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Conference History

IALA holds a general Aids to Navigation Conference every four (4) years. These Conferences may be attended by IALA members and also by non-member Aids to Navigation authorities.

Papers, presentations and discussion address a wide range of Marine Aids to Navigation issues. The work of IALA over the previous four years is also presented. All members are invited to submit papers for discussion.

The Industrial Members' Committee traditionally organises an Industrial Exhibition conjunction with the Conference.

IALA traditionally holds the General Assembly in conjunction with the Conference. The IALA work term traditionally spans the four (4) years between Conferences.

Previous Conferences

18th IALA Conference
( La Coruna, 2014)

Theme : Aids to Navigation Knowledge and Innovations frm the Torre de Hercules to e-Navigation and Beyond

Participants : 413 Delegates from 62 Countries

17th IALA Conference
( Cape town, 2010)

Theme : Aids to Navigation - A Global Approach All waters, all risks, all solutions

Participants : 409 Delegates from 59 Countries

16th IALA Conference
( Shanghai, 2006)

Theme : Aids to Navigation in a Digital World

Participants : 270 Delegates from 42 Countries

   

Host countries and city of IALA Conference

No Year Host Country & City Flag
1 1929 London, England
2 1933 Paris, France
3 1937 Berlin, Germany
4 1950 Paris, France
5 1955 Hague, Netherlands
6 1960 Washington DC, U.S.A
7 1965 Rome, Italy
8 1970 Stockholm, Sweden
9 1975 Ottawa, Canada
10 1980 Tokyo, Japan
No Year Host Country & City Flag
11 1985 Brighton, England
12 1990 Veldhoven, Netherlands
13 1994 Honolulu, U.S.A
14 1998 Hamburg, Germany
15 2002 Sydney, Australia
16 2006 Shanghai, China
17 2010 Cape town, Rep. of South Africa
18 2014 La Coruna, Spain
19 2018 Incheon, Republic of Korea