BIT’s 5th Annual World Congress of Ocean-2016
★ Scientific Program
BIT's 5th Annual World Congress of
Ocean-2016

Theme: Innovation, Integration, Cooperation and Sustainability

Time: November 4-6, 2016

Venue: Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach (HQGB), China

 

Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lecture

Opening Ceremony
Time: 09:00-09:30, November 4, 2016 (Friday); Qingdao Impression 3
High-end Dialogue
Time: 09:30-10:30,  November 4, 2016 (Friday); Qingdao Impression 3

 

Plenary Lecture
Time: 10:30-11:45, November 4, 2016 (Friday); Qingdao Impression 3
 
Moderator

Mr. Kejun Li, Chairman, China Association of Communication Enterprise Management & Former President, China Classification Society, China

 
10:30-10:55

Title: Managing Our Oceans-From Global to Local
Dr. Andreas Nordseth, Director General, Danish Maritime Authority, Denmark

10:55-11:20

Title: Blue Economy for Developing Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries in an Increasingly Crowded and Warming World
Dr. Rokhmin Dahuri, President, Indonesia Aquaculture Society & Former Minister, Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indonesia

11:20-11:45

Title: Using Nutrition to Improve Immunological and Digestive Health
Dr. Xavier Cordoba Lucio, General Manager, Animal Nutrition Division, Bioiberica SA, Spain

(Dr. Sergi Segarra represents Dr. Xavier Cordoba Lucio to deliver a speech here)

 

Forum 1: Ocean Economy, Policy and Management

Time: 13:30-15:30, November 4, 2016 (Friday); HQGB

 

Chair

Dr. Joan Mileski, Professor & Head, Texas A&M University at Galveston, USA

Co-Chair

Mr. Masanori Muto, Researcher, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan

 

13:30-13:50

Title: Monitoring, Surveillance and Sharing of Information for the Enhancement of Maritime Security and Maritime Domain Awareness.
Mr. John Peter Wynn, Managing Director & Principle Consultant, International Maritime Safety & Security Consultancy Ltd., United Kingdom

13:50-14:10

Title: Women Sustaining a Maritime Industry Career: Identifying Attitudinal and Structural Impediments
Dr. Joan Mileski,
Professor & Head, Texas A&M University at Galveston, USA
(Prof. Chelsia A. Baldwin represents Dr. Joan Mileski to deliver a speech here)

14:10-14:30

Title: Ocean Governance with Data and Information Management-Needs for Ocean Survey, Integrated Marine Information System, and Marine Spatial Planning
Mr. Masanori Muto, Researcher, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan

14:30-14:50

Title: Limitation of Liability of Shipowner under the New Turkish Commercial Code: Challenges and Prospects
Dr. Onur Sabri Durak, Lecturer, Researcher and Legal Consultant, Istanbul Technical University & Consultant, Dogusel Law Firm, Turkey

14:50-15:10

Title: Cooperating to Develop the Resources in Nansha: A Bridge to Set the Disputes in the South China Sea Peacefully
Ms. Junhua Gao,
Judge, Higher People's Court of Hainan Province, China

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

 

Forum 2: Marine Insurance

Time: 15:30-17:30, November 4, 2016 (Friday); HQGB

 

Chair

Dr. Jose A. Guerrero, President, Virtual Claims Services, Inc., USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Jing Zhen, Senior Lecturer, Bangor University, UK

 

15:30-15:50

Title: The Insurance Arbitration under Turkish Law-A Solution in Fact?
Dr. Vehbi Selim Ataergin
, Professor, Near East University Law School, Cyprus & International Arbitrator and Consultant, Consultant Wise MT&T-UK & Turkish Insurance Arbitration Commission, Turkey

15:50-16:10

Title: Insurance Broker Alliant Insurance Services & Navigators Insurance Company Introduce New Supply Chain Environmental Liability Cover
Mr. Christopher Alviggi, Vice President, Alliant Insurance Services Inc, USA

16:10-16:30

Title: The Philosophy of Partnership and How to Apply It to the Touch Points of Cargo Transit
Dr. Jose A. Guerrero,
President, Virtual Claims Services, Inc., USA

16:30-16:50

Title: Egyptian-Chinese Corporation and its Impact on the Egyptian Economy and the Exploitation of this Convergence in the field of Insurance Industry
Dr. Nazmy Hussein, General Manager, Misr INS Co., Egypt

16:50-17:10

Title:The Reform of the Insurance Act 2015 (UK) on Marine Insurance Law
Dr. Zhen Jing, Senior Lecturer, Bangor University, UK

17:10-17:30

Title: Marine Risks Management Practices
Mr. Marinos Wang, Far East Regional Manager, International Marine Experts, China

 

Forum 3: Smart Ships Technology

Time: 08:30-10:30, November 5, 2016 (Saturday); HQGB

 

Chair

Mr. Terje Leiv Lade, Chief Executive Officer, Lade AS, Norway

Co-Chair

Dr. Elias Boletis, Director Propulsion Technology, Wartsila Corporation, The Netherlands

 

08:30-08:50

Title: Propulsion Systems in the Marine World in the Coming Decennium
Dr. Elias Boletis, Director Propulsion Technology, Wartsila Corporation, The Netherlands

08:50-09:10

Title: Vindskip®-An Eco-Efficient Hybrid Dry Cargo Vessel Powered by the Wind and LNG
Mr. Terje Leiv Lade, Chief Executive Officer, Lade AS, Norway

09:10-09:30

Title: Incorporating Onboard Food Waste Management Technology into Ship Design
Dr. Niclas Karlsson, Managing Director & Owner, Clean Ship Scandinavia AB, Sweden

09:30-09:50

Title: LNG-Fuelled Ships-Relevant Technology & Innovation Projects
Ms. Ling Deng, Ship Type Expert , DNV GL and China Approval Centre, China

09:50-10:10

Title: Research on Key Technologies, Existing Problems and Development Trend of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
Dr. Guijie Liu, Professor & Head, Ocean University of China, China

10:10-10:30 Coffee Break

 

Forum 4: Port Management & Shipping Sustainability

Time: 10:30-12:30, November 5, 2016 (Saturday); HQGB

 

Chair

Mr. Frans Schlack, Dredging Manager, Pilbara Ports Authority, Australia

Co-Chair

Mr. George Best, Director AIS Sales, Orbcomm, USA

10:30-10:50

Title: Increasing Port Capacity by Determining the Correct Datum for Hydrographic Survey and Tide Measurements
Mr. Frans Schlack, Dredging Manager, Pilbara Ports Authority, Australia

10:50-11:10

Title: The Evolution of Satellite AIS and What it Means for the Future of Shipping
Mr. George Best, Director AIS Sales, Orbcomm, USA

11:10-11:30

Title: E-Navigation: Harmonized Display of Navigation Information
Mr. Svein David Medhaug, Senior Surveyor, The Norwegian Maritime Authority, Norway

11:30-11:50

Title: As 3 Global Commons Converge a New Paradigm Emerges in Space-Based Maritime Situational Awareness
Mr. Guy Thomas, Founder & Director, C-SIGMA LLC, USA

11:50-12:10

Title: Real-Time Vessel Motion Based Offshore Construction Monitoring System
Dr. Facheng Wang, Assistant of General Manager, COTEC, China

12:10-12:30

Title: The One Belt One Road for "A New Millennium"
Dr. David Mak, President, H & T International Transportation Limited, Hongkong

 

Forum 5: Marine Environment and Resources Protection (1)

Time: 08:30-11:20, November 5, 2016 (Saturday); HQGB

 

Chair

Dr. Pawel Kabacik, Professor & Head, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

Co-Chair

Dr. Tetsuya Hiraishi, Professor, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan

 

08:30-08:55

Session Keynote Speaker
Title:
Sustainable Development Strategies of the Coastal City, Ansan, Korea
Dr. Jong Geel Je,
Mayor, Ansan City, South Korea

08:55-09:20

Title: Tsunami Force Reduction due to Obstacle in front of Coastal Dike
Dr. Tetsuya Hiraishi,
Professor, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan

09:20-09:45

Title: Aerosols Cause Unusual Behavior of Landfalling Hurricanes
Dr. Alexander Khain,
Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

09:45-10:10

Title: Building More Diverse Partnerships in Marine Environment and Resource Protection
Dr. Mamie Parker,
Former Chief of Staff and Head of Fisheries, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USA

10:10-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:55

Title: Enhancing Safety Operation and Emergency Response with Use of Modern-Day Broadband Radio Networks Deployed between Vessels
Dr. Pawel Kabacik,
Professor & Head, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

10:55-11:20

Title: The Problematic Relationship between Atmospheric Temperature, Sea-Level Rise, and CO2
Mr. Thomas Wysmuller,
President, The Colder Side of Global Warming, USA

 

Forum 6: Coast Engineering

Time: 15:30-17:30, November 5, 2016 (Saturday); HQGB

 

Chair

Dr. Kim Choon Ng, Professor, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia

Co-Chair

Dr. Sheng Li, Post Doctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia

 

15:30-15:50

Title: Energy, Water and Environment Nexus for Future Sustainable Desalination
Dr. Kim Choon Ng, Professor, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia

15:50-16:10

Title: Solar Distillation of Seawater and/or Polluted Water
Dr. Richard Hummel, Emeritus Professor, University of Toronto, Canada

16:10-16:30

Title: Boron: A Problematic Element in Water Desalination
Dr. Bechir Hamrouni, Professor, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia

16:30-16:50

Title: Evaluation of Potential Particulate/Colloidal TEP Foulants on a Pilot Scale SWRO Desalination Study
Dr. Sheng Li, Post Doctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia

16:50-17:10

Title: Depth-Integrated Non-Hydrostatic Numerical Modeling of Nearshore Wave Propagations
Mr. Xinhua Lu, Lecturer, Wuhan University, China

17:10-17:30

Title: Smoothed Particles Hydrodynamics to Model Fluid Dynamic Problems in Ocean and Coastal Engineering Field
Dr. Domenico Davide Meringolo, Postdoctoral Student, Ocean University of China, China

 

 

Forum 7: Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 5, 2016 (Saturday); HQGB

 

Chair

Mr. Foerd Ames, Inventor & Owner, OWECO Ocean Wave Energy Company, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Domenico Coiro, Professor, University of Naples, Italy

 

13:30-13:55

Title: Novel Mooring Design Options for High-Intensity Typhoon Conditions-An Investigation for Offshore Renewable Energy
Dr. Lars Johanning, Professor, University of Exeter, UK

13:55-14:20

Title: Toward Power, Water, and Climate Management from Ocean Wave Energy
Mr. Foerd Ames, Inventor & Owner, OWECO Ocean Wave Energy Company, USA

14:20-14:45

Title: Design and Experimental Test on GEL, a Pivoted Oscillating System for Wave Energy Exploitation
Dr. Domenico Coiro, Professor, University of Naples, Italy

14:45-15:10

Title: Developing the World's Largest Tidal Energy Project at MeyGen
Mr. Andrew Dagley, Head-Asia Pacific, Atlantis Resources Ltd., Singapore

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: GEM, The Ocean Kite: A Novel Tethered System for Harnessing Tidal Energy
Dr. Domenico Coiro, Professor, University of Naples, Italy

15:55-16:20

Title: Overview of In-Stream Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia, Canada
Dr. Toby Balch, Director of Business and Technology, Nova Scotia Department of Energy, Canada

16:20-16:45

Title: Harnessing the Power from Offshore Wind Energy
Dr. Wei Shi, Associate Professor, Dalian University of Technology, China

16:45-17:10

Title: On the Optimization of the Operation and Maintenance Procedures for Offshore Wind Farms
Mr. Giovanni Rinaldi, Early Stage Researcher, University of Exeter, UK

 

Forum 8: Maritime Law

Time: 13:30-16:50, November 5, 2016 (Saturday); HQGB

 

Chair

Mr. Hon Justice Neil McKerracher, Judge, Federal Court of Australia, Australia

Co-Chair

Mr. Marcelo Sammarco, Partner Lawyer, Sammarco Law Office, Brazil

 

13:30-13:50

Title: Recent Developments in Maritime Law
Mr. Hon Justice Neil McKerracher, Judge, Federal Court of Australia, Australia

13:50-14:10

Title: Some Comments on the General Liability Regime in Maritime Law
Mr. Beltran F. Urenda, Managing Partner, URENDA & CIA, Chile

14:10-14:30

Title: Legal Systems for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy in China
Dr. Yen-Chiang Chang, Professor & Director, Institute of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law, Shandong University, China

14:30-14:50

Title: Recent Developments in Maritime Arbitration in Asia
Dr
. Sundra Rajoo, Datuk Professor & Director, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, Malaysia

14:50-15:10

Title: The Interpretation of Some Problems in Maritime Criminal Enforcement
Dr. Zhaobin Pei, Dean, Dalian Ocean University, China

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Cargo Claims before the Brazilian Courts-Applicable Law and Precedents
Mr. Marcelo Sammarco, Partner Lawyer, Sammarco Law Office, Brazil

15:50-16:10

Title: The Rotterdam Rules: A Maritime Transport Law for the 21st Century?
Dr. Kofi Mbiah, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Shippers Authority, Ghana

16:10-16:30

Title: Protection of Vital Sea Lines of Communication: Is Malaysia Ready for ‘Particularly Sensitive Sea Area’ Designation
Dr. Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli, Senior Lecturer, University Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia

16:30-16:50

Title: Legal Status of Sunken Ships Under Turkish Law: Recent Developments
Dr. Onur Sabri Durak, Lecturer, Researcher and Legal Consultant, Istanbul Technical University & Consultant, Dogusel Law Firm, Turkey

  

Forum 9: Marine Environment and Resources Protection (2)

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 5, 2016 (Sunday); HQGB

 

Chair

Dr. Siyuan Ye, Professor & Director, Key Laboratory of Coastal Wetland Biogeosciences, Qingdao Institute of Marine Geology, China Geology Survey, China

Co-Chair

Mr. Heinz Schelwat, President, Sea & Sun Technology GmbH, Germany

 

13:30-13:55

Title: Floating Algae Distribution in the Yellow Sea and East China Sea Observed by Geostationary Ocean Color Imager
Dr. Young-Je Park,
Principal Researcher, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, South Korea

13:55-14:20

Title: Sequestration of Metals through Association with Pyrite in Subtidal Sediments of the Pearl River Estuary, China
Dr. Siyuan Ye,
Professor & Director, Key Laboratory of Coastal Wetland Biogeosciences, Qingdao Institute of Marine Geology, China Geology Survey, China

14:20-14:45

Title: New Pumps for a Cleaner Environment
Mr. Ronald Lafeber, Representative for Asia, Van Heck BV, Singapore

14:45-15:10

Title: Bacterial Risk Assessment of Commonly Consumed Crustaceans Sold in Shanghai, China
Dr. Lanming Chen, Professor, Shanghai Ocean University, China

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: From the Surface to Ultra Deep Sea, the Challenge for the Next Sensor Generation
Mr. Heinz Schelwat,
President, Sea & Sun Technology GmbH, Germany

15:55-16:20

Title: The Preparedness against Oil and Chemical Pollution in the Baltic Sea Area
Mr. Jorma Rytkonen,
Head, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland

16:20-16:45

Title: Enhancing Environmental Protection on the Sensitive Areas in the Straits of Malacca and South China Sea: Challenges, Best Practices and Way Forward
Mr. Mohd Fairoz Rozali,
Principal Asistant Director, Marine Environment Protection Unit, Marine Department Malaysia, Malaysia

16:45-17:10

Title: Heavy Metal Contamination Assessment in Surface Sediments of the Liaohe Delta, China
Dr. Jin Liu, Research Associate , Qingdao Institute of Marine Geology, China Geology Survey, China

  

Forum 10: Oceanography

Time: 10:30-12:10, November 6, 2016 (Sunday); HQGB

 

Chair

Mr. Thomas Wysmuller, President, The Colder Side of Global Warming, USA

 

10:30-10:50

Title: The Relationship between Methane Fluxes and Seismic Activity in the Okhotsk Sea
Dr. Anatoly Obzhirov, Professor & Head, Il'ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute (POI) FEB, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

10:50-11:10

Title: A Novel Membrane Inlet-Infrared Gas Analysis (MI-IRGA) System for Continuous Control And Monitoring of the Seawater Carbonate System
Dr. Liang Feng Dong, Senior Research Officer, University of Essex, UK

11:10-11:30

Title: The Effects of Ocean Circulation on Ice Age Formation
Mr. Thomas Wysmuller, President, The Colder Side of Global Warming, USA

11:30-11:50

Title: An Improvement of Modeling the North Pacific Intermediate Water
Dr. Zhisong Fan,
Professor, Ocean University of China, China

11:50-12:10

Title: Partitiong and Bioconcentrations of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons among Water, Suspended Particulate Matter, Algae, and Fish in the Pearl River System and its Estuary, China
Dr. Yong Ran,
Professor, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

 

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Mr. Paul Holthus, CEO & President, World Ocean Council, USA
Mr. James Huang, Vice President, DNV GL, Norway
Dr. Michael V. Voyloshnikov, Chief Research Scientist, Maritime State University, Russia
Mr. Guangli Yang, Manager, Marine Technology and Business Development for the Greater China Division, American Bureau of Shipping, China
Dr. Suseno Sukoyono, Minister's Adviser, Ministry of Marine Affairs And Fisheries, Indonesia
Dr. Vehbi S Ataergin, Consultant & Professor, Consultant Wise MT&T, UK
Mr. Stephane Paboeuf, Project Manager, Bureau Veritas, France
Dr. Sergey A. Ogai, Rector Chief Executive Officer, Maritime State University, Russia
Dr. Randy Gillespie, Director, Centre for Applied Ocean Technology, Canada
Mr. Roger Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, Pilbara Ports Authority, Australia
Mr. Thomas A. Ralph, Executive Director, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., USA
Mr. Mikael Castanius, Director, Ports of Sweden, Sweden
Mr. Richard Thomas Dines, VP, Port of Long Beach, Board of Harbor Commissioners, USA
Dr. Hongda Shi, Dean, Ocean University of China, China
Dr. Henrik Schmidt, Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Erling Olaf Koppang, Professor, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Mr. P. Foerd Ames, Inventor &Owner, OWECO Ocean Wave Energy Company, USA
Dr. Markus Schoener, Partner, CMS Hasche Sigle, Germany
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