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Apr 23-27, 2018 Dakar, Senegal

24th IMPA Congress

Further information about the Congress, will shortly be available on the official Congress website at www.impa2018.com.

The Sénégal Maritime Pilots' Association

Apr 23-26, 2018 Hyatt Regency Monterey, Monterey, California, USA

IEEE/ION PLANS 2018

The biennial PLANS conference, co-sponsored by the ION and IEEE AESS, features researchers and engineers from around the globe who present their latest work in positioning and navigation technologies.
Presentations range from fundamental research, to applications, to field test results with a particular emphasis on inertial navigation. Technical sessions cover a range of subjects for both beginners and seasoned professionals.
IEEE/ION PLANS 2018 includes a commercial exhibit and pre-conference tutorials.

ION (US), IEEE AESS

May 14-17, 2018 Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

European Navigation Conference 2018

The European Navigation Conference 2018 is the premier conference in Europe in the fields of positioning, navigation and timing, with special emphasis on the European Galileo and EGNOS. Through a peer-reviewed manuscript selection process, it will showcase state-of-the art and innovations in the field of terrestrial and satellite-based navigation and its applications. Implementation of new technologies will be demonstrated through an industry exhibition arranged in parallel to the conference.
The conference will comprise technical session, poster sessions, invited keynotes, and a best paper award. The conference strongly emphasizes a quick turn-around time and high quality of the published papers.

May 27-Jun 02, 2018 Songdo ConvensiA, Incheon, Republic of Korea

19th IALA Conference - Successful voyages, sustainable planet - A new era for marine aids to navigation in a connected world

IALA holds a general Aids to Navigation Conference every four years. These Conferences may be attended by IALA members and also by non-member Aids to Navigation authorities.
Papers, presentations and discussion address a wide range of Marine Aids to Navigation issues. The work of IALA over the previous four years is also presented. All members are invited to submit papers for discussion.
The Industrial Members' Committee traditionally organises an Industrial Exhibition in conjunction with the Conference.
IALA traditionally holds the General Assembly in conjunction with the Conference. The IALA work term traditionally spans the four years between Conferences.

IALA

Jun 03-05, 2018 Hotel The Plaza, Seoul, Republic of Korea

e-Navigation Underway 2018 Asia-Pacific

This conference is organized back to back with the 19th IALA Conference, in Seoul, only one hour from Incheon. Transportation will be available for the convenience of IALA participants.

Jun 20-22, 2018 Maritim Hotel Bonn, Bonn, Germany

International Radar Symposium

The International Radar Symposium aims to provide a forum for both academic and industrial professionals in radar from all over the world and to bring together academicians, researchers, engineers, system analysts, graduate and undergraduate students with government and non-government organizations to share and discuss both theoretical and practical knowledge. We invite everybody to submit outstanding and valuable original research papers and participate in the technical exhibition during the conference.

DGON

Jun 25-28, 2018 London, United Kingdom

11th IHMA Congress - Ports - essential for safe, efficient and secure global trade

The International Harbour Masters' Association (IHMA) is pleased to invite you to submit a 400-600 word abstract of a proposed paper in your area of expertise for the 11th IHMA Congress, to be held in London from the 25th - 28th June 2018.
Addressing the theme 'Ports - essential for safe, efficient and secure global trade' the Congress program will be designed to appeal to all those responsible for the safe, secure and efficient conduct of marine operations in ports and industry organisations working with, or within ports across all levels of the industry spectrum.
This is your opportunity to put forward your ideas, case studies and technical research on the innovations that will promote safe, efficient and secure maritime logistics, improve cooperation between ports and ships, develop best practice, and raise global standards for the safety, security and efficiency of ports.

International Harbour Masters' Association

Sep 27-28, 2018 MARITIM proArte Hotel Berlin, Berlin, Germany

13th International Symposium on Integrated Ship's Information Systems & Marine Traffic Engineering Conference - Navigating the Oceans

It is Tuesday, 28th May 2030, north of the Canary Islands. After a relaxing night, the first officer enters the idle bridge. A translucent projection on the windows highlights a swarm of unmanned trawlers fishing four nautical miles on port side, while their unmanned sister ship is still following them with two miles distance. Furthermore, a computer voice informs him about two ship encounters that took place during the night, while those are replayed on a tablet next to the captain's seat. The officer checks the vessel's position and route, which has slightly shifted to South.
A short videochat with the shore officer in Flensburg, who supervised the vessel during the night, and he has been informed that due to the latest weather forecast the course has been adjusted to avoid an upcoming low pressure system and that the weekly security update for the ECDIS is overdue. Furthermore, he got briefed that the shore office has cross-analyzed fuel injection sensor with the voyage data and detected a decreasing performance. The analyses expects a degrading hull performance, hence a cleaning has been ordered in the next port.
Shortly after this hand-over, he cross checks the event log of the lookout system, before he goes down to the galley. Each Tuesday morning, he there meets the chief onboard administrator for a coffee, before they do the routine security checks on the bridge.

DGON

Oct 18-20, 2018 The Westin Chosun Busan, Busan, Republic of Korea

World Ocean Forum 2017 - The ocean, the economy

The World Ocean Forum, contributing to the realization of marine powers and aiming for Davos Forum in terms of the ocean, celebrates its 11th anniversary this year. The World Ocean Forum has been developed as a global debate on analyzing various issues and seeking their measures with world-class scholars and marine experts.
In the 11th World Ocean Forum 2017 under the theme of 'The Ocean, The Economy' we will seek future strategy to sense the change of the ocean industry and create a new ocean value with IBCA (IoT, Big Data, Cyber Physical System, Artificial Intelligence) platforms in a new paradigm of the fourth industrial revolution.

Korea Association of Marine Industry (KAMI)
+82 051 461 4346

Oct 18-19, 2018 Meliá Hotel Berlin, Berlin, Germany

International Symposium on Enhanced Solutions for Aircraft and Vehicle Surveillance Applications

ESAVS is the globally recognised premier event for emerging civil aviation surveillance technologies and operational applications. ESAVS 2018 will take place in Berlin and will carry forward this momentum. It will focus on international implementation and operational use of surveillance technologies and applications as well as on research and development, deployment and certification.
ESAVS 2018 is dedicated to providing up-to-date information to experts and decision-makers in the world of sensor development, tracking, data fusion, avionics and airport operations as well as air traffic control procedures and technology.

DGON

Oct 29-31, 2018 Qingdao, China

World Congress of Ocean-2018 - One ocean One dream

The 7th Annual World Congress of Ocean-2018 (WCO-2018) will be held in Qingdao during October 29-31, 2018. WCO-2018 is an international event focusing on the current hot topics and major advances in the Field of ocean and aquaculture by attracting experts on a global scale and we will supply the most cutting-edge technology information to you.
The aim of the conference is to bring together leading scientists, engineers, practitioners, business elites, lawers and policy makers from multidisciplinary research and application areas to exchange information on their latest research progress and innovation.

BIT / Organizing Committee of WCO-2018

Nov 12-15, 2018 Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel, Bristol, United Kingdom

RIN International Navigation Conference 2018

Details to follow.

RIN

Nov 28-Dec 01, 2018 Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan

16th IAIN World Congress® 2018 - Science, technology and practice to resilient navigation

A wide range of topics will be presented and discussed at the 16th IAIN World Congress®:

- Status of satellite navigation system - GNSS hardware technology - GNSS vulnerabilities - Precise positioning (PPP, RTK) - Atmosphere and space weather - Time and frequency transfer - Indoor and urban positioning - eGNSS, eLORAN and data communication - eNavigation and data communication - Sensor based navigation - Radar technology and navigation - Integrated navigation and algorithm - Aeronautical navigation - Surface navigation - Marine navigation - Intelligent transport system - Surveillance and communication - Fleet management system - Traffic control system - Green navigation - Arctic navigation - Autonomous navigation - Navigation data application: Big Data - Education and training for navigation - Advanced application and future developments

Nominations for the 2018 awards MUST be submitted by 31 October 2017. Award details and nomination format available here.

Japan Institute of Navigation (JIN) & IAIN

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