NOAA announces open house on nautical cartography

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey announced its first one-day open house in conjunction with the International Cartographic Conference (held this year in Washington, D.C., at Marriott Wardman Park). This one-day event will focus on nautical cartography, highlighting the field of charting and GIS. It will offer nautical cartography-themed posters, presentations, tours, and exhibits. Participants will include industry partners, government agencies, and charting offices from around the world. This event is open to the public.

The four main themes for this year’s open house include: From Hydrography to Cartography, Nautical Products, Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure and Databases, and Innovative Cartography.

Date: Friday, July 7, 2017 

Time: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: NOAA’s Science Center

1301 East-West Hwy

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Registration: Send your name and organization to to expedite entry into the NOAA building. 

For further details about the open house, visit the NOAA website.

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