26th International
HISWA Symposium

On Yacht Design and Yacht Construction
‘Dare to Share’

16 & 17 November 2020
RAI convention center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Programme 2020 HISWA Symposium

On Yacht Design and Yacht Construction – ‘Dare to Share’.

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Program Tuesday November 12, 2020

Time Event
12.00 – 13.00 Registration and welcome
13:00 – 13:05 Opening by chairman Hans Hopman
13.05 – 13.30 Keynote 1: 50 years HISWA Symposium, 50 years innovation in yacht design
Gerard Dijkstra, Dykstra NA and dr.ir. Lex KeuningDelft University of Technology
13.30 – 13.55 The prediction of on board noise propagation superyachts
Prof. Dario Boote, University of Genua
13.55 – 14.20 The future of battery storage in large yacht system architecture
MEng Simon Brealey, Lateral Naval Architects
14.20 – 14.40 Questions and discussion
14.40 – 15.40 Coffee break and match making appointments
15.40 – 16.05 Prediction methods for Team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race and Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion for merchant vessels
MSc Rogier Eggers, MARIN
16.05 – 16.30 Feasibility study of ultra-thin high strength glass in yacht design
Sam Gregson, Eckersley O’Callaghan Engineers
16.30 – 16.55 Hybrid propulsion onboard sailing yachts
ir. Evy de Maeyer, Oceanco & Dykstra Naval Architects
16.55 – 17.20 Questions and discussion
19.00 VriThink’s Night Out

VriThink’s Night out is built around 14 catchy 5-minute-presentations and is held annually on the night before METSTRADE. The event offers designers, naval architects and boat builders the chance to show their fresh and creative work, ideas or concepts. This could be a finished yacht, a new design, a rend or any idea you feel our world needs to know about!
Pre-registration is required since we depart from the RAI Amsterdam by canal boat to the city centre of Amsterdam.
During the boat trip, dinner will be served.
You can register for € 25,- while registering

Program Tuesday November 13, 2020

Time Event
09.30 – 09.35 Opening day 2
09.35 – 10.00 Keynote: The process of creative thinking,
Prof.ir. Matthijs van Dijk, Delft University of Technology
10.00 – 10.25 Operation based motion analysis
B.Eng Giedo Loeff, FEADSHIP
10.25 – 10.50 Haptic support for small ships sailing in waves
dr. Arthur Vrijdag and dr. Roy Kok, Delft University of Technology
10.50 – 11.10 Questions and discussion
11.10 – 12.10 Coffee break and match making appointments
12.10 – 12.35 Sloshing,: the challenge of swimming pools on yachts
MSc J.H Montfort, MARIN
12.35 – 13.00 Superyacht construction design space exploration
Msc M. van Wijngaarden, FEADSHIP
13.00 – 13.25 LY3/PYC to REG code part A&B; what’s new?
Ir Bram Jongepier, De Voogt NA
13.25 – 13.45 Questions, discussion and closing
13.45 – 14.45 Lunch buffet and match making appointments
Afternoon Visit METSTRADE and Happy Hour

HISWA Symposium
26th edition

Monday 16 & Tuesday 17 November 2020
Symposium Secretariat: MCI the Netherlands