The presentation “Time Travel and its Black Holes” will explore how Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) traceable time travels to your application and provide an overview of the challenges “black holes” where nanoseconds can be lost. It will illustrate with real world examples how time can disappear altogether, or worse – how time can lie without you knowing about it. Finally it will propose how fully resilient self-assured UTC traceable time could arrive at your application with nanosecond precision.
Charles will chair two sessions: MiFID II UTC Traceability Services, Trials and Outcomes; and Mitigating Threats/Vulnerabilities to UTC References and Traceability. Additionally, he is a member of the Panel: What challenges remain to achieve MiFID II Compliance?
Chronos’ team of sync and timing experts will be available throughout the day to answer your questions and discuss solutions towards MiFID II compliance.
Biography Prof Charles Curry, BEng, CEng, FIET, FRIN
Charles Curry is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), and founder & Managing Director of Chronos Technology Ltd. Charles graduated in Electronics from Liverpool University in 1973, and started his career at GEC Hirst Research Centre working on silicon MOS boundary research, progressing to Racal Instruments where he was responsible for sales of test equipment including specialist frequency and time products such as Loran C and Caesium standards. Later with GSE Rentals Charles was involved with some of the first civil GPS and laptop PC deployments into the North Sea offshore oil exploration industry during the early 1980s.
He founded Chronos in 1986, a leading global system integrator, service solutions provider and manufacturer for synchronisation, timing, GNSS and GPS jamming, detection products based in the UK. Chronos has supplied and installed many thousands of GPS & Timing systems worldwide for mobile and fixed line telecom operators. The Chronos Synchronisation MasterClass has been delivered to more than a 1000 delegates across the globe.
Charles founded the International Timing & Sync Forum (ITSF) in 2001 and chairs the ITSF Steering Group. He is also a member of the Workshop on Synchronisation in the USA Telecommunications Systems (WSTS) Steering Group which meets annually. Charles is also a member of the Industry Advisory Boards for the Universities of Liverpool and Bath, Electrical and Electronics Faculties.
In 2012 Charles was awarded Honorary Professorships from the University of Bath, Faculty of Engineering & Design, Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering; and the University of Liverpool, Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics.
Chronos Technology is a leading international authority on resilient sync and timing solutions including use of GNSS, eLoran, PTP, NTP, and next generation Quantum technologies, as well as GNSS vulnerability detection and mitigation solutions. www.chronos.co.uk