A 1 day course which introduces data management and assists participants to achieve up-to-date and cost-effective ‘best practice’ in marine data management. This will equip you to better meet the challenges that you might face in the way your data is created, managed and published, whether using proprietary or open source software as an enabler.
Attendance: Public event - all welcome.
Event price: Ticketed: £250 +VAT per person (IMarEST members) / £350 +VAT per person (non-members)
Additional event information: Lunch provided
Event contact: Katie Eades 01470 768262
Event speaker: Dr Mike Osborne (Managing Director for OceanWise) trained as a physical oceanographer and has since acquired a broad set of skills comprising environmental and engineering support, marine data management and GIS. Mike has worked across a range of marine industries, managing numerous high profile projects globally. First as Technical Director of Metoc, then as founder and MD of SeaZone and latterly as MD of OceanWise, Mike has been pioneering the use of GIS in the marine environment for almost 20 years. He specialises in data and information management and decision supports systems for the port and maritime sectors and the creation of marine reference data for marine spatial planning. Mike is a Fellow of IMarEST and a member of the MEDIN Executive Team. He is also an invited expert on the IHO Marine SDI Working Group, which he helped instigate, and an IHO trainer. He was awarded the Association of Marine Scientific Industries (AMSI) Business Person of the Year in 2017.