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2024 Online Ocean Governance Course: Speakers


Sessions for the online course on OCEAN GOVERNANCE AFTER COP 28: PROBLEMS, PROGRESS & PROSPECTS will be moderated by Michael Butler, Director, IOI-Canada and feature the following speakers:

Dr Megan Bailey, Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Integrated Ocean and Coastal Governance, Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Polina Baum-Talmor, Ocean Nexus Postdoctoral Fellow, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Awni Behnam, Honorary President, International Ocean Institute & former Assistant Secretary General, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr Tony Charles, Senior Research Fellow in Environment and Sustainability; Professor, School of the Environment & School of Business; & Director, Community Conservation Research Network, St Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Ratana Chuenpagdee, University Research Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's; & Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Susanna Fuller, Vice-President, Conservation and Projects, Oceans North; & Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Mr David Griffiths, former Officer, Royal Canadian Navy; & Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Larry Hildebrand, Distinguished Scholar and Special Advisor, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute; Adjunct Professor, World Maritime University; & Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Olga Koubrak, Legal Advisor, SeaLife Law; & Research Associate, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Daniel Lane, Professor Emeritus, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ontario, & Associate Professor, Centre de Recherche Marine, Universite Sainte-Anne, Petit-de-Grat, Nova Scotia, Canada

Capt. James Munroe, Port State Control Officer, Transport Canada, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Tony George Puthucherril, Professor, O.P. Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, Haryana, India; Research Associate, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University; & Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Ms Julia Ritter, Press Officer, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS); Ocean Literacy Programme Coordinator, oceans aware; & Outreach and Fundraising Coordinator, MBRC the ocean Foundation, Hamburg, Germany

Mr David Roberts, Chief Sustainability Officer, Sustainable Blue, Centre Burlington, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Suzuette Soomai, A/Regional Manager, Cross Fisheries Section, Resource Management – Maritimes Region, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth; & Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Anya Waite, CEO & Scientific Director, Ocean Frontier Institute; & Associate Vice-President Research (Ocean), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Dr Tony Walker, Associate Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Christine Ward-Paige, Founder, CEO & Lead Scientist, eOceans, Volta Labs, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr Wendy Watson-Wright, Vice Chair, UN Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP); former Executive Secretary and Assistant Director General of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO), Paris; former CEO, Ocean Frontier Institute, Halifax, Canada

Mr Dirk Werle, Partner & Geoscientist, AERDE Environmental Research, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Mr Hugh Williamson, Adjunct Professor, Marine Affairs Program & Senior Research Fellow, IOI-Canada, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

   


Last updated: 14th May 2024