NEWS FLASH: EAtHC MEETING IN NIGERIA 15-19 OCTOBER 2018; 2018 TIDAL PREDICTION TABLE AVAILABLE AT NNHO APAPA AND NNHS PORT HARCOURT.
TODAY IS 2018 WHD

HAPPY CELEBRATION

The World Hydrography Day celebration was adopted in 2005 and was generally welcomed by the United Nations General Assembly in Resolution A/RES/60/30 Oceans and the Law of the Sea. The date chosen therefore is the annivarsary of the founding of the Intenational Hydrographic Organization. The aim of the celebration is to give suitable publicity to IHO's work at all levels and of increasing the coverage of hydrographic information on a global basis. Nigeria being a member state joins other member states to annually commemorate the WHD scheduled for 21 June.

THEME

The Theme of WHD 2018 is "Bathymetry-The Foundation for sustainable Seas, Oceans and Waterways".

VENUE

The exquisite Admiralty Conference Center, Naval Dockyard Ltd, Wilmot Point, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island Lagos.

CALL FOR PAPER

Interested presenters are requested to submit papers for the underlisted topics:

  • Bathymetry-Effective tool for the safety of Navigation in Nigeria.
  • Modern Technology for improved hydrographic survey accuracy.
  • Hydrographic survey data management in Nigeria.
LIST OF HOTELS

Participants desirous of staying in a hotel can do so by making there reservations at any of the underlisted hotels close to the venue of the 2018 WHD celebration .

Ser Hotel Name Price/Night in Naira Booking Link/Website
1. Cumberland Hotel
**** 2/4 Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Single
Occupancy
Double Occupancy cumberlandhotel@hotmail.com Pass code:whd2018
08056348013
08085523416
08118196700
09034376687
07012345230
07012345043
Classic Deluxe Classic Deluxe
N16,870 N20,485 N19,280 N22,895
2. Benigold Hotel
****18, Adeleke Adedoyin Street, off Kofo Abayomi Street. Victoria Island, Lagos.
Classic
Single
Standard Royal
Deluxe
Crown
Deluxe
Benigold Hotel
Pass code:whd2018
07031129573
N30,000 N13,000 N15,000 N18,000

Note: Hotels room rates are based on WHD 2018 celebration discounted rates . Also, transportation will be provided for participants lodged at benigold hotel to convey them to the venue of the 2018 WHD celebration.

REGISTRATION

Registration is open to the general public to reserve seats at the venue. Early registration will enable the secretariat prepare certificates of participation and it saves prospective attendees the stress of queueing at the venue of the conference.Click here to register.

NIGERIAN HYDROGRAPHIC SOCIETY ELECTION

Elections into elective post will also be conducted at the 2018 Annual General Meeting to be held at the same venue of the WHD conference and elligible members are invited to participate in the election as candidates or voters.The following provisos are to be fulfilled to participate in the forth coming election:

  • Candidate must be an active member in his/her zone
  • Candidate must be financially up-to-date with fee payments
  • Evidence of formal training in hydrography
Click here to vie for an elective post.