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HYDRO 2016 Workshops / Seminars

This Website is for the IFHS Hydro conference 2016. The next conference will take place 30 October – 02 November 2018 in Sidney, Australia. Please see for details.

In addition to the paper presentations delegates could participate in several optional workshops and seminars. There were also on-water equipment demos and technical visits.


  Room WS-1 Room WS-2 Room WS-3
Tuesday, 8 Nov 2016
11:10–12:40 ATLAS Elektronik
How can autonomous systems influence working processes at sea?
Discussion on applications, working methods and related logistics on offshore wind projects.

Shallow Water Bathymetry Survey from Space: Capabilities, limitations and integration
13:30–15:00 Kongsberg Maritime
NaviSuite Kuda software solution for hydrographic surveys.
Introduction to the solution and latest developments, focusing on hydrographic-related features such as cleaning, IHO compliance, TPU/TVU, and latest implementations of the new generations of CUBE and GeoCoder.
Wednesday, 9 Nov 2016
13:30–15:00 SBG Systems
MEMS INS the core of Hydrographic acquisition
Triton Imaging
Integration of ECA Group AUVs with Triton Perspective for Post Mission Analysis
Combined workshop introducing ECA Group's new compact deep water survey AUV A18D and latest developments in Triton Perspective Software focusing on the integration with autonomous vehicles.
Teledyne CARIS
Automated Hydrographic Data Management and Deformation Analysis
Learn the latest techniques for managing and analyzing data in CARIS Bathy DataBASE on real-world data from Hamburg Port Authority. This workshop will be of interest for ports, survey companies and hydrographic offices.
15:50–17:20 ATLAS Elektronik
Invited guests only:
Autonomous systems – Demands and technical feasibility in design of AUV.
Presentation and discussion of requirements of future AUV-systems.
Parametric multi-transducer system for 3D sub-bottom profiling applications
New Features and Use Case Scenarios
Presentations/demonstrations on the latest features in our products as well as specific use case scenarios for Ports and Offshore Renewables
Thursday, 10 Nov 2016
10:45–12:15 RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems
Airborne Laser Bathymetry - Sensor Technology, Surveying Practice, and Results
Versatile and precise Mobile Mapping for Waterways Surveys
terra4 / Nortek
New broadband AD2CPs (Signature series) and about their DVLs
13:30–15:00 Esri
The Use of the ArcGIS Platform in Hydrographic Surveys
(an entire workflow performed in Mexico)
Some of these companies will also had on-water equipment demos.