Autonomous Ship Technology Symposium 2017
 
Hotel:
Rai Services

Official hotel agent

 

Venue:

AI Amsterdam,
Europaplein,
1078 GZ Amsterdam,
Netherlands


 

Held alongside:

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo

Marine Maintenance

Your delegate pass will gain you free entry to both events

 

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Travel information

The Amsterdam RAI (Hall 9), the venue for Autonomous Ship Technology Symposium 2017, is easily accessible by various different types of transport

The venue address is

RAI Amsterdam,
Europaplein,
1078 GZ Amsterdam,
Netherlands

Please see the following directions:


By air

The closest airport to the venue is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, which is one of the world’s major hub airports. It was ranked 14th in the 2014 ACI Annual Passenger Traffic Survey and handled nearly 55 million passengers in 2014. Over 100 airlines fly directly into the airport, making it easily accessible from all over the world.

From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the venue is only 15 minutes away by either taxi or train. A taxi from the airport to the venue will cost approximately €35. Trains run directly from the airport to the Amsterdam RAI station, where you will then be able to see directional signage to Hall 9 and Autonomous Ship Technology Symposium. The walk from the Amsterdam RAI station to the main entrance takes approximately 5-10 minutes


By train

The venue has its own dedicated train station, Amsterdam RAI, with direct connections to Rotterdam, the Hague, Leiden, Weesp, het Gooi and the Flevo polders.

It is possible to get intercity trains directly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol from Roosendaal, Belgium. Here you will need to change trains for the Amsterdam RAI station. If you are travelling by train from Arnhem, Germany, the fastest way to the venue is to take the train to Amsterdam Duivendrecht station, where you will need change trains to the Amsterdam RAI station.

Once at the Amsterdam RAI station you will be able to see directional signage to Hall 9 and Autonomous Ship Technology Symposium. The walk from the Amsterdam RAI station to the main entrance takes approximately 5-10 minutes.

By bus and tram

From Amsterdam Central Station (CS), you can take the Amstelveen express tram 51 (travelling time: 12 minutes, exit at the Amsterdam RAI station) or tram 4 (travelling time: 30 minutes, exit at the RAI Europaplein).

If you are travelling by train to the Amstel station, you can take the Amstelveen express tram 51 (travelling time: 5 minutes) or the bus (route 15 or 62), which will bring you to the RAI within 10 minutes. In this case you should get off at Europaplein (bus 62) or Dintelstraat (bus 15). From Amsterdam Sloterdijk station, the best way to reach the Amsterdam RAI is with express tram 50 (direction Gein).

The walk from the RAI Europaplein to the main entrance takes approximately 2 minutes.

I Amsterdam Card

If you are planning on using the extensive public transport system in Amsterdam we recommend the I Amsterdam Card. The I Amsterdam Card is an all-in-one pass for unlimited travel on all GVB tram, bus and metro services in Amsterdam for up to three days, plus vouchers worth more than €90 in discounts for canal cruises, museums and other attractions.

Please Note: The I Amsterdam Card is not valid for train travel, including to and from Schiphol Airport.

The prices:

1-day I amsterdam Card = € 47.00
2-day I amsterdam Card = € 56.00
3-day I amsterdam Card = € 67.00

TThe I Amsterdam Card can be purchased at the GVB Tickets & Info counter and from the Amsterdam Tourist Board, both on Stationsplein in front of Amsterdam Centraal station. For more information, visit www.iamsterdamcard.com


By car

Situated alongside Amsterdam’s A10 orbital motorway (exit S109) and with numerous road signs, the Amsterdam RAI is easily accessible by car. Parking is also easy, as the venue has its own underground car parks.

For route planner navigate to:

Europaplein 22, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Travel

 

Conference Programme:



Click here to view the Programme

 
Topics under discussion:
  • Autonomous navigation technology
  • Automated onboard systems
  • E-navigation
  • Automation software
  • Maritime remote control technology
  • Potential economic benefits
  • Legal implications
  • Environmental impact
  • Maritime regulations
  • Simulation
  • Testing and validation
  • Piracy
  • Cyber security
  • Impact on maritime workforce and human factors
  • Maritime insurance
  • Reliability testing of software and hardware systems
  • Case studies and research projects
  • Remote satellite communications
 
Applications:
  • Container ships
  • Bulk Carriers
  • Tankers
  • Military
  • Ferries and cruise ships
  • Tug and OSV
  • Specialist ships