The APSCO Secretariat and Beihang University jointly conducted the online Short Training Course on “GNSS/BDS Frontier Technologies and Applications”, during Aug. 24-29 and Aug. 31-Sep. 5, 2020 in Beijing, China. Dr. Li Xinjun, Secretary General of APSCO, delivered welcome speech at the beginning of the training course. He sincerely appreciated all the lecturers and participants for their diligent efforts and strong support.
The training course was carried out online through video conferences in two different time schedules for participants in different time zones. The course lasted 36 hours during two weeks. The series of lectures were equipped with various clips, videos, dynamic effects and current news for a profound understanding, attracting around 90 participants from 19 countries (Algeria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, China, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Turkey, Togo, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam).
Six distinguished professors from Beihang University, China University of Mining and Technology and Southeast University comprised the lecturer team. They gave their presentations focusing on GNSS Principles and BDS Status, GNSS Navigation Receiver, GNSS High Precision Application and Augmentation, GNSS Ionospheric Monitoring and Space Weather, GNSS Reflections and its Remote Sensing Applications, and GNSS and Self-driving Technology.
At the end of the short training course, which was successfully concluded, Dr. Mohammad Ebrahimi Seyedabadi, Director General of Education and Training Department of APSCO, delivered a closing speech. He appreciated the lecturers, new and old students for their great contribution and cooperation and expected close interaction in future as well. All the Member States of APSCO and other participating countries also showed their appreciation to APSCO and Beihang University for organizing an informative and successful Training.