IAMRI Annual Meeting 2016
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  • The 2016 IAMRI General/ Steering Committee Meeting was host by Pukyong National University. it took place on October 24th in Busan, Korea.

    The meeting adopted amendments to the IAMRI constitution and Professor KIM Young-Seup, President of Pukyong National University was elected as the next rotating Chairman of IAMRI for 2016-2018. Professor LEE, Minhee from PKNU was appointed as the next rotating Secretary-General for the next term.

    In accordance with the decisions approved by SC in 2015, the Academic Committee was established and Professor PARK, Won-Gyu of PKNU, was appointed as the chairman/convener of the AC. His term in office runs from October 2016 to October 2018.

    Some of the other important issues such asthe work plan for 2017 and criteria of recruiting member were also discussed.

    Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin, UNESCO-IOC Executive Secretary and Professor Peter Burkill, the former President of SCOR attended the meeting as the guest speaker.

    Representatives from Pukyong National University, Ocean University of China, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology,  as well as staffs of IAMRI Secretariat had attended the meeting.  

    A symposium with the theme "Scientific Challenges in Ocean and Coastal System"  was held on October 25th after the General Meeting.

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