The POGO-22 meeting took place as a virtual event from 25-28 January 2021. MEMBERSHIP: 53 institutions in 28 countries


The POGO-21 meeting was co-hosted by the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO), Ministry of Natural Resources, and Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (QNLM) in Qingdao, China, from 20-22 January 2020. MEMBERSHIP: 48 institutions in 28 countries

POGO-20 attendees, with the OSCM in the background. Photo credit: A. Villwock, GEOMAR


The POGO-20 meeting was hosted by the Instituto Nacional de Desenvolvimento das Pescas (INDP) and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel at the Ocean Science Centre Mindelo (OSCM), in Cabo Verde, from 22-24 January 2019.  Nicholas Owens succeeds Karen Wiltshire as Chair of POGO MEMBERSHIP: 42 institutions in 25 countries

POGO-19 attendees, with Scripps Pier in the background. Photo credit: Scripps


The POGO-19 meeting took place in La Jolla, California, USA, from 23-25 January 2018. The meeting was hosted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography. MEMBERSHIP: 36 institutions in 19 countries


The POGO-18 meeting was hosted by Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), United Kingdom from 24-26 January 2017. MEMBERSHIP: 37 institutions in 20 countries


The POGO-17 meeting was hosted by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), in Yokohama, from 26-28 January 2016. MEMBERSHIP: 37 institutions in 21 countries


The POGO-16 meeting was hosted by the Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO), in Tenerife, Spain, from 27-29 January 2015. Karen Wiltshire succeeds John Field as Chair of POGO MEMBERSHIP: 35 institutions in 21 countries


The POGO-15 meeting was hosted jointly by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania (IMAS), in Hobart, Australia, from 22-24 January 2014. MEMBERSHIP: 35 institutions in 20 countries


POGO-14 was hosted by the MArine REsearch Institute (MA-RE), University of Cape Town, South Africa from 22 to 24 January 2013. John Field succeeds Peter Herzig as Chair of POGO MEMBERSHIP: 34 institutions in 20 countries


The POGO-13 Meeting was hosted by the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, from 9 to 11 January 2012. MEMBERSHIP: 35 institutions in 21 countries

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