28 February 2023

Monaco Ocean Week 2023 – Programme of the restitution day of the Indian Ocean Expedition

On the occasion of the Monaco Ocean Week 2023, Monaco Explorations will present the first results and perspectives of the Indian Ocean expedition on Tuesday 21 March 2023 at the Oceanographic Museum in the Conference Room.

Programme :

09:00 AM to 09:30 AM: Welcome All participants are seated not later than 09:20 AM 09:30 to 10:30 AM: High Level Segment in the presence of HSH the Sovereign Prince
  • Welcome address (Robert Calcagno)
  • Presentation of the programme of the event (Carl Gustaf Lundin)
  • Southwest Indian Ocean: the importance of regional knowledge and cooperation in a complex geostrategic and socio-economic context (Dominique Benzaken, François Simard)
  • Overview of the Expedition (Gilles Bessero)
  • Video reportage
  • Mauritius perspective (Rezah Badal, Director GeneralPrime Minister’s office, Continental Shelf , Maritime zones Adm & Exploration)
  • Seychelles perspective (Mr. Jean François Ferrari, Minister for Fisheries and Blue Economy)
10:30-11:00 AM: Coffee break 11:00 to 11:15 AM: Endorsement of the Expedition
  • United Nation Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and 2nd International Indian Ocean Expedition (Nick D’Adamo)
11:15 to 11:30 PM: Outreach: feedback from the live session with Monaco Saint-Maur School 11:30 to 1 PM: Panel: “Invisible island – Saya de Malha” (Francis Marsac, Dass Bissessur, Ranjeet Bhagooli, Nuette Gordon, Philippe Bouchet, Sheena Talma) 1 to 2:30 PM: Lunch break 2:30 to 2:45 PM: Outreach: Onboard school 2:45 to 4:15 PM: Panel: “Visible islands” (Frauke Fleischer-Dogley, Priscilla Coopen, Prerna Roy, Jérôme Bourjea, Mattéo Contini, Gwennaïs Fustemberg, Olivier Brunel, Didier Zoccola, Heather Koldewey, Sheena Talma) 4:15 to 4:45 PM: Coffee break 4:45 to 5:05 PM: Ocean dynamics (Fabien Lombard, Nick D’Adamo, Margot Thibault) 5:05 to 5:20 PM: Outreach: adoption of Argo floats 5:20 to 5:50 PM: Presentation of artistic and audiovisual productions related to the Expedition (Chloé Thibault, Elise Rigot, Rémi Leroy, Harald Pokieser, Stéphane Dugast, Nicolas Mathys) 5:50 to 6 PM: Conclusions (Carl Gustaf Lundin, Gilles Bessero)

Free entrance, registration by clicking HERE

This event will take place in person, it will be possible to follow it online HERE.
S.A. Agulhas II_Mission océan Indien 2022©Filip Kulisev_MonacoExplorations
S.A. Agulhas II_Mission océan Indien 2022©Filip Kulisev_Amazing Planet_MonacoExplorations