Programme

Provisional

The following Programme  has been prepared (version 15 July 2021). A detailed timetable will be made available in December 2021 (or sooner).

SESSION 1: GLOBAL STRATEGIES AND POLICY

1.1      The Global Ocean Data Ecosystem: status and way forward

1.2       Identifying data and information user needs at the national level

1.3       Global data sharing: changes in data sharing policies

1.4       The future of global databases: what’s next for WOD, OBIS,…

1.5       Representation and inclusiveness in the global commons

1.5.1    The small island dilemma: collecting, managing, sharing and using data with minimum resources

1.5.2    Indigenous knowledge, information and data

1.5.3    Citizen science data and information

1.5.4    LDCs

1.5.5    Digitizing offline data and information

SESSION 2: IMPLEMENTING THE DIGITAL COMMONS

2.1       Data system networking and interoperability technology and methodology: status report

2.2       Joining multi-sectoral data: experiences and required action

2.3       The IOC Ocean InfoHub: experiences and next steps

2.4       Data and information products and services: new developments

2.5       Leaving no one behind: the need for ocean data and information capacity development and IOC’s role

2.6       Data Science: scientific insight through data management

SESSION 3: LOOKING FORWARD

3.1       IODE 60th anniversary

3.2       Converging on multi-stakeholder best practices in data and information management (what are good practices in science, operations and how to build bridges between these domains)

3.3       Expanding the pool: new partnerships (private sector, other digital stakeholder groups)

3.4       Future proofing of our digital commons towards AI and model-ready data

3.5       The evolving role of IOC’s IODE (including CD, end-to-end)

3.6       How to include/involve ECOPs and students in data and information management

SESSION 4: DELIVERING THE OCEAN DATA DECADE VISION

4.1.     Presentation of the Ocean Data Decade Vision (Panel discussion)

  • What is the vision of data, information and knowledge management for the Decade
  • Data as an integral part of the Ocean Decade Challenges (endorsed programme speakers)
  • Preliminary analysis of barriers and opportunities to achieve the vision
  • Current Decade Actions contributing to the vision
  • IODE’s contribution to the overall landscape

4.2 Presentation of Data Coordination Platform for the Decade – a mechanism to achieve the vision (Panel discussion)

SESSION 5: CONFERENCE DECLARATION AND CLOSING

  • Summary Session 1
  • Summary Session 2
  • Summary Session 3
  • Summary Session 4
  • Panel discussion
  • Q&A
  • Conference Declaration
  • Closing