The 5th Annual Meeting for the 3rd Session of the Academic Committee of State Key Laboratory of Satellite Ocean Environment Dynamics was held in Hangzhou
On 14 December, the 5th Annual Meeting for the 3rd Session of the Academic Committee of State Key Laboratory State Key Laboratory of Satellite Ocean Environment Dynamics (SOED), MNR, was held in Hangzhou. Participants include: director of the Academic Committee Academician Wu Guoxiong, associate director Academician Li Jiabiao and Academician Chen Dake, members of the Academic Committee Academician Pan Delu, consultants of the Academic Committee Academician Su Jilan, Academician Tong Qingxi, and Academician Gong Huixing; more than 30 special guests from domestic institutions in oceanic fields; chief engineer of Second Institute of Oceanography Li Mingbi, directors of relevant departments of SIO, directors of Key Laboratory of Submarine Geoscience and Key Laboratory of Marine Ecosystem Dynamics, MNR, and staff at SOED.
In the opening speech, Director General Li Jiabiao pointed out that SOED builds on past achievements and launches a new journey, making progress in all aspects in the past 6 years. He gave gratitude to the academic committee for its continued support to SOED, and hoped those senior experts pay close attention on the development of the laboratory. The director of SOED delivered the report on the work of the laboratory from 2015 to 2020, introducing the orientation, research fields, and development of SOED during the past 6 years. Also, the report focused on the progression in research quality, academic achievement, team building, talents development, public relations and operation management, bringing up the consideration on the future challenges and the prospect of SOED. Afterwards, Academician Su Jilan, Academician Wu Guoxiong, Academician Li Jiabiao, Academician Chen Dake, Academician Pan Delu and Academician Dai Minhan attended the Inauguration Ceremony of State Key State Key Laboratory of Satellite Ocean Environment Dynamics, MNR, Observation and Research Station of Marine Ecosystem in the Yangtze River Delta, MNR and Observation and Research Station of Global Ocean Argo System (Hangzhou), MNR.
During the conference, participants held warm discussions about the future development of marine science, exploring the development trend, as well as the challenges and opportunities. In particular, the senior experts encouraged young scientists to engage into marine science research and technology, therefore contributing to the development of China’s marine science.
Director of the Academic Committee Academician Wu Guoxiong hosted the afternoon session. Tao Bangyi, Zhang han, Zheng Gang, Xing Xiaogang, Zhang Huaguo, Wang Bin and He Xianqiang delivered the presentations of academic highlights. In the following session of deliberation, the academic committee deliberated and unanimously adopted the report on the work of SOED, and appreciated the achievement and progress made by the laboratory in recent years, especially in aspects of research output, international cooperation, and talents development. Meanwhile, in the light of the challenges SOED faced with, the academic committee gave pertinent advice: SOED should further promote its strengths and highlights, seize the opportunity of the optimization and reorganization of the state key laboratories, carry on in-depth strategic research and make long-term development plans.