International Seminar «Navigation and Motion Control»

International Seminar «Navigation and Motion Control»

26-30 September 2016
Saint Petersburg, Russia
General information

The International Seminar «Navigation and Motion Control» will be organized by Department of Information and Navigation Systems of St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics with the support of the State Research Center of the Russian Federation – Concern CSRI Elektropribor. The Seminar will be held on 26-30 September 2016 at the Test Center of the State Research Center Elektropribor (Leningrad Oblast, Priozersky District, bank of Ladoga Lake, Cape Cheryomukhin). You and your postgraduates are kindly invited to take part in the Seminar.


The Seminar includes overview lectures on theory and practice of designing modern navigation and control systems delivered by the leading Russian and foreign scientists as well as presentations by young scientists.
The Seminar language is English. The Seminar program includes a day boat trip to the Konevets Island (visit to the Konevetsky Monastery is included) or a day trip to town of Priozersk.

                                                                          PROGRAM COMMITTE

O. A. Stepanov, Dr.Sc., Prof.
Concern CSRI Elektropribor, JSC, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia 

S. G. Revnivykh, Cand. Sc.
Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Corporation, JSC, Russia 

N. Terekhov, Dr.Sc., Prof.
Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia 

G. F. Trommer, Prof., PhD
Institute of Systems Optimization of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, ITMO University 

Yu. V. Filatov, Dr.Sc., Prof.
St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University LETI, Russia 

M. S. Finkelshtein, Dr.Sc., Prof.
Department of Mathematical Statistics University of the Free State, Republic of South Africa 

I. B. Furtat, Dr. Sc.
Institute of Control Sciences RAS, St. Petersburg , Russia 

M. V. Basin, Prof., PhD.
Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico 

Yu. A. Litvinenko, Cand. Sc.
Concern CSRI Elektropribor, JSC, ITMO University, St. Petersburg ,Russia


Participation in the Seminar and accommodation at the Center is free of charge. A fee is to be paid only for food and beverage (approximate full day food and beverage fee is 1000 rubles). 
In order to participate in the Seminar a participant should submit a paper abstract in English. The abstract is to be of 1000 printed characters. The text should include the author’s full name, the organization’s name, e-mail address and phone number. The Program Committee will select the participants before 15 July 2016. 
30 June 2016 – Deadline for abstract submission 
15 July 2016 – Notification of authors on including the papers in the Seminar program
26 – 30 September 2016 – Holding of the Seminar


The papers presented at the Seminar and selected by the Program Committee will be recommended for publication in «Gyroscopy and Navigation» journal. Please inform us about your intention to participate in the Seminar by e-mail.


Sights and attraction
The Hermitage
One of the world's greatest museums, founded in 1764 and occupying the buildings of the Winter Palace and Small, Old and New Hermitages. The museum's collection numbers more than 3 million items - paintings, graphic art, sculptures, applied art, coins, and archeological finds. The museum keeps 15 thousand paintings, 12 thousand sculptures, 600 thousand drawings and more then 4000 thousand of applied arts. Painting of such great masters as Leonard da Vinci, Titian, Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens, Impressionists (van Gogh, Manet, Deggas, Monet, Renoir, Sezanne), Gauguin, Matiss, Picasso are in the ownership of the Hermitage. Hermitage is famous through its collection of Scythian golden articles.
Russian Museum
The largest museum of Russian art, opened in 1898. The museum owns the Russia bigest collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, items of applied anf folks arts. The exibitions show ancient icons and the collections of items of the 18th-20th centuries. It contains works by great Russian artists: A.Rublev, K.Brullov, O.Kiprensky, P.Fedotov, I.Repin, I.Levitan, I.Aivazovsky and many others.
Savior on the Blood Church (Church of the Resurrection)
A monument of Russian architecture and decorative art of the late 19th century. The church's unique decorations, both interior and exterior, include icons and panels made from majolica and mosaic created by the leading Russian artists of last century.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
One of the world's most beautiful churches. It was built between 1818 and 1858 to A.Montferrand's design and named in honor of Saint Issac of Dalmatia. The cathedral is 101.5 meters high, and there is a wonderful view over Saint Petersburg from the colonnade.
Kazan Cathedral
Built between 1801 and 1811 to house the miracle-working icon of Our Lady of Kazan. Regular exhibitions are held concerning Orthodox Church and ecclesiastical art.
Summer Garden
A masterpiece of Russian landscape art, the Summer Garden was laid out on Peter I's orders at the beginning of the 18th century. It contains 89 sculptures of Italian masters. The buildings in the garden are Peter I's Summer Palace, the Coffee House, and the Tea House.
Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Founded by Peter I in 1710, now it contains five churches in the monastery complex. The complex contains the city museum of decorative sculpture and the Saint Nicholas cemetery, where outstanding Saint Petersburg residents and cultural figures are buried, including Tchaikovsky, Petipa, Euler, and Dostoevsky.
Peter and Paul Fortress
Founded in 1703 to defend Saint Petersburg against enemy raids. The complex includes Peter and Paul Cathedral which is the city's tallest building (the height of the spire is 121.8 meters) and contains the burial vault of Peter I and other Russian emperors, Museum of the History of Saint Petersburg, the house of the "grandfather of the Russian navy", where an exact copy of Peter I's little boat is kept, and the Old Mint.
Russia's first museum, founded in 1714 on Peter I's order. It contains household items, works of applied art and national costumes from Siberia, Asia, Africa, and North and South America. It includes exhibits collected by well-known Russian travelers and explorers.
Museum of Ethnography
A unique collection which reflects the life and culture of the peoples of Russia: it consists mostly of examples of traditional costumes, embroidery, fabrics and furs. The museum's reserves contain many rarities such as icons, ritual costumes and masks.
National Pushkin Museum
The great Russian poet's last home, from where he set off for his fateful duel. The display includes Pushkin's personal belongings, as well as manuscripts and other documents relating to his life.
Dostoevsky Literary and Memorial Museum
The display is arranged in the great Russian author's flat and is devoted to his life and work.
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