South West Region

The South West Region can be contacted at

The Regional officers are:

  • Chairman
    Iain Slade 
  • Hon Secretary
    Stuart Slade
  • Hon Treasurer
    Richard Read
  • Social Secretary
    Position currently vacant
  • University Liaison
    Jenny Gales
  • Soundings Correspondent
    Position currently vacant
  • Student Representatives
    Elliot Greatrix
    Danni Eager

Other Committee members are:

  • David Parker 
  • Gwyn Jones
  • Paul Aldersley

The Regionally-Elected Director on the Board of THS UK is: David Parker

Visit the Events page for details of activties in the South West Region or download the flyer at the bottom of this page.

You can also access reports on, and presentations from, some of our past events on the Downloads page 

Watch a short film about our Student Presentations Evening (April 2017) 

South West Region's meetings are currently sponsored by:

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The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) Hydrographic Professional Accreditation Scheme (HPAS) is now open for applicants.
For further information go to our HPAS page

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Remote Hydrography Conference and Exhibition
22-24 February 2022, Dublin
For further information see the Remote Hydrography web pages.

If you have missed a regional or national presentation, or event, you can catch-up via The Hydrographic Society UK YouTube channel.
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Recordings of meetings and presentations are regularly added so subscribe to be updated about new content.


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Video Presentations

Relevance of the Society and its meetings
filmed at Southern Region meetings (2018) 

South West Region Student Presentations Evening
filmed at University of Plymouth (April 2017) 

VORF by Dr Jonathan Iliffe
Southern Region meeting at IMarEST (January 2016)

Why attend Regional meetings? 
filmed at North West Region meeting (September 2013)

World Hydrography Day 2018
Message from Dr Mathias Jonas - IHO Secretary General 
Short Society Films

Relevance of the Society (Southern Region)

Student Presentations Evening (Plymouth)

Why attend Regional meetings? (North West) 

Download a THS UK
CPD Record Sheet