The 16th IAIN World Congress 2018



Dear Participants

On behalf of the local organizing committee, it is our great pleasure to welcome all of you present at the International Association of Institute of Navigation (IAIN), the 16th World Congress 2018 in Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan.
The World Congress will take place from the 28th of November to the 1st of December 2018 in the International Conference Hall, Makuhari Messe.
The aim and the goal of this World Congress of IAIN 2018 is to develop the resilient navigation related to various kinds of science and technology and human activities on land, at sea, in the air and in space by disseminating the sciences and practice of navigation and related information technology.
The Japan Institute of Navigation (JIN) is honored to be nominated as an host institute by the International Association of Institute of Navigation (IAIN) in this time, and it holds for the purpose of aiming at progress, development, and spread in the technology and the practical field relevant to the navigation which contributes to the safety and efficiency in which the autonomous cruise was considered. We look forward to meeting you in Chiba on November for a truly memorable the 16th World Congress of IAIN.

Yours sincerely;    


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)