The format of IOCS-2019 will include:

  • Invited talks by plenary speakers
  • Presentations from space agencies outlining the status of current and planned missions
  • 9 breakout workshops to address current critical issues in ocean colour science providing specific feedback to the space agencies,
  • Special session on ocean colour remote sensing in Asian waters
  • Poster sessions for participants to present their own research,
  • Tentative training events and NASA Ocean Color Science Team (OCRT) meeting to be held in conjunction with IOCS-2019

A call for Chairs for breakout sessions will be issued soon and the full programme will be finalized in the coming months.