10th – 15th October 2022
South Africa

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Keynote Speakers

WIOMSA: 30 years of Ocean Science and the Future

Dr Jacqueline Uku

President, WIOMSA and Senior Research Scientist, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute

WIOMSA: 30 years of Ocean Science and the Future

Alison Clausen

Programme Specialist and Deputy Global Co-ordinator of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission UNESCO 

The Ocean Decade: A Framework for Strengthening the Science Policy Interface in Africa – IOC UNESCO

Prof. Dr. Raimund Bleischwitz

Scientific Director, Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT)

The Blue Economy and Ocean Accounting Perspectives

Christopher R. Whyte

Director, African Circular Economy Network (ACEN)

The Challenge of Marine Plastic Litter: Circular Economy Solutions

Prof. Kerry Sink

Marine Programme Manager and Principal Scientist, South African National Biodiversity Institute

Science communication for ocean management, protection and science-policy decision making

Dr. Nelly Isigi Kadagi

Director, Education for Nature Program and Conservation Leadership World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Shaping the Future of Ocean Science and Leadership Capacity in the WIO