Frédéric Bastide, from the European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA), presented the whole Galileo programme. In the first session, he provided an overview on the rationale and EU motivation. He talked about the history of the European GNSS and the current situation. In particular, he underlined the importance of the international cooperation within the Galileo programme. In the second session, he illustrated the Galileo User Segment providing a full overview on the future applications and services (including the signals).
The second seminar was centered on the EGNOS augmentation system. The ESA officer Felix Toran talked about the EGNOS programme. He explained the system history, its functioning and its future development. Finally, he illustrated its performances in the areas covered by the service.