MEOPAR and exactEarth to Host AIS Workshop. Credit: MEOPAR.

MEOPAR and exactEarth to Host AIS Workshop

The Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) and exactEarth announced today they are holding an worksop on September 24 and 25th in Halifax with the theme Automatic Identification System (AIS): Applications, Analysis and Data Management Technique.

It was last October that MEOPAR and exactEarth entered into a partnership with the goal to
hold workshops on best practices with AIS data management.

The workshop will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Hollis hotel.

The goals of the workshop are as follows:
– To communicate between attendees – current techniques and approaches for handling AIS data with aims to analyse and use within the Maritime domain
-To identify and discuss wants, needs and ‘use cases’ with respect to AIS marine traffic data
From stakeholders’ / decision makers’ perspective
From researchers / analysts’ perspective
– Gauge: potential for forming a Community of Practice (CoP) with periodic engagement (i.e. webinars, Expert Fora, workshops)

This conference is free to attend. Limited travel funding is available for MEOPAR students. Please contact [email protected] for more details.
More information and to register.

About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.