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

Hosting Organizations

Information Research Center of International Talent, China State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, China
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Qingdao Sub-Council
China Shipowners' Association
China Association of the National Shipbuilding Industry
China Fisheries Association


Operating Organization
BIT Group Global Ltd.
Foreign Experts Databank of SAFEA-Dalian Branch

Executive Chair
Dr. Xiaodan Mei,
President of BIT Group Global Ltd.

Advisory Board Members

Dr. Angelica M Baylon, Director, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Philippines, Philippines
Dr. Cristina Huertas-Olivares, Director, Business Development, Abengoa Seapower, Abengoa, Spain
Dr. Dominic Reeve, Professor, University of Plymouth, UK
Dr. Dong-Wook Song, Professor, Maritime Logistics, Logistics Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Dr. Dorrik Stow, Professor, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Dr. Dorte Janussen, Head, Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Germany
Dr. Eugene Domack, Professor, Hamilton College, USA
Dr. George Zambartas, Head of Shipping & Cyprus Corporate Law Dept, L. G. Zambartas LLC, Cyprus
Dr. Hassan Mahfuz, Director of Nanocomposites Laboratory, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Dr. James A. Taylor, President, Quadrule Services Inc., Canada
Dr. Jian Shen, Associate Professor, College of William and Mary, USA
Dr. Jingjing Xu, Deputy Director, Centre for Maritime Logistics, Economics and Finance, University of Plymouth, UK
Dr. Mark Barra, President, Global Financial Consulting LLC, USA
Dr. Mark Wilf, Principal, RO Technology, USA
Dr. Meng Lu, Program Manager International, Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics, the Netherlands
Dr. Michael Schwarz, Professor, Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, USA
Dr. Paul Musili Wambua , Managing Partner, Musyoka Wambua & Katiku Advocates, Kenya
Dr. Qingwei Ma, Professor, City University London, UK
Dr. Swadhin Behera, Adjunct Professor, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan
Dr. Vasily Khramushin, Chairman, Sakhalin Division of Russian Geographical Society, Russia
Dr. Vinod Kumar Sharma, Senior Scientist, ENEA Centro Ricerche Trisaia, Italy
Dr. Zaili Yang, Reader in Maritime Transport, School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Mr. Chandran Mathavan, General Manager (Asia), Salvage, Titan (SEA) Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Mr. Doug Gibson, Executive Director & Principal Scientist, San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, USA
Mr. Guy Thomas, Science Technology Advisor, US Coast Guard, USA
Mr. Jim Allsworth, Senior Admiralty Partner, C Solutions Limited Legal and Claims Consultants, UK
Mr. Jim Elliott, Vice President, T&T Marine Salvage, Inc., USA
Mr. Leonard Sonnenschein, President, World Aquarium and Conservation for the Oceans Foundation, USA
Mr. Manuel P Barrocas, Founder, Barrocas Advogados, Portugal
Mr. Markku Miinala, Business Manager, Marine and Offshore, Marketing and Business Development, Marioff, Finland
Mrs. Marianna Jacyna, Professor, Logistics and Transport Systems, Faculty of Transport, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Ms. Abigail-Laure Kern, UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, Cooperation & Development Center, Switzerland
Ms. Moya Crawford, Managing Director, Deep Tek Ltd., UK
Download Areas
Concurrent Congress
Conference Chair

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

Operating Organization

BIT Group Global Ltd.
Foreign Experts Databank of SAFEA-Dalian Branch

Official Travel Agency


BIT World Travel Service, Inc.
Location of Qingdao

Renowned Speakers-2015
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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