MATS 2018 Presentations

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Tuesday 13 November 2018

 

 

Major General Robert Magowan CB, CBE Royal Navy

Keynote Address

12.00

Current Technology - 

Maaten Furlong NOC

12.15

SOLSTICE Addressing food security in the developing countries: marine robotics as an integral part of a complex multidisciplinary project

Dr Katya Popova NOC

12.30

Dstl’s Marine Autonomous Systems Research Programmes.

Adrian Baker DSTL

1.50

Ecology by marine autonomy: recent experience in research and monitoring via seafloor mapping

Dr Brian Betts  NOC

2.10

Minesweeping as part of a mixed mine countermeasures capability

Sarah Brown Atlas Elektronic

2.30

Application of Deep Learning-based technologies to support the subsea inspection process of offshore facilities

Matthew Brannan EIVA

2.50

SeaSmart: A new approach for rapid, on-site resource assessment at potential tidal stream energy array sites using MAS

Dr Jonathan Evans MarynSol Ltd

3.30

Dynamic docking between autonomous underwater robots

Auguste Bourgois Forssea Robotics

3.50

Using Smart Hydrophone Technology to Prevent AUV Collision or Entanglement

Mark Wood

Ocean Sonics

4.40

Development and Field Trials of Two Autonomous Telemetry Systems for Transferring Data from the RAPID 26°N Array

Dr Eleanor Frajka-Williams NOC

5.00

Developing AutoNaut USV for operations in Arctic/Antarctic environments

Prof Karen Heywood University of East Anglia

5.20

Delivering 4cm Data Resolution and 200m swath capability on a Two-Man-Portable Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

Gordon Clark

General Dynamics

5.40

Applied computer vision in real-time subsea survey

Joe Tidball

ROVCO

6.10

MAChallenge 2019 Competition Launch

Dan Hook

 

Mayflower 400 an Overview of the activities to be hosted in Southampton in 2020

Jim Zalles

 

 

Wednesday 14 November 2018

 

9.00

Aspirational applications -

Peter Collinson BP

9.15

Oceanids: Development of Next Generation Marine Autonomous System Capabilities for the UK’s National Marine Equipment Pool

Dr Alex Phillips NOC

9.35

Underwater 3D Mapping and Intervention

Narcis Palomeras

Universitat de Girona

10.00

Shared Waterspace Autonomous Navigation by Satellite Project

Dr P Thompson BMT

11.00

Operating around hazards and safe manoeuvring by AutoNaut USV

Phil Johnston

AutoNaut Ltd

11.20

Suction anchor platform for autonomous underwater vehicles

Adrian Woodroffe

Cellula Robotics

11.40

Bridging the gap between aspirational applications and the capabilities of marine autonomous systems

Chris Carter Frazer Nash

12.00

A new era of smart, low cost AUVs

Jeremy SitbonPlanet Ocean

12.20

Autonomous Subsea Inspection to Reduce Ship Time, Increase Safety and Reduce Costs

Exeter University

12.50

Summary Peter Collinson BP

Invited Expert Speaker

2.10

Enabling Technology  -

Malik Chibah Sonardyne 

2.45

Novel self-calibrating pH sensors for use onboard autonomous underwater vehicles

Dr Kay McGuinness

ANB Sensors Ltd.

3.05

Augmented reality for cloud connected, digitally twinned, autonomous surface vessel swarms and cyber physical systems

Dr Peter Staelens dotOcean NV

3.35

Enabling Autonomous Inspection Technology Solutions to Transform IMR Operations

Wayne Sherry I-Tech

4.15

Current Measurements from Moving Platforms and their Adaptations for Marine Autonomy

Dr Claire Cardy Nortek

4.35

Compass: A Framework and Toolbox for Robotic and Autonomous Systems

Sara Rayburn

Oceaneering International

4.55

Smart onboard processing of visual imaging from a small USV

Phil Johnston Seiche Ltd

5.15

Extended Range Tracking (XRT) for Doppler Velocity Log Sensors

Paul Wanis

Teledyne RD Instruments

 

Thursday 15 November 2018

 

9.35

Collaborative Technologies  -

Dr Pedro Patron SeeByte

9.50

Collaborative Autonomous Marine Systems: Sharing Data Between Vehicles

Richard Mills Kongsberg Maritime

10.10

An accessible and collaborative testbed for maritime autonomy research and development

James Cowles

L3 ASV

11.10

Human-Machine teaming for unmanned maritime operations

Dr Pedro Patron SeeByte

11.30

CORAL: The new deepwater AUV program by IFREMER

Lorenzo Brignone Ifremer and ECA

11.50

Smart Sensor Networks

Dr Andrea Munafo NOC

2.00

Security of Assets

Ben Pritchard- THALES

2.15

Thinking Outside the Box: Developing UK Policy on Maritime Autonomy

Dr Tim Wilkes,

Dr Katrina Kemp MCA

2.35

Using commercial unmanned autonomous vehicles to hunt for submarines

Robin Campbell

2.55

Verification & Validation Ecosystem - The Challenges for Certification and Assurance of Autonomous Systems”

Prof Hamid Asgari Thales UK Innovation

3.15

The legal protection of AUV operations and the data collected when deployed in areas beyond national jurisdiction [ABNJ]

Rolly Rogers NOC

3.45

Seabase: a Renewable Offshore Power Station for Residential Ocean Drones

Cameron McNatt Mocean

     
 

Kongsberg GeoPulse Compact Poster 

 
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