Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services

Wednesday May 10 2017

800-900 Continental Breakfast Duval Conference Center
800-1530 Registration Open

Solid State Radar Interference in Magnetron Radar Receivers    Bob Achatz, NTIA
CMTS eNav Status update  Brian Tetreault, Army Corp of Engineers
RTCM eNav Update   Bill Cairnes, APA
Weather Messaging Overlaps  Douglas Mansell, NTSB

Inmarsat Updates   John Dodd

Iridium Status and Updates   Larry Solomon

OneWeb    Frank August

SAR/Galileo Initial Service Contributions to Cospas-Sarsat MEOSAR Programme Xavier Maufroid

The relevance of Integrity Monitoring for GNSS High Precision Application Roberto Capua

SBAS for Maritime Applications  Sergio Magdaleno

SC131 Status Ross Norsworthy

RTCM Workshop on Cospas-Sarsat Type Approval

Attendance is restricted to organizations / parties involved in the C/S type approval process.

Monday 8 May 2017

800-900 Continental Breakfast  Duval Conference Center

800-1530 Registration Desk

Opening Session

Annual Assesmbly (business Meeting)

Chuck Husick Award

RTCM Report

Keynote Address: Captain Casey McManus, of the Cornelia Marie

Allied Organizations Activities, Regulations and Standards

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Maritime Actions

U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Regulatory Activities

Activities of IEC Technical Commitee 80, Maritime Navigation and Radio-Communications Equipment and Systems

Status of CIRM

Status of NMEA

Status of IMEA

IALA Update

Update of IMO GMDSS Modernization   Bob Markle
Advancements of the VSAT Coverage and Services/Remote Support of the Fleet  Mr Pepe
NGA's Maritime Safety Inforamtion Enhancements  Chris Janus, NGA

Sponsor Presentations


Tuesday 9 May 2017

800-900 Continental Breakfast Duval Conference Center

800-1530 Registration Open

Automatic Identification Systems

AIS-Inland Waterways -   US Army Corp of Engineers

RTCM's SC133 Standard on Internet AIS Applications for Mobile Devices  Jim Taylor MarineNet  LLC

ORBCOMM's Satellite Services -    Andrew Loretta, ORBCOMM, USA

VHF Data Exchange System

Current State of VDES Standards Development  Peggy Browning, exactEarth, Canada, USA

Maritime issues for the World Radio communications Conference in 2019

                                                                          (GMDSS, Iridium, VDES, AMRD) Christian Rissone

Security Session
Key Note Speaker: Thad Allen, ADM (ret)

Imagining Technologies for Security and SAR, FLIR - Lou Rota and Jay Robinson

Maritime Security    Brian Kane, CTO, GOST

Garmin Nate Karstens
Cyber Overview   Department of Homeland Security

Maritime Cyber, USCG Cyber Command

US Coast Guard Industry Day Video

Q&A Session with CAPT Dickey, USCG Cyber Command

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Morning Sessions

GMDSS TF - Duval A

SC110- Duval B

SC104-Longboat A & B

Siesta - eNav (0900-1030)    


Afternoon Session

SC112- Duval A

SC110- Duval B

SC104-Longboat A & B

SC133- Siesta

Friday 12 May 2017

Morning Session

Beacon Workshop - Duval A

SC109- Siesta

SC104/SC131- Longboat A & B

Afternoon Session

Beacon Workshop - Duval A

SC104- Longboat A & B

RTCM's Key Note Speak is

Captain Casey McManus of the Cornelia Marie

as seen on  the Deadliest Catch

2017 Annual Assembly Meeting And Conference Program

Lunch Sponsor

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Sunday, 7 May 2017

1700-1930; Registration in the Siesta Room

1830-2030 Welcome Reception in the Marlin Room

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RTCM Annual Assembly Meeting 2018 

This year RTCM will be holding a joint meeting with NMEA at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida between September 25 – 28.   Full details and registration information can be found here :


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