Hydrographers Take Steps Towards an e-Navigation Web

Press Release
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Hydrographic Society UK, supported internationally, is arranging a conference: ' Digital Hydrography on the Maritime Web'.

The Hydrographic Society UK (THS UK), supported by both the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) is arranging a two-day conference - 'Digital Hydrography on the Maritime Web - Embracing the challenges and opportunities' - which will review the progress made, and steps still to be taken by professional Hydrographers to support the move towards a maritime web, more commonly described as e-Navigation.

The Organising Committee is now seeking expressions of interest form potential speakers who wish to contribute to this important debate. Abstracts for presentations fitting one of the following themes will be especially welcome:
    •    Operational Survey Techniques
    •    Charting and Data Quality
    •    Innovative Data Processing and Products
    •    The 'End User's Perspective' - the contribution of the Maritime Web to all aspects of enhanced safety at sea, and intelligent exploitation of the marine environment and 'The Blue Economy'

Abstracts must be received by the end of July 2013, and will be reviewed by the Organising Committee supported by IFHS and IHO representatives. Papers will then be selected based on relevance to the conference theme, originality and quality. Successful authors will be notified by mid-August. Until the programme is confirmed all potential authors must ensure that they are available on both conference days (29th and 30th October 2013).

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