IFHS

Every 21st of June, Hydrographers from all over the world celebrate the World Hydrographic Day (WHD). In 2019, the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) and IEEE are partnering up to gather the Blue Community in Marseille. Therefore, a dedicated IFHS workshop under the Oceans 2019 conference banner will take place on June 17 to highlight the hydrographic expertise, few days before the World Hydrography Day for 2019. Be prepared to hear highly specialized experts talking about survey standards, crowd sourcing bathymetry, data rescue, hydrographic courses and education, and so on.

Moreover, the workshop will celebrate our student community with the presence of the 2018 and 2019 IFHS Student award winners.

Besides, this seminar will strongly interact with the 2019 WHD theme chosen by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) which is: “Hydrographic information driving marine knowledge”

Registration fees for the OCEANS conference includes the participation to the IFHS workshop, whose program will be communicated shortly.

About IFHS

The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) is a unique partnership of learned national and regional hydrographic societies that, through its worldwide membership, is able to address every specialism within the hydrographic profession and related disciplines, at all levels of experience and expertise. It has considerable international influence, and is respected by hydrographic professionals and organizations at governmental and intergovernmental level.

The Federation is recognized throughout the world for promoting the development of hydrography and hydrographic learning by providing unrivalled opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices.

This year, IEEE partner up with IFHS to gather the whole Blue Community in Marseille for its annual Oceans conference. Therefore, a dedicated IFHS workshop will take place on Monday, June 17 under the Oceans’2019 conference in Marseille, France.

This particular event aims at highlighting the hydrographic expertise and challenges, few days before the 2019 World Hydrography Day (WHD) : topics as survey standards, crowd sourcing bathymetry, data rescue, capacity development, hydrographic education and individual certification are actually in close interaction with the 2019 WHD moto:

« Hydrographic information driving marine knowledge. »

Hydrographic data, standards and applications [09:30 – 12:30]
Opening
S-44 6th edition Project (M. Christophe Vrignaud – IHO S-44 Project Team)
Crowd-sourcing bathymetry (M. David Wyatt – IHO)
Access to Maritime geospatial data (Ms. Corine Lochet – Shom)
Sea level data rescue (M. Yann Ferret – Refmar Project)


Hydrographic expertise [13 :30 – 16 :00]
Accredited course and certification schemes (M. E. Langlois, IFHS)
ENSTA Bretagne ‘s accredited Master of Hydrography (Ms. N.Debese, ENSTA Bretagne)
Hydrographic capacity building case study (Cpt. Lamberti, IIM)
IFHS Student Award Ceremony
End of Workshop


Our workshop will also celebrate the student community with the official introduction of the 2018 and 2019 IFHS Student award winners !

Stay tuned on this IFHS Premiere event !


OCEANS’19 registration page (Early birds running through May 15th):

https://register.oceans19mtsieeemarseille.org/contact-info.cfm

Every OCEANS’2019 full registration includes IFHS Workshop registration.

IFHS Workshop Day registration is also available. Besides, IFHS Society Members can enjoy a special IFHS Member fee. For more details, please contact your national hydrographic society.


About IFHS

The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) is a unique partnership of learned national and regional hydrographic societies that, through its worldwide membership, is able to address every specialism within the hydrographic profession and related disciplines, at all levels of experience and expertise. It has considerable international influence, and is respected by hydrographic professionals and organizations at governmental and intergovernmental level.

The Federation is recognized throughout the world for promoting the development of hydrography and hydrographic learning by providing unrivalled opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices.

IFHS LinkedIn corporate page :

 https://www.linkedin.com/company/international-federation-of-hydrographic-societies/


IFHS Linked group :

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8556053/

Don’t forget to visit the IFHS workshop webpage where programme and other details will be spreaded out throughout the forthcoming weeks :

https://www.oceans19mtsieeemarseille.org/ifhs/