Thanks for a great event!
The ASOF 2018 conference has now concluded. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this event great. We are looking forward to sharing details about our next event soon!
Updates details on forum are posted below:
7 August 2018 - Schedule Updated and APP is online!
The schedule has now been update for all our speakers and sessions. Please click in the top right corner to have a look. Also our APP for both Apple and Android is now online. Download at the following links:
23 July 2018 - Session Chairs Wanted
The tentative session schedule has now been updated below. Further updates will be made in the coming weeks so please keep an eye out. We are also looking for volunteers to act as session chairs for our various technical sessions. Please email us at (IEEEASOF2018@gmail.com) if you would like to volunteer.
15 July 2018 - One Month to go!
Early registration for ASOF2018 has now closed. Registration is still open to all new attendees using the same registration link below. We are also happy to review late abstracts for the event for any interested authors.
6 July 2018 - Abstract Updates
Thanks to all authors who have submitted abstracts. Abstract acceptance notices have now been sent to all authors. Please be sure to also register to the conference using the registration link below. Finally, although the formal abstract submission deadline is now closed, and in an effort to be inclusive we will be reviewing late abstract submissions so please feel free to send these through.
30 June 2018 - Abstract extension
We have extended the deadline for abstracts until COB July 4th. Authors will still be notified on July 6th.
28 June 2018 - Registration Now Live!
We are now accepting conference registrations! Please see the link below to register for the conference. If you would like to submit an abstract please separately follow the abstract submission instructions.
27 June 2018 - Abstract Submission Now Live!
After some delay we are now able to receive abstracts for the conference. Please email your abstract template in PDF form to the following address (IEEEASOF2018@gmail.com) All authors will be notified by COB Friday July 6th. The link to register for the conference will also be up shortly.
31 May 2018 - Welcome all to ASOF!
As you will have seen we are having some delays with the setup of our registration page and apologize for the confusion. Fear not, our event is still on and we should have the registration page up soon! We have extended the abstract deadline through to June 30th to ensure you are all able to get your abstracts in.
In addition to our great talks we have organised some social events to allow us more time to get to know each other. If you are interested in the ship tour on Friday please be sure to email us to secure your place (firstname.lastname@example.org). We look forward to seeing you all there!
To submit an abstract please email your abstract in PDF form to the following address (IEEEASOF2018@gmail.com) All authors will be notified by COB Friday July 6th. The link to register for the conference will also be up shortly.
Although the formal abstract submission deadline has now passed and in an effort to be inclusive, we will be reviewing late abstract submissions so please feel free to send these through.
Conference registration is now live. Follow the link below to the registration page to register for the conference. Please note this is a separate process to abstract submission described above.
Below please find the schedule of registration fees for the conference. All fees are in AUD and include GST.
|Delegate IEEE Member||$405.00|
|Delegate IEEE Life Member||$157.50|
Authors are invited to submit 1-page abstracts using the Abstract Template. These will be reviewed for quality and relevance and authors will be advised of the outcome. Abstracts will be published on a web site and authors will be invited to present their work during the ASOF 2018 event. There will be an option after the conference to upgrade an abstract for publication in a relevant IEEE journal.
Schedule at a Glance
|Tuesday 14 August||1700 – 1900h||Registration and Ice-breaker||CSIRO Riverview Room|
|Wednesday 15 August||0830 - 0900||Registration and Sign-in||CSIRO Lobby|
|0930 – 1030||Welcome Address||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1030 - 1100h||Morning Tea||CSIRO Lobby|
|1100 - 1200h||Community Updates||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1200 – 1330h||Lunch||CSIRO Riverview Room|
|1330 - 1510h||Biology and Biomass||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1510 - 1540h||Afternoon Tea||CSIRO Lobby|
|1540 – 1650||Observations and Technologies - 1||CSIRO Auditorium|
|Thursday 16 August||0845 - 0900||Registration and Sign-in||CSIRO Lobby|
|0900 - 1020||Observations and Technologies - 2||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1020 - 1100||Morning Tea||CSIRO Lobby|
|1100 - 1200||Autonomous Observing - 1||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1200 – 1330h||Lunch||CSIRO Riverview Room|
|1330 - 1510||Data Science - 1||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1510 - 1540||Afternoon Tea||CSIRO Lobby|
|1540 - 1650||Autonomous Observing - 2||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1830 – 2200h||Gala Dinner||Rockwall Bar and Grill Restaurant|
|Friday 17 August||0900 - 1020||Sustained Measurements||CSIRO Auditorium|
|1040 - 1100||Morning Tea||CSIRO Lobby|
|1100 - 1200||RV Investigator Ship Tour (Optional)||CSIRO Wharf|
|1330 - 1430||ASOF Hot Wash||CSIRO Freycinet Room|
The Forum will consist of a single stream with encouragement for discussion and questions. Sessions will be organized around the following five themes:
1. Autonomous observing
a. ROV/AUV/ASV Technology
b. Communications gateways eg surface vehicles
c. Control system development
d. Deep autonomy / under-ice navigation – gliders, Argo floats
e. Atmospheric sampling from land and sea (autonomous balloons, Lidar, Cloud radar and atmospheric profilers), weather stations, moorings
f. Intelligence sensing / sampling
g. Autonomy in a polar environment.
2. Observation Technologies
a. Atmospheric Lidar, Cloud radar and Atmospheric Profilers
b. Miniaturisation, automation and ruggedization of instrumentation, (multiple deployment of low cost samplers)
c. Long-term instrument stability, self-calibration
d. Problems of high latitude and long range operation
e. Ice profiling instruments, englacial & sub-glacial instrument deployment, new drilling technology/methods
f. Acoustics at high latitudes – navigation, data and tomography
g. Advanced drifter technology,
h. Airborne deployment of oceanographic instruments
i. Mission risk assessment
j. Continuous plankton recording
k. In situ fluorometers & particle analysers
3. Sustained measurements
a. Oceanographic mooring technologies
b. Remote sensing and satellite calibration
c. Animal borne sensors – developments, data streams and methods
4. Biology and biomass
a. Fisheries and mid-water acoustics
b. Genomics sampling and sensing
5. Data Science
a. Data Storage – long-term monitoring, swappable data
b. Data Transfer – real time monitoring; event triggering
c. Data processing for new under-ice data sets
d. Instrument communications and tracking