IIMS London Conference 17-18 June 2019

  • Date Monday, June 17, 2019
  • Venue Herringham Hall, Regent’s University


IIMS has been gearing up for its first London Conference for a couple of years and is looking forward to welcoming members and others from the marine world to Regent's University on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 June 2019. Regent's University is located by Regent's Park in the heart of London and just a few minutes' walk from Baker Street underground station.

The IIMS 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held as part of the Conference schedule on Tuesday 18 June at 14.00.

Both Conference days and the AGM are available to real-time and online-only delegates, meaning that no matter where in the world you are, it is possible to participate.

Dinner on the evening of Monday 17 June will take place at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, a magnificent Regency building adjacent to The Mall.

The speaker schedule is subject to alteration and we still await topics from some of our presenters, but for now we can confirm the following:

Monday 17 June - Herringham Hall, Regent's University

09.30 Welcome from IIMS President, Capt Zarir Irani
09.45 Update on IIMS activities, new innovations and enhanced member benefits by Mike Schwarz
10.20 Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club - Cargo integrity in the context of cargo inspections and surveys
11.00 Coffee
11.20 Neale Rodrigues, Divisional Director, Loss Prevention, Britannia P&I Club - What a P&I Club expects from a surveyor
12.00 Capt Nick Sloane, Resolve - Challenges of the Southern Iceberg Project
12.50 Lunch
14.00 Nick Deal, Bond Solon - Beware the pitfalls of expert witness work
14.45 Capt Zarir Irani, IIMS President - Cyber vulnerability for terminals and vessels in confined waters
15.10 Coffee
15.30 Karen Brain, Matrix Insurance - Topic to be confirmed
16.10 Panel discussion
16.40 Close


19.00 Dinner
10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AH


Tuesday 18 June - Tuke Common Room, Regent's University

09.30 Gary Lowell, Lowell Boats - Wooden boat inspections
10.30 Bas Edmonds, Regulatory Delivery Officer - Ship Standards, Maritime & Coastguard Agency update on new and recent regulations for small craft surveyors
11.30 Coffee
11.50 Craig Norton, President, Inspect X - Report writing software for surveyors by surveyors (delivered by live videolink)
12.45 Lunch


Tuesday 18 June - Tuke Cinema, Regent's University

09.30 Speaker to be confirmed
10.30 Jayan Pillai - Fire on Ships & Boats
11.30 Coffee
11.50 Cordstrap - a workshop with updates on the Cordstrap
12.45 Lunch


14.00 IIMS Annual General meeting

(free to attend and held in the Tuke Cinema)

Conference Fees

Option 1

Day 1 Conference only real-time delegate (Member £165, Student £140, Non Member £175)

OR Day 1 Conference only Zoom online only delegate at £140

Option 2

Day 2 Conference only real-time delegate (Member £110,Student £100, Non Member £120)

OR Day 2 Conference only Zoom online only delegate at £90

Option 3

Conference Dinner on the evening of Monday 17th June at £100

Option 4 (Full Package)

Attend all of the above events which include Day one and Day two at Regent's University and the Conference Dinner (Member £350, Student £315, Non Member £380)


Herringham Hall, Regent’s University
Regent's University London
Inner Cir.
London NW1 4NS
United Kingdom

Contact for Event

To make your reservation for what promises to be two excellent days of conferencing, visit the Conference page on the IIMS website and we will invoice you on receipt of your instructions.

We are now open for reservations.