We attended the British Ports Association Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held virtually at 10:00-11:00 on Tuesday 27th April.
Net Zero Oceanographic Capability Workshop
We attended the online Net Zero Oceanographic Capability Workshop on 22nd April. For full details then please click here
Online Course: Marine Data Management, Governance and the MEDIN toolset 19th – 23rd April
MEDIN and OceanWise hosted the first instructor led online training course: Marine Data Management, Governance and the MEDIN toolset. The course took place over 5 days from the 19th to the 23rd of April, with live lessons in the morning and independent learning in the afternoons. Full details can be found here
Delivering the Transition to Smart UK Ports
We attended the UKHMA’s virtual launch of the Smart Ports use cases for “Delivering the Transition to Smart UK Ports” on the 17th of March 2021. For more details please see UKHMA – UK Harbour Masters Association
Please find their downloadable document on the project at here
UKHO Blue Data Conference
We attended the virtual UKHO ‘Blue Data Conference 2021’. This free-to-join event took place on the 26th of January. For more details please click here
Ocean Recovery Conference
We sponsored and attended (virtually) the Ocean Recovery Conference in January 2021 (19th, 20th and 21st). More details can be found here.
Oceanology International 2020
*Postponed from 17 – 19 March*
We exhibited at OIConnect 2020, December 1st – 3rd 2020.
We participated in video demonstrations, 1-2-1 meetings, industry led speed networking and interactive seminars.
OceanWise attended MACHC-21 (MesoAmerican & Caribbean Sea Hydrographic Commission Conference) on the 1st December 2020 and we also spoke on ‘MSDI Solutions, Implementation and Maintenance’.
We also participed in Capacity Building discussions on 30th November between 1530-1900 GMT.
Geography 2050: The Future of the World Oceans
Our Chairman, John Pepper, presented at ‘Geography 2050: The Future of the World Oceans’. His talk entitled ‘Making Waves in Marine Telemetry’ will be aired on the 18th November 2020.
Brought to us by the US Geographical Association, this ‘virtual’ annual conference was packed full of interesting and thought provoking talks. Alongside John, on the day there were other talks focused on marine exploration, mapping and sensing.
We attended the virtual Global Offshore Wind 2020 conference and exhibition from the 28th – 30th October 2020. Full details of the event can be found here
Global meetings Rostock-Warnemünde (Germany)
We attended and participated in several important global meetings in late February in Rostock-Warnemünde (Germany):
24th-25th Feb IHO’s Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure Working Group and the MSDI Open Forum
26th Feb OGC Marine Working Group
27th-28th Feb The United Nations Working Group on Marine Geospatial Information
Introduction to Data Management Course
We ran another Introduction to Data Management Course on the 18th February 2020. Held at the IMarEST office in London this popular 1-day course introduced attendees to the complex world of data management. See more details on the course here.
Coastal Futures 2020
We exhibited at Coastal Futures between 15th – 16th January 2020.
UKHMA Autumn Seminar
We attended and exhibited at the UKHMA Autumn Seminar in London on 27th November 2019, including the Autumn Dinner at the Victory Club on the 26th.
We were proud to sponsorg the morning session on the 27th.
Marine Data and GIS Workshop
We will hosted a Marine Data and GIS Workshop in London on 26th November. Presentation summaries will shortly follow.
For more details on our previous Workshops please click here.
Our Chairman, John Pepper attended the ‘All Party Parliamentary Maritime and Ports Group (APPMG)’ meeting on Monday 25th November in the House of Commons (17:00 – 19:00).
Oceans of Knowledge 2019
We attended the Oceans of Knowledge 2019 on 20th November 2019 at the Royal Institution, London. This event was organised by IMarEST.
Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MAT)
We attended the Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MAT) 2019 at the NOC, Southampton from the 12th – 14th of November.
We attended GeoComm on 24th October at The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG, UK.
We proudly sponsored the British Ports Association Conference which was be held in Belfast from 15th – 18th October 2019.
We attended the Society of Maritime Industries AGM on 3rd October 2019 in London.
We attended the ‘Putting your Data Capability on the Map’ event on the 26th September 2019 in Southampton. Caroline Levey spoke on ‘Geography is Enabling Smarter Ports’.
Marine Measurement Forum
We attended the Marine Measurement Forum at Sonardyne International Ltd offices in Yateley, Hampshire, 25th September 2019.
Introduction to Data Management Course
We hosted an ‘Introduction to Data Management Course’ on 24th September 2019 at the IMarEst office in London.
UKHO National Marine Geospatial Workshop
We attended the UK Hydrographic Office’s industry engagement event titled “National Marine Geospatial Workshop” which took place on the 24th September in London.
We attended the MEDIN Marine Data Management Workshop on 19th September 2019 in Southampton.
Society of Maritime Industries
We attended the Society of Maritime Industries Open Seminar on “Autonomous shipping operations in ports from the pilot’s perspective and the implications for a port’s design” on September the 18th, London.
British Cartographic Society Annual Conference
We were represented by our Licensed Partner, Europa Technologies at this event on 11th – 12th September 2019.
We took part at the meeting of the UN-GGIM Working Group on Marine Data between 5th – 9th August 2019. For more details on this group please see our press release here
We exhibited at Oceans 2019, 17th – 20th June 2019, France alongside our partner Geomod, on stand 23.
We attended SeaWork on 10th – 11th June 2019 in Southampton.
53rd European Maritime Pilots Association (EMPA) Conference 2019
We exhibited at this event on 22nd-24th May 2019, Liverpool.
Caroline Levey, our Operations Director spoke on ENCs in Ports.
On 13th May 2019, our Partner Tim Le Bas hosted a workshop called “Seafloor Geomorphology – Detection, Delineation and Classification” during which he demonstrated RSOBIA
This event was located in St Petersburg Russia.
Scotland Marine Data Management & GIS Workshop 2019
We hosted a Marine Data Management & GIS Workshop in Edinburgh, Scotland with talks from the BPA, Marine Scotland, EDINA and Ordnance Survey. This was located at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the 25th April 2019.
We attended GeoCom 18 on 8th November 2018, located at the Royal Geographical Society London, SW7 2AR
Hydro 18 – The Climate for change; Hydrography in the 21st Century
We exhibited on Stand 13 at Hydro 18 on 30th October – 1st November 2018.
This took place at Dolotone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmony, Sydney, Australia
Marine Data Management Awareness Course 16th October
We hosted a One-Day Marine Data Management Awareness Course at IMarEST HQ, 1 Birdcage Walk, London, SW1H 9JJ on Tuesday 16th October 2018 from 0930-1630.
Sea Tech Week 8-12 October
We were represented by our valued Partner Geomod at the 2018 Sea Tech Week which was held in Brest, France on the 8-12 October.
British Ports Association Conference 2018
We attended and sponsored the British Ports Association (BPA) Conference 2018 at Port of Tyne from 9-12 October at Sage Gateshead, Newscastle.
Cadcorp Maritime Seminar 10th October
Caroline Levey presented at this free-to-attend seminar which was dedicated to Cadcorp customers working in the marine and maritime industry. The event was held at: Sterling Court, Norton Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2JY from 10:00-15:30.
Mike Osborne made a keynote speech on “Data Management and Hydrography” at HydroSea18, Malaysia on the 19 – 20 September alongside our partner HydroNav who were also exhibiting at the event.
Sea Level Futures Conference 2-4 July 2018
We attended and spoke at the Sea Level Futures Conference, Liverpool 2-4 July 2018
Mike Osborne presented on the ‘Reasons to combine operational and long-term measurements of sea level’
SeaWork International 2018
We attended SeaWork Exhibition on 4th July in Southampton in the Small Business area on stand SB1 alongside out partner OMC.
11th International Harbour Masters’ Association (IHMA) Congress
We presented and exhibited at the 11th International Harbour Masters’ Association (IHMA) Congress on the 25th – 28th June 2018 in London.
We demonstrated our environmental monitoring and publishing solution ‘Port-Log’ and our latest product developments.
For more information on Port-Log and our smart telemetry tools please click here
Ports and Harbours Workshop 12th June 2018, Liverpool
We hosted a free one-day Ports and Harbours Workshop from on 12th June 2018 entitled ‘Data – from Liability to Asset!’
This event took place at the Liverpool Marriott Hotel, L1 1RH.
130th UK Maritime Pilots’ Association (UKMPA) Conference
OceanWise attended and exhibited at the 130th UK Maritime Pilots’ Association (UKMPA) Conference on 23 May 2018 at the Mercure Holland House Hotel in Bristol.
We showcased both our GIS Productivity Software tools and Environmental Data Monitoring real-time Port-Log ‘smart telemetry’ services, both of which are now being used by UK port pilots in their day to day work.
UKHMA Spring Seminar in Edinburgh
OceanWise attended the 2018 UK Harbour Masters Association (UKHMA) Spring Seminar on 21 March at the Principal Edinburgh Hotel, George Street, Edinburgh. The event provided a great opportunity to discuss topics of mutual interest and to network with our port and commercial colleagues.
We showcased our GIS Productivity Software tools and Environmental Data Monitoring real-time online Port-Log ‘smart telemetry’ services which are being used by many UK Ports including Peel Ports Group, ABP Group, PD Teesport, Wash Ports and Portland Port.
Oceanology International 2018
OceanWise, leading providers of Environmental Data Sharing and Monitoring services in the UK, showcased its latest developments in ‘smart telemetry’ and GIS based productivity software tools for ports and harbours and other marine authorities at OI2018 on March 13-15 at the Excel Centre London.
Marine Data Management Awareness Course 13th February
We ran a further One-Day Marine Data Management Awareness Course at IMarEST HQ, 1 Birdcage Walk, London, SW1H 9JJ on Tuesday 13th February 2018 from 0930-1630.
17-18th January 2018
Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, SW7 2AR, London
We attended and exhibited at the 25th Coastal Futures Conference on 17th and 18th January 2018. The Conference had an emphasis on looking ahead to the opportunities and practical measures that will be needed to meet the challenges the future will pose. There was over 35 presentations with a range of topics, from renewables in coastal and marine environments to the opportunities and risks from Brexit.
Marine Data Management and GIS Workshop 2017 in London
We hosted our ever popular free-to-attend Marine Data Management & GIS Workshop on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at The School of Economic Science, 11 Mandeville Place, London W1U 3AJ.
Our keynote speaker was Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist at Google who provided thought provoking insight on “geography in the twenty first century” alongside a great line-up of speakers from across the marine and maritime sectors.
We attended and exhibited at the Autumn UK Harbour Masters’ Association Seminar on 21st November 2017.
Hydro 17 – Rotterdam
OceanWise exhibited and spoke at Hydro 17 ‘Connecting 4D’ conference on 14-16 November on board the SS Rotterdam in Rotterdam Port. We showcased our Environmental Monitoring Data Sharing and Publishing services as well as our GIS productivity software tools developed for Ports and Harbours.
Marine Data Management Awareness Course – 17th October 2017
OceanWise and IMarEST once again hosted a one-day Marine Data Management Awareness Course on Tuesday 17th October 2017. It took place at IMarEST HQ at 1 Birdcage Walk, London from 0930 – 1700.
129th UK Maritime Pilots Association Conference
We exhibited┬áat the 129th UKMPA Conference in Middlesbrough, UK on 20-21 September 2017.
OceanWise attends 7th Session of UN-GGIM in New York
OceanWise attended the 7th Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) in New York on 31 July – 4 August.
Marine Measurement Forum
We presented the delivery of a Mobile Weather Station to support race management at the Royal Yacht Squadron at the 59th Marine Measurement Forum on 7 July 2017. The event was hosted by the Hydrographic Society and held at BP, Sunbury.
Marine Data Management and GIS Workshop in Scotland 2017
OceanWise hosted a free-to-attend Marine Data Management & GIS Workshop, on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ.
The theme of the event – ‘Is poor data management putting your operations at risk?’ will resonate with many managers and practitioners dealing with geospatial and business data and information.
We showed innovative ways of making life easier for you, your decision makers and stakeholders. The workshop featured demonstrations of how GIS technologies and OceanWise products and services are successfully delivering savings in time, effort and money.
The workshop provided an excellent opportunity to network, share experiences with government and industry experts and practitioners, as well as finding out how GIS and spatial data management delivers real value and benefit! The workshop was aimed at public, commercial and non-governmental organisations involved in managing assets or providing decision support.
OceanWise hosts free Port-Log Training Workshop at Ocean Business 2017
OceanWise hosted a free-to-attend Training Workshop as part of Ocean Business 2017 on Wednesday 5th April. Entitled Port-Log.net – the latest developments in environmental data sharing and publishing. This took place between 1500-1600 in Classroom – Access Grid Room 124/14.
Ocean Business 2017
04-06 April 2017
We were at Ocean Business 2017 on Stand R5.
We exhibited at Oceanology International North America on February 14-16 2017 in San Diego, California.
Marine Data Management Awareness Course
In co-operation with IMarEST, we ran our One-Day Marine Data Management Awareness Course at IMarEST HQ, 1 Birdcage Walk, London, SW1H 9JJ on Wednesday 8 February 2017. Data is the new oil or the new electricity; it costs money and we collect it for a reason. Because it is such a valuable asset – only an organisation’s employees are more valuable – it needs to be treated accordingly. If you are involved in collecting, managing and / or publishing data, then this course will provide a valuable insight on the world of data.
Why your Data Matters – in Brazil!
OceanWise attended the 17th meeting of the Meso-American and Caribbean Hydrographic Commission (MACHC) hosted by the Brazilian Department of Hydrography and Navigation (DHN) in Belem from 14th-17th December.
In addition to the annual review of hydrographic and oceanographic activities in the region, a one day workshop will explore “Marine data management as a prerequisite for regional risk assessment”. OceanWise, as Expert Advisers to the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO), spoke about “Why Data Management Really Matters” and how best practise can be achieved. John Pepper, Secretary of the IHO Marine Spatial Data Infrastructures (MSDI) Working Group, updated attendees on the work programme of the group and its impact in the development of national and regional initiatives to improve the exchange, sharing and re-use of hydrographic data.
United Kingdom Harbour Masters Association (UKHMA) Autumn Seminar
Wednesday 23 November
Victory Services Club,63-79 Seymour St, London W2 2HF
This one-day technical seminar provided a topical mix of regulatory, operational and technical issues of relevance to harbour masters and port marine personnel, and was open to Members and non-Members.
Autumn Marine Data Management and GIS Workshop
22nd November 2016
The School of Economic Science,
11 Mandeville Place,
London, W1U 3AJ
We hosted our annual Marine Data Management and GIS Workshop in London at the School of Economic Science. This free-to-attend workshop took place on November 22nd and focused on Data Management Best Practice and how managing such a valuable asset through the use of GIS will save you time, effort and money!
10th Sea Tech Week; France – ‘Sea and Digital Technologies’
10th -14th October
Quartz Congress Center,
60 rue du Chóteau – BP 91039
With our partner Geomod, we showcased our Port-Log.net service and Enterprise GIS workflow tools
128th United Kingdom Maritime Pilots Association (UKMPA) Conference & Pilot Safety Day
14th -15th September 2016
Holmwood Hotel and Shepard’s Wharf,
65 Queen’s Rd, Egypt Point,
Cowes, PO31 8BW
We showcased our Port-Log.net service and Enterprise GIS workflow tools
British Cartographic Society / Society of Cartographers ‘Mapping at the Edge’ Conference.
6th -8th September 2016
Cheltenham Park Hotel
Cirencester Rd, Charlton Kings,
Cheltenham GL53 8EA
We displayed our latest Intelligent Marine and Coastal Mapping Data products and services
Scotland Marine & Maritime GIS Workshop 2016
Thursday 21st April 2016
Royal Society of Edinburgh
22-26 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
This event focused on Data Management Best Practise and why managing such a valuable asset will save you time, effort and money!
Oceanology International 2016
Excel Exhibition Centre
We showcased our Environmental Data Sharing and Publishing (EDSP) solutions
Data Guidelines for Geological Data
on Wednesday 9th March 2016
Guideline module focus will be geology, 10 spaces.
January 20th -21st
SOAS, University of London
Off Russell Square
We presented our Marine and Coastal Mapping products and services
Data Guidelines for Biology and Biodiversity
on Tuesday 8th December 2015
The Crown Estate, London
Guideline module focus will be biology and biodiversity, 8 spaces.
Marine GIS Workshop
on Tuesday 17th November
at School of Economic Science, London
OceanWise host annual GIS Workshop with focus on why your data matters
Advances in Ocean Wave Measurement Conference
on Wednesday 21st October 2015
at The Royal Institution, London
Focus will be on applications, technologies and wave measurement methods.
on 20th-22nd October
at IOC/IODE Ostend, Belgium
Data Guidelines for Physical Oceanography and Bathymetry Data
on Wednesday 19th August 2015
National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool
Guideline module focus will be physical oceanography and bathymetry, 10 spaces.
Data Guidelines for Geological Data
on Wednesday 10th June 2015
BGS Murchison House, Edinburgh
Guideline module focus will be geology data, 10 spaces.
on 27th-28th May
Design Centre, Islington, London
Focus on GIS, Mapping and Data management
Cadcorp Blue Growth Conference
On 20th May 2015
Holiday Inn, Camden Lock, London
Focus on an expanding role for GI and GIS in the marine and maritime sector
ESRI UK Annual GIS Conference
On 19th May
QEII Conference Centre, London
Focus on ESRI user experiences including Erwin Rademaker from the Port of Rotterdam speaking about Enterprise wide GIS in a Port
on 22nd-24th April
Cape Town, South Africa
Focus on GIS and Coastal Sciences
Coastal/Marine SDI Capacity Building Workshop
on 21st April
Protea Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town
‘Managing Big Data Challenges’
Ocean Business 2015
on 14th-16th April
at National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton
Please come and see us on Stand R5 in the main exhibition area
IHO MSDI Working Group Open Forum 2015
on Tuesday 3rd March
at Holiday Inn Express, Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport
at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal – Roma 3 meeting room