From animals to autonomy: RIN gathers experts for top conference

September 27, 2019  - By

RIN logoThe Royal Institute of Navigation: International Navigation Conference will take place Nov. 18-21 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Edinburgh, U.K.

Navigation and Societal Benefits: From Animals to Autonomy
The International Navigation Conference (INC) offers a unique format, with keynotes morning and afternoon each day, to set the scene for the more in-depth session papers.

Resilient position and precise time are enabling the modern world. INC enables sharing of knowledge and experience to maximize the potential and positive impact of the industry.


Pre-INC Training Seminar: Securing Positioning and Timing
On Monday, Nov. 18, RIN is offering a one-day short course to build understanding of satellite navigation vulnerabilities and threats, plus steps to toughen and augment systems.

Learn more, including presenters and to register.

At INC, technology, system and application experts meet with cognitive neuroscientists, human factors, legal, ethical and regulatory experts. Participants feed insights from RIN’s world-leading animal navigation forum and conference, offering insights, perspective and contacts to improve attendees impact and effectiveness.

INC creates value by bringing disciplines together to share knowledge, perspectives and insights. The RIN strives to make INC an enriching experience for all delegates, with a program designed to include plenty of time for networking, including social events on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

RIN aims for each delegate to leave INC with new insights, ideas and contacts.

Session Themes

  • Autonomy and Innovations in Robotics
  • Animal Navigation
  • Resilient PNT
  • Neuroscience and Cognition
  • Human Factors and Wayfinding
  • Innovation: Integrated Sensors and Indoor Navigation
  • Innovation: Artificial Intelligence
  • Innovative Navigation Solutions
  • User Sector Updates: CNI and Maritime
  • Scottish-led Innovation in Positioning, Navigation and Timing
  • Drone Regulation and Protection
  • UK Space and GNSS

For more information, including the programme and keynote speakers, visit the event website.

About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.