CARIS World Tour - Bologna, Italy

May 17–19 marked the first European stop of the CARIS World Tour in Bologna, Italy. It was hosted at the National Research Institute (CNR) conference centre, along with invaluable assistance from the Institute of Marine Sciences (CNR-ISMAR) in Bologna.

The World Tour was well received with approximately 40 registrations for the entire event and a daily attendance of 30 participants. Attendees from various European countries and backgrounds including hydrographers and cartographers from Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, and Netherlands, along with several Italian researchers from marine geology and geophysics.

The 3-day workshop provided the opportunity for the marine community to learn about the next generation of CARIS™ software architecture, as well as other technology trends that are reshaping the hydrographic industry.
Some of the topics covered with comprehensive demonstrations and detailed exercises included:

  • IHO S-100 the Universal Hydrographic Data Model with exercises on the creation of S-102 Bathymetric Surface Products and migration of S-57 ENC data to S-101 ENC with CARIS BASE Editor™ and CARIS S-57 Composer™ respectively
  • Near real-time bathymetric data processing with CARIS Onboard™
  • Multibeam backscatter processing with the newest backscatter engine available in CARIS HIPS and SIPS™
  • Demonstration and exercises with the new Variable Resolution Surfaces
  • Vertical Feature Modelling and creation of vertical and near-vertical surfaces with CARIS Engineering Analysis Module™(EAM) in BASE Editor

The CARIS World Tour is a great opportunity to learn about the latest technology offered by Teledyne CARIS through a combination of hands-on sessions and detailed demonstrations. Next stops will be:

  • July 28 to 28 - Wellington, New Zealand
  • August 8 to 10 - Panama City, Panama
  • August 23 to 25 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

All venues, dates and details for the upcoming CARIS World Tour events can be found at

Published 2016-06-17

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