5th EUPOS® 2018

EUPOS
Council and Technical Meeting
14-15 November 2018
Mustamäe tee 51, Tallinn, Estonia

Venue


Estonian Land Board is located ca 4.5 km from the city centre and is easily accessible by public transport. You can board the trolleybus no 1 at the stops "Kaubamaja", "Estonia" or "Vabaduse väljak", or the bus no 16 at the stops "Estonia" or "Vabaduse väljak". The stop to get off is "Marja", which is located across the street from the Land Board. The ride will take approximately 15-20 minutes. Single journey tickets can be bought in cash from the driver for €2. Timetables and further information about the public transport in Tallinn can be found here.

Mustamäe tee 51

Program


Wednesday, 14 November 2018, EUPOS Council Meeting

12:00
Arrival of participants, registration
conference room
12:50
Welcome address by Estonian Land Board Deputy-Director General
Ellmann
13:00
Opening + welcome in the name of EUPOS Šimek
Introduction of the new EUPOS representatives (if any) new representatives
5th Meeting agenda approval all
EUPOS® chairman/member/-ship – current status Droščák
New member acceptance (Slovenia) – voting Šimek, Droščák
EUPOS® activities November 2017 – November 2018 Šimek, Droščák, EBB,- PosKEN
EUPOS® web page current status and plans Wajda
14:00
ToR revision proposal Šimek, EB members EUPOS elections of chairman and EB members
current EB, all
Coffee break
15:30
ECC - EUREF Densification status + news + key information from EUREF 2018 Kenyeres
SQM working group status + news Droščák
New applications for SKPOS quality control Smolik
SQII working group status + news Zvirgzds
ICG news Šimek
EUPOS related international and regional events (November 2017 - November 2018), a.o.b. all
17:00
Council meeting closing
19:00
Dinner

Thurstay, 15 November 2018, EUPOS Technical Meeting

8:30
Arrival of participants, registration
conference room
9:00
EUPOS Technical meeting opening EUPOS® chairman
Welcome address by Estonian Land Board Deputy-Director General Ellmann
Introduction of participants and guests all
Brief EUPOS introduction Šimek
9:15
Experience with Network RTK measurements with Galileo Huisman
(invited)
9:30
Experience with Network RTK measurements with Galileo
SWEPOS (invited)
9:45
GNSS signal interference by radio amateurs (based on information from APOS / E. Zahn)
Droščák
10:00
Preliminary results on Quasigeoid of Latvia using vertical deflection observations
Mitrofanovs
10:15 Coffee break
10:45
Problematic CORS HW/monumentation detection
Droščák, Smolík
11:00
Double stations and network densification experience
SWEPOS (invited)
11:15
CLGE needs for GNSS RTK service operators
Kakko (invited)
11:30
Institution/Country reports (max. 10' each)

Topics for reports:

  • GNSS network infrastructure status + news
  • Galileo readiness
  • Experience with signal jamming, interference, …
  • Experience with mixture of hardware brands
  • Users´feedback - most criticized issues
nat. representatives
12:30-13:30
Lunch break
13:30
Country reports (max. 10' each)

Continued

nat. representatives
 
Other technical issues + discussion
all
15:00
Resolutions
EB members + all
Invitation to the next EUPOS® Meeting
15:20
Closing
15:30-16:00
Coffee break for discussions

Locations


Map of Location
Map of Location in Tallinn

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Getting to Estonia

By Air

The city's international airport, Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport is conveniently located just 4 km from the city centre. Information about direct destinations is available here https://www.tallinn-airport.ee/en/flight-info/destinations/

By Sea

Ferry routes connect Tallinn with Helsinki, Stockholm and Saint Petersburg. Ferries between Tallinn and Helsinki operate several times a day covering the distance in approximately 2 hours. Ferries between Tallinn and Stockholm depart every evening, with the trip taking approximately 15 hours.

Passenger terminals are located within walking distance of the city centre.

How to get to the city centre

Bus no. 2 makes the trip from the airport to the city centre and port approximately every 20 minutes and operates from ~6:30 am until midnight. Single journey tickets can be bought in cash from the driver for €2. The most central stop is the "Laikmaa" stop on Laikmaa Street, between the Tallink Hotel and the Viru Centre shopping mall.

Tram no. 4 from the airport to the city centre operates a frequent schedule from 5:30 am until 00:45. Single journey tickets can be bought in cash from the driver for €2. The most central stop is the "Hobujaama" stop.

A taxi stand can be found just outside the arrivals hall. The fare from the airport to the city centre is about €10, credit cards are accepted.

Weather and Climate

The climate in Tallinn during November can be summarized with low temperatures with some rain or snow. The daytime average temperature is around 3˚C and at night 1˚C. Weather forecast for Estonia is available at http://www.ilmateenistus.ee/?lang=en

Fast Facts


European Union membership: since 2004
Official language: Estonian, with English widely spoken
Currency: Euro €
Time zone: GMT +2 in winter and GMT +3 in summer
Country dialling code: 00372 or +372
Emergency number: 112
Plug socket: type F, with voltage of 230V and frequency of 50Hz

Additional information can be found at https://www.visittallinn.ee/eng/visitor and https://www.visitestonia.com/en