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Since the advent of GPS in the early 1970’s, there’s been a virtual revolution in PNT technology and applications.  Today, PNT services are used by over 3 billion users—half the world’s population!

Starting with the adaptation of GPS technology for precision spacecraft attitude and guidance control in the 1990s, Stanford has been widely considered the world’s leading academic institution performing PNT, GPS and GNSS research.

In 2006, the SCPNT was created to bring industry affiliate support for pioneering PNT research projects and to facilitate an international forum (by way of the annual SCPNT Symposium) for exchanging ideas, addressing issues and promoting the advancement of PNT technologies and applications.

2018 Annual PNT Symposium

Our 2018 PNT Symposium was held on November 7- 8 in the Kavli Auditorium at SLAC. This year's symposium was dedicated to the memory of SCPNT Director, Per Enge, who passed away on April 22, 2018. The symposium program concluded on November 8th with an Enge family history and anecdotes delivered by Per Enge's son, Nick, followed by reflections on Per by a number of his colleagues.

Above: Stanford Emeritus Professor, Brad Parkinson, talking about potential interference issues in the GNSS frequency range at the 2018 PNT Symposium. View/Download 2018 PNT Symposium Information Packet (PDF)
Information about the 2018 PNT Symposium...» View 2018 PNT Symposium Photo Album...»  

Affiliates Weekly Friday PNT Seminar

When: Friday Lunchtime, 12:30 - 1:30pm

Where: Durand Hall, Room #450