Australasian Hydrographic Society

World Hydrography Day 2016 Canberra

  • 21 Jun 2016
  • 10:00 - 17:30
  • National Library of Australia, Parks Place, Canberra


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Brought to you by the Australian Hydrographic Society East Australia Region (AHS EAR), AOTM and the SSSI Hydrography Commission


1000 – 1130 Australian Hydrographic Society EAR Meeting (National Library)

1200 – 1630 World Hydrography Day Presentations (National Library)

1630 – 1800 World Hydrography Day post event networking / drinks (National Library) Sponsored by BlueZone Group.

1930 World Hydrography Dinner (Commonwealth Club – Yarralumla)


  1. Dr. Chris Carson – Antarctic GeoScience, GeoScience Australia

    “The past, present and future of high-resolution seafloor mapping in the Antarctic: a multidisciplinary strategy for marine science and environmental management”.

  2. Paul Hornsby – Chairman, Australia On the Map

    “Hydrography to the rescue in the 19th Century”.

  3. Rear Admiral Peter Briggs AO CSC RAN (Rtd) – Project Leader Chairman Find AE1 Ltd

    “The Search for HMAS AE1 – Australia’s first submarine”.

  4. Mr. Peter Reynders – Chairman AOTM (1606 – 2006)

    “Hartog 400”.

  5. Dr. Andrew Woods – Curtin University

    “HMAS SYDNEY / KORMORAN Title to be confirmed”

  6. Commander Mike Pounder RAN – Military Coordination Op SIO at ATSB

“The search for MH370 – the search so far and where to next?”

This event will accrue 6 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points.


For attending AHS Meeting, Presentations and post event Drinks – NO CHARGE

WHD Dinner - $95 per person.

Time: 1930 (pre-dinner drinks).

Dress: Standards DO apply – Minimum Coat & Tie.

Dinner: A la carte, 3 course inclusive of pre-dinner drinks and dinner wine selection. If there are any special dietary requirements, please advise.

Dinner payment to be made to AHS EAR Treasurer (Mark Hegarty) on or before Friday 17th June so numbers can be confirmed.

Pre-Dinner WHD Speech – Vice Admiral Chris Ritchie, AO, RANR – Patron AHS

Post Dinner Guest Speaker – Mr. Grant Rawlinson (TBC).


Please contact Mark Hegarty on or 0418 369 075 for event registration and dinner payment. Alternatively you can register for event through AHS website.

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