00 - 09:30 Symposium opening

09:30 - 10:50 SC 4.3 session 1

  • Jens Wickert: GNSS Atmosphere Sounding at GFZ: Overview and Recent Results [Slides]
  • Heinkelmann Robert: About the new Working Group "Tropospheric ties" [Slides]
  • Xiaoya Wang: Possibility Study of common tropospheric parameters as another "local ties" of TRF [Slides]
  • Kyriakos Balidakis: On the impact of tropospheric modeling on tropospheric and geodetic products from VLBI analysis [Slides]

10:50 - 11:10 Coffee break

11:10 - 12:50 SC 4.3 session 2

  • Michael Schmidt: Combination of Space Geodetic Observations in a Kalman Filter for an Estimation of the Global Vertical Total Electron Content [Slides]
  • Warnant Rene: The added value of new GNSS for ionosphere monitoring [Slides]
  • Anna Krypiak-Gregorczyk: Multi-GNSS Ionosphere Modeling with TPS Interpolation [Slides]
  • Jens Berdermann: Analysis of equatorial ionospheric irregularities based on a two high rate GNSS station setup [Slides]
  • Alberto Garcia-Rigo: IAG`s Real Time Ionosphere Monitoring Working Group (RTIM-WG) – current status, outcomes and first results [Slides]

12:50 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:40 SC 4.3 session 3

  • Mainul Hoque: Ionospheric TEC prediction at a GPS station
  • Michael Schmidt: Thermospheric density estimation using SLR observations to very low Earth orbiters [Slides]
  • Jan Dousa: GNSS4SWEC real-time demonstration campaign: development and assessment of future tropospheric products [Slides]
  • Tomasz Hadas: Towards optimum stochastic modelling in real-time GNSS troposphere delay estimation [Slides]
  • Pawel Golaszewski: GNSS-derived IWV using G-Nut/Tefnut vs. radiometer data: a case study [Slides]

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 16:40 Sub-Comission Splinter Meetings (separate meetings for each Sub-Comission)

  • SC 4.3 (Michael Schmidt)
  • SC 4.4 (Pawel Wielgosz)

16:45 - 17:20 WG Splinter Meetings (separate meetings for each WG)

  • WG 4.3.2 (Mainul Hoque)
  • WG 4.3.6 (Witold Rohm)
  • WG 4.3.7 (Jan Dousa)

17:25 - 18:00 Executive Board Meeting

19:00 - 24:00 Icebreaker (Chopper bar)


Tuesday, September 6

09:00 - 11:00 SC 4.3 session 4

  • Witold Rohm: NRT GNSS services for monitoring severe weather [Slides]
  • Gregor Moeller: GNSS tomography and the impact of refractivity data assimilation on precipitation forecast [Slides]
  • Karina Wilgan: Local troposphere models based on numerical weather prediction for GNSS real-time precise positioning [Slides]
  • Pavel Vaclavovic: Kinematic GNSS experiment supported by precise augmented tropospheric model [Slides]
  • Daniel Landskron: Can VMF1 be improved by the use of new ray-tracing data? [Slides]
  • Eric Pottiaux: IAG JWG 4.3.8: GNSS tropospheric products for climate [Slides]

11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break

11:20 - 12:40 SC 4.1 session 1

  • Vassilis Gikas: Recent Developments on Multi-Sensor Systems within the IAG as a Driver for Robust Positioning and Navigation [Slides]
  • Tobias Kersten: Noise Analysis of High Sensitivity GNSS-Receivers for Direct Geo-Referencing of Multi-Sensor Systems [Slides]
  • Laura Ruotsalainen: Robust Positioning for Urban Traffic: Motivations and Activity plan for the WG 4.1.4 established within the IAG SC 4.1 "Emerging Positioning Technologies and GNSS Augmentation" [Slides]
  • Vassilis Gikas: An Advanced Instrumentation System Proposal for Monitoring Rowing Performance

12:40 - 12:50 Group photo

12:50 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:40 SC 4.2 session 1

  • Michael Olsen: Efficient geo-referencing and analysis of terrestrial laser scanning data for slope stability assessments [Slides]
  • Jens Wickert: GEROS-ISS: Innovative Ocean Remote Sensing using GNSS Reflectometry onboard the International Space Station [Slides]
  • Jan Krynski: Height changes of GNSS stations from the solutions of short vectors and PSInSAR measurements [Slides]
  • Marco Mendonca: Quantifying UAV self-interference patterns on its GNSS positioning equipment [Slides]
  • Tamara Ilieva-Tsvetkova: Development of interface for GNSS and GIS integration by using free open source software [Slides]

15:40 - 17:30 Poster session (poster size: A0 portrait)

  • Agata Wielgosz: Precise Orbit Determination of GNSS satellites by non-gravitational forces modeling
  • Dominik Prochniewicz: Stochastic assessment of GPS measurements for instantaneous carrier phase positioning [Poster]
  • Elzbieta Lasota: Usage of GMT package in visualization ASG-EUPOS network development results in near real time
  • Emerson Cavalheri: GNSS and environment map integration for autonomous navigation aid [Poster]
  • Felipe Nievinski: Current status and future activities of the IAG/GGOS joint working group 4.3.9 on GNSS reflectometry [Poster]
  • Grzegorz Bury: Development of mobile platform for interior laser scanning based on terrestrial phase scanner
  • Jacek Rapinski: Ambiguity resolution in ZigBee phase shift measurements using MAFA method
  • Jan Kaplon: Direct spatial interpolation of GNSS troposphere products [Poster]
  • Kamil Kazmierski: Real-time multi-GNSS products for the Precise Point Positioning [Poster]
  • Mieczyslaw Bakula: Performance of Reliable Technology of Rapid and Ultrarapid Static GPS/GLONASS Surveying in Urban Areas
  • Mieczyslaw Bakula: Constrained Least Squares Adjustment of RTK Positioning
  • Pawel Hordyniec: Radio Occultation Toolbox (ROWUELS) - Recent Development in Raytracing Algorithms
  • Rafal Sieradzki: Statistical study of polar cap patches during high solar activity
  • Rafal Sieradzki: Comparative assesment of multi-GNSS phase measurements noise
  • Reha Metin ALKAN: Qibla Determination by Using GNSS: A Case Study in Corum City [Poster]
  • Thalia Nikolaidou: Impact of direct ray-tracing in GNSS PPP analysis [Poster]
  • Tomasz Hadas: HORION-PL web service and I2+ influence on GNSS troposhere [Poster]
  • Zofia Rzepecka: Multi-GNSS SPP simulation for various variants of systematic and random errors [Poster]

19:00 - 23:00 Gala dinner (Marina restaurant)

Wednesday, September 7

09:00 - 10:40 SC 4.4 session 1

  • Xingxing Li: Multi-GNSS real-time precise orbit/clock/UPD products and precise positioning service at GFZ [Slides]
  • Jacek Paziewski: On selected issues of combined multi-GNSS (GPS, BDS, GALILEO) precise positioning [Slides]
  • Wenwu Ding: Evaluation of real time precise point positioning based on GPS/BeiDou observations
  • Dawid Kwasniak: Using BeiDou system for precise positioning in Europe [Slides]
  • Grzegorz Michalak: GRACE-like orbit determination with multi-GNSS constellation: a simulation study [Slides]

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 13:00 SC 4.4 session 2

  • Grzegorz Michalak: Satellite baseline determination with phase cycle slip fixing over long data gaps [Slides]
  • Kinga Wezka: Development of an approach for reliable GNSS positioning under presence of local ionospheric disturbances [Slides]
  • Maciej Kalarus: Possible advantages of equipping the GNSS satellites with on-board accelerometers
  • Lambert Wanninger: Nadir- and elevation-dependent GNSS group delay variations [Slides]
  • Cecile Deprez: GPS, Galileo and BeiDou inter-system biases estimation in relative positioning with code and phase pseudoranges [Slides]
  • Krzysztof Sosnica: SLR signature effect for Galileo satellites [Slides]

13:00 - 13:15 Symposium Closure

13:15 - 14:15 Lunch break

14:15 - 16:00 Individual meetings (TBD, on request)

15:00 - 17:30 Walking tour "Old Town Wroclaw", city-hall English guide, meeting point: Fredros Statue (Main Market Square)