27 Feb 2019, 09:45 - 11:15

Room 33BC

The constant demand for accurate, efficient and low cost surveys, is a constant driver for improvement in sensor technologies, survey performance and automation. This session is focused on sonar, multi-beam acoustic and Lidar technologies, and autonomous solutions that extend capabilities in hydrographic survey.

Chaired by:

  • Andy Hill, Marine Geohazzards Technical Authority, BP

Interferometric Sector Scan Sonar
Pavel Haintz, CEO, Think Sensor Research

Increased Performance Envelope for Shallow Water Survey
Thomas Meurling, Director, Teledyne Marine

Rapid Coastal / Shallow-Water Mapping with World’s First Airborne Multibeam Bathymetric Lidar Mapping System
Todd Mitchell, Remote Sensing Manager, Fugro

Quality survey data and efficient collection, Bibby HydroMap findings from first use of autonomous survey technology
Michael King, Business Development Manager, Bibby HydroMap

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  • Andy Hill


    Marine Geohazards Technical Authority

    BP Exploration

    Andy Hill has spent his entire career working in geophysical site investigation, for the last 30 years he has worked with BP around the world. Prior...

  • Pavel Haintz



    Think Sensor Research Inc.

    Pavel Haintz has been involved in the marine technology industry for almost 20 years. Pavel is the founder and CEO of Think Sensor Research Inc. a...

  • Michael King


    Business Development Manager

    Bibby HydroMap

    With a technical background in geophysics, Michael previously worked offshore across the globe, before a career move into project management. With...

  • Todd Mitchell


    Remote Sensing Manager


    Todd Mitchell is the Hydrographic Remote Sensing Manager for Fugro in Ventura, California. With more than eighteen years of experience, he consults...

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