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Gilles Bessero joins CARIS 2014 as keynote speaker

For Immediate Release

Fredericton, NB, Canada – February 28, 2014 – Gilles BESSERO, Director of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)CARIS is delighted to announce the addition of Gilles Bessero, Director of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), as a keynote speaker at CARIS 2014. Mr. Bessero will be the closing keynote speaker on Thursday, June 5.

Gilles Bessero, is Director at the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), the intergovernmental organization whose role is to ensure that the world’s seas, oceans and navigable waters are properly surveyed and charted to support the safety of navigation and the protection of the marine environment. He oversees the IHO technical programme which addresses the development of international standards for hydrographic information, products and services.

Mr. Bessero will join Bruno Frachon, Director General of SHOM, and Wendy Watson-Wright, Executive Secretary and Assistant Director General of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, as the keynote speakers for CARIS 2014. With the addition of these respected industry speakers CARIS 2014 will be an event you will not want to miss.

For more information about the CARIS 2014 keynote speakers visit the CARIS 2014 website.

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