The 16th IAIN World Congress 2018


The 16th World Congress® of the International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN) will be hosted by the Japan Institute of Navigation (JIN). It will be held from November 28 to December 1 at the world-class Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. The World Congress is held in a different region every three years to discuss technical navigation issues from 1976.
A scientific program addresses all subspecialties and related interests in navigation.

Makuhari New City centers around Makuhari Messe, one of Japan’s world class convention facilities, and spreads out with offices, academic facilities, housing, parks, shopping, and entertainment facilities. It is a city of diverse potentials that sees many people from all over Japan and the world every day. Around the skyscrapers, there are the Japanese gardens of Mihama-en and Makuhari Kaihin-koen Park along Makuhari Beach. Walking along the promenade will offer a chance to feel the sun, sea breeze and nature in Tokyo bay area.

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Information Processing Society of Japan
ITS Japan
Japan Automatic Identification Systems Association
Japan Captains’ Association
Japan Logistics Society
Japan Radio Air Navigation Systems Association
Japan Ship Machinery and Equipment Association
Japan Ship Technology Research Association
Japan Society for Marine Surveys and Technology
Japan Society for MariTime Acitivity
Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Maritime GPS Promoting Solutions
National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology
Railway Technical Research Institute
Satellite Positioning Research and Application Center
Society for the Advancement of Positioning Technologies
Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan,Inc.
The Cooperative Association of Japan Shipbuilders
The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan
The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan
The Institute of Electronics,Information and Communication Engineers
The Institute of Positioning, Navigation and Timing of Japan
The Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers
The Japan Society of Transportation Economics
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
The Meteorological Society of Japan
The Robotics Society of Japan
The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies
Kaiyo Kai

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)