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Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2016

This week the Canadian Hydrographic Conference takes place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from May 16th - 19th at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel.

This major Hydrographic Industry event is a great combination of Keynote Speeches from Industry Leaders, Technical Sessions, Demos and Exhibition & Trade Shows.

The conference lasts for 4 days and has something for everyone involved in the Oceanographic & Hydrometric World.

For over a 130 years, The Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) has studied Canada's Lakes, Rivers and surrounding Oceans to ensure they are safe, sustainable and navigable.

The Canadian Hydrographic Conference allows the Canadian Hydrographic Service, Science Sector, Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans to maintain Canada’s high profile as an Industry Leader in Hydrographic and Oceanographic Operations.

Visitors to the conference can expect to see a selection of the best organisations from around the world, as well as the members of the CHS. For more information visit the Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2016 exhibition site.

There are over 200 scientific and technical members of this Non-Profit Association with the aim of:

  • Developing the Hydrography, Marine Cartography and associated activities in Canada;
  • Advancing the knowledge and professional development of its members; and
  • Helping the development of Hydrographic Sciences in developing countries.

Additionally, the Canadian Hydrographic Association focuses on raising public awareness about the significance of hydrography and demonstrating its relevance and importance. It's Canada's only National Hydrographic Organization and specialises in:

  • Shallow Water Survey Operations;
  • Hydrographic Surveying;
  • Marine Cartography;
  • Offshore Exploration; and 
  • Tidal & Tidal Current Studies.

Valeport, one of the UK's Leading Manufacturers of Oceanographic Survey Instruments are pleased to be attending this year's Canadian Hydrographic Conference. Manufacturing a wide range of Oceanographic, Hydrometric & Hydrographic equipment, Valeport products include:


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