World Hydrography Day Seminar 2021

“One hundred years of international cooperation in hydrography”

The theme is designed to showcase progress in knowledge and technology over the past 100 years, while celebrating the ground-breaking work which was done during this period.

The goal is to highlight the past, present, and future of hydrography by showing the important work of early hydrographers, progress in technology, and state of the art in technology.

(IHO, CIRCULAR LETTER 01/2021, 08 January 2021)


Proposed Timetable:

09:00 – Welcome presentation

09:30 – 10:15 2 x Presentations

10:15 – 10:30 Morning Tea

10:30 – 12:30 3 x Presentations

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch at Steamers Bar & Grill

13:30 – 14:20 2 x Presentations

14:20 – 14:50 Afternoon Tea

14:50 – 16:00 1 x Presentation, closing Q&A and open forum


Seminar Fees:

The SSSI Member rate is also applicable to Sustaining Partners and Australasian Hydrographic Society members in recognition of their support to the Commission and Profession.


If you would like to present on a topic relating to the theme, please contact us via

Bonus!!!  Presenters can attend free of charge and can also gain CPD for preparation and presentation of their topic.

HCSurvey will refund the paid registrations of individuals where they cannot attend due to a Government imposed COVID-19 lockdown or for those who may be affected by our requiring to reduce the number of attendees due to Government restrictions.

You should review current Government restrictions on travel and regulations closer to the time.


The event is currently limited to 50 within the room booked.  Should greater interest be shown, it may be moved to a larger room if still available closer to the date.

As a SSSI Hydrography Sustaining Partner, CPD is available to SSSI members under Clause 3.12 of the SSSI CPD Policy.

A certificate of attendance will be emailed after the seminar to provide evidence of attendance for your CPD records.

Continue the networking down the road at any number of venues. 

Stay for the weekend and enjoy the surrounding walks, beach or even take a sky dive above the coastline.

Arrange to have a meeting on Monday with a certain nearby Commonwealth agency…

If you would like to sponsor this event in any way, please contact us via