Australasian Hydrographic Society Symposium 2015


What is AHS2015 all about


The concept of the Blue Economy must be spread within the Asia-Pacific region, especially amongst the small island states that have yet to reach their potential. The theme of the Symposium, seeks to create debate and discussions.

Trade Exhibition

The trade exhibition and display stands will be staged as an integral part of Hydro 2015. The Hydro “Ice Breaker”, morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas will take place amongst the exhibition stands.


There will be keynotes focused around the AHS2015 theme and are programmed among the presentations from 3 -7 November.


Stand out from your competitors, build your brand and reach your target market with an AHS2015 sponsorship package.
A sponsorship package with AHS2015 will give your business a unique opportunity to align your brand with the biggest oil and gas event in Australia and make a greater impact with key decision makers and influential business advisers. The quality of visitors and the attendance levels at the event make sponsoring AHS2015 an attractive opportunity.

Key sponsorship benefits:

  1. AHS2015 can help build brand awareness through pre, during and post show promotions in a difficult to reach market
  2. Help to launch your products and services into the marketplace through a targeted trade marketing campaign consisting of direct mail, electronic direct marketing campaigns and website promotions
  3. Gain access to a diverse range of contacts through the AHS2015 network
  4. Expose your brand to an international audience
  5. Align with a premier event that helps you increase your credibility in the industry

Current Sponsors:

Fugro - Platinum Sponsor
Kongsberg Maritime - Cocktail Reception
PHS - Conference Satchels
IX Survey - Lanyard Sponsor
QPS - WIFI Sponsorship
Hydrographic & Cadastral Survey - Conference Pens
Apply for Sponsorship


Harnessing the Blue Economy through Hydrography in the Asia-Pacific Region
AHS2015 Cairns Queensland Australia
4 - 7 November

A world class gathering of Hydrography industry professionals will come together for four days of insight, debate and discussion. A rich program will be delivered, exploring key areas impacting the industry offers new thinking for the Australian Hydrography industry, with a major focus on blue economy, technology developments and industry foresight.

Strengthen business relationships, stay current on industry trends and connect with key influences at AHS2015 Networking Events. Join local and international visitors, conference delegates and exhibitors at a range of events including the ice-breaking event and Official Dinner.

  • Tip 1

    81% of trade show attendees have buying authority

  • Tip 2

    99% of marketers said they found unique value from trade shows they did not get from other marketing mediums

  • Tip 3

    67% of all attendees represent a new prospect and potential customer for exhibiting companies.

  • Tip 4

    46% of trade show attendees are in Executive or Upper Management.


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John Maschke

Symposium Director Australasian Hydrographic Symposium & Trade Exhibition 2015
Chair East Australia Region & SW Pacific Region Australasian Hydrographic Society
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CDR David Crossmann RNZN

Australasian Hydrographic Society
Chair, New Zealand Region
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Chris Ritchie

Patron Australasian Hydrographic Society

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Day Date Program
1 03/Nov/2015 Registration on site
2 04/Nov/2015 Conference and Exhibition opens. Ice Breaker
3 05/Nov/2015 Conference, Exhibition. VIP Dinner (Invitation Only)
4 06/Nov/2015 Conference, Exhibition. Conference Close. Conference Dinner.


The following dates are set for peer reviewed papers that are being submitted for Symposium presentation:
31 August 2015 : Abstract Close Date
14 September 2015: Papers Close Date
Those who do not want their papers to be reviewed may submit their papers until 30 September, however these papers may not be included in the presentations but may be included in the symposium proceedings.

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