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ISRO along with Airport Authority of India to organise User meet 2015

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  • Theme of the meet is ‘Towards Self Reliance in Satellite Navigation
  • One day plenary session to have talks, panel discussions and exhibition

ISRO along with Airports Authority of India is organising Global Navigation Satellite System – User Meet 2015. It will be held on October 8 at the ISRO Satellite Centre in Bengaluru. The theme of the meet is `Towards Self Reliance in Satellite Navigation‘.

According to ISRO, India has entered the realm of satellite-based navigation with its two pioneering projects GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation System (GAGAN) and Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). The GAGAN is for precision approach for aircrafts while IRNSS provides independent positioning with the help of four satellites. As per ISRO, the one-day event would hold a plenary session with talks delivered by eminent personalities, from the global navigation satellite system community, technical sessions and a panel discussion apart from an exhibition showcasing various products.