MAESA 2017: Breaking New Frontiers
Pre-Conference Workshop:

Laying the Groundwork for
Marine Geosciences in Myanmar

1 November 2017, Yangon

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WORKSHOP PROGRAM SUMMARY

Myanmar possesses a very long coastline, with a large area of resource-rich continental shelf (220,332 km2) and the world’s 50th ranked exclusive economic zone (532,775 km2) in area. Yet, because of its decades-long isolation, Myanmar has fallen behind in marine geosciences education and research. MAESA 2017: Breaking New Frontiers will lay the groundwork for filling this gap with a workshop on the day before the Conference, with international experts who will be coming one day early specifically for this purpose.

The workshop will:

An agenda will be posted nearer the time.
Date: November 1, 2017 (Wednesday)
Place: Arts Assembly Hall, University of Yangon Campus, Yangon.
Transport arrangements will be made for international participants staying at the Novtotel.
All participants interested in marine geosciences who are registered for the MAESA 2017 Conference are cordially invited to attend at no extra cost. Those who attend are kindly requested to inform us on the MAESA 2017 registration form, which we have modified accordingly.