10/11/2017: Recap of the 57th meeting of the U.S. Civil GPS Service Interface Committee

The 57th meeting of the U.S. Civil GPS Service Interface Committee was held September 25-26, 2017, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, in conjunction with the Institute of Navigation’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)+ conference. For readers who were unable to attend, Maritime Commons is providing a synopsis of the meeting and presentations. The full agenda and presentations are available for download from the GPS.gov website.


9/30/2016: Recap of the 56th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee

The 56th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC), was held September 12-13, 2016, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, in conjunction with the Institute Of Navigation’s Global Navigation Satellite System conference.


11/16/2015: Civil GPS Service Interface Committee conference and subcommittee meeting – Open to the public

The CGSIC State and Local Government Subcommittee will meet in conjunction with the 2015 Field Technology for Data Collection in Forestry, Fisheries and Natural Resources Conference. These are both open to the public.


9/28/15: Global Positioning System – Awareness and reporting

The Coast Guard’s Navigation Center informs mariners that CGSIC meetings are open to the public and provide useful information on GPS-based applications; NAVCEN also reminds mariners to report incidents of GPS jamming as well as GPS signal interferences.


8/19/2015: 55th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee – Open to the public

The 55th Meeting of CGSIC will be held September 14-15, 2015, in Tampa, Florida in conjunction with the Institute Of Navigation’s Global Navigation Satellite System conference. The meeting is open to the public.


9/30/2014: GPS Satellite background and update

The Coast Guard announced the GPS-IIF satellite lauched in August was healthy as of September 17th, 2014 and the Civil GPS Service Interface Commmittee’s Executive Secretariat explains the meaning of this update.


6/12/2014: Civil Global Positioning System Service Interface Committee public meeting in September

The Coast Guard announced that registration is now open to the public for the 54th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee, or CGSIC, to be held September 8-9, 2014, in conjunction with the Institute Of Navigation’s Global Navigation Satellite System conference.


6/2/2014: Global Positioning System public meeting

The Civil GPS Service Interface Committee U.S. States and Local Government Subcommittee, will hold a regional meeting on June 6, 2014 to cover the broad array of GPS-based applications available.