User Conference

January, 22nd 2019
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum



iXblue Annual User Conference
January 22, 2019
The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam


iXblue Annual User Conference brings together key players in the maritime market such as hydrographic offices, universities, institutes, port authorities, survey and dredging companies, as well as offshore construction contractors.


This one-day event is a golden opportunity for participants to share their experience on the latest technologies and gain valuable insight and inspiration on how to address the challenges of their sea operations, with a unique mix of global technology and business. 






  • 09:00 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:55 a.m. - Subsea operations

- Revolutionary deep sea mining system positioned thanks to Ramses (Deme)
- More robust navigation for AUVs thanks to Phins Compact C3 (Iqua Robotics)
- Pipeline installation with Gaps during Antares Operations (Subsea 7)
- Rethinking the traditional model for offshore operations (Total E&P)


  • 12:05 p.m. - Ocean sciences

- New approaches in seafloor geodesy - the FOCUS project offshore Catania, Sicily (CNRS)
- Future requirements for deep underwater vehicle (6000m) and new strategy for navigation (Ifremer)


  • 1:00 p.m. - Lunch


  • 2:00 p.m. - Marine survey

- DriX: is it as good as it sounds? (Bibby HydroMap)
- Surveying the South Pacific waters (iXblue)
- Engineering survey in the harsh weather conditions (Mage)
- Contest evaluation of sub-bottom profilers in shallow water (iXblue)
- Experience using Delph Software during long-term multiple AUVs project (Swire Seabed)
- Shark detection thanks to SeapiX 3D multi-beam echo-sounder (iXblue and CRA)


  • 5:00 p.m. - Focus on sailing races

- Fiber-optic navigation for sailing races (Sodebo Ultim')


  • 6:00 p.m. - Private tour of the Stedelijk museum
  • 7:00 p.m. - Networking cocktail and buffet
  • 12:00 a.m. – End of event


An event sponsored by : 




For more information, contact