The Swiss Institute of Navigation ( ION-CH ) was founded in 1999 as a non-profit association.  Member categories are active/passive/student (for individuals) and sustaining members (for corporate bodies).  ION-CH is member of the European Group of Institutes of Navigation (EUGIN) and the International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN).

The main objectives of ION-CH are:

  • to promote and develop the art and science of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT)
  • to co-ordinate information from the different disciplines involved in PNT
  • to enhance the awareness of institutional and political entities for the importance and criticality of PNT
  • to promote students and young professionals

The main activities and benefits of ION-CH are: 

  • Organization of conferences and congresses (ranging from international events to lectures on topical subjects)
  • General assembly (annual networking event with statutatory and technical part)
  • Newsletter 
  • European Journal of Navigation (free for members)
  • Special offers for students and young professionals (memberships / participation on congresses)

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