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Nithiyaa Nilamani (Malaysia), 4th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World, 3-6 may 2016, Hobart, Australia

"My sincere thanks to the OA-ICC for making it possible for me to present my research at the 4th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World. During the symposium, there were exchange of many experiences, suggestions and opinions with experts that would be very beneficial for the advancement of OA study to the newbie countries like Malaysia. It also gave me an opportunity to make new friends, renew old acquaintances and discuss potential collaboration.”

Abed El Rahman HASSOUN (Lebanon), 3rd GOA-ON Science Workshop, 8-10 May 2016, Hobart, Australia

"OA-ICC [...] provided for me the opportunity to present my research work to the international ocean research community, to meet experts and colleagues from all over the world and discuss with them about my results, share ideas and build a strong network with peers for future scientific collaborations."

OA-ICC Advisory Board

Representatives of OA Expert Groups and Academic Institutions

  • Mr Denis Allemand, Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco
  • Ms Sarah Cooley, Ocean Conservancy, USA
  • Mr Minhan Dai, State Key Lab of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University, China
  • Mr Sam Dupont, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Mr Richard Feely, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, USA
  • Mr Frédéric Gazeau, Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche (CNRS-UPMC), France
  • Mr Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Mr Nelson A. Lagos, Universidad Santo Tomás, Chile
  • Mr Richard Matear, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research – Hobart, Australia
  • Mr Hans-Otto Portner, Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Germany
  • Ms Lisa Robbins, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, USA

Major Programmes and Projects Representatives

  • Ms Veronique Garçon, Laboratoire d’Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiales (LEGOS), France
  • Ms Libby Jewett, NOAA Ocean Acidification Programme, USA
  • Mr Dan Laffoley, Ocean Acidification international Reference User Group, UK
  • Ms Carol Robinson, University of East Anglia, UK
  • Ms Carol Turley, UK Ocean Acidification Programme, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
  • Ms Patrizia Ziveri, MedSea project, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

International Organizations Representatives

  • Mr Frédéric Briand, Mediterranean Science Commission (CIESM), Monaco
  • Mr Peter Kristensen, World Bank
  • Ms Jihyun Lee, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • Mr Carl Gustaf Lundin, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • Mr Takehiro Nakamura, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Mr Vladimir Ryabinin, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
  • Mr Andrea Tilche, European Commission
  • Ms Cassandra de Young, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Government and Foundations Representatives

  • Mr Robert Calcagno, Institut océanographique, Fondation Albert Ier, Prince de Monaco, Monaco
  • Mr Ned Cyr, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, USA
  • H.E. Mr Bernard Fautrier, Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, Monaco

Former members

  • Mr Jim Barry, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, USA
  • Jelle Bijma, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
  • Mr Jean-Pierre Gattuso, CNRS/UPMC, France
  • Ms Eileen Hofmann, Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER), Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, USA
  • Mr Paul Marshall, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia
  • Mr Yukihiro Nojiri, CGER/NIES (National Institute for Environmental Studies), Japan
  • Mr Ulf Riebesell, BIOACID project, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany
  • Mr Eric Saltzman, Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study(SOLAS), University of California, Irvine, USA
  • H.E. Mr Patrick Van Klaveren, Monaco Foreign Affairs Dept, Monaco
  • Ms Wendy Watson-Wright, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO