WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2nd
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3rd
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4th
11:00 - 13:30
Registration and Welcome Lunch
14:00 - 14:30
WELCOME ADDRESS

Pr. Patrick RAMPAL – Pr. Philip LANDRIGAN – H.E. Mr Bernard Fautrier

14:30 - 17:00
SESSION 1: OCEAN HEALTH AND HUMANS

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. Margaret LEINEN – Dr. Françoise GAILL

Mini-review (20’):

  • OCEANS, A KEY COMPONENT IN THE CLIMATE SYSTEM (TBD)
    Dr. Valérie MASSON-DELMOTTE – CEA
  • MARINE EXTREME EVENTS AND HUMAN HEALTH
    Dr. Diarmid CAMPBELL-LENDRUM – World Health Organisation
  • SHORT COMMUNICATIONS (10’)
  • SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS (5’)
17:00 - 17:30
COFFEE BREAK & PRESS CONFERENCE POSTER EXHIBITION
17:30 - 19:00
OPENING CEREMONY AND STAKEHOLDERS ROUNDTABLE
19:00
WELCOME COCKTAIL
08:30
WELCOME COFFEE
09:00
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Pr. Rita R. COLWELL, University of Maryland

09:30 - 10:45
SESSION 2: OCEAN BIOLOGICAL POLLUTION & HUMAN HEALTH

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. Rita R. COLWELL – Pr. Joacim ROCKLÖV

Mini-review (20’):

  • MICROORGANISMS
    Dr. Rachel NOBLE – University of Northern Carolina
  • HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS
    Dr. Marie-Yasmine DECHRAOUI-BOTTEIN – IOC-UNESCO
  • CLINICAL AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ASPECTS
    Dr. Lorraine C. BACKER – Center for Disease Control
10:45 - 11:15
COFFEE BREAK & PRESS CONFERENCE – POSTER EXHIBITION
11:15 - 12:30
SESSION 2 – CONTINUING
  • SHORT COMMUNICATIONS (10’)
  • SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS (5’)
12:30 - 14:00
LUNCH
14:00 - 15:15
SESSION 3: OCEAN CHEMICAL POLLUTION & HUMAN HEALTH

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. John STEGEMAN – 2nd Chairperson TBD

Mini-review (20’):

  • CHEMICAL AND HEAVY METAL CONTAMINANTS
    Dr. Pál WEIHEFaroese Hospital System
  • PLASTICS AND MICRO DEBRIS
    Pr. Richard THOMPSONUniversity of Plymouth
  • HEALTH EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL POLLUTANTS
    Pr. Patrick FENICHELUniversity of Nice
15:15 - 15:45
COFFEE BREAK – POSTER EXHIBITION
15:45 - 17:00
SESSION 3 – CONTINUING
  • SHORT COMMUNICATIONS (10’)
  • SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS (5’)
17:00 - 17:45
TRANSPORTATION BY BUS TO MONACO OCEANOGRAPHIC MUSEUM
18:00 - 19:00
SPECIAL SESSION: OCEAN POLLUTION & HUMAN HEALTH STUDY REPORT

Monaco Oceanographic Museum

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. Patrick RAMPAL – Pr. Philip LANDRIGAN – H.E. Mr Bernard Fautrier

08:30
WELCOME COFFEE
09:00 - 10:15
SESSION 4: OCEANS AND SEAFOOD

CHAIRPERSONS: TBD

Mini-review (20’):

  • SEAFOOD PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION
    Pr. Manuel BARANGE Food and Agriculture Organization
  • NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF SEAFOOD
    Pr. Philip CALDERUniversity of Southampton
  • AQUACULTURE AND SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES
    Dr. Philippe CURYInstitut de Recherche pour le Développement
10:15 - 10:45
COFFEE BREAK – POSTER EXHIBITION
10:45 - 12:00
SESSION 4 – CONTINUING
  • SHORT COMMUNICATIONS (10’)
  • SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS (5’)
12:00 - 13:30
LUNCH
13:30 - 14:45
SESSION 5: THE OCEAN AND RESEARCH

CHAIRPERSONS: Dr. Mark ABBOTT (TBC) – Mr. Robert CALCAGNO

Mini-review (20’):

  • SOME MAJOR DISCOVERIES, FROM ANAPHYLAXIS TO MARINE MODELS
    Pr. Denis ALLEMANDCentre Scientifique de Monaco
  • BLUE TECHNOLOGIES AND HUMAN HEALTH (TBD)
  • THE OCEAN, A RESERVOIR OF ACTIVE BIO-MOLECULES
    Dr. William H. Gerwick Scripps Institution of Oceanography
14:45 - 16:00
SESSION 5 – CONTINUING
  • SHORT COMMUNICATIONS (10’)
  • SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS (5’)
  • SYNTHESIS
16:00 - 16:30
COFFEE BREAK – POSTER EXHIBITION
16:30 - 17:45
SESSION 6: OUTDOOR BLUE SPACES, HUMAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. Lora E. Fleming – Pr. Sheila HEYMANS

Mini-review (20’):

  • OVERVIEW OF “BLUE” HEALTH/WELLBEING EVIDENCE
    Dr. Mathew WHITEUniversity of Exeter
  • BEHAVIOUR CHANGE: OCEAN HEALTH MATTERS FOR HUMAN WELLBEING
    Pr. Sabine PAHLUniversity of Plymouth
  • THALASSOTHERAPY, THE SOURCE AND RESOURCES OF LIFE
    Dr. Bernard-François BADELONFédération Mer et Santé
17:45 - 19:00
SESSION 6 – CONTINUING
  • SHORT COMMUNICATIONS (10’)
  • SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS (5’)
19:00
CLOSING SESSION
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