Dr Paul Dayton of the Scripps Institute in the USA is pre-eminent for his work on marine ecosystem management.
Charlotte de Fontaubert and Shannon Kearns, experts
in international marine law, Washington.
- Dr Trevor Ward of CSIRO in Perth works on water quality and marine ecosystem indicators. He will be speaking on: "Achieving the preferred future for our Ocean ecosystems."
- Shane Jones (Te Aupouri) is a Commissioner on th Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission - Te Ohu Kai
Moana and has managed the Maruwhenua unit of the Ministry for the Environment.