S01 BDS /GNSS Navigation Applications
Revolving relevant theories and technical methods of BDS/GNSS satellite navigation, which are widely applied in national economy, scientific research, society and people’s livelihood, etc., this academic communication focuses on innovative applications of BDS and other satellite navigation systems. It mainly includes key technologies, results of scientific research and application models in the following areas: space science and technology, earth science, monitoring and warning of environmental disasters, smart transport, logistics, handheld and wearable devices, telecommunications, information network, precision agriculture and financial insurance, etc.
S02 Navigation and Location-based Service
This academic communication focuses on theories, methods, technologies and applications of BDS navigation and location-based service, mainly pertaining to the following aspects: reference framework of navigation and location service, location service-based real-time navigation and positioning technologies, software system technologies for navigation service, smart path-planning technologies, location-based behavioral model analysis technologies, indoor and outdoor continuous navigation and positioning technologies, aided navigation and positioning service technologies (pseudo satellite, etc.), smart location-related information push technologies, applied technologies for BDS RDSS location report, APP technology for location-based service of smart phones, comprehensive location service terminal technology, operation and management technologies for location service, holographic navigation map, location information mining, big data and cloud computing, smart location service, industrial location service, public location service as well as information safety of location service, etc.
S03 Satellite Navigation Signals
Based on signal design, generation, reception and processing, performance analysis and assessment, compatibility and interoperability of satellite navigation systems, as well as navigation signals-based innovative applications, etc., this academic communication mainly touches on the following aspects: signal design of the new generation of satellite navigation systems, performance analysis and validation, reception and processing methods of new navigation signals, monitoring and assessment of navigation signals, inter-system and intra-system interruption and compatibility analysis, realization methods and performance analysis of multi-system interoperability, applications of GNSS-R signals and applications of navigation signals in medium and high orbits, etc.
S04 Satellite Orbits and Clock Errors
This academic communication revolves theories, methods, technologies and validation of determining orbits and clock errors of the satellite navigation systems, mainly including the following aspects: precise models and algorithm of orbit determination, influence of satellite attitude and antenna phase center on precise orbit determination, modelling analysis of satellite orbit dynamics, satellite constellation and message design, combined precise orbit determination based on satellite-to-earth and intra-satellite measurement, satellite-mounted GNSS precise orbit determination technology, multi-model and multi-technique combined orbit determination, determination theories and methods of precise clock errors of autonomous navigation and satellite navigation systems, technical research of real-time satellite clock errors determination as well as feature analysis and research of forecasting technologies of satellite clock errors.
S05 Precise Positioning Technology
This academic communication focuses on theoretical methods and key technologies relating to GNSS precise positioning and its service systems, mainly touching on the following aspects: global GNSS coordinate reference framework, precise single point positioning technologies, processing models and algorithm of ionosphere and troposphere, multi-path effect analysis and modelling, network RTK technologies, GNSS single baseline RTK technologies, research on multi-model fusion precise data processing, processing technologies of triple-frequency carrier phase data, multi-frequency GNSS data quality control, fixed algorithm of ambiguity, antenna PCV/PCO calibration, fusion processing methods of multiple GNSS systems, etc.
S06 Atomic clocks and time-frequency technology
This academic communication will focus on theories, methods and technologies relating to atomic clocks and time-frequency in satellite navigation systems, mainly including the following aspects: satellite-mounted atomic clock technologies, ground-based atomic clock and time keeping atomic clock technologies, chip atomic clock technologies, generation and maintenance of satellite time-frequency signals, generation and maintenance of system time signals, transmission of time-frequency signals, measurement and comparison of time-frequency signals, performance assessment of atomic clocks and integrity monitoring of time-frequency signals, etc.
S07 Augmentation Technologies for Satellite Navigation
The purpose of discussing GNSS augmentation technologies is to improve its accuracy, availability, continuity, integrity and other indicators based on existing GNSS basic systems through augmentation technologies. Discussion will mainly touch on the following aspects: abnormal integrity monitoring and warning technologies of GNSS space segment; monitoring, warning and error modelling technologies of GNSS signal transmission segment (e.g. ionosphere, troposphere, electromagnetic environment around receiver antenna); integrity monitoring of wide area and regional area, autonomous integrity monitoring of receivers; GNSS differential correction; GNSS pseudo satellite technologies; design and realization of GNSS augmentation systems, analysis and validation of accuracy, availability, continuity and integrity; other augmentation technologies.
S08 BDS/GNSS Test and Assessment Technology
Revolving satellite navigation systems and terminal products as well as theories, methods and standards of test and assessment, test equipment and facility technologies, testing system technologies and practical activities of test assessment, this academic communication mainly focuses on the following aspects: theories and methods of test and assessment of satellite navigation, simulation technology of satellite navigation, navigation constellation and signal simulation technology, performance monitoring and assessment technologies of navigation constellation, monitoring and assessment technologies of spatial signal quality, monitoring and assessment technologies of spatial signal accuracy, testing and assessment technologies of system performance, test and assessment technologies for clocks synchronization performance, navigation devices and terminal test technologies, technology of navigation testing system, monitoring and assessment of system service performance, performance certification for satellite navigation products, test technology for different application systems of satellite navigation, etc.
S09 BDS/GNSS User Terminal Technology
Revolving the systemic structure of user terminal, signal and information processing, key components and integrated circuits, design and realization of software and hardware, system integration and applications, etc., this academic communication touches on the following aspects: receiver technologies such as universal receivers for the purpose of positioning, navigation, time service and/or RDSS short message; special receivers for weak signals, anti-interference, HDR, attitude determination and ultra-coupled devices etc.; combined receivers such as multi-mode and multi-band receiver and navigation and communication integrated receiver as well as software receiver, etc.; technologies such as radio frequency processing, baseband information processing, PVT calculation and autonomous integrity monitoring of receivers, anti-multipath, anti-interference and anti-spoofing, etc.; key components of receiver antenna, radio frequency and baseband as well as integrated circuit technologies; other theoretical, methodological and technical results relating to user terminals.
S10 Multi-source Fusion Navigation Technology
Considering diversified demands of different application scenarios on navigation positioning service, this academic communication mainly focuses on academic and engineering issues of multi-source sensing such as satellite, wireless, acousto-optic electromagnetic and inertia, etc. as well as fusion navigation. It mainly pertains to the following aspects: systemic framework design of multi-source fusion positioning navigation, quality assessment methods of fusion-oriented position sensing data source, time-space benchmark unified approach of multi-source sensing, fusion technologies of communication and navigation, data fusion-based navigation positioning algorithm, design and realization of multi-source chips/terminals/devices, new theories, technologies and approaches such as efficiency assessment of multi-fusion positioning navigation; methods and systems of multi-source fusion, especially indoor positioning, indoor and outdoor seamless navigation, navigation in complex electromagnetic environment, underwater/underground navigation, highly reliable aircraft navigation, which all satisfy demands of national socioeconomic development.
S11 PNT System and Navigation Technologies
This academic communication focuses on concept, connotation and extension of PNT system, new theories, methods of positioning, navigation and time service as well as coordination and evolution of conventional and emerging navigation methods. Based on multiple theories of physics relating to acoustics, optics, electricity, magnetics, mechanics and quantum, discussion will be conducive to systemic positioning, navigation and time service technologies and its applications in wide-area indoor, outdoor, underwater, underground and air spaces. It mainly includes new technologies such as time and space benchmark and systemic structure of PNT system, performance test and efficiency assessment, evolution plans and development approaches, top-level design such as main technologies and solutions, Micro-PNT, mobile communication positioning technologies, celestial navigation and pulsar navigation, geomagnetic navigation and gravity navigation, underwater acoustic navigation, image matching navigation and quantum navigation, etc.
S12 Policies and Regulations, Standards and Intellectual Properties
Communication and discussion mainly combines with popularization of BDS applications and industrial demand, revolving construction of satellite navigation systems, applications of laws and regulations, standardization and IPR relating to international cooperation. It mainly includes the following aspects: strategies of development, main measures, successful experience, lessons from failure, philosophy of innovation and development trends of laws and regulations, standardization and IPR of national and global satellite navigation; applications of BDS satellite navigation as well as formulation and issuance of national, industrial and regional policies in this field; policy guidance of popularization and applications of demonstration projects; standard systems and applications of satellite navigation, and implementation, standard and monitoring certification as well as international standardization; IPR strategies of satellite navigation, patent distribution and analysis, IPR trading, industrial alliance and building of the patent pool; joint discussion of the convergence of BDS satellite navigation IPR (patent etc.), standard and relevant policies.