MONDAY, MAY 11TH
TUESDAY, MAY 12TH
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13TH
08:00
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
08:15
OPENING CEREMONY

Pr. Patrick RAMPAL – Pr. Philip LANDRIGAN – SE Bernard FAUTRIER

08:30
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Maria NEIRA – World Health Organization

09:00 - 10:30
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)
  • Effects of climate change on the ocean
    Stanley B. GOLDENBERG – National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (TBC)
  • Marine extreme events and human health
    Dr. Diarmid CAMPBELL-LENDRUM – World Health Organisation
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break & Press Conference – Poster Exhibition
11:15 - 12:30
SESSION 1 – CONTINUING
  • Short communications (10’)
  • Selected Poster Presentations (5’)
  • Synthesis
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
SESSION 2: 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 CALDER – University of Southampton
  • Aquaculture and sustainable fisheries
    Dr. Philippe CURY – Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break – Poster Exhibition
16:00 - 17:30
SESSION 2 – CONTINUING
  • Short communications (10’)
  • Selected Poster Presentations (5’)
  • Synthesis
19:00
WELCOME COCKTAIL
08:00
WELCOME COFFEE
08:15
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Pr. Rita R. COLWELL

08:30 - 10:00
SESSION 3: 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 (TBC)
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee break & Press Conference – Poster Exhibition
10:30 - 12:00
SESSION 3 – CONTINUING
  • Short communications (10’)
  • Selected Poster Presentations (5’)
  • Synthesis
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
SESSION 4: OCEAN CHEMICAL POLLUTION & HUMAN HEALTH

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. John STEGEMAN – 2nd Chairperson TBD
Mini-review (20’):

  • Chemical and heavy metal contaminants
    Pr. Philippe GRANDJEAN – University of Southern Denmark
  • Plastics and micro debris
    Pr. Richard THOMPSON – University of Plymouth
  • Health effects of chemical pollutants
    Pr. Patrick FENICHEL – University of Nice

 

 

15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break – Poster Exhibition
15:30 - 17:00
SESSION 4 – CONTINUING
  • Short communications (10’)
  • Selected Poster Presentations (5’)
  • Synthesis
17:00 - 18:00
SPECIAL SESSION: OCEAN POLLUTION & HUMAN HEALTH STUDY REPORT

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. Patrick RAMPAL – Pr. Philip LANDRIGAN – SE Bernard FAUTRIER

08:00
WELCOME COFFEE
08:15
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Pr. Lora FLEMING

08:30 - 10:00
SESSION 5: THE OCEAN AND RESEARCH

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. Jean-Paul MOATTI – M. Robert CALCAGNO
Mini-review (20’):

  • Some major discoveries, from anaphylaxis to marine models
    Pr Denis ALLEMAND – Centre Scientifique de Monaco
  • Marine biotechnology and human health (TBD)
  • The Ocean, a reservoir of active bio-molecules (TBD)
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee break & Press Conference

Poster Exhibition

10:30 - 12:00
SESSION 5 – CONTINUING
  • Short communications (10’)
  • Selected Poster Presentations (5’)
  • Synthesis
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
SESSION 6: OUTDOOR BLUE SPACES, HUMAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

CHAIRPERSONS: Pr. Lora FLEMING – Pr Sheila HEYMANS
Mini-review (20’):

  • Overview of “Blue” health/wellbeing evidence
    Dr Mat WHITE – University of Exeter
  • Behaviour Change: Ocean health matters for human wellbeing
    Pr Sabine PAHL – University of Plymouth
  • Thalassotherapy (TBD)
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break – Poster Exhibition
15:30 - 17:00
SESSION 6 – CONTINUING
  • Short communications (10’)
  • Selected Poster Presentations (5’)
  • Synthesis
17:00 - 17:30
POSTER AWARD(S)
17:30 - 18:00
CLOSING SESSION
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