RINA organises a programme of international conferences, seminars and workshops , covering a broad range of experience and opinion on research, development and operation on all aspects of the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures.
RINA conferences provide an opportunity for scientists, engineers, designers, owners and regulators to listen to presentations on the latest technical developments, discuss current issues and network.
Full details of all conferences, including submission of abstracts, registration of interest, conference registration, sponsorship opportunities etc are given in the Events Programme
The technical papers presented at RINA conferences are peer reviewed by acknowledged experts in the field ensuring that the relevance and technical quality of RINA events remains as high as possible.
A conference will typically last two days, and will include a full programme of 16-18 half-hour technical presentations followed by open discussion.
Delegates receive a printed copy of the Conference Proceedings containing all papers presented at the conference. USB key containing all papers and the MS PowerPoint presentations are available after the conference.
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects organises various maritime courses including a Basic Dry Docking Training, Contract Management for Ship Construction, Repair and Design, and Communication Skills for Engineers. Full details of all courses are given in the Events Programme
The Maritime Courses Directory lists a number of other full time, part time and correspondence course organised by university, college and other training organisations.
All conferences and courses organised by the Institution are listed in the Events Programme
Details of previous conferences and courses organised by the Institution, including details of papers presented, are listed in RINA Events. Copies of the conference proceedings are available from the RINA Bookshop
Events supported by RINA
Conferences and events organised by other organisations and supported by the Institution are listed in Supported Events.
Student Sponsorship at RINA Events
RINA, along with several industry partners, funds a number of sponsored conference places for Student Members and Associate Members in full time education. For more information or to request a place, contact Nick Cox at
Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities
RINA events provide the perfect opportunity for effective and highly targeted marketing. Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities exist for all RINA events.