Title European Boat Design Innovation Group
Project Number UK/09/LLP-LdV/TOI-163_262
Product The International Conference on Marine Design
Title The International Conference on Marine Design
Product Type material for open learning
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.
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).
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.
Target group Marine industry professionals and key industry figures.
Biannual conference to be hosted every two years at Coventry university.
Wide spread distribution and acknowledgement of the EBDIG project throughout the European marine industry.
Area of application The conference helped to greatly promote EBDIG to the European marine industry and make key figures and industry leading companies aware of the training material that EBDIG has to offer them and their employees.
Product Languages English