UN Decade of Ocean Science

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November 19th (8:00am - 7:00pm)

Co-sponsored by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and TMA

For the 5th year, UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Scripps) and TMA are co-hosting a 1-day conference embedded within BlueTech Week. Each year we have chosen a separate theme - in the past those have been: “BioMarine and Maritime Robotics”; “Big Data & Data Analytics”; The Intersection of Ocean & Space”’ and “Marine Debris Solutions”.

The 2019 theme is: “UN Decade of Ocean Science: Promoting Academic, Government & Industry Collaboration”

  • KEYNOTE: Mr. Ariel Troisi – Chair, IOC (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission – part of UNESCO)

  • Panel 1: The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed Mapping Project

  • Panel 2: Ocean Observation Initiatives (Moderator: Craig McLean – NOAA Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research)

  • FEATURED SPEAKER: Mark Merrifield – Director, Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation, SIO (invited)

  • Panel 3: Galway & Belem Statements, AIR Centre & Opportunities for Industry

  • Panel 4: IOC Regional Workshop/Town Hall meeting

  • Hosted Networking Reception  

This event is co-hosted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and TMA. A more comprehensive list of speakers will be coming shortly.

$180 Non-Member Rate for Early Bird Pricing

If you are a TMA Member, educator, government attendee, non-profit, please contact snarsipur@themaritimealliance.org for discount codes