The POGO-24 meeting  will be hosted by IFREMER (Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la MER) in Toulon, France, from 23-26 January 2023.

 

POGO annual meetings are for POGO Members, partner organisations and invited participants.

 

Useful documents, including the latest Draft Agenda, and information about accommodation options, are available to download in the sidebar.

View of Ifremer site in Toulon

OUTLINE AGENDA:

 

POGO-24

Mon 23 Jan

Evening: 19:00 – 21:00 Ice-breaker reception
Venue: Musée de la Marine
Place Monsenergue, Quai de Norfolk, 83 000 Toulon, France


Tues 24 Jan

Morning  08:00

08:30 – 09:00

Boat transport to venue

Registration & coffee:

Sessions start at 09:00 Plenary session (open session – all delegates)
Venue: Casino JOA de La Seyne

  • Opening session (Chair: Francois Houllier)
  • Meeting logistics (Hosts and Secretariat)
  • Showcase of oceanography and ocean observing in France (Chair: Richard
    Sempéré)
  • Group photo and Coffee break
  • Updates on POGO activities (Chair: Jan Mees)
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch for delegates provided on-site
Afternoon: 14:30 – 17:00 Plenary sessions (open session – all delegates)
Venue: Casino JOA de La Seyne

  • Thematic Session 1: Deep Ocean Observations for Science, Conservation and
    Management (Chair: Jozée Sarrazin)
  • Introduction of new/emerging initiatives by members (Chair: TBC)
17:00 – 19:00 Poster session: Postgraduate Students/Postdocs and NANO alumni
(open session – all delegates)
Venue: Casino JOA de La Seyne
Evening: 19:00 – 22:00 Conference Dinner
followed by SPLUJ theatre performance
Venue: Casino JOA de La Seyne

Wed 25 Jan

Morning  08:30 Boat transport to venue
Sessions start at 09:00 Plenary session (open session – all delegates)
Venue: Casino JOA de La Seyne

  • Introduction of new and selected members (Chair: Nubi Olubunmi Ayoola) 
  • Thematic Session 2: Societal Applications of Digital Twins (Chair: Martin Visbeck/Gilles Lericolais) 
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch for delegates provided on-site
Afternoon: 13:30 – 17:30 Plenary & Poster sessions (open session – all delegates)
Venue: Casino JOA de La Seyne

  • Thematic Session 3: Coastal Ocean Observations (Chair: Francisco Arias)
  • Poster Sessions & Industrial Networking (Coffee break)
  • Thematic Session 4: POGO member involvement in OBON (Co-Chairs: Margaret Leinen/Francisco Chavez) 
  • Presentation of venue for POGO-25 (Carmen Paniagua)
  • Plenary Meeting Closure and Handover to Incoming Chair (Nick Owens/ Kim Juniper)

Return boat transfer from Casino JOA to Toulon city centre

Evening: 19:00 – 21:30 AGM Dinner (POGO Members only)
Venue: La Fabbrica di Marco
54 Rue Alezard, 83 000 Toulon 


Thur 26 Jan

Morning  08:00 Boat transport to venue
Meeting starts at 08:30

POGO-24 Annual General Meeting (closed session – POGO members only)
Venue: : Ifremer Mediterranean Centre

12:30 – 13:30

13:30-14:00

Lunch for AGM attendees provided on-site

Visit of Ifremer under water Systems

Afternoon: ends 16:00 POGO-24 Annual General Meeting (closed session – POGO members only)
Venue: : Ifremer Mediterranean Centre
16:15 Vineyard tour (open to all delegates:registration required)
Domaines Bunan La Cadière
Transport by bus to the Vineyard and return to Toulon centre 
16:15 – 19:00 Board Meeting (trustees only)
Venue: tbc
Evening: 20:00 Board Dinner (trustees and invitees only)
Venue: Racines
9 Rue Corneille, 83 000 Toulon 

 

January 23, 2023 – January 26, 2023

Centre Ifremer de Méditerranée (and local venues as listed in agenda)

Toulon, France

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