Indian Ocean Regional Decade Conference 2024

Bridging billions to Barcelona

An Official Prelude to the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference

1-3 February 2024

Challenge: 2 Protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity

Date: 1 Feb, 2024,
Session -1: Afternoon (1400-1700h IST)
Session Chair: Prof. Aileen TAN Shau Hwai
Rapporteur: Dr. Sandip Giri, INCOIS
Session Coordinators: Dr. Kunal Chakraborty, INCOIS, India + International expert TBD
Venue: Atal Bhavan (ITCOO), First Floor, Hall-2 (e-Class Room).





1400-1430 IST WG Co-Chair Prof. Aileen TAN Shau Hwai Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia Vision 2030 White Paper - Challenge 2
1430-1445 IST Prof. Heather Koldewey,Marine Science (Bertarelli Foundation) & ZSL, UK. Developing solutions for biodiversity protection and restoration in a changing climate: The contribution of the Bertarelli Foundation's Marine Science programme
1445-1500 IST Dr. Eric Raes Minderoo Foundation, Australia The OceanOmics Program: Monitoring & Protecting Ocean Life
1500-1515 IST Dr. Rukia Abdallah Kitula IMS, University of Dar-Es-Salam, Tanzania Invited talk
1515-1530 IST Dr. GVM Gupta Director, ESSO-CMLRE, India Marine Living Resources and Biodiversity of the Northern Indian Ocean
1530-1600 IST High Tea
1600-1615 IST Dr. Matt Frost, Head Of International Office, Plymouth Marine Laboratory Protecting and restoring marine ecosystems and biodiversity: Ocean Action at a global level
1615-1645 IST Speakers of the session along with,
  • Dr. Jenny Huggett, Oceans Research, Dept. of Forestry, Fisheries & Env., South Africa
  • Dr. Krishnan P, Director Bay of Bengal Program, India
  • Prof. T Balasubramanian, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, India
Panel Discussion
1645-1700 IST Session Summary and Conclusion

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