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Program and speakers

The complete program and the meeting abstracts of the 2018 Sentinel North annual scientific meeting are available below.


  Sentinelle Nord Programme Réunion annuelle 2018

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Invited Keynote speakers

Albert-László Barabási

Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and Distinguished University Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, Boston, USA

A major contributor to the development of network science and the statistical physics of complex systems, Albert-László Barabási directs the Center for Complex Network Research of Northeastern University, and holds appointments in the Departments of Physics and College of Computer and Information Science, as well as in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women Hospital in the Channing Division of Network Science, and is a member of the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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Dariusz Stramski

Professor of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, USA

Dariusz Stramski has founded the Ocean Optics Research Lab in 1997 at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His research has provided significant findings in the areas of ocean optics, optical remote sensing of the oceans, and optical applications to oceanography. In 2014, he co-founded MANTA Instruments Inc., successfully commercializing novel patented technology to characterize nanoparticles. His presentation will provide an overview of some key questions with regard to ubiquitous presence of nanoparticles in marine environments and advancements in techniques for nanoparticle measurements and characterization, including MANTA's technology of nanoparticle tracking analysis which has broad applications extending beyond oceanography and environmental sciences.

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Invited plenary speakers


Nicole Biebow - Head of the International Collaboration Unit, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany

Alan C. Evans - Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Brant Gibson - Professor of Physics, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Jules Jaffe - Research Oceanographer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, USA

Benoît Lamarche - Scientific Architect, PULSAR, Collaborative platform for sustainable health research and intervention, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada

Marc Landry - Professor of Neuroscience, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

Lise Madsen - Head of Research, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

Antonio Manino - Research Oceanographer, Ocean Ecology Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

Rémi Quirion - Chief Scientist of Quebec, Montreal, Canada

Louis Roy - President, Optel, Quebec City, Canada

Paul Wassmann - Professor of Marine Biology, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Mark Wood - President, OceanSonics, Great Village, Canada




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Sentinel North Annual Meeting 2018


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