The 3rd International Conference on ECDIS took place at The Regent Hotel in Singapore from 19 to 21 October 2009. This followed on from similar events held in 1998 and 2003. The conference was followed by the 1st meeting of the IHO Hydrographic Services and Standards Committee (HSSC) which was held at the same place on 22-24 October.
The Conference was jointly organized by the Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), under the theme "ECDIS - Beyond Navigation".
IHB Circular Letter 21/2009 announced this conference. Further details and outcomes can be found on the conference website. See also IHO brief on the conference.