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GPS 101 BRIEFING (GPS INNOVATION ALLIANCE), Apr 2, 2019, DC, 3:30-4:30 pm ET

The GPS Innovation Alliance will hold a “GPS 101” briefing on Capitol Hill on April 2, 2019 from 3:30 -4:30 pm ET in room SVC-200 of the Capitol Visitor Center.  GPS is the Global Positioning System of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) satellites.

The meeting is the first of the new GPS Caucus led by Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Representatives Dave Loebsack (D-IA) and Don Bacon (R-NE).   The purpose of the caucus is to “bring heightened awareness to the wide-ranging economic and societal benefits of GPS.”

A press release about the caucus is on the website of the GPS Innovation Alliance.

More information and registration instructions on this event are posted on the event’s website.

Speakers include:

  • U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
  • Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA)
  • Colonel Curtis Hernandez, USAF, Director National Security Space Policy, National Space Council
  • Representatives of Deere & Company, Garmin and Trimble


April 2, 2019
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm