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Hydro 14 Call for Papers

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Abstracts of papers for presentation at the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies’ 22nd conference and exhibition at Aberdeen’s Exhibition & Conference Centre from 28-30 October are now invited by the organisers, The Hydrographic Society UK.

With its theme, Energy & Enterprise, the three-day event is expected to attract a wide international audience drawn from all sectors of the hydrographic and related professions. In addition to keynote addresses and paper presentations, the conference agenda also features an introductory Student presentation session for which there will be a prize of £500 for the best adjudged contribution and an IHO-led session and stakeholder forum. Other agenda items include a 60-plus stand exhibition in addition to workshops and local technical visits; a reception in Aberdeen Maritime Museum and a conference dinner at the historic Elphinstone Hall are among key social functions.

Main conference topics are Geophysical & Geotechnical Surveying, Offshore Exploration, Marine Renewables, Subsea Positioning, ROV, AUV and UUVs, Subsea Cables, Pipelines & Structures, Support of the Blue Economy, Airborne Bathymetric LiDAR, Environmental Protection, e-Navigation, Data Processing & Visualisation, Sustainable Maritime Development, and Education, Training & Standards.

Abstracts of not more than 300 words on any of the designated topics or related issues are required by the Papers Committee by no later than 25 April and should be submitted (in Word format) to Successful authors, who will be entitled to a 25% discount on the relevant standard delegation fee, will be notified in early July.

Further general information on Hydro 14, including abstract conditions, registration details and opportunities for exhibiting and commercial sponsorship, are available at