13th IAIN World Congress (International Association of Institutes of Navigation)

The Nordic Institute of Navigation will host the 2009 IAIN World Congress at the Clarion Hotel Sign in downtown Stockholm from October 27 to October 30.

The international event is held every three years and includes a scientific program and a commercial exhibition.

The Nordic Institute of Navigation will host the 2009 IAIN World Congress at the Clarion Hotel Sign in downtown Stockholm from October 27 to October 30.

The international event is held every three years and includes a scientific program and a commercial exhibition.

The opening sessions on Wednesday, October 28 includes a keynote address by David Last, University of Wales. Later on that morning, the EU satellite navigation program manager Paul Verhoef, Col. Robert Hessin of the U.S. PNT national coordination office, and Sergey Revnivykh of Russia’s PNT Information Navigation Center will share news of their respective systems.

The 2009 program will cover new developments in civilian and military navigation and positioning for land, sea, air and space. Focus will be on GNSS including space and ground segments, services, and application. Positioning and navigation in a wider context will also be covered including sensors, integration, human factors, education, and regulation.

In addition, a tutorial on modern reference systems and another on inertial navigation systems will be held on October 27.

The local organizing committee contact is Lars E. Magnuson, president of the Nordic Institute of Navigation.
The Congress is officially endorsed by the United Nations International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG)

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