November 15, 2013

CARIS 2014 – Call For Presentations

CARIS, a leader in the development of marine GIS software, has announced the acceptance of abstracts for CARIS 2014, the 15th International User Group Conference, which will be held June 2-5, 2014 in Brest, France. Users of CARIS software are invited to submit an abstract for this international event.

Under the conference theme, Developing the Blue Economy, CARIS 2014 will celebrate the work of its users. Proposals should focus on case studies, accomplishments and application solutions relevant to CARIS software with a specific emphasis on the four pillars of the Ping-to-Chart product suite: data processing, data analysis, chart production and discovery.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Data processing
Bathymetric processing
Autonomous data collection and processing
Water column analysis
Side scan, backscatter and image processing
New uses of bathymetric data

Data production
Hydrographic databases
Emerging data standards (e.g. S-100, SSDM)
ENC and paper chart production
Nautical publications
e-Navigation

Data analysis
Port and waterway engineering
Maritime boundaries delineation
Bathymetric and oceanographic data management
Land and sea integration
3-D data analysis

Discovery
Bathymetry on the web
INSPIRE
Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure
OGC standards for sharing marine data
Crowdsourcing in the hydrographic domain
The abstract submission deadline is January 31, 2014. A complimentary conference session only registration will be extended to the primary speaker for each presentation selected.

Abstracts can be submitted through the CARIS 2014 website http://www.caris.com/conferences/caris2014/programs/call.cfm

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