Speakers & Moderators 1st Ocean Decade Laboratory

Speakers & Moderators

SPEAKER

Richard Vevers

Founder and CEO of The Ocean Agency

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Katy Croff Bell

Founder and President of the Ocean Discovery League

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Sir Peter Gluckman

President Elect of the International Science Council, 
President of the International Network for Government Science Advice

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Diva Amon

Marine Biologist and Director of SpeSeas

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Antony Firth

Co-Chair Ocean Decade Heritage Network (ODHN) Technical Advisor, Honor Frost Foundation Director, Fjordr Ltd.

SPEAKER

Julian Barbière

Head of Marine Policy and Regional Coordination Section, UNESCO/IOC

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Detlef Stammer

Professor and Director of the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability, University of Hamburg

SPEAKER

Vladimir Ryabinin

Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO

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Jonatha Giddens

Fellow at National Geographic Chief Scientist DSRP at the National Geographic Society Exploration Technology 

MODERATOR

Leila Ben Hassen

Moderator  Founder and CEO of Blue Jay Communication Ltd

SPEAKER

Londy Ngcobo

Captain / Ship Navigator, Dredge Master and Maritime Speaker

SPEAKER

Xianfeng Zhang

Professor at the Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Maya Gabeira

2x World Record holder and Oceana Ambassador

SPEAKER

Fiona-Elaine Strasser

German All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador

SPEAKER

Easkey Britton

Marine Biologist, Big Wave Surfer and Author

SPEAKER

Anne-Cécile Turner

Sustainability Director at The Ocean Race

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Erika Woolsey

CEO and Co-Founder of The Hydrous

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Andrea White

Senior Science Advisor in the Ocean Decade Office Fisheries and Oceans Canada

SPEAKER

Runa Ray

Fashion Designer, Ceo and Founder of Mojo Design Studios Runa Ray

SPEAKER

Emma McKinley

Research Fellow at Cardiff University and Chair at the marine Social Sciences Network

SPEAKER

Anne-Marie Melster

Co-Founder and Executive Director of ARTPORT_making waves

SPEAKER

Alison Clausen

Programme Specialist at the Marine Policy and Regional Coordination Section of the Intergoernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO

OCEAN DECADE LABORATORIES

7 – 8 JULY 2021

AN INSPIRING AND ENGAGING OCEAN

An inspiring and engaging ocean where society understands and values the ocean.

15 – 17 SEPTEMBER 2021

A PREDICTED OCEAN

A predicted ocean where society has the capacity to understand current and future ocean conditions.

17 – 19 NOVEMBER 2021

A CLEAN OCEAN

A clean ocean where sources of pollution are identified and removed.

9 – 11 MARCH 2022

A HEALTHY AND RESILIENT OCEAN

A healthy and resilient ocean where marine ecosystems are mapped and protected.

5 – 7 APRIL 2022

A SAFE OCEAN

A safe ocean where people are protected from ocean hazards.

10 – 12 MAY 2022

AN ACCESSIBLE OCEAN

An accessible ocean with good governance, open access to data, information and technologies.

31 MAY – 2 JUNE 2022

A PRODUCTIVE OCEAN

A sustainably harvested and productive ocean ensuring the provision of food supply.