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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.

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2023 PNT Symposium — November 1st and 2nd

Mark your calendars. Our 17th annual PNT Symposium will be held Wednesday, November 1st and Thursday, November 2nd.

Again this year, the symposium will be held in-person in the Kavli Auditorium at SLAC, above the Stanford campus. We will also live-stream the presentations via Zoom and video for those participants who cannot or prefer not to attend in person. 

As in past PNT symposia, the first day will feature student presentations, and the second day will feature invited presentations. A banquet dinner will be held on Wednesday evening, November 1st, with a guest banquet speaker to be announced. 

View/Download a PDF copy of the 2023 PNT Symposium Flyer

Visit our 2023 PNT Symposium webpage for more information on this year's PNT Symposium.