TRANSNAV 2011: Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation

The 9th TRANSNAV symposium will be held June 15-17, 2011 at Gdynia, Poland, a seaport and resort city on the south coast of the Baltic.

The biennial event is an opportunity for scientists and professionals in navigation, transport, ocean engineering and maritime technology to share knowledge and research on all aspects of maritime navigation and safety of sea transportation. The symposium is held in English.

The 9th TRANSNAV symposium will be held June 15-17, 2011 at Gdynia, Poland, a seaport and resort city on the south coast of the Baltic.

The biennial event is an opportunity for scientists and professionals in navigation, transport, ocean engineering and maritime technology to share knowledge and research on all aspects of maritime navigation and safety of sea transportation. The symposium is held in English.

A list of conference topics is available here. The conference will present more than 160 papers from 42 countries.

On June 15, the first day of the conference, a round table plenary discussion on "GNSS Challenges in Maritime Navigation" will be led by Vidal Ashkenazi and include Bernd Eisfeller, director of the Institute of Geodesy and Navigation, University of FAF, Munich, Germany; Rafael Lucas Rodriguez, head of Future GNSS Systems and Technology Office, Dept of Galileo Operations & Evolution, ESA/ESTEC; Colin Beatty, managing director, CBIL, Aylesbury, and president-elect of the Royal Institute of Navigation, United Kingdom; Refaat Rashad, president of the International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN), Alexandria, Egypt; and Adam Weintrit Dean, Faculty of Navigation, Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland.

The conference is sponsored by the Faculty of Navigation of the Gdynia Maritime University and The Nautical Institute.

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