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RTCM 2015

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (subject to change)

2015 Annual Assembly Meeting
and Standards Week -
Radio Technical Commission
for Maritime Services

May 3-8, 2015
Annapolis, MD USA

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

E-mail: info@rtcm.org

2015 RTCM ANNUAL ASSEMBLY MEETING AND STANDARDS WEEK

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Friday, May 8, 2015

Registration Form

Hotel Reservations
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All registrants welcomed at all sessions, unless otherwise noted.


Sunday, May 3, 2015

1700 - 1930 Registration Desk Open
1830 - 2030 Welcome Reception


Monday, May 4, 2015
0830 Continental breakfast service
0830 - 1630 Registration Desk Open
0900 - 0945
Annual Business Meeting
including -
Chuck Husick Memorial Award
RTCM Report / Status of Standards
Chair: George Lariviere, Chairman of the Board, RTCM
Robert Markle, President, RTCM

0945 - 1015 Refreshment break
1015 - 1200
Regulations and Standards Report
1200 - 1330 Lunch provided
1330 - 1500
Maritme Communication Emerging Developments
1500 - 1530 Refreshment break
1530 - 1630
GMDSS Modernization
1700 - 1800 RTCM Board of Directors
Member representatives welcome
Chair: George Lariviere, Chairman of the Board

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
0830 Continetal breakfast service
0830 - 1500 Registration Desk Open
0900 - 1015
Automatic Identification Systems and Tracking
1015 - 1045 Refreshment break
1045 - 1200
Satellite Services
1200 - 1330 Lunch provided
1330 - 1500
e-Navigation Developments
1500 - 1530 Refreshment break
1530 - 1630
e-Navigation Systems

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

0830 Continental breakfast service
0830 - 1330 Registration Desk Open
0900 - 1030
Distress and Navigation Technologies
0900 - 1230
RTCM Workshop on Cospas-Sarsat Type Approval
Attendance is restricted to organizations / parties involved in the C/S type approval process.
1030 - 1100 Refreshment break
1100 - 1200
Network Report
1200 - 1330 Lunch Provided
1330 - 1500
Maritime Cyber-security
1330 - 1700
Meeting of RTCM Special Committee 110 on Emergency Beacons
Chair: Chris Hoffman, ACR Electronics
1500 - 1530 Refreshment break
1530 - 1630
Cyber-security solutions

Thursday, May 7, 2015
0830 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
1230 - 1330 Lunch Provided

Friday, May 8, 2015
0830 Continental breakfast service
0830 - 1000 Registration Desk Open
0830 - 1730
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 1-301-817-3892 or 1-888-212-SAVE (7283), Telefax (301) 731-2067.

0900 - 1700
Meeting of RTCM e-Navigation group of Special Committees (if required)
SC 109 on Electronic Charting Technology
SC 112 on Ship Radar
SC 121 on Automatic Identification Systems and Digital Messaging
SC 129 on Portrayal of Navigation-Related Information on Shipboard Displays
SC 130 on Electro-Optical Imaging Systems for Maritime Applications
SC 131 on Multi-System Shipborne Navigation Receivers


2015 RTCM ANNUAL ASSEMBLY MEETING REGISTRATION FORM
RTCM Awards its Chuck Husick Memorial Award to Rear Admiral Marshall E. (Ed) Gilbert, USCG, Retired

Federal Communications Commission Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Maritime Radio equipment and Other Matters

RTCM featured in Marine Electronics Journal