Hydrography and Marine SDI Symposium - 17/07/2009

UK National Hydrographer Rear Admiral Ian Moncrieff will be the keynote speaker at a one-day symposium on Hydrography & Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure organised by The Hydrographic Society UK's Southern Region at Bradfield College, Reading (UK) on Tuesday 27th October 2009.



Dealing with data collection and related issues under the theme Measure Once, Use Many, the programme will cover a wide range of issues with important implications for the future of hydrography.  Session topics include Spatial Data Infrastructure, Vertical Offshore Reference Frame - Concept, Status & Validation, Hydrographic Workflows & Standards, The UK Civil Hydrography Programme, Hydrographic Content, Ireland's INFORMAR Project for Sustainable Development of Marine Resources, Collaborative Near Shore Surveys, and the UK Marine Bill.  Proceedings will conclude with an open forum.


Lead speakers are drawn from all sectors of government, industry and academia including DEFRA, the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), the Channel Coastal Observatory, University College London (UCL), Geological Survey of Ireland, CARIS,  Dumashie Associates,  Gardline Geosurvey, and SeaZone Solutions.


The delegate registration fee up until 31 August is GBP85 and thereafter GBP100. A concessionary rate of GBP65 is available for retired individuals and bona fide students.


Further details, including online registration, are available via http://www.ths.org.uk/ or southern@ths.org.uk .

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