ILA Members will be at ION GNSS+ 2016 in Portland 12-17 September

Filed in Conferences, Events, News and Events by on August 30, 2016

ILA Members HERE and Qualcomm are hosting a panel on Current Advances in Indoor Location (with Demonstrations) at ION GNSS+ 2016.

Panel facilitators are:

Lauri Wirola of HERE and Will Morrison of Qualcomm


Dr. Tech. Lauri Wirola received both his Master of Science and Doctor of Technology degrees from Tampere University of Technology, Finland, in 2005 and 2010, respectively. He majored in physics and minored in mathematics and industrial economics. Dr. Wirola has worked with various positioning products over the last 10 years ranging from Assisted GNSS services to cellular and wifi-based outdoor-indoor solutions. He has published widely on especially Assisted GNSS-related technologies and holds tens of patents in the area. Currently Dr. Wirola works as Product Manager for HERE Indoor Positioning solutions.


Will Morrison is a Principal Engineering Manager on the Location Team at Qualcomm. He has 16 years of experience in research and development of hybrid positioning technology for mass deployment in consumer devices. During his tenure at Qualcomm, Will has held central roles in the development of the smartphone industry’s first dual constellation GPS and GLONASS solution and fused GNSS, WiFi, MEMS navigation solutions for automotive, pedestrian and indoor applications. Prior to Qualcomm, Will developed high sensitivity GPS software and firmware at eRide, a GPS technology startup. Will is an inventor on 11 patents in the Location Technology field with 5 patent applications pending. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering (Control Systems) from Columbia University and University of California at Berkeley.


ILA Member and Promotion Working Group Chair, Greg Turetzky from Intel is Presenting on a Panel entitle “Navigation 2026”

Greg Turetzky

Greg Turetzky is the Director of Strategic Business Development and Principal Engineer for GNSS and Location at Intel since 2013 in the Wireless Connectivity Solutions (WCS) group.

His responsibilities include defining and incorporating new GNSS capabilities and other location technologies into the core product roadmap. He is also responsible for strategic partnerships bringing both internal and external location technology across Intel’s mobile platforms.  He has been an active participant in the FCC E-911 process in several CSRIC, CTIA and ATIS working groups helping to define new indoor E-911 standards.

Prior to joining Intel, he has been in the GPS receiver design and applications business for over 20 years at CSR, SiRF Technology, Trimble Navigation, Stanford Telecommunications and the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University.

Mr. Turetzky holds a B.A. in Physics from Cornell University and an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and several patents in GPS.

ILA Members attending ION GNSS+ are:



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