SSSI signs MOU with AHS

May 31, 2020

The Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australasian Hydrographic Society.  

‘SSSI is very pleased to sign this important agreement with AHS. This agreement will foster a high level of collaboration and will benefit the SSSI Hydrography Commission and its practitioners’, said Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse FRGS FSSSI, President, SSSI.

The signing of this MoU allows the two bodies to cooperate in a number of ways which will be of significant benefit for the hydrographic profession. 

‘The Australasian Hydrographic Society is pleased to sign this agreement with the SSSI that extends and deepens our relationship with the SSSI and in particular the SSSI Hydrography Commission.  As a learned body, it is very important that we have a strong relationship with the professional body for the benefit of both our members’, said Mr Steve Duffield, President, AHS.

The two organisations will collaborate on workshops, seminars and the provision of Continuous Professional Development accreditation. 

There will also be a number of other areas of cooperation including the exchange of information of mutual interest to the two organisations and co-operation in the use, integration, promotion and the dissemination of publications and information, sharing of facilities and participation on each other’s committees will be encouraged.

Both the SSSI Hydrography Commission and AHS are committed to meeting regularly to ensure continued cooperation and to ensure the interests of the hydrographic profession are well represented.  

World Hydrography Day is being held on 21 June. On this day we highlight the importance of hydrographers and the work they do. A webinar celebrating World Hydrography Day is being held on Monday 22 June, both SSSI and AHS members are encouraged to click here to find out more.

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