RTCM Technology, Standards & Policy Sessions
Pre-registration is not required for these sessions as long as a full registration or day pass is purchased.

RTCM Opening Session
Opening sessions, business meeting, awards and remarks by newly elected president. Introductions and updates by senior national and international leaders about our common interests. Remarks by Coast Guard commander for Southeast U.S. How can we help ensure his mission success?

El Faro Investigation Report
Presentation by NTSB on El Faro, what happened, how can we help prevent repetitions?

Autonomous Vehicles and Precise Navigation
Learn about the intersection of emerging autonomous vehicles and navigation systems to enable them—millimeter accuracy, assured integrity, hardware implementations, policy issues.

Technology and Inland Waterways Updates
Emerging technologies—ECDIS, AIS, VDES, radar systems, e-navigation, integrated bridge systems.

Satellite Communication Providers
The industry’s largest satellite telecommunications providers; Inmarsat, Iridium, GlobalStar, Speedcast, ORBCOMM and others will provide technology updates and enhancements.

Maritime Cyber-security
Presentations about cyber issues, discussions about impacts on maritime communities and
suggestions for ways forward.

Cyber Workshop
Where we are, information sources and development of ways forward. Contribute and learn.

 Rules, Regulations, and Licensing Seminar
This panel of experts will help you learn about the FCC and USCG rules for recreational and commercial vessels.

GMDSS Task Force Meeting
Meeting of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Task Force and a report about modernization of the GMDSS. These two critical initiatives are led by RTCM members to seek input and make recommendations about a broad array of issues critical to success for a fully responsive global distress and safety system.


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