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    • October 05, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City Campus, Hagerty Center, 715 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
    Register


    You are cordially invited to the THSOA Midwest Chapter Wokshop & Meeting taking place Friday October 5th, 2018 at Northwestern Michigan College. 

    NOTE:

    We would like to welcome those vendors who want to participate in on-the-water demonstrations of your products.  These will take place on the R/V Northwestern docked at the Hagerty Center. 

    The demonstrations would continue through approx. 5pm.  At 6pm the THSOA meeting will begin with a meal and drinks.  Around 7pm we will begin to discuss some chapter business, scholarships and treasurers report.  At 8pm the night will conclude with a presentation - TBD.

     

    All THSOA members and interested Hydrographers / Oceanographers / Surveyors are welcome. Non-members are welcome and encouraged to join. If you need to renew or would like to gain membership then please go online at www.thsoa.org/join-us or email admin@thsoa.org.

    Date:
    Friday October 5, 2018

    Time:
    9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    Event Location:

    Northwestern Michigan College

    Traverse City Campus, Hagerty Center

    715 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686

    Fee:
    $20.00 Meeting Fee.

    Students $10.00 (the entry fee is waived for Student if you sign up for membership to THSOA)

    Registration:
    In order to attend this event you must register online at https://thsoa.org/event-3008869. Registration closes at noon (Central Time) the day of the meeting.

    Agenda:

    Time

    Item

     9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

     TBD

     

     

    Indoor Exhibit Spaces:

    There will be some options for indoor spaces where you will be able to exhibit your companies equipment, services, software or other introductions to interested parties along with a protected dock space where on-the-water demo’s could be performed as well.  If you are interested in participating please contact Washington Bryan so that he can coordinate with the college.

    Sponsorship Opportunities:

    This event would not be made possible if it weren't for our sponsors.

    ·          Platinum Sponsorship $500.00

    ·          Gold Sponsorship $300.00

    ·          Silver Sponsorship $200.00

    ·          Bronze sponsorship $100.00 

    All sponsors will have their company logo on the event banner and will be acknowledged at the event.

    All proceeds from this event will go towards funding the THSOA Midwest Chapter’s Student Scholarship Awards program.

    Raffle: If you are interested in donating a raffle item or door prize please contact Washington Bryan.

    Door Prizes: If you are interested in donating A door prize please contact Washington Bryan.

    Accommodations/Lodging:

    We have a block of rooms reserved for the 4th of October at the Holiday Inn Resort – West Bay Beach – Traverse City.  People attending must make a reservation no later than August 31st

     

    615 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686

    Phone(231) 947-3700

     

    Also, If anyone wants to spend Friday in Traverse City, you will likely have to book rooms for Saturday as well due to seasonal constraints.


    If you would like to make a donation to the Mid West Chapter, you can either go online by clicking here or you can mail a check. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 1095  |  Cheshire, CT 06410 USA. Please make sure to make a note that the funds are going to the Midwest Chapter.

    • November 07, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • LSU Center for River Studies, 100 Terrace Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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    The Hydrographic Society of America - Southeast Chapter would like to invite you to join us for our November Technical Meeting & Luncheon on November 7th. 

    Scroll to bottom to view Current Exhibitors 

    THEME:

    "AUV/USV, Drones and Lidar - Their Increasing Roles in Hydrography"

     

    SPEAKERS AND TOPICS:

    • Bob Christ and David Selby CEO and General Manager of Operations(respectively), SeaTrepid International LLC - The SeaTrepid Multi-AUV Program
    • Gavin Franklyne, Director, Laser Measurement Devices Americas, Carlson Software: System Design - Considerations and Typical Use Cases for Vessel Mounted LiDAR
    • Chad NettoChief Operating Officer UAS, Chustz Surveying -  Using Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) to Assist in Mapping Coastal Areas
    • Vitad Pradith – Teledyne Oceanscience 
    • Thomas S. Chance - ASV Global, LLC.
    • Balaji Ramachandran, Nicholls State University
    • Joseph McClatchy, CPRA Coastal Resources program, LSU Center for River Studies - Tour of the LSU Center for River Studies, which will include the Lower Mississippi River Physical Model and a state of the art exhibit area.






    WHEN:
    Wednesday, November 7th, 2018


    TIME:

    08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

    Registration - 08:00 a.m. to 09:00 a.m

     

    LOCATION:

    LSU Center for River Studies

    100 Terrace Street

    Baton Rouge, LA 70802



    COST TO ATTEND THE MEETING & LUNCHEON:

    If pre-registered and paid prior to the event:

    THSOA Members: $50.00
    Non-Members: $75.00

    State and Federal Government Employees $50
    Students with ID: $25.00

    Attendee cost on day of event:

    THSOA Members: $75.00
    Non-Members: $100.00

    State and Federal Government Employees $75
    Students with ID: $25.00

    Professional Development Credits will be available

    Please register online or by emailing the THSOA Southeast Chapter President, Jonathan Morris,  jmorris@mphinc.com


    HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS:

    For anybody needing hotel accommodations for the Lunch and Learn the Richmond Inn & Suites Baton Rouge has given us a special rate.

     

    The requested Rate Plan has been built for Hydrographic Society of America using Rate Plan Code L86. Corp ID 1000026111

    $69.00 rate for standard king/double guest room

    $79.00 rate for king/double suites

    $118.00 rate for presidential suites

    $129.00-$139.00 rate during special events

     

    Booking link/URL:

    www.wyndhamhotels.com/hotels/52113?corporate_id=1000026111

     

    You can call in at 225-924-6500 or click on link above to make their reservations


     


     

    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

    Ruby – $1,500.00 (Three free tickets to Technical Meeting)
    Emerald – $1,300.00 (Two free tickets to Technical Meeting)
    Diamond – $1,100.00 (One free ticket to Technical Meeting)

    EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES:

    10'X10' Booth exhibits  - $100.00 (includes electricity) - no table or chair provided (includes ONE Attendees Registration)

    Deadline to become to sponsor or exhibitor is Friday October 27th.
     
     

    CURRENT EXHIBITORS

     


    • March 19, 2019
    • March 21, 2019
    • Beau Rivage Resort & Casino,875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
    Register

    ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN 


    2019 THEME

    "Our Changing Oceans and Coasts: Driving Innovation in Charting, Intelligence, and Resilience


    The conference registration fee for Full Member & Non Member includes admission to technical sessions, workshops, exhibit hall,  social reception (Exhibitor’s Happy Hour on Tuesday night).

    A ‘Member’ is an Individual Member with The Hydrographic Society of America, The Canadian Hydrographic Association, or the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS). All New ‘Members’ must be in good standing as of February 19, 2017.

    • The registration price is $425 for Full Members and $550 for Full Non Members.
    • One day Conference registration for Members is $200 and $235 for Non-Members.
    • Students of ‘Member’ organizations may register for $50 (Proof of student ID required).

     

    There is NO ‘Exhibits Only’ category or exhibitor guest passes for this conference. All persons must register as one of the above categories to view the exhibits.

    Questions? Email Melissa Wood, melissa@thsoa.org.

    • March 19, 2019
    • 5:00 AM
    • March 21, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Beau Rivage Resort & Casino,875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
    Register



    Sign Up

    By using the form below you can sign up to be an sponsor at U.S. HYDRO 2019 Conference. Using this form, you will need to pay with credit card to complete the process. if you do not want to sign up online, send an email to melissa@thsoa.org with the sponsorship level you are interested in and the day you would like to sponsor.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    For the U.S. HYDRO 2019, THSOA is offering the following Sponsor options:


    PLATINUM SPONSOR - $7,500 - includes 2 Full Conference Registrations

    GOLD SPONSOR - $3,000 - includes 1 Full Conference Registration

    SILVER SPONSOR - $2,000 

    BRONZE SPONSOR - $1,000

    Conference Program - $2,000 - STILL AVAILABLE TO SPONSOR

    Platinum Sponsor level will include the following:

    • Sponsor logo/name prominently displayed on signage at entrance to Exhibit Hall
    • Sponsor logo/name on signage at all breaks AND social on Wednesday evening
    • Full Page Advert in Conference Program
    • Sponsor Logo & Link on U.S. HYDRO 2019 website
    • Sponsor Logo & Link in Email promotion of conference
    • Opportunity to leave hand-outs or give-aways at all breaks and social 

    All other sponsors levels include the following:

    • Sponsor logo/name on signage at entrance to Exhibit Hall
    • Sponsor logo/name on signage at all breakfast/lunch/coffee breaks
    • Sponsor Logo in Conference Program
    • Sponsor Logo & Link on U.S. HYDRO 2019 website
    • Sponsor Logo & Link in Email promotion of conference
    • Opportunity to leave hand-outs or give-aways at all breakfast/lunch/coffee breaks


    CURRENT SPONSORS

    Gold Sponsors 


    Bronze Sponsors

     


    Conference Lanyard Sponsor


    Conference Bag Sponsor


    Commemorative "Mug" Sponsor 


          If you are interested in sponsoring the U.S. HYDRO Conference, please sign up via the website or feel free to send an email to melissa@thsoa.org with the sponsorship level you are interested in and the day you would like to sponsor.

          All payments are non-refundable.


          • March 19, 2019
          • 5:00 AM
          • March 21, 2019
          • 12:00 PM
          • Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, 875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
          Register



          2019 THEME

          "Our Changing Oceans and Coasts: Driving Innovation in Charting, Intelligence, and Resilience


          Exhibit Space Information

          All booths are 10' x 10' in size. Each in-line exhibit booth consists of: 
          • (1) 8' High Back Drape and 3' High Side Rails
          •  (1) 7” x 44” Identification Sign
          • (1) 6' Draped Table
          • (2) Side Chairs
          • (1) Wastebasket
          • (1) Electrical Access (complimentary)
          • (1) WiFi Access (complimentary)
          Carpet/Flooring is not included. Link for ordering to be provided apx 10 weeks from the event and will include options for additional furnishings.

          VIEW FLOOR PLAN HERE: https://thsoa.org/Exhibit

          After completing the payment process your booth(s) will be reserved.

          Booth Options

          • THSOA Corporate Member**: $1,650.00
          • Non Member Booth with 2-year membership: $1,900.00
          • Non Member Booth without membership: $2,050.00

          *Maximum two (2) booths per company. 

          ** The THSOA Corporate Member Booth rate is only applicable to first time Corporate Members or Corporate members who have a minimum of two year continuous membership and are in good standing as of the conference date.

          Each exhibit booth comes with 2 free registrations.

          All payments are non-refundable.

          Additional Attendee Registrations

          • Supplemental Registrations: $425.00

          Silent Auction

          We are asking every participating Exhibitor to bring something (non-company promo items) to donate to our silent auction taking place at the conference. Please let us know what you plan on bringing (melissa@thsoa.org). All proceeds will go towards annual scholarships for each of the THSOA Chapters.

          If you have any questions, please email melissa@thsoa.org.

        Past events

        September 13, 2018 New England Chapter September 2018 Meeting
        June 20, 2018 THSOA-West Coast Chapter - June 2018 Technical Meeting
        June 20, 2018 Southeast Chapter - June 2018 Technical Meeting
        May 11, 2018 THSOA-Midwest Chapter Meeting and Workshops
        April 18, 2018 Southeast Chapter - April 18, 2018 Crawfish Boil
        January 23, 2018 Southeast Chapter - January 2018 Technical Meeting
        December 13, 2017 Southeast Chapter - December 2017 Gumbo Rumble
        November 15, 2017 Southeast Chapter - November 2017 Technical Meeting & Luncheon
        October 13, 2017 Midwest Chapter October 2017 Workshop & Meeting
        September 20, 2017 Southeast Chapter - September 2017 Technical Meeting
        September 14, 2017 National Capital Region Chapter - September 2017 Technical Meeting
        August 17, 2017 Southeast Chapter - August 2017 Technical Meeting
        July 19, 2017 July 2017 Southeast Chapter Z-Boat Demonstration and Technical Meeting Notice
        June 21, 2017 Southeast Chapter - June 2017 Technical Meeting
        May 25, 2017 THSOA-West Coast Chapter - May 2017 Technical Meeting
        May 05, 2017 THSOA-Midwest Chapter Meeting and Workshops
        April 19, 2017 Southeast Chapter - April 19, 2017 Crawfish Boil
        March 20, 2017 U.S. Hydro 2017 Exhibitor Attendee Registration
        March 20, 2017 U.S. Hydro 2017 Conference General Registration
        March 15, 2017 Southeast Chapter - March 2017 Technical Meeting
        February 15, 2017 Southeast Chapter - February 2017 Technical Meeting
        January 09, 2017 Scholarship Available for 72nd Multibeam Sonar Training Course
        December 08, 2016 Houston Chapter - December 2016 Annual Holiday Dinner and Awards
        December 07, 2016 Southeast Chapter - December 2016 Gumbo Rumble
        December 05, 2016 Mid West Chapter - December 2016 Technical Meeting
        November 18, 2016 Canceled: Houston Chapter - November 2016 2nd Annual Sporting Clays Tournament
        November 08, 2016 Other Events - Hydro2016
        November 02, 2016 Southeast Chapter - November 2016 Technical Meeting & Luncheon
        October 11, 2016 Houston Chapter - October 2016 Technical Meeting
        September 21, 2016 Southeast Chapter - September 2016 Technical Meeting
        September 19, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - OCEANS ‘16
        September 15, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Finite Element Analysis for Geophysics and Site Investigation Specialists
        September 13, 2016 Houston Chapter - September 2016 Technical Panel & Discussion Luncheon
        August 30, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Marine Site Characterization Course
        August 09, 2016 Houston Chapter - August 2016 Hydro Bowl
        August 05, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - MIST Industry Town Hall
        August 03, 2016 Canceled: Southeast Chapter - August 2016 Bowling Social
        July 20, 2016 Southeast Chapter - CANCELED - July 2016 Technical Meeting
        July 12, 2016 Houston Chapter - July 2016 Technical Meeting
        June 15, 2016 Mid West Chapter - June 2016 Interest Meeting
        June 15, 2016 Southeast Chapter - June 2016 Technical Meeting
        June 14, 2016 Houston Chapter - June 2016 Technical Meeting
        June 13, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - WODCON XXI
        June 07, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Working for Our Coast 2.0: Competition and Innovation in the Environmental Management Sector
        June 01, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - State of the Coast Conference
        May 18, 2016 Southeast Chapter - May 2016 Technical Meeting
        May 16, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Canadian Hydrographic Conference
        May 15, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - USGIF GEOINT Symposium
        May 03, 2016 Houston Chapter - May 2016 OTC Social / Crawfish Boil
        April 28, 2016 Latin American Chapter - April 2016 General Meeting
        April 27, 2016 Latin America Chapter - 3ª Convención Mexicana de Hidrografía
        April 20, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Louisiana Society of Professional Surveyors 55th Annual Convention
        April 13, 2016 Southeast Chapter - April 2016 Crawfish Boil
        April 13, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - 2016 Engineering and Technology Expo
        April 12, 2016 Houston Chapter - April 2016 Technical Meeting
        March 16, 2016 Southeast Chapter - March 2016 Technical Meeting
        March 08, 2016 Houston Chapter - March 2016 Technical Meeting
        February 23, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Underwater Intervention
        February 17, 2016 Southeast Chapter - February 2016 Technical Meeting
        February 17, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - 17th Annual Career Connections Expo
        February 14, 2016 Houston Chapter - February 2016 Annual Chili Cook-Off
        January 28, 2016 West Coast Chapter - January 2016 Technical Meeting
        January 20, 2016 Southeast Chapter - January 2016 Annual General Meeting & Elections
        January 12, 2016 Houston Chapter - January 2016 Annual General Meeting & Elections
        December 16, 2015 Southeast Chapter - December 2015 Gumbo Rumble
        December 09, 2015 Latin American Chapter - December 2015 General Meeting
        December 08, 2015 Houston Chapter - December 2015 Annual Holiday Dinner and Awards
        December 07, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Meso American - Caribbean Sea Hydrographic Commission (MACHC)
        November 23, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Hydro2015
        November 20, 2015 Houston Chapter - November 2015 1st Annual Sporting Clays Tournament
        November 18, 2015 Southeast Chapter - November 2015 Technical Meeting
        November 18, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting
        November 17, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - GIS DAY
        November 08, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation
        October 28, 2015 Southeast Chapter - October 2015 Lunch & Learn
        October 27, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - LAGCOE -- Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition
        October 19, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - OCEANS ‘15
        October 15, 2015 West Coast Chapter - October 2015 Technical Meeting
        October 15, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - MIST Industry Town Hall
        October 13, 2015 Houston Chapter - October 2015 Technical Meeting
        October 13, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - ASBPA's 2015 National Coastal Conference: "Broadening Coastal Perspectives"
        October 04, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop