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Exhibitions: iXBlue Sets Dates For First User Conference and Training Event in Houston, USA

Posted on 14.01.2013 - 11:03 EST in EXHIBITION NEWS by ginamc

IXSEA iXBlue’s first User Conference and Training event will be held at the Sheraton Suites, Houston - USA, Feb 25 to 27 with iXBlue product training offered on Feb 28, 2013.

The conference will provide an overview and update on iXBlue systems, solutions and field work with presentations and talks by renowned experts on FOG technology, acoustic positioning systems, and other key technologies.  The main themes for this event are Fiber Optic Gyroscope technologies; Subsea Positioning for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (Out of Straightness survey, Metrology, Navigation at the North Pole, Dynamic Positioning); Ship Navigation and Surveys; and Land & Air Mobile Mapping Surveys.

 Customers attending will have unprecedented access to iXBlue experts and partners as well as other users. They will have the opportunity to learn and participate in discussions regarding new technologies in the field.

The conference will offer excellent opportunities to interact with experienced users of iXBlue systems and will showcase the wide range of iXBlue technology applications.


Call for papers

We are calling for industry experts and users who are building innovative solutions with iXBlue products to share their knowledge and insights. If you would like to contribute to the event by presenting, please submit your presentation concepts as an abstract of 300–500 words to  

Registration fees are compensated for chosen speakers.  

Thank you for your time, dedication and knowledge, all of which we know will make this iXBlue user conference a truly amazing event.  


Sponsorship opportunities

The first iXBlue user conference is accepting sponsorship and still has a few sponsorship opportunities remaining.  Sponsors will have access to our customers, systems experts and a range of presentations, discussions and white papers that describe our plans for the next few years.



Monday, February 25
Open registration and vendor booth set-up
Sponsor cocktail hour
Tuesday, February 26
iXBlue user conference with papers presented by industry leaders. Evening cocktail and dinner party.
Wednesday, February 27
iXBlue user conference with papers presented by industry leaders
Thursday, February 28
OCTANS, PHINS, and GAPS training
The education and training program on February 28 will help users to understand the best way to install and operate
these products. Training with an expert will help users to gain a fresh perspective and to optimize their work performance.
The courses, which are graded from basic user to expert level, are:
- iXBlue PHINS operation and troubleshooting (full-day course)
- iXBlue GAPS operation and troubleshooting (full-day course)
- iXBlue OCTANS training (full-day course).

For further information, please contact:
Marine Slingue
Tel: +1 781 937 8800

About iXBlue
iXBlue is an independent industrial worldwide group well-known for the design, development and manufacture of equipment, integrated systems and solutions for civil and military industries, oceanology, aeronautics and spatial industries. Its innovative technology is used for navigation, positioning, sub-sea imagery, ocean and land exploration (offshore, oceanography, hydrography, geophysics). iXBlue is a major player in offshore oil and gas, a world leader in high-performance sea navigation systems and an expert in hydrography; the group regularly invests in research and development amounting to more than 20% of turnover. iXBlue is present throughout the world, has a growth rate of 20%, employs 450 people and turns over €100m of which 80% is for export.
To learn more about about iXBlue, visit the company’s website at
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