28th International
HISWA Symposium

On Yacht Design and Yacht Construction
‘Modern Times’

19 & 20 November 2024

Over 55 years of HISWA Symposium

The international HISWA Symposium, launched in 1969, is the world’s longest-running conference on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction. This 28th edition will be an in-person symposium again in the RAI Amsterdam during the METSTRADE on 19 and 20 November, 2024. Conference will take place on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, which is a day later compared to all previous editions. We are creating a great programme, which you can find on the programme page. Additionally you can find the registration fees on the registration page and the registration will open later this month. We look forward to seeing you there.

The Organising Committee:

Guilhem Gaillarde


Jaap Gelling

Delft University of Technology

Michaël Steenhoff


Patricia Becker

Marine Equipment Trade Show

HISWA Symposium Sponsors

Thanks to our main sponsors, another year of HISWA Symposium will be possible in 2024!

HISWA Symposium
28th edition

Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20 November 2024
Symposium Secretariat: MCI the Netherlands