Wrap-Up - Safe Ocean

PROGRAM WRAP-UP

7 April, 10.00 pm – 11.30 pm CEST

Throughout the common program items of the Wrap-up, insights of the southern pacific islands will be presented by different stakeholders, including local islanders as well as research professionals.

MODERATOR

Monika Jones, International TV and Conference Host, Germany

CO-MODERATOR

Mere Nailatikau, Communication Consultant, Storyteller and Development Professional, Fiji

10.00 pm CEST

OPENING

— Co-Chair of the Laboratory “A Safe Ocean”
Burkard Baschek, Director, German Ocean Museum, Stralsund, Germany

— Co-Chair of the Laboratory “A Safe Ocean”
Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade, Deputy Director, International Tsunami Information Center, Caribbean Office, Puerto Rico, USA

10.15 pm CEST

Panel discussion: KEY MESSAGES OF THE CORE EVENT

Co-moderation

— Mere Nailatikau, Communication Consultant, Storyteller and Development Professional, Fiji

Panelists

— Co-moderator of Panel 1 of the Core Event
Silvia Chacon-Barrantes, Coordinator, National Tsunami Monitoring System (SINAMOT) & Professor, National University of Costa Rica

Co-Chair of the Laboratory “A Safe Ocean”/Co-moderator of Panel 2 of the Core Event
Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade, Deputy Director, International Tsunami Information Center, Caribbean Office, Puerto Rico, USA

— Co-Chair of the Laboratory “A Safe Ocean”
Burkard Baschek, Director, German Ocean Museum, Stralsund, Germany

10.30 pm CEST

REPORTS OF SELECTED SATELLITE ACTIVITIES

— Vaka Moana: A Sustainable & Safe Blue Pacific Ocean
Jerome Aucan, Head of the Pacific Community Center for Ocean Science, The Pacific Community (SPC), Fiji/New Caledonia

— Safety for Fishers
Bennet Atsu Foli, Oceanographer, University of Ghana, Regional Marine Center, Ghana

— Importance of Multi-annual Tsunami Exercises for a Safe Ocean
Silvia Chacon-Barrantes, Coordinator, National Tsunami Monitoring System (SINAMOT) & Professor, National University of Costa Rica

— Rio de Janeiro: Smart City for a Safe Ocean
Simone Pennafirme, Manager, Marine Life Center, Secretariat for Environment of the City Hall of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— “SMART Subsea Cables for Monitoring the Earth and Ocean, Mitigating Environmental Hazards and Supporting the Blue Economy”
Bruce Howe, Research Professor, Joint Task Force for SMART Cables, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, USA

— Booth: The Girl and The Tsunami: An Animated Documentary
Emiliano Rodriguez Nuesch, Director, Pacífico Risk Communications Agency & Consultant, Risk Communications and Behavioral Science, Argentina 

                                                           

11.15 pm CEST

ARTISTIC SESSION WITH A PACIFIC POET

— Inspiring speech about a safe ocean
Amelia Rigsby, TV Producer and Host, FBC TV, Fiji

11.20 pm CEST

CLOSING

— Closing remarks of the Wrap-up
Cameron Diver, Deputy Director General, The Pacific Community (SPC), New Caledonia

— Co-Chair of the Laboratory “A Safe Ocean”
Burkard Baschek, Director, German Ocean Museum, Stralsund, Germany

— Co-Chair of the Laboratory “A Safe Ocean”
Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade, Deputy Director, International Tsunami Information Center, Caribbean Office, Puerto Rico, USA

11.25 pm CEST

OUTLOOK: OCEAN DECADE LABORATORIES 2022

Upcoming Lab “An Accessible Ocean”, 10–12 May

— Co-Chair of the Laboratory “An Accessible Ocean”
Sebastian Unger, Head of Ocean Governance Research Group, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studie (IASS), Germany

— Co-Chair of the Laboratory “An Accessible Ocean”
Anna-Katharina Hornidge
, Director, German Delevopment Institute (GDI), Germany