PROGRAMME

Draft Programme
 

Inauguration of the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute

World Maritime University, Sasakawa Auditorium

Malmö, Sweden
8 May 2018

 

8 May 2018

Inauguration of the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute

08:15 - 09:00

Registration 

09:00 – 11:00

Keynote Addresses

Moderator: Dr. Marie Jacobsson, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden

  • Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University (WMU)

  • Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO)

  • Dr. Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman, The Nippon Foundation

  • Ms. Isabella Lövin, Deputy Prime Minister, Sweden

  • Government of Norway (TBC)

  • H.E. Heather Grant, Canadian Ambassador to Sweden

  • Ms. Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Mayor, City of Malmö

11:00 – 12:00

Ribbon cutting for the new WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute

Refreshments

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch - Malmö Börshus

 

 

Draft Programme
 

WMU GLOBAL OCEAN CONFERENCE 2018:
Building Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability


World Maritime University, Sasakawa Auditorium

Malmö, Sweden
8-9 May 2018

 

8 May 2018

Setting the Scene: Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability

 

13:30 – 13:45

 

Welcoming remarks by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University (WMU)

 

Vision for the Global Ocean by Mr. Mitsuyuki Unno, Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation

    13:45 – 15:30

    Keynote addresses:


    Moderator: Dr. Ronan Long, Director, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University

    • H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson (remotely by video), United Nations Secretary General’s (UNSGs) Special Envoy for the Ocean

    • Judge Mr. Jin-Hyun Paik, President, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)

    • Mr. Michael Lodge, Secretary-General, International Seabed Authority (ISA)

    • Dr. Stefan Micallef, Assistant Secretary General, International Maritime Organization (IMO)

    • Dr. Jakob Granit, Director-General, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM)

    Q&A: 30 minutes

    Rapporteur: Dr. Larry Hildebrand, Professor, Canadian Chair, and Head of Ocean Sustainability, Governance & Management, World Maritime University (WMU)

    15:30 – 16:00

    Refreshment break

    16:00 – 17:30

    Panel 1: Ocean Economy and Transformative Partnerships

    Moderator: Dr. Peter Ehlers, President of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Ret.) and Professor, Hamburg University

    • H.E. Vincent Meriton, Vice-President, Seychelles

    • Mr.  Stefaan Depypere, Director for International Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries, European Commission (EC)

    • High-Level Panel Ocean Economy (Norway) (TBC)

    • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (TBC)

    • Operation Phakisa, South Africa (TBC)

    Q&A: 15 minutes

    Rapporteur: Dr. Murray Rudd, Professor, Nippon Foundation Professorial Chair of Sustainable Marine Management and Ocean Governance, World Maritime University (WMU)

    17:30 – 19:00

    Ocean Conference Reception

     

    9 May 2018

     

    Setting the Scene: Science & Technology for Transformative Partnerships

    09:00 – 10:15

    Panel 2: Science & Technology For Transformative Partnerships

    Moderator: Nancy Karigithu, Principal Secretary, State Department for Shipping and Maritime Affairs, Kenya

    • Ms. Anne Christine Brusendorff, General Secretary, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)

    • Dr. Chris Mcowen, Senior Program Officer, United Nations Environment Programme-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)

    • Mr. Julian Barbière, Head, Marine Policy and Regional Coordination Section, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)  

    • Mr. Hal Hodson, Technology Correspondent, The Economist

    • Dr. Mathias Jonas, Secretary-General, International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)

    Q&A: 15 minutes

    Rapporteur: Dr. Mary Wisz, Associate Professor, Marine Science, World Maritime University (WMU)

    10:15 – 10:45

    Refreshment break

    10:45 – 11:50

    Panel 3:  UN System Bodies - Integrated Regulatory, Governance, Policy and Science Opportunities For Transformative Partnerships

    Moderator: Dr. Olof Lindén, Professor, World Maritime University

    • Professor Manuel Barange, Director, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

    • Mr. Brandt Wagner, Head, Transport and Maritime Unit, Sectoral Policies Department, International Labour Organization (ILO)

    • Dr. Lisa Emelia Svensson, Director/Coordinator, Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Branch, Division of Environmental Policy and Implementation, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

    • Dr. Francois Bailet, Senior Legal Officer, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS)

    Q&A: 15 minutes

    Rapporteur: Dr. Laura Carballo Piñeiro, Professor, Nippon Foundation Chair of Maritime Labour Law and Policy, World Maritime University

    11:50 – 13:15

    Panel 4:  Ocean Industry Panel -  Integrated Regulatory, Governance, Policy and Science Opportunities For Transformative Partnerships


    Moderator: Mr. Torben C. Skaanild, Chairman, Executive Board, World Maritime University and Secretary-General (ret.), BIMCO  

    • Ms. Kiran Khosla, Legal Director, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

    • Ms. Jacqueline Smith, Maritime Coordinator, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)

    • Mr. Giles Dickson, Chief Executive Officer, WindEurope

    • Ms. Minna Epps, Programchef, Skandinavien och Östersjöregionen, Marine Stewardship Council

    • Mr. Craig Eason, Editorial Director, Fathom World

    Q&A: 15 minutes

    Rapporteur: Dr. Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs, Professor; Director of Research and Head of Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration, World Maritime University (WMU)

    13:15 – 14:30

    Lunch - Malmö Börshus

    14:30 – 15:45

    Panel 5: Regional and National Panel -  Integrated Regulatory, Governance, Policy and Science Opportunities For Transformative Partnerships


    Moderator: Rear Admiral Peter Brady (Ret.) Jamaica Defence Force; Director General, The Maritime Authority of Jamaica

    With geographic balance from:

    • Africa (TBC)

    • Archipelagic States: Dr. Safri Burhanuddin, Deputy Minister for Science, Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia

    • Asia: Dr. Shinichiro Otubo, Senior Deputy Director-General, Maritime Bureau, Japan

    • Americas (TBC)

    • Europe: Mr. José Inácio Faria, Rapporteur International Ocean Governance (ENVI Committee on Ocean), Member European Parliament (MEP)

    Q&A: 15 minutes

    Rapporteur: Dr. Max Mejia, Professor, Director of PhD Programme and Head of Maritime Law & Policy, World Maritime University (WMU)

    15:45  16:15

    Refreshment break

    16:00 – 17:20

    Panel 6:  Civil Society Panel - Integrated Regulatory, Governance, Policy and Science Opportunities For Transformative Partnerships


    Moderator: Mr. Andreas Nordseth, Director-General, Danish Maritime Authority

    • Ms. Maria van Berlekom, Lead Policy Specialist, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

    • Mr. François Simard, Deputy Director and Senior Advisor for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, Global Marine and Polar Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    • Dr. Biliana Cicin-Sain, President and Chair, International Board of Directors, Global Ocean Forum

    • Mr. Peter W. Leder, Governor, International Ocean Institute  

    Q&A: 15 minutes

    Rapporteur: Dr. María Carolina Romero Lares, Associate Professor, World Maritime University (WMU)

    17:20 – 17:50

    Conclusions / Outcomes / Path Forward


    Moderator: Professor David Freestone, Executive Secretary, Sargasso Sea Commission

    Q&A: 10 minutes

    17:50 – 18:00

    Closing Remarks

    Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University (WMU)