The 16th IAIN World Congress 2018

Welcome 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.