Following the success of WCO-2019, the 9th Annual World Congress of Ocean 2020 (WCO-2020) will be held during September 27-29, 2020 in Dalian, China. The conference is organized by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of China Ministry of Science and Technology, Dalian Municipal People’s Government and China Association of Oceanic Engineering. On behalf of the ornanizing committee, it is my great pleasure to invite you to participate and give a speech in the conference. We believe that your participation will add great value for WCO-2019.
The event is intended to provide a platform for professionals around the world to exchange state-of-the-art research and development and identify research needs and opportunities in the field of Ocean. WCO-2020 covers a wide range of topics related to Ocean Economy, Maritime Law, Ocean Engineering, Ocean Energy, Green Port, Shipping & Modern Shipbuilding, Marine Management and Environment Protection, Ocean Science, etc. The program highlights some recent breakthrough stories and successes in this field. Over the conference period, you will have opportunities to share information and the best face to face to practices business leaders, academic researchers and government agents around the world. It serves as a great opportunity to find global partners and build up research and business relations. The three-day conference is an effective series of activities such as Scientific Program, Exhibitions, Posters and Tours etc.
High qualified speakers will be selected from all over the world. These presentations will identify or offer solutions to problems, utilize case studies, fill the knowledge gaps or forge collaboration opportunities, and discuss broader applications and implications. Except to enjoy the excellent meeting, you can also enjoy the local natural scenery and delicious food. Dalian is a major ocean city and one of the most important industry base and main seaport in China. Dalian-the « Northern Pearl » and summer resort of China-is also called ‘the football city’ and ‘the fashion city’ in China. Dalian is very popular among domestic tourists and foreign visitors. In 2007, it was one of the three cities named « China’s best tourist city ».