Organizers

Dr.  Abdulaziz Al-Suwailem

Director of the KAUST Coastal and Marine Resources Core Lab

Professor Ahmad Osman Mal

Associate Professor at Marine Biology Department and Vice Dean for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research at the Faculty of Marine Sciences, King Abdulaziz University

Professor Ali Mohammed Al-Aidaroos

Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, King Abdulaziz University

Professor Burton H. Jones

Professor of Marine Science and Director of the Saudi Aramco-KAUST Center for Marine Environmental Observations at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Professor Carlos M. Duarte

Tarek Ahmed Juffali Research Chair in Red Sea Ecology and Director of the Red Sea Research Center (RSRC) at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Professor Xabier Irigoien

Professor of Marine Science, Red Sea Research Center at King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST)

Mr. Yasser M. Kattan

Senior Environmental Consultant –Environmental Protection Department, Saudi Aramco

Mr. Ziad Abu Ghararah

Secretary General of the Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA)