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, data production and discovery.
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
|Data processing||Data analysis|
|Bathymetric processing||Port and waterway engineering|
|Autonomous data collection and processing||Maritime boundaries delineation|
|Water column analysis||Bathymetric and oceanographic data management|
|Side scan, backscatter and image processing||Land and sea integration|
|New uses of bathymetric data||3-D data analysis|
|Hydrographic databases||Bathymetry on the web|
|Emerging data standards (e.g. S-100, SSDM)||INSPIRE|
|ENC and paper chart production||Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure|
|Nautical publications||OGC standards for sharing marine data|
|e-Navigation||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.