Platform and Events


Each year IVR organizes an international congress which brings together the various international players in the field of inland navigation and insurance and related sectors.  During the two-days  congress IVR members are offered a huge network possibility and to take part in a workshop dedicated to technical and legal developments in the relevant areas. Guest speakers, guests and members get the opportunity to share their views and experiences, offering sufficient possibility to  enter into discussions. In addition, the program includes multiple networking opportunities at special locations. The IVR Congress is known for its informal and friendly approach. Networking, knowledge sharing and encouraging cooperation between the different sectors represented are the central issues regarding the organization of this event.
A special program will be organized for the partners of the congress participants where they can participate at during the official meetings. In addition to the joint activities, the participating partners are given sufficient opportunities to spend their time as they wish. 

The only international congress where all inland navigation related sectors come together

  • Participation in the IVR Congress is only possible with an IVR membership.

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The IVR organizes colloquia to promote the implementation of international conventions in the field of transport and liability law and the recommendation of international conditions and transport documents. In 2018 the 9th colloquium will take place. All necessary information will be communicated in due time.