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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, honoring SCPNT Director, Per Enge, who passed away on April 22, will be held in the Kavli Auditorium at SLAC, above the Stanford campus, on November 7-8.

(Left) Stanford Emeritus Professor, Brad Parkinson, talking about potential GPS transmission frequency bands encroachment issues at the 2017 PNT Symposium. (Right) Symposium participants chatting in the Kavli Auditorium lobby at SLAC.

Information about the 2017 PNT Symposium...» View 2017 PNT Symposium Photo Album...»

Affiliates Weekly Friday PNT Seminar

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

Where: Durand Hall, Room #450