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RTCM 2016

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAM (subject to change)

2016 Annual Assembly Meeting
and Standards Week -
Radio Technical Commission
for Maritime Services

May 15-20, 2016
Clearwater, FL USA

Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services
1611 N. Kent St., Suite 605
Arlington, Virginia 22209-2143, USA

E-mail: info@rtcm.org

2016 RTCM ANNUAL ASSEMBLY MEETING AND STANDARDS WEEK

Sunday, May 15, 2016
Monday, May 16, 2016
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016

Register Online

Registration Form

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Use Group Code AAM

All registrants welcomed at all sessions, unless otherwise noted.

Gold
Sponsor
Silver
Sponsors

 

Shine Micro

Astronics DME

Transas

Boosters

Inmarsat

Jeppesen/C-MAP

Radio Holland

 

Gilbert & Assoc.

 

New Sunrise

 


Sunday, May 15, 2016

1700 - 1930 Registration Desk Open
1830 - 2030 Welcome Reception


Monday, May 16, 2016
0800 Continental breakfast service
0800 - 1530 Registration Desk Open
0900 - 1000
Annual Business Meeting
including -
Chuck Husick Memorial Award
RTCM Report / Status of Standards
Chair: Chris Hoffman, Chairman of the Board, RTCM
Robert Markle, President, RTCM

Keynote speaker: Rear Admiral (Select) David Dermanelian, U.S. Coast Guard
Commander, Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Information Technology Service Center (C4ITSC)

0900 - 1700
National Marine Electronics Association
NMEA OneNet/2000/0183 meetings
Contact Steve Spitzer for information
1000 - 1030 Refreshment break
1030 - 1200
Allied Organizations' Activities, Regulations and Standards
Moderator: Tim Strickland, U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Regulatory Activities
Ghassan Khalek, Federal Communications Commission, USA
U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Regulatory Activities
Jorge Arroyo, U.S. Coast Guard
Activities of IEC Technical Committee 80, Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems
Chris Hoffman, ACR Electronics, Member IEC TC80, USA/UK
1200 - 1330 Lunch provided
1330 - 1500
Maritime Cyber Security
Moderator: Moderator: Rear Admiral (Select) David Dermanelian, U.S. Coast Guard

Current Cyber Security Issues
Kate Duffy
Maritime Cyber Security: From Guidance to Practice
Brendan Saunders, Maritime Cyber Security Practice Lead, NCC Group, UK
IEC Initiative on Removable External Data Sources (REDS)
Tim Strickland, Lee Luft, U.S. Coast Guard
1500 - 1530 Refreshment break
1530 - 1630
Sponsor Presentations
Moderator: Moderator: Joe Hersey, JoCel Engineering / U.S. Coast Guard, USA
GME Standard Communications
Sean Griffin
Jotron
Morton Gjersøe
ACR Electronics
Chris Hoffman
1700 - 1900 RTCM Board of Directors
Member representatives welcome
Chair: Chris Hoffman, Chairman of the Board

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
0800 Continental breakfast service
0830 - 1430 Registration Desk Open
0900 -0915
Opening Session
Chris Hoffman, ACR Electonics, RTCM Chairman of the Board of Directors
0915 - 1015
Automatic Identification Systems
Moderator: Jorge Arroyo, U.S. Coast Guard

RTCM's New Special Committee 133 Standard on Internet AIS Applications for Mobile Devices
Chuck Benton, Team AR, USA
Jim Taylor, MarineNet, LLC, USA
AIS Transmit Architecture
Greg Johnson, Alion Science for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
0900 - 1200
National Marine Electronics Association
NMEA OneNet/2000/0183 meetings
Contact Steve Spitzer for information
1015 - 1045 Refreshment break
1045 - 1200
VHF Data Exchange System
Moderator: Ross Norsworthy, REC, Inc., USA

Current State of VDES Standards Development
Peggy Browning, exactEarth, Canada, USA
A Real Manufacturer's Perspective on VDES
Mark Johnson, Shine Micro, USA
Global, Real-Time AIS and VDES Detection: A Game Changing Technology
Donna Kocak, Harris Corp., USA
1200 - 1330 Lunch provided 1200 - 1600
International Marine Electronics Alliance
(IMEA) Board of Directors Meeting
(Board members only please)
1330 - 1500
eNavigation Technologies
Moderator: Ed Gilbert, Gilbert and Assoc., USA

ORBCOMM Maritime Satellite Services
Guy Thomas
AIS Aids to Navigation – untapped potential
Simon Tucker, SRT Marine Technology, UK
Radar Signal Processing Technology
Bill Haynes, Furuno, USA
1500 - 1530 Refreshment break
1530 - 1630
GMDSS Modernization
Moderator: Capt. Jack Fuechsel, GMDSS Task Force, USA

IMO's GMDSS Modernization Project
Bob Markle, RTCM, USA
NGA's Maritime Safety Information Enhancements
Chris Janus, U.S. National Geospatial‐Intelligence Agency, USA

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

0800 Continental breakfast service
0830 - 1330 Registration Desk Open
0900 - 1030
eNavigation
Moderator: Ed Thiedeman, U.S. Coast Guard

Maritime Domain Management Systems – multiple benefits for all maritime stakeholders
Simon Tucker, SRT Marine Technology, UK
U.S. National DGPS System
Mike Patterson, U.S. Coast Guard
A Voyage Data Recorder for Small Vessels
Morton Gjersoe, Jotron, Norway
Chris Hoffman, ACR Electronics, USA/UK
0900 - 1700
National Marine Electronics Association
NMEA OneNet/2000/0183 meetings
Contact Steve Spitzer for information
1030 - 1100 Refreshment break
1100 - 1200
NMEA Interface Standards Update
Steve Spitzer, NMEA Technical Director, USA
Lee Luft, U.S. Coast Guard R&D Center, USA
1200 - 1330 Lunch Provided
1330 - 1500
Search and Rescue / Electronic Charting
Emergency Locating Beacons - Real World Experiences
Gordon Garrett, Bay First Solutions, USA
U.S. Coast Guard’s Electronic Navigational Chart Policy: NVIC 01-16
LCDR Matthew Walter, U.S. Coast Guard
ECDIS/ECS - Data Procurement and Updating
Peter Hyams, STAR Center, USA
1330 - 1700
RTCM Workshop on Cospas-Sarsat Type Approval
Attendance is restricted to organizations / parties involved in the C/S type approval process.
1500 - 1530 Refreshment break
1530 - 1630
Mitigating GNSS Vulnerabilities
eLoran - The General Lighthouse Authorities' Perspective
Paul Williams, General Lighthouse Authorities, UK/Ireland
The R-Mode Solution
Greg Johnson, Alion Science

Thursday, May 19, 2016
0800 Continental breakfast service
0830 - 1100 Registration Desk Open
0900 - 1230
Meeting of the National GMDSS Implementation Task Force
Chair: CAPT John Fuechsel, USCG (ret.), USA
(Public meeting)
0900 - 1700
Meeting of RTCM Special Committee 110 on Emergency Beacons
Chair: Chris Hoffman, ACR Electronics, USA/UK
0900 - 1200
Meeting of RTCM Special Committee 127 on eLoran
Chair: Paul Williams, General Lighthouse Authorities, UK & Ireland
1030 - 1100 Refreshment break
1230 - 1330 Lunch Provided
1300 - 1700
Meeting of RTCM Special Committee 112 on Ship Radar
Chair: Brian Vlad, Raymarine
1500 - 1530 Refreshment break

Friday, May 20, 2016
0800 Continental breakfast service
0800 - 1000 Registration Desk Open
0900 - 1630
Beacon Manufacturers' Workshop

Sponsored by the SARSAT Program Office, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce. The Workshop requires a separate NO COST advance registration; Telephone 1-301-817-4534 or 1-888-212-SAVE (7283).

0900 - 1200
Meeting of RTCM Special Committee 109 on Electronic Charting
0900 - 1700
Meeting of RTCM Special Committee 131 on on Multi-system Shipborne Navigation Receivers
Chair: Ross Norsworthy, REC, Inc., USA
1030 - 1100 Refreshment break
1230 - 1330 Lunch Provided
1300 - 1700
Meeting of RTCM Special Committee 129 on on Portrayal of Navigation-Related Information on Shipboard Displays
Chair: Dave Lewaald, U.S. Coast Guard
1515 - 1545 Refreshment break


2016 RTCM ANNUAL ASSEMBLY MEETING REGISTRATION FORM
RTCM Awards its Chuck Husick Memorial Award posthumously to Capt. Joe Ryan (the Skip'r)

RTCM joins NMEA and the GMDSS Task Force to urge simplification of MMSI changes

U.S. Coast Guard Final Rule on AIS and Notice of Arrival and Departure

U.S. Coast Guard declares Sea Area A1

RTCM featured in Marine Electronics Journal