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HYPACK 2008 Planned for Savannah

The 2008 HYPACK hydrographic training conference will be held on January 6 through 9 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa, Savannah, Georgia.

The three-day training will cover all the aspects of single beam and multibeam hydrographic surveying and dredge management using HYPACK, HYSWEEP and DREDGEPACK packages.

Some of the new features in HYPACK 6.2B to be demonstrated will be Point Cloud editing tool, Sub-Bottom Profiling, Riegl scanning interface, MrSID and JPEG2000 background charts support. Additional features to be presented are side scan utilities for the conversion of HSX to XTF converter, GSF to HSX and HSX to GSF.

Thirty exhibitors from software/hardware manufacturers, equipment resellers and service providers will be on hand in the exhibit hall or performing on-the-water demonstrations. There is no additional charge to attend the exhibits, which will be hosted by manufacturers of hydrographic equipment.

To register for the conference, contact Lourdes Evans, Hypack, 56 Bradley St., Middletown, CT 06457; phone: 860-635-1522; email: lourdes@hypack.com; www.hypack. com
The hotel is at One Resort Drive, Savannah, GA 31421, phone: 912-201-2000 or 800-937-8461; www.westinsavannah.com. Ask for the Hypack rate of $130 per night.

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