From 12 noon on January 25th to 3pm on January 26th 2018.
Workshop registration and lunch will be served from noon at Marine Centre Wales.

Booking - Reserve your place at the Workshop

Workshop Aims and Objectives

The workshop aim is to identify data and information requirements of renewable energy businesses and other stakeholders that could be met by SEACAMS. The objectives of the workshop are

  • Determine marine energy sector and other stakeholder requirements for SEACAMS data and information
  • Identify specific requirements for ‘added value’ products and services derived from SEACAMS and other data sources
  • Identify additional tools for data analysis and visualisation that could be developed by iMarDIS
For further detailed information about the workshop download the workshop flyer. For further general information please contact Jennifer Roberts by phone (01248 383504) or by email jennifer.roberts@bangor.ac.uk. For further information about the workshop and how to shape workshop proceedings contact Dave Mills d.mills@bangor.ac.uk and for technical information about iMarDIS contact Graham Worley g.worley@bangor.ac.uk Download the workshop flyer

Conference Agenda

The confernce agenda is now available for download from the link below

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The Venue & Travel Details

The workshop will take place at:
Sarah Jones Conference Centre
Marine Centre Wales
Bangor University
Menai Bridge
LL59 5AB

Directions to Marine Centre Wales


Accommodation is available at the Bangor University Management Centre. A block booking has been made to reserve rooms. Please make your own room bookings directly. The group reference that needs to be quoted in the guests’ e-mail is GA00853, preferential rates below:

Room TypeSingleDouble 1 PersonDouble - 2 PersonExec/Twin 1 PersonExec/Twin 2 Person
Bed & Breakfast£70.00£81.00£92.00£97.00£108.00
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Workshop Advance Questionnaire

To make the best use of time at the workshop please read through the questionnaire below. We would appreciate any responses to the questionnaire received in advance of the workshop by email or personal communication. The results will be used to help structure the proceedings at the workshop and ensure the best use of time and improve workshop outcomes.
Please send any responses directly to Dave Mills d.mills@bangor.ac.uk; tel: +44 (0)7889 830451) who can also provide any additional information you may require.

Questions - Designing iMarDIS

  1. Do you know how to find out what data is available to meet your needs?
  2. Do you hold data that is difficult to manage?
  3. Is it clear where relevant marine and associated data can be found in the UK or elsewhere?
  4. Is it straightforward to discover and download data relevant to your needs?
  5. Following on from question 4, if not straightforward what are the problems you most commonly encounter?
  6. What features would be most useful to you in terms of:
    • data discovery and manual download,
    • machine based data auto-discovery and download,
    • web-hosted data visualisation tools,
    • marine data management services.
  7. What are the key stages of project development at which you need to access data/information?
  8. Would your organisation be interested in working with the iMarDIS team to develop new capability?

Conference Dinner

The organisers would like to invite you to attend a free workshop dinner on 25th January at 19:30 at a restaurant within walking distance of Marine Centre Wales. Information on how to book for the dinner will be e-mailed to delegates individually.