Hydro17 Presents Preliminary Programme

Hydro17 Presents Preliminary Programme

The Hydro17 Organising Committee is pleased to present the preliminary programme for the Hydro17 Conference to be held in Rotterdam from 14 to 16 November 2017. With almost 50 papers being presented, it promises to be an interesting conference. In addition, there will also be 45 exhibitors showing you the latest equipment and software. Survey techniques and equipment will be demonstrated on the water.

Meet the keynote speakers:

Peter Westbroek is Emeritus Professor in Geology. He actively participated in the creation of the new science,Earth System Science, and is author of the book <i>The discovery of the planet Earth<i>. After Erasmus, Peter Westbroek is the first Dutch Professor to be appointed to the 'College de France' in Paris and is the first to be honoured with the Vladimir Vernadski medal by the European Geophysical Society.

Rob Luijnenburg’s passion for hydrographic survey and offshore constructions originates from an education in offshore engineering at Delft University of Technology and military service at the Hydrographic Department of the Royal Netherlands Navy. In the course of his career of more than 40 years, offshore surveying was always close to Rob’s day to day activities. 

Alok Jha is the science correspondent at ITN, working on news and current affairs for ITV. Prior to this, he worked at the Guardian for more than a decade, where he wrote news, features and reviews, and presented the award-winning Science Weekly podcast. He has also reported live from Antarctica and written and presented several TV and radio programmes for the BBC.

Please visit the event website for more information or join Hydro17’s LinkedIn group.

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