4th International Submarine Canyon Symposium (INCISE2018)

5-7 November 2018, Shenzhen, CHINA

INCISE 2018 Symposium Program*

*The seminar program is being finalized and will be released soon. Please note that the registration of the seminar was held during the three-day seminar. The one-day Dapeng Peninsula National Geopark Workshop in Shenzhen relies on direct contact with event organizers.


Sunday, November 4:Participants arrive in Shenzhen.

17:30 Ice breaker

DAY 1(Monday, November 5)

8:00 Registration
8:30~8:40 Welcome
8:40~9:10 Opening Keynote: Peter Harris (GRID-Arendal)
9:10~10:40 Session 1- Canyon processes in the space-time continuum (formation, evolution, circulation)
Keynote Speaker: Erika McPhee-Shaw (Western Washington University)
10:40~11:00 Coffee break
11:00~12:50 Session 1- continued
12:50~13:50 Lunch time
14:00~15:30 Session 2 - New ways to study submarine canyons: integrated programs, new technologies and coordinated monitoring efforts
Keynote Speaker: Matthieu Cartigny (Durham University)
15:30~15:50 Coffer break
15:50~18:00 Session 2- continued

DAY 2(Tuesday, November 6)

9:00~10:30 Session 3 - Patterns in submarine canyons: role of scale and heterogeneity
Keynote Speaker: Furu Mienis (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)
10:30~10:50 Coffee break
10:50~12:40 Session 3- continued
12:40~13:40 Lunch time
14:00~15:30 Session 4 - Physical and anthropogenic disturbance in submarine canyons, conservation and marine policy
Keynote Speaker : Jaime Davis (University of Plymouth)
15:30~15:50 Coffer break
15:50~18:00 Session 4- continued

DAY3 (Wednesday, November 7)

9:00~10:30 Special Session - Canyons and trenches in South China Sea and West Pacific
Keynote Speaker: Chenglin Gong (China Petroleum University)
10:30~10:50 Coffee break
10:50~12:40 Special Session- continued
12:40~13:40 Lunch time
14:00~15:40 Working group discussions
16:00~18:00 Poster Session

DAY4 (Wednesday, November 8)

09:00~16:00 Field Trip - Dapeng Peninsula National Geopark (OPTIONAL)