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Liverpool to Host Hydro8 Symposium

The Hydrographic Society UK, on behalf of the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies, will hold the 16th International Hydrographic Symposium, Hydro8, in Europe’s 2008 Capital of Culture, Liverpool, on November 4 through 6.

To be held at the city’s historic Britannia Adelphi Hotel, the three-day event will feature a main conference and an exhibition of equipment and services, in addition to a series of workshops, equipment demonstrations, mid-afternoon technical visits and a social program highlighted by a special symposium dinner in Liverpool’s Georgian Town Hall.

Conference proceedings will cover a wide range of contemporary survey and environmental-related issues under the theme, New Opportunities. Scheduled topics include Deep Water Terminal Challenges, Sediment Hydraulics/Dynamics for Dredging, ENCs, Tidal Predictions, the EU Water Framework Directive & Its Hydrographic Implications, Wind Farm Development, and Latest Acoustic & Multibeam System Developments and Applications.

Contact Howard Evans and Marlene Brown, Hydro8, Reddown House, 27 Reddown Road Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1AN, UK. Phone: +44 1737 559 892; fax: +44 1737 556 742; email: admin@hydro8.org.uk; web: www. hydro8.org.uk

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