Day 1: Thursday 14 December 2017

08:45-09:00 Registration  
09:00-09:30 1. Opening and introduction
  • Welcoming remarks by IOC/WESTPAC
  • Opening remarks by DMCR
  • Participants' self-introduction
09:30-10:00 2. Setting the scene  
10:00-11:00 3. Development of interdisciplinary ocean observing networks to monitor the ecological impacts of ocean acidification  
11:00-11:30 Group photo & coffee break  
11:30-12:30 4. Progress of IOC Technical Manual on the Regional SOPs for Monitoring the Ecological Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Coral Reef Ecosystems  
12:30-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-17:00 5. Update of the WESTPAC OA programme implementation in the pilot sites: progress, lesson-learned and tentative implementation plan for the next phase  
17:00-17:30 6. Experience sharing on monitoring factors relevant to ocean acidification and warming in the subpolar coastal regions, Japan  

Day 2: Friday 15 December 2017

09:00-09:30 7. Overview of SDG 14.3 development, ocean conference and regional efforts within GOA-ON  
09:30-10:30 8. Brainstorming and discussion on the way forward for the WESTPAC OA programme  
10:30-11:00 Coffee break  
11:00-13:00 9. Development of WESTPAC OA implementation plan for the next phase  
13:00-13:30 10. Conclusions, next steps and closing  

Information documents

List of draft Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

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