Future of marine electronics discussed at Mareldays 2017

Posted By : Alice Matthews
Future of marine electronics discussed at Mareldays 2017


At Mareldays, a major industry conference hosted by Gdansk University of Technology, Actisense’s Technical Support Engineer, Owen Vachell, will represent Actisense and the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Vachell will be among a collection of leading industry representatives from across Europe who will be providing lectures throughout the two day conference.

Mareldays will gather industry professionals from across Europe along with Gdansk University of Technology students from specialist subjects such as Marine Electronics Systems, Embedded Systems, and Data Communications. The conference will focus on the future of marine electronics and automation and aims to inspire students who are the future of the industry and provide them with skills to help their employability.

Vachell said: “It is a pleasure to be a part of Mareldays 2017. The conference is a fantastic concept, gathering present figures of the marine electronics industry with the future of our industry. This is a great chance for students and professionals to network and inspire each other, ensuring our niche industry continues to grow and improve.”

Vachell will be providing two lectures on 8th May on Marine interfacing standards including the OneNet standard that is soon to become the standardised method of transmitting and receiving NMEA 2000 messages over Ethernet which Actisense has been instrumental in shaping. On 9th May Vachell will be hosting a special 'Actisense Installer Training' workshop especially for students of the University.

The Mareldays 2017 conference takes place at Gdansk University of Technology, 8th-9th May.

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