Provisional (updated 12 Jan 2022)

All presentation times listed on the program are in Central European Time (UTC+1).
Please note that the program is subject to change.

DAY 1: 14 February 2022


1.1      The Global Ocean Data Ecosystem: status and way forward

09:00 – 09:09
The GOOS Observations Coordination Group Data Implementation Strategy and Mapping Global Ocean Network Data Flows
Kevin O’Brien

09:09 – 09:18
The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet): A regional best practice towards global data sharing and interoperability
Kate Larkin

09:18 – 09:27
Ocean FAIR Data Services – Two years on
Toste Tanhua

09:27 – 09:36
Transform to OPen Science (TOPS)
Chelie Gentemann

09:36 – 09:45
All-Atlantic Ocean Data Enterprise 2030 – Common Standards For Information And Data Sharing
Nicolas Dittert

09:45 – 09:54
Unleashing the power of data with blockchain
Aldo Drago

09:54 – 10:00 Q&A
10:00 – 10:10 Health break

10:10 – 10:19
The Black Sea Reanalysis System In The Framework Of The Copernicus Marine Service
Leonardo Lima

1.2       Identifying data and information user needs at the national level

10:19 – 10:28
Coastal-Marine Research and Environmental Management: MSP for Coastal Regions Sustainable Development in Ukraine
Sofiia Zherebchuk

10:28 – 10:37
EMODnet Biology: A European initiative with global influence
Joana Beja

10:37 – 10:46
Creating a sustained climate ocean observing system for societal benefit and risk awareness: the AMOC-ASAP approach
Johannes Karstensen

10:46 – 10:55
Value chains in public marine data – a UK case study.
Clare Postlethwaite

1.3       Global data sharing: changes in data sharing policies

10:55 – 11:04
Governance and Business Models for Data Sharing
Tom Redd

11:04 – 11:13
Best Practice Data Standards for Discrete Chemical Oceanographic Observations
Liqing Jiang

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

Above and Beyond – Completing the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
Leen Vandepitte

11:38 – 11:47
AquaDocs: Ensuring the FAIRness of ocean and aquatic research for the Ocean Decade and beyond
Sally Taylor

11:47 – 11:56
The OBIS we need for the Ocean we want
Ward Appeltans

11:56 – 12:05
Development of standardized data management for a marine invasive species monitoring plan using environmental DNA sampling in Suva, Fiji
Saara Suominen

12:05 – 12:14
The World Ocean Database (WOD) Cloud: an international ocean and coastal quality-controlled open data discovery, access, and data ingestion tool
Hernan Garcia

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

Autonomous and accessible vessel monitoring for small-scale fisheries
Samantha Cope

12:33-12:39 Q&A
12:39-13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:39
Democratising data for sustainable fisheries in the coastal tropics
Stephen Rocliffe

1.5.2    Indigenous knowledge, information and data

13:39 – 13:48
4 Oceans: Transgressing Time, Space, Indigeneity and Science
John Nicholls

1.5.3    Citizen science data and information

13:48 – 13:57
Spotter Pro – powering regionally and organizationally targeted opportunistic and effort-based citizen science on mobile devices
Virgil Zetterlind

13:57 – 14:06
Litter Intelligence: Quality Citizen Science Inspiring Litter Action.
Camden Howitt

14:06 – 14:15
Fishing from an ocean of data to foster the development of a knowledgeable and ocean friendly society
Tymon Zielinski

1.5.4    LDCs

14:15 – 14:24
Building ocean STI agreement platforms: findings, implications and lessons from a pilot experience on the South Atlantic
Iara Costa Leite

14:24 – 14:30 Q&A
14:30 – 14:40 Health break

1.5.5    Digitizing offline data and information

14:40 – 14:49
Creating interactive, visual, open data from historical rare books
Stephanie Ronan

14:49 – 14:58
You digitized it, but now what? Exploring computational methods for extracting biodiversity data from historical collections
Amanda L. Whitmire


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

14:58 – 15:07
Blue-Cloud: the European marine thematic platform to explore and demonstrate the potential of Open Science for ocean sustainability
Sara Pittonet Gaiarin

15:07 – 15:16
Using a cloud-based architecture to lower the barrier to accessing open ocean data (WOD, OBIS)
Tara Zeynep Baris

15:16 – 15:25
Portal proliferation or strengthening the ocean data network
Laura Hanley

15:25 -15:34
EMODnet Physics – connecting the data dots
Patrick Gorringe

Towards a metadata profile for Marine Spatial Plans in Europe
Adam Leadbetter

15:43 – 15:49 Q&A
15:49 – 16:00 Health break

16:00 – 16:09
Connecting Essential Ocean Variables to datasets using the I-ADOPT interoperability framework ontology and smart mappings
Gwenaelle Moncoiffe

16:09 – 16:18
Digital Twins of the Ocean through Interoperability of existing and future Ocean Data Systems
Ute Brönner

2.2       Joining multi-sectoral data: experiences and required action

16:18 – 16:27
Technical solution for harmonizing EU Maritime Spatial Planning within EMODnet
Chris McDougall

2.3       The IOC Ocean Infohub: experiences and next steps

16:27 – 16:36
The Ocean Infohub Project
Lucy Scott

16:36 – 16:45
Providing Information for the Ocean Infohub
Sandra Sá

2.4       Data and information products and services: new developments

16:45 – 16:54
ProtectedSeas Navigator – how regulation-centered marine protected area data improves marine protection assessments
Timothe Vincent

[cancelled] Sea Warning And Rapid Response Data Density (Sea-WARRDD) system.
Scott Duncan

C-RAID: improve the access to historical drifter data: Copernicus Reprocessing of Argos and Iridium Drifters (C-RAID)
Thierry Carval

A global ocean oxygen database and atlas for assessing and predicting deoxygenation and ocean health in the open and coastal ocean
Marilaure Grégoire

17:21-17:27 Q&A
17:27 Adjourn

19:00-… ice breaker (reception) at the IOPAN institute offered to all on site participants

DAY 2: 15 February 2022

09:00 – 09:09
ASFA Subject Vocabulary: supporting internationalisation of ocean science through participation in AGROVOC
Tamsin Vicary

09:09 – 09:18
PORTO Online – Featured data services in practice
Aldo Drago

09:18 – 09:27
Increasing FAIRness of marine data within ENVRI-FAIR
Sylvie Pouliquen

09:27 – 09:36
Baltic Data Flows
Matthew Richard

09:36 – 09:45
Imardis – A Data Infrastructure Serving the Needs of the Offshore Renewable Energy Sector
David Mills

09:45 – 09:54
New Developments with the Open Access to the GTS (Open-GTS) project
Kevin O’Brien

09:54 – 10:00 Q&A
10:00 – 10:10 Health break

10:10 – 10:19
Navigating an Ocean of Data: Approaches for Sharing Novel USV Data with Existing Data Centers
Kimberley Sparling

10:19 – 10:28
Ocean Acidification Data for Sustainable Development – implementing an interoperable infrastructure
Benjamin Pfeil

10:28 – 10:37
SeaDataNet – further upgrading and improving FAIRness of the SeaDataNet CDI Data Discovery & Access service
Dick M.A. Schaap

10:37 – 10:46
Innovations in remote and autonomous ocean data acquisition systems to enable the digital twin of the ocean
Louis Demargne

10:46 – 10:55
Novel software for oceanographic cruise planning, execution and results database management
Sharon Z Herzka

10:55 – 11:04
Towards a comprehensive, FAIR, ocean biogeochemical data product system
Nico Lange

11:04 – 11:10 Q&A
11:10 – 11:20 Health break

11:20 – 11:29
New products and services based on HF radar data in the RAIA Observatory (NW Iberian Peninsula)
Silvia Piedracoba

11:29 – 11:38
Climatological distribution of dissolved inorganic nutrients in the Western Mediterranean Sea (1981-2017)
Malek Belgacem

11:38 – 11:4
EMODnet Bathymetry – establishing the best digital bathymetry for European seas
Thierry Schmitt

11:47 – 11:56
EMODnet Seabed Habitats: collecting habitat maps once, using many times
Helen Lillis

11:56 – 12:05
Ryan P Abernathey

12:05 – 12:14
A cloud-based tool for standardized and integrated oceanographic data access: A CCADI use case for ocean acidification key variable collections in Baffin Bay, Canada
Claire Herbert

12:14 – 12:20 Q&A
12:20 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:39
SeaDataCloud data products and value chain through a collaborative approach
Simona Simoncelli

13:39 – 13:48
EMODNET Geology – harmonizing geological data of the European seas and beyond Henr Cal/Val web-based applications for the Mediterranean and Global Ocean Forecasting Systems
Vladyslav Lyubartsev

13:57 – 14:06
Emerging Data Management Practices and Infrastructure for the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System
Reyna Jenkyns

14:06 – 14:15
Oceanographic data and information system for Polish NODC initiative
Marcin Wichorowski

14:15 – 14:24
SatBałtyk System, the data sharing platform and a modern tool for the Baltic Sea monitoring
Mirosława Ostrowska

14:24 – 14:30 Q&A
14:30 – 14:40 Health break

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

14:40 – 14:49
Role of Invemar’s Regional Training Center on Ocean and Information Capacity Development for Spanish Speakers Community
Paula Sierra

14:49 – 14:58
Data Inclusivity and stewardship in blue resources sustainability in the decade of action
Isa Elegbede Olalekan

2.6       Data Science: scientific insight through data management

14:58 – 15:07
How the marine data management at European scale can provide quality datasets to evaluate marine litter issues and contribute to the improvement of the existing monitoring processes
Matteo Vinci

15:07 – 15:16
Marine biodiversity advances in a digital era
Hanieh Saeedi

15:16 – 15:25
Which ocean data do we need to develop a forecasting system for shellfish safety?
Pedro Reis Costa

15:25 -15:34
Toward a Fully Automated NonLinear Quality Control of Temperature and Salinity Historical Datasets For Ocean Climatology
Kanwal Shahzadi


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)

Enhancing FAIR in situ data delivery: EuroGOOS recommendations for the Ocean Decade
Sylvie Pouliquen

Bringing together sediment quality data from Regulatory, environmental assessment and monitoring sources to inform marine applications and provide a ‘one stop shop’ for stakeholders
Jemma Anne Lonsdale

15:52-15:58 Q&A
15:58-16:08 Health break

16:08 – 16:17
Guidelines and database for monitoring of ocean surface microplastics
Office of Policies against Marine Plastics Pollution, Ministry of the Environment, Japan

16:17 – 16:26
Digitising methodologies and catalysing best practice development and exchange: the status and future of the IOC Ocean Best Practices System in the ocean’s digital ecosystem
Pier Luigi Buttigieg

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

16:26 – 16:35
Partnering with Stakeholders: The Moana Project’s Te Tiro Moana and Mangōpare Sensor Programme
Julie Jakoboski

16:35 – 16:44
Implementation of the Salvamares Program and the creation of the PESCADATA-SNP of the Peruvian marine ecosystem.
Salvador Peraltilla

The Private Sector: A Key Data Partner in Implementing the Ocean Decade
David Millar

EMODnet Chemistry: harmonising and consolidating in Europe for a global engagement
Alessandra Giorgetti

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

AI-Driven Indonesia’s National Ocean Data Center
Hammam Riza

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

Contribution of Sandwatch to ocean data collection and sharing during the Ocean Decade
Sachooda Ragoonaden

17:20-17:26 Q&A
17:30 Adjourn

DAY 3: 16 February 2022


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)


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