Review of Summer School on: “Multi-GNSS Environment for Sustainable Development”
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Opening Ceremony of the Summer School

From September, 9th to 13rd, 2013, NAVIS Center coordinated with the European and Asian partners in the EU-FP7 project: GROWING NAVIS to organize an international summer school on “Multi-GNSS Environment for Sustainable Development” at Hoi An city, Viet Nam. The summer school aims at providing the ASEAN research and technology community with the updated knowledge about the multi-gnss environment and advanced specific topics to promote the application of multi-gnss in ASEAN social and economic development.


Opening Speech from the Secretary of European Union at Viet Nam

The school’s lectures were delivered by sixteen lecturers from different countries: EU, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Viet Nam, who are distinguishable researchers as well as representatives of international organizations in the area of satellite navigation and space technology. There were totally twenty five participants coming from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam.

The lectures were designed to target two groups of attendees: the management and policy planning staff and scientific staff. During five days of the school, participants were updated with the latest knowledge at the general level as well as the advanced one in the area of GNSS. In addition, under the guidance of the international instructors, all the people actively participated in live demonstrations, and discussions on how to use GNSS technology for solving social and economic issues.

The five-day summer school has been successfully closed leading to potential future collaborations in the area of GNSS among ASEAN countries and higher position of Hanoi University of Science and Technology in the research area of GNSS.

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