Urban Wayfinding and the Brain - Neuroscience meets industry

A joint conference between University College London and the Royal Institute of Navigation

Join us on 14th June 2017 to learn how emerging neuroscience findings may help solve practical problems of human navigation

How the mind works impacts how people navigate in cities. This conference will enable exchanges of information, ideas and needs in urban navigation between researchers, users and industry.

The one-day meeting comprises talks from academics and industry, morning and afternoon panel discussions and a poster session/reception in the evening.


Neuroscience and psychology of wayfinding

Signage and wayfinding

New directions in wayfinding technology


A full programme and information on how to book will be available in due course. In the mean time if you have any queries and wish to discuss exhibition opportunities please contact our Conference and Events Manager, Sally-Anne Cooke 0207 591 3135 // conference@rin.org.uk

Keynote Speakers

  • Dan Montello, University of California
  • Kate Jeffery, University College London
  • Hugo Spiers, University College London
  • Julian Maynard, Maynard Design
  • Ed Manley, University College London
  • Professor Nick Tyler, University College London

Conference Location

Gustav Tuck Lecture Theatre and South Cloisters

University College London

Contact Us

The Royal Institute of Navigation
1 Kensington Gore

+44 (0)20 7591 3134

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