The International Conference on Marine Design

 14-15 September 2011, Coventry, UK

[You may also be interested in the Third Marine Design Conference, being organised at London on 2 -3 September 2015. Click on this link for more information...] 

 

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Overview

The RINA International Conference of Marine Design  will provide a forum for reporting and discussing the design practice and technical issues associated with aesthetic design. The full spectrum of marine design from small craft ICMD boatto superyachts, including commercial and specialist vessels, will be examined.

The key papers of the conference will be published in a special edition of the International Journal of Marine Design (IJMD), Part C of the Transactions of The Royal Institution of Naval Architects.

Content

The conference will present technical papers on a number of aspects of aesthetic marine design, including: 

  • Design visualisation (including design methodologies, design practice, innovative concepts, design analysis tools, computer aided design), TOI (Transfer of Innovation) from other industry sectors).
  • Ergonomics and domotics (including UCD (User Centred Design) methodologies, emotional design methodologies, (Transfer of Innovation) from other industry sectors).
  • Sustainability in construction (including one-off construction and series production issues, facility design, materials, joining technologies, reconstructions and rebuilds of historic craft).
  • Sustainability in operation (including, equipment, results of sea trials, results of instrumentation, TOI (Transfer of Innovation) from other industry sectors).
  • Implementation of regulations in the design process (including international, national, and regional regulatory frameworks, classification, codes of practice, rating rules).
  • Virtual work/learning environments (including, CPD for marine designers, networking  opportunities for innovation and exchange, virtual work environments to facilitate multi-disciplinary, multinational teams).

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The end of the conference coincides with the opening of the Southampton Boat Show, taking advantage of the direct train route to Southampton and the close proximity of Coventry to Birmingham airport also by train.

Please contact the conference department for more information on tel:+44 (0) 207235 4622 email:

Venue

The conference will be held at Coventry University. The full address of the conference venue is:

Allan Berry Building
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

Accommodation

HotelsCombined.com, the world's largest hotel price comparison website, is offering support to participants of International Marine Design Conference. An exclusive 10% rebate is given to hotels booked via their website for all attendees.

A list of hotels in Coventry can be checked and booked here:

http://www.hotelscombined.com/City/Coventry.htm

For more information on the rebate program visit:

http://www.HotelsCombined.com/Conference_Support

Continual Professional Development

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Attendance at the Marine Design Conference qualifies as Continuing Professional Development. Delegates to the conference will receive a CPD Certificate

 
 

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