BIT's 7th Annual World Congress of Ocean-2018 (WCO-2018)
★ Scientific Program

BIT's 7th Annual World Congress of

Theme: One Ocean One Dream
Time: October 29-31, 2018
Venue: Weihai, China

Preliminary Scientific Program


Session times on those days will not be finalized until the overall program schedule is completed.

Program Sessions (Please click each Forum for detailed program information)
Keynote Forum
Forum 1: Ocean Economy and Sustainable Development
Forum 2: Maritime Law & Standards
Forum 3: Ocean Engineering and Coast Engineering
Forum 4: Ocean Energy Development and Utilization
Forum 5: Emerging Ocean Innovative Industries
Forum 6: Green Port, Shipping & Modern Shipbuilding
Forum 7: Marine Management and Environment Protection
Forum 8: Breakthrough in Ocean Science


Keynote Forum

Time: 09:40-11:20, October 29, 2018 (Monday)
Place: TBD



Title: TBD
Mr. Zhihui Sun, Former Director, the State Oceanic Administration, China


Title: Open University of Marine Innovation and Ocean Economy
Dr. Pichai Sonchaeng, Founder President, Samudhabhipat (Marine Power) Foundation; Director, BUU Innopolis, Burapha University, Thailand


Title: Opportunities in Aquaculture
Mr. Matthew Tan, Co-Chair, APEC PPFS, Singapore



High-end Dialogue

Time: 11:20-12:10, October 29, 2018 (Monday)
Place: TBD

Tentative Theme: Smart Ocean, Leading the International Blue Trend


China Maritime Arbitration Commission
Weihai Municipal Bureau of Commerce
Weihai Tourism Bureau
Weihai Small and Medium Enterprises Bureau
Shangdong University, Weihai
Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai
Dalian Ocean University
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