Video launch for the 13th INEC

Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions — By on February 16, 2016 at 9:02 AM
Cdr Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK and Chairmen of INEC 2016 features in the launch video

Cdr Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK and Chairmen of INEC 2016 features in the launch video

VIDEO LAUNCH FOR 13TH INTERNATIONAL NAVAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION

The video launch of INEC 2016, the 13th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition, being held in The Passenger Shed at Brunel’s Old Station in Bristol (Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 April 2016) has made stars of four of its Technical Advisory Committee members, Chairman Cdr Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK; Lt Cdr Rinze Geertsma RNLN, Delft University of Technology; Lt Cdr Ian Hassall RN, Ministry of Defence, UK; and Keith Howard, of the Babcock International Group. It is online at www.inec.org.uk

INEC is one of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology’s (IMarEST) learned society events, and the video has brought praise from the Institute’s Chief Executive, David Loosley: “What a great way to explain what a superb conference is awaiting delegates from in excess of 18 countries from as far afield as Australia, Canada, India and across Europe, ” he says.

“Each member highlights key points about the conference that will really resonate with the maritime community; I wholeheartedly recommend looking at it, as in 3.42 minutes they get over all the salient points in a compelling and highly memorable way. We are all looking forward to a highly stimulating three days in Bristol.

“As Ian Hassall explains ‘INEC is the conference for engineers, run by engineers, from the IMarEST’; and Matt Bolton quite rightly describes it as ‘The most prestigious event in the naval engineers’ calendar’, and talks of the great programme offering ‘real breadth of content’.

“Between the four of them, they cover the content of the conference; the historical links with Brunel; the social side of things that offers superb networking opportunities – not least of all aboard Brunel’s ss Great Britain; the Sir Donald Gosling Award designed to recognise young authors aged 35 and below; and all stress the importance of the networking opportunities.

“Matt Bolton sums it up powerfully as ‘bringing people together from all walks of life from across the spectrum of engineering, science, and technology, industry, navies from across the world and academia; and providing the opportunity to talk to each other and challenge each other in a wonderful networking environment’. I thank all four of our committee members for their input.”

Major sponsors
With its title ‘Engineering the Triple A Navy: Active, Adaptive, Affordable’ INEC 2016 is sponsored by BMT Defence Services, Rolls-Royce, QinetiQ, and GE’s Marine Solutions.

The three day event covers UXV; ‘L’ Power and Propulsion; Maintenance; Combat Systems; Design Rules; Platform Management Systems; Manning and Automation; Hybrid Propulsion; Integration; Ship Support; Propulsion; Ship Design; and Energy Efficiency under the ‘Triple A’ themes of Active, Adaptive and Affordable.

Further information
Further information on all aspects of INEC 2016 including the technical programme, sponsorship and the exhibition is atwww.inec.org.uk and from inec@figsevents.co.uk.  Online registration will open shortly; and all non-IMarEST member participants will be made complimentary IMarEST Affiliate Members for one calendar year, giving instant access to Institute services.

INEC 2016 Technical Advisory Committee and Patrons
The Technical Advisory Committee is a group of experts formed from the defence industry, academia and the military with the aim to develop and steer the technical programme for the event.

INEC 2016 Technical Advisory Committee includes:
• Chairman: Cdr Matt Bolton RN, Ministry of Defence, UK
• Dr Sal Ahmed, Office of Naval Research Global
• Jens Ballé, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems GmbH
• Lt Cdr Alex Davies RN, Ministry of Defence, UK
• Lt Cdr Rinze Geertsma RNLN, Delft University of Technology
• Ian Grant, QinetiQ
• Dr Alistair Greig, University College London
• Tim Hardy, BMT Defence Services
• Lt Cdr Ian Hassall RN, Ministry of Defence, UK
• Keith Howard, Babcock International Group
• Paul Maillardet
• Cdr (E) Mats Nordin RSwN, FOI Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden
• Benjamin Thorp, Rolls-Royce plc
• Dr Phil Rottier, The MathWorks
• Oliver Simmonds, GE Power Conversion
• Rear Admiral ME (ret) Klaas Visser, Delft University of Technology
• Capt John Voyce RN, Ministry of Defence, UK

INEC 2016 Patrons:
• Vice Admiral Sir Robert Hill KBE FREng HonFIMarEST
• Vice Admiral Simon Lister CB OBE
• Vice Admiral Dr Arie Jan de Waard
• Rear Admiral Nigel Guild CB FREng
• Rear Admiral (Ret) Ruurd Lutje Schipholt KNL OON HonFIMarEST
• Cdre John Newell MBE RN (Rtd), BAE Systems, UK
• Capt (N) Tomasz Szubrycht

What is IMarEST?
IMarEST is the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals. With over 16, 000 members in 128 countries, the IMarEST is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, marine scientists and marine technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.

In addition to a wide range of services, including publishing The Marine Professional, the Institute organises learned society events for its members and the wider industry, these include: the Engine As A Weapon International Symposia (EAAW); Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS) and the International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC); the learned society events are organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf of IMarEST.

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