Topic Highlights
  • Utilising marine data to help mitigate the risk of port and harbour operations (surge, tides etc)
  • Use of marine data during construction of new ports, harbours and developments
  • Mapping the marine environment to provide accurate charts and intelligence for shipping channels
  • Analysing marine data (tide, currents, wind and temperature) for offshore oil & gas operations for both prospecting and for safe maintenance and engineering work
  • Data centres to share intelligence from sub-marine, ship weather stations and port collection devices and sensors to provide access to marine data resource
  • Coordinating international, federal and local directives, legislation and guidelines to ensure that standards clear and may be implemented effectively
  • Debating on ways to integrate existing technical developments and information to set up a framework for marine data infrastructure in the GCC and make interoperable data available to all stakeholders
  • Unveiling upcoming project opportunities leading to adoption of advanced ocean technologies across different sectors
  • Streamlining legislation and policy development to address threats to the marine environment
  • Discussing the use of marine data and modelling them within spatial data system, digital maps for electronic navigation systems, use of satellite imagery in hydrographic surveys

The conference programme is currently being researched and developed.

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