The Secretariat of APSCO organized a training course on ¡®Navigation and Positioning Satellite System Design¡¯ jointly with the Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (China) (affiliated to the United Nations) from October 31-November 8 2016. The opening ceremony of the Training was held on October 31, 2016 at the International School of Beihang University and was attended and addressed by Dr. Mohammad Ebrahimi Seyedabadi, Director General of Education Training and Database Management Department, Dr.Yang Dongkai, Professor of Beihang University and Dr. He Linshu, Professor of Beihang University.
The principal objectives of the training program are as follows:
To train participants from APSCO Member States for BasicNavigation and Positioning Satellite System Design Technology and Applications;
To introduce stateof the art Navigation and Positioning Satellite System Design,and its future trends;
To promote deployment and usage of new and innovative Navigation and Positioning Satellite System Design technologyand applications to the Member States;
To promote exchange of ideas and technical expertise among Member States towards for better collaboration on Navigation and Positioning Satellite System Design;
The training was conducted by 14 experts from Academia and Industries. A total of 40 participants from 13 countries¡¯ space agencies, stakeholder departments and Beihang University students participated in the training course. This included 13 participants from APSCO Member States. The Participants Presentation and Discussion session was organized on November 8, 15 presentations have been presented by Trainees. The training course was successfully concluded on November 8, 2016. The participants taken part in the training session expressed their satisfaction over the content of the training course and spoke highly on the lecturers. Advises and suggestions are given for improvement of the contents, course objectives and teaching quality. And at the end of the closing ceremony, the course completion certificates have been awarded to the participants jointly by the Organizers.