March 2005 Meeting Summary

Left to Right: Clyde Edgar, SoCal Chair, Professor Ilir Progri, CPU Student advisor, John Lavrakas, ION Western Regional VP, Line Moisan, Scholarship Chair, Lijia Chen, Graduate scholarship award winner
Left to Right: Clyde Edgar, SoCal Chair, Professor Ilir Progri, CPU Student advisor, John Lavrakas, ION Western Regional VP, Line Moisan, Scholarship Chair, Lijia Chen, Graduate scholarship award winner

The Institute of Navigation Southern California Section meeting was hosted by The Aerospace Corporation and held in El Segundo on March 31st. At the start of the meeting the Southern California section chair, Clyde Edgar and California Polytechnic University Advisor, Dr. Ilir Progri presented a ION scholarship award to Lijia Chen, the first Southern California section ION graduate scholarship award recipient as part of the ION student outreach program. Next, our distinguished guest speaker John Lavrakas, ION Western Region Vice president,┬áspoke about the ION, its purpose, membership benefits, and the role it plays in furthering the art and science of navigation. John then followed with a technical presentation on GPS “An Overview of Civil Monitoring”.┬áThe meeting was well attended and was followed by an spirited question and answer period. Please see the following documents for more information:
An Overview of Civil Monitoring
The ION and Membership Benefits