Organizing Committee

Patrons

  • Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR), New Delhi
  • Dr. B. Meenakumari, Deputy Director General (Fisheries), ICAR, New Delhi
  • Dr .K. M Abraham, Vice Chancellor, University of Kerala
  • Shri. Pradeep Kumar,  Secretary, Environment, Govt. of Kerala
  • Dr. Mitiku Tesso, President, Ambo University, Ethiopia
  • Dr. M.H.A. Hassan, Executive Director, TWAS, UNESCO

 

Advisors

 

  • Dr. V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, EVP, KSCSTE
  • Dr. A.E. Eknath, Director General, NACA
  • Dr. PK Abdul Aziz, Vice Chancellor, University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya.
  • Dr. B. Madhusoodana Kurup, Vice Chancellor, KUFOS
  • Dr. K Muhammad Basheer, Registrar, University of Kerala
  • Dr. C.S.P. Iyer, former Professor, IIIMK, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Oommen V. Ooomen, Chairman, KSBB, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. M.N. Kutty, Former FAO Fisheries Expert
  • Dr. M. Mohan Joseph, former member, ASRB, New Delhi
  • Dr. Ashok K. Saxena, former Secretary, Indian Sciences Congress Association
  • Dr. K. Kathiresan, Director, C.A.S. in Marine Biology, Annamalai University
  • Dr. N.P. Kurian, Director, CESS, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. M. Akbarshaw, Director & Chair, Centre for Animal Alternatives, Bharathidasan University
  • Dr. George Chakkacherry, Director, Suchitwa Mission, Kerala
  • Dr. Babu Ambat, Director, CED, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. C.S. Purushothaman, Dean, CIFE, Mumbai
  • Dr. K.V. Jayachandran, Dean, KUFOS, Cochin
  • Dr. V. Prasannakumar, Director, CGIST, University of Kerala
  • Dr. Ashalatha S. Nair, Director, Research, University of Kerala
  • Dr. P. Mohanachandran Nair, Member, Syndicate, University of Kerala
  • Dr. K.L. Vivekanandan, Member, Syndicate, University of Kerala
  • Sri.B.S. Jyothi Kumar, Member, Syndicate, University of Kerala
  • Sri. R.S. Sasikumar, Member, Syndicate, University of Kerala
  • Sri B Rajeev, Additional Secretary Environment Department

 

Chairman

 

  • Dr. P. Natarajan, Professor& Director, Ambo University, Ethiopia

 

Co-Chairs

 

  • Dr. P. Sivagnana Murthy, Professor and Director, AET Group of Institutions, Bangalore
  • Dr. Tresa Radhakrishnan, Professor, Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala

 

Working Chairmen

 

  • Sri P. Sreekantan Nair, Director Directorate of Environment & Climate Change, Kerala
  • Dr. K. Padmakumar, Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala

 

Organising Secretaries

 

  • Dr. A. Biju Kumar, Head, Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala
  • Dr. Salom Gnana Thanga, Head, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of

 

Kerala Joint Organising Secretaries

 

  • Dr. B. Vasanthakumari, Sree Ayyappa College, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu
  • Dr. Pramod Kiran, Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala
  • Dr. Sabu Joesph, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, UOK
  • Dr. D.S. Jaya, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, UOK

 

National Committee

 

  • Dr. Geethanand Ponniah, Director, CIBA, Chennai
  • Dr. W.S Lakra, Director, CIFE, Mumbai
  • Dr. P. Jayasankar, Director, CIFA, Bhubaneshwar
  • Dr. T.K. Srinivasagopal, Director, CIFT, Cochin
  • Dr. G. Syda Rao, Director, CMFRI, Cochin
  • Dr. T.R.C. Sinha, General Secretary, NESA, India
  • Dr. I.J. Singh, Dean, College of Fisheries, G.B. Pant. University
  • Dr. Y. Basavaraj, Dean, College of Fisheries, Mangalore
  • Dr. Y.K. Khillare, Professor, BRAMU, Aurangabad
  • Dr. Rany Mary George, CMFRI, Vizhinjam
  • Dr. G. Gopakumar, CMFRI, Tuticorin
  • Dr. N. Thajuddin, Professor, Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
  • Dr. Gangadar, V.V. Pura College of Science, Bangalore
  • Dr. Shiranee Pereira, CIBA, Chennai
  • Dr. A. Mohandas, CUSAT, Cochin, India
  • Dr. N.R. Menon, Cochin, India
  • Dr. V. Sobha, Professor (Retd), University of Kerala
  • Dr. V.R. Prakasam, Professor (Retd), University of Kerala
  • Dr. L. Krishnan, Fish for All Centre, MSSRF, Nagapattinam
  • Dr. T.V. Ramachandra, CES, IISc, Bangalore
  • Dr. K.K. Ramachandran, Member Secretary, KSCSTE
  • Dr. Lala Dhas, Member Secretary, KSBB
  • Dr. Kamalakshan Kokkal, Jt. Director, KSCSTE
  • Dr. R. Prakashkumar, Director, Malabar Botanical Garden, Kozhikkode
  • Dr. Ajaykumar Varma, CESS, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Samuel Gnana Prakash, Reader & Coordinator Nanobiotechnology, MS University
  • Dr. L. Bindu, Zoological Survey of India, Chennai
  • Dr. J. Ebenazer, Govt. College, Ooty
  • Dr. Annie Abraham , Director School of Life Sciences , University of Kerala.

 

International Committee

 

  • Dr. Claude Boyd, Professor, Auburn University, Alabama, USA
  • Dr. Bill Daniels, Auburn University, Alabama, USA
  • Dr. Koos Vijverberg, Limnol. Res. Institute, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Hassan Mohammad, Senior Fisheries Officer, FAO, Rome
  • Dr. Put O. Ang, Jr, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Dr. K.H. Chu, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Dr. Jun WU , Jinan National University Guangzhou , China.
  • Ato Lakew Wondimu, Vice President, Ambo University
  • Dr. Tadesse Boyasa, Vice President, Ambo University, Ethiopia
  • Dr. Araya Asefa, Director, HoAREC, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Dr.Abebe Getahun, School of Zoological Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Dr.Gamede, Della, Director General, IBC, Addis Ababa
  • Dr. Jaya Nair, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
  • Dr. Chandrashekaran, University of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Rafael Guerrero, Director, PCAMRD, Philippines
  • Dr. Sivashanthini Kuganathan, University of Jaffna, Srilanka
  • Prof. Charles Twesigye, Chair, University of Kampala, Uganda
  • Dr. Akhila S. Nair, Ambo University, Ethiopia
  • Dr. K. Premkumar, Alabama Dept. of Environmental Management, USA
  • Dr. K.S. Sreelatha, Alabama Dept. of Environmental Management, USA
  • Dr. Sathishkumar, Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre, Addis Ababa
  • Dr. C. Shambu, Faculty of Marine Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, KSA
  • Dr. Mithun Sukumaran, School of Applied Science, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
  • Dr. Selvam R Nath, Associate Professor, College of Marine Sciences & Technology, Eritrea
  • Dr. Beni Giraspy, Director, Sea cucumber Consultancy, Australia

 

Local Organising Committee

 

  • Dr. K. Sobhanakumar, Dept. Of Aquatic Biology, UOK
  • Dr. C.M. Aravindan, Retd Prof. Dept of Aquatic Biology, UOK
  • Dr. Sooryanarayanan, Retd Prof. Dept of Aquatic Biology, UOK
  • Dr. N.K. Balasubramanian, Retd Prof. Dept of Aquatic Biology, UOK
  • Dr. V. Jayaprakas, Retd Prof. Dept of Aquatic Biology, UOK
  • Dr. Ritakumari, Retd Prof. Dept of Aquatic Biology, UOK
  • Dr. Suvarna Devi, Dept.Department of , UOK
  • Dr. G. Prasad, Department of Zoology, University of Kerala
  • Dr. Sabu Thomas, RGCB, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Harikrishnan, RGCB, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Paul Charles, State Remote Sensing Centre Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Ramesh, State Remote Sensing Centre Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Benno Pereira, St Alberts College, Ernakulam
  • Dr. Laly Jacob, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara
  • Dr. M. Harikrishnan, CUSAT
  • Dr. Bijoy Nandan, CUSAT, Cochin
  • Dr. Kurian Mathew Abraham, Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla
  • Dr. Sherly Sambhu, All Saints College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Shibu Vardhanan, University of Calicut
  • Sri Balamurali, M.G. College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Sri Nandakumar, NSS College, Pandalam
  • Dr. B. Santhosh, CMFRI, Vizhinjam
  • Dr. M.S. Bindu, Kerala Local Government Service Delivery Project. (KLGSDP)
  • Sri K P Sivakumar (media)