CSI 2013 Programme Announced - Invitation to SSA & Industry

Mon, 20 May 2013


FRC International are hosting CSI 2013 - Crew Systems Integration conference from 2nd to 4th July 2013 at RNLI Lifeboat College, Poole, UK.

 The international conference includes over 20 presentations focussing on 9 integrated topics for the RIB and high speed craft sector. All operators and manufacturers are invited to attend.

 The CSI 2013 Conference Programme and Registration details are now available at

Crew Systems Integration (CSI) is now a recognised requirement for many maritime organisations and CSI 2013 will cover a wide range of solutions for the professional sector.

 Keynote speakers include former Royal Navy Rear Admiral Chris Parry, Captain Andrew Moll of the MAIB and Commander Chris Pratt of Maritime & Aviation Operations, Border Force.

 John Haynes, Operations Director of FRC International, said, ‘We have set out to make CSI 2013 a unique event. It is guaranteed be a lively and informative conference highlighting next generation design, technology and operating standards for the professional RIB & HSC sector. These ‘joined-up’ solutions can benefit all marine operators including SAR, coast guard, military, police, government agencies and offshore wind farm support worldwide.’


 CSI 2013 brings together end-user organisations with boat builders, equipment manufacturers and designers. RINA and ASNE are supporting CSI 2013 so naval architects can earn CPD and take advantage of professional discounts. All attendees will learn from industry participants showing state of the art solutions and the latest developments for planing craft. Industry supporters include Maritime Reporter, Marine News, KPM Marine and Scot Seats.

 The RNLI College is a superb waterfront venue overlooking Poole Harbour, next to Sunseeker International. CSI 2013 is designed to be an informal and enjoyable networking event that includes lunches and an evening drinks reception hosted by Canadian suspension seat manufacturer SHOXS. There is accommodation available onsite.


 Dr Trevor Dobbins, Technical Director of FRC International, said, ‘The CSI concept brings together integrated topics which can improve RIB & HSC operations. CSI 2013 focuses on the latest Craft & Equipment, Human Factors Engineering, Crew, Training, Qualifications, Simulation, Repeated Shock, Whole Body Vibration and the rising use of Unmanned Surface Vessels. We have already had a lot of interest from around the world to take CSI global.’

To book a place contact Julie Arthur 01202 443798 [email protected]

For further information see CSI 2013 at


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