Surface Navigation & Positioning: Modern Issues… Modern Solutions

  • Date 15 Mar 2018
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Surface Navigation & Positioning: Modern Issues… Modern Solutions

15 Mar 2018, 10:00 - 12:10

South Gallery Room 3 & 4

Chaired by: Walter Jardine, Upstream Survey & Positioning Authority, BP & Christian Giroussens, Vice President & Director of Acoustic Unit, iXblue

This session looks at how modern satellite navigation and positioning systems can be impacted by current issues and describes some potential solutions.

Dynamic Coordinate Reference Systems - Geodesy on the Move
Roger Lott, Consultant, IOGP

Safe and Cost Effective Operations through Remote Services
Duncan Allen, OARS Centre Manager, Fugro

Was GPS Spoofing Responsible for the Recent Disruption in the Black Sea?
Guy Buesnel, PNT Security Technologist, Spirent Communications

Towards Resilient Positioning
Nick Ward, General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK & Ireland (GLA) (invited)

Sky Polarization Sensor for Navigation
David Chenault, President, Polaris Sensor Technologies


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Programme subject to change


  • Walter Jardine


    Upstream Survey & Positioning Authority


    Walter Jardine is currently Global Survey & Positioning Authority at BP and Chair of the IOGP Geomatics Committee. He has 30 years’ experience in...

  • Duncan Allen


    OARS Centre Manager


    Duncan Allen has been in the oil and gas industry since graduating from the University of Plymouth in 2005 and is currently the OARS Centre Manager...

  • Guy Buesnel


    PNT Security Technologist

    Spirent Communications

    Guy is Spirent’s PNT Security Technologist and addresses the issues of GNSS vulnerability including jamming, spoofing and cyber-attack. He has more...

  • Dr David Chenault



    Polaris Sensor Technology

    Dr David Chenault is currently the president of Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc. in Huntsville, AL where he is leading a team of 27 scientists and...

  • Nick Ward


    Research Director

    General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK & Ireland

    Dr Nick Ward is Research Director for the General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland, providing advice on strategy & policy. He works on...

  • Roger Lott




    Roger is chairman of the Geodesy Subcommittee of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP). He has a degree in geography and...