Indian Ocean Regional Decade Conference 2024

Bridging billions to Barcelona

An Official Prelude to the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference

1-3 February 2024

Challenge: 8 Create a digital representation of the ocean

Date: 2 Feb, 2024,
Session: Afternoon (1400-1700h IST)
Session Chair: Dr. Enrique Alvarez F
Rapporteur: Dr. Siva Srinivas K, INCOIS
Session Coordinators: Dr. Venkat Shesu R, INCOIS, India
Venue: Atal Bhavan (ITCOO), Ground Floor, Hall-3 (Breakout Room).





1400-1430 IST WG Co-Chair Dr. Jan-Bart Calewaert, Lead Manager, Ocean Data Sharing DCO Virtual Keynote:Vision 2030 White Paper - Challenge 8
1430-1445 IST Dr. Swadhin Behera Head, Application Laboratory, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan Invited talk: Unveiling Progress in Ocean Forecasting through the Evolution of Digital Twins and Integrated Observations
1445-1500 IST Capt. Jamie McMichael-Phillips Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project, UK Invited talk : Seabed 2030 - Accelerating Ocean Mapping
1500-1515 IST Mr. E. Pattabhi Rama Rao,Group Director, ODICT, INCOIS Invited talk : Ocean Data and Information Services
1515-1530 IST Dr. Talia Sherrard,Service Line Manager - Geophysics, Fugro Invited talk
1530-1600 IST High Tea
1600-1615 IST Dr. Enrique Alvarez FDCC-OceanPredict Invited talk : Integrating ocean forecasting services towards digital representation of the ocean
1615-1645 IST Speakers of the session along with,
  • Ms Aditi Modi, IIOE2 ECSN Vice-Chair, ESSO-IITM, India
  • Mr. Busumprah Peter Teye, Officer, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Ghana Invited ECOP (WG8 Member)
Panel Discussion
1645-1700 IST Session Summary and Conclusion

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