Commercial Vessel Compliance

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

The 55th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee, or CGSIC, will be held September 14-15, 2015, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida in conjunction with the Institute Of Navigation’s Global Navigation Satellite System conference.

All CGSIC meetings are free and open at no charge to the public, but attendees pay their own travel, hotel and meal expenses.

Directions for registering

  • Go to the ION website.
  • “Register Online”
  • Create an ION account, necessary to gather information for badging
  • Choose “I am Registering Myself”
  • Choose “Registration Type” from the blue banner across the top and then scroll down to the bottom of the next page to “View Other Options”
  • At the bottom of the next page you will find “Select” for “CGSIC Only” and then complete the registration

If you are registering and paying to attend the ION Conference, CGSIC registration will be included and nothing else is required.

The Coast Guard urges participation in this meeting for important updates from GPS program officials and to learn about the broad array of GPS-based applications that are available to you. The draft agenda can be seen on the GPS.gov website.

If you have any new suggestions for the agenda, would like to present a topic, or if you found certain information in past meetings useful and would like to hear more, please contact us via our Navigation Center “contact us” form.

Please be sure to select “Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC)” from the pull-down menu.

This blog is not a replacement or substitute for the formal posting of regulations and updates or existing processes for receiving formal feedback of the same. Links provided on this blog will direct the reader to official source documents, such as the Federal Register, Homeport and the Code of Federal Regulations. These documents remain the official source for regulatory information published by the Coast Guard.