ESSO - Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)

Annual Meetings of

Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System (IOGOOS) - XII
Indian Ocean Panel (IOP) - VII
Sustained Indian Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Resarch (SIBER) -VI
Indian Ocean Observing System Resources Forum (IRF) - VI December 5-9, 2015

Hosted by

ESSO-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR)
Earth System Sciences Organistion (ESSO)
Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) Goa, India

Co-Sponsored by

UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission through
IOC Sub Commission for South Africa and IOC Perth Regional Programme Office

Coordinated by

Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System (IOGOOS) Secretariat, Hyderabad, India
ESSO-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR)

Meeting schedule

The integrated meetings of IOGOOS XII, IOP-VII, SIBER-VI and IRF-VI meetings are scheduled to be held during December 5-9, 2015.

Detailed meeting agendas

The agenda of the meeting is being prepared in consultation with IOGOOS, IOP, SIBER and IRF Officers and IOC PPO and will be circulated to all the delegates prior to the meeting. However the following table gives the delegates first hand interim information on the tentative agenda

IOGOOS-XII, SIBER-VI, IOP-VI,IRF - VI integrated meeting schedules

Date

Meetings

Day 1: December 5, 2015
IRF Meeting
Day 2: December 6, 2015
Sunday Free
Day 3: December 7, 2015SIBER and IOP Meetings SIBER and IOP Joint Meeting
Day 4: December 8, 2015SIBER/IOP/IOGOOS Meetings SIBER/IOP/IOGOOS MeetingS
Day 5: December 9, 2015
IOGOOS AGM Meeting

Meeting venue

The meeting venue is at Conference Hall Coral 1, Bogmallo Beach Resort, Goa. The parallel session will be held in both the conference halls Coral 1 and Coral 2. The address of the hotel is as provided below.

Bogmallo Beach Resort, P.O Box- Bogmallo , Goa - 403806

Accommodation Place:

The accommodation for the delegates was blocked in the same hotel i.e. Bogmallo Beach Resort, P.O Box- Bogmallo , Goa - 403806
For reservations, please contact
Mr. Virender Singh,
Manager, Sales & Marketting
Mobile No: 07709790669
Tel: 0832-2538222-29
E-Mail : virender@bogmallobeachresort.com
The Bogmallo Beach Resort is 10 minutes drive (5 Kms) from the Goa International Airport; 45 minutes drive (30 kms) from CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) and 26 minutes drive (13 kms) from ESSO-National Centre for Antarctic and Oceanic Research (NCAOR)

Hotel room bookings and Local Logistics.

The local host has made arrangements for a concessional rate at the above hotel. The rate for accommodation per night for Single / Double occupancy is INR 7500/- (Approximately USD 117 @ 1 USD=64 INR). The price includes

The special group rate per night includes:

  • AC Airport
  • Non-alcoholic welcome drink on
  • Centrally air-conditioned, sea facing rooms
  • Tea / coffee makers in the rooms replenished once
  • Buffet Breakfast, Buffet Lunch at our multi-cuisine
  • Free Wi-fi to Individual
  • Complimentary use of swimming pool & fitness center with proper
  • All applicable taxes

The contact person for the hotel bookings is Mr. Virender Singh (virender@bogmallobeachresort.com). All are requested to directly contact him for booking of the accommodation with a cc to raja@incois.gov.in (Mr. M. Nagaraja Kumar) and bhaskar@ncaor.gov.in (Dr. P.V. Bhaksar). The group booking code for the special price is "NCAOR-IOGOOS".

Local Host Focal Point:


Dr. P.V. Bhaskar,
ESSO-National Centre for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR)
Headland Sada, Vasco-da-Gama, Goa 403 804, India
Tel: +91-832-65551118
Mob: +91 9765555020
Fax:+91-832-2520877
e-mail: bhaskar@ncaor.gov.in

IOGOOS Secretariat Contact:


Mr. M. Nagaraja Kumar, Secretary, IOGOOS
ESSO-Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
'Ocean Valley', Pragathi Nagar BO, Nizampet SO,
Hyderabad - 500054
Tel: +91-40-23895013 / 23886013
Mob: +91 8885566620 / 9491067556
Email: iogoos@incois.gov.in / raja@incois.gov.in

Host and Sponsor of the meeting

This meeting is being hosted by ESSO-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), India and co-sponsored by UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) through its Sub-commission for South Africa and Perth Regional Programme Office. IOGOOS Secretariat acknowledges with appreciation the assistance and support provided for organisation of the meeting by:

  • Dr. S. Rajan, Former Director, NCAOR and Dr. M. Ravichandran, In-Charge Director, NCAOR and their colleagues (esp. Dr. PV Bhaskar) for their support by hosting the integrated meetings of IOGOOS, IOP, SIBER and IRF.
  • Dr. Nick D'Adamo, Head, IOC Perth Programme Office for the support and for facilitating the funds towards IOGOOS XI Meeting
  • Dr. Mika Odido, UNESCO /IOC Sub Commission for South Africa for administering and providing the financial support for organisation of the meeting.