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Tuesday, January 12 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
MtG Symposium: Autonomous Mapping Technology

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Mapping the ocean floor using conventional ships with echosounder and crew onboard takes a lot of resources and somehow can impose hazard to human at sea - giving way to the development of autonomous mapping.

This session highlights some innovative and state-of-the-art autonomous mapping technology, and projects that used autonomous systems for gathering oceanographic data.

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Tim Kearns

CIO, Great Lakes Observing System

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Yi Chao

Founder and CEO, Seatrec, Inc.
Seatrec has developed a thermal energy system that can be attached to autonomous profiling floats.  With this additional energy from unlimited renewable source associated with the temperature difference in the ocean, there is a possibility to attach a relatively low power single... Read More →
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Ken Childress

Chief Operations Officer, Terradepth, Inc.
Terradepth is developing a concept of operations based on a unique marine vehicle to efficiently survey the ocean, its contents, and the seafloor. The development covers design, production and operation groups of two or more Autonomous Hybrid Vehicles (AxV) of a single design capable... Read More →
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Brian Connon

VP, Ocean Mapping, Saildrone
Saildrone Surveyor - A New Era in Ocean Mapping Begins At 22 meters (72 feet), the Saildrone Surveyor is the world’s largest, most advanced uncrewed vehicle, specially designed and equipped for autonomous high-resolution ocean mapping down to 7,000 meters, and, can stay at sea for... Read More →
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Duncan Mallace

Chief Strategy Officer, XOCEAN
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Anthony DiMare

CEO & Co-Founder, Bedrock Ocean Exploration, PBC
Leading Bedrock's technology-centric effort to fully map and explore our oceans.

Tuesday January 12, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm CET