5th ABLOS Conference
"Difficulties in Implementing the Provisions of UNCLOS"
15-17 October 2008

International Hydrographic Bureau, Principality of Monaco.

Papers here...

 

Wednesday 15th October

Speaker

Papers
Chairman Chris Carleton Special Session 1600-1700
Mark ALCOCK
Project Leader
Law of the Sea and
Maritime Boundary
Advice Project
Geoscience Australia
The Implications of Australia’s submission to the
Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

Thursday 16th October

Opening 0900-1000

Keynote Address by HE Satya Nandan: The Successes of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and Some Future Challenges

Speakers

Papers
Chairman Shin Tani Session 1 1000-1100
Kaare BANGERT
Wolfson College,
Oxford/University of Tromsø
Straight Baselines: The flexibility of the inner limit
of the 350 mile outer limit of the continental shelf
Andrew SERDY
School of Law, University of
Southampton
Is there a 400 mile rule in UNCLOS Article 76(8)?
Chairman Chris Carleton Session 2 1130-1230
Alain MURPHY
GeoLimits Consulting -
Canada
Coordinated, Harmonized or Joint Submissions to
the CLCS

Tavis POTTS
Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban, Scotland
Clive SCHOFIELD, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources & Security, University of Wollongong, Australia

Maritime claims, shipping and governance in the Arctic: Emerging challenges in a warming North
Chairman Chris Rizos Session 3 1400-1530
Ian RUSSELL
Seaconsult, UK
Ron MACNAB
Geological Survey of Canada
(Retired)
Entitlement, evidence, expertise and expense – the
quandary facing developing coastal States wishing
to implement UNCLOS Article 76
Luiz Carlos TORRES
Izabel King JECK
Ana Angelica Ligiero
ALBERONI
H?lio Heringer VILLENA
Barazilian Navy Hydrographic
Centre
Brazilian southern margin: an example of the
identification of the base of the slope on a passive
continental margin
Ray WOOD
GNS Science, New Zealand
Improving your UNCLOS submission – some
thoughts on text and figures
Chairman Lars Sjoberg Session 4 1600-1800
Richard MACDOUGALL
Canadian Hydrographic
Services
Jacob VERHOEF
Geological Survey of Canada
Wendell SANFORD
Oceans and Environmental
Law, Department of Foreign
Affairs and International
Trade, Canada
Challenges of collecting data for Article 76 in ice
covered waters of the Canadian Arctic
Dimitry GREKU
Australia, Satellite and Marine
Technology Laboratory
Rudolf GREKU
Institute of Geological
Sciences, Ukraine
The outer edge of the continental margin of
Argentina, Australia and Russia by gravimetric
tomography data
Nelson PAZMIÑO
Ecuadorian Oceanographic
Institute
The Galapagos Islands: It’s right, as a fragile
environment in the law of the sea, for an extended
insular shelf beyond 200 nautical miles
Shin TANI
Cabinet Counsellor, The
Secretariat of the Headquarters
for Ocean Policy, Cabinet
Secretariat, Government of
Japan
Continental Shelf Survey of Japan

Friday 17th October

Speakers

Papers
Chairman Zvonko GRŽETIC Session 5 0900-1030
Niquole ESTERS
King’s College, London
Impacts of language: Creeping jurisdiction and its
challenges to the equal implementation of UNCLOS
Charlotte BREIDE
Ince & Co., London
Phillip SAUNDERS
Dalhousie Law School,
Halifax, Canada
Challenges to the UNCLOS Regime: National
Legislation which is incompatible with International
Law
Nathan QUADROS
The University of Melbourne
Philip COLLIER
The University of Melbourne
Delineating the littoral zone using topographic and
bathymetric LIDAR
Chairman Sunil Bisnath Session 6 1100-1230
Serge LEVESQUE
CARIS LOTS Product
Manager
CARIS, Canada
Sara COCKBURN
CARIS, Canada
Cameron MCLEAY
CARIS, USA
Modern developments in geospatial management
and their use in marine cadastre
Tri PATMASARI
Eko ARTANTO
Sora LOKITA
Sobar SUTISNAa
Chairul HAFIDIN
BAKOSURTANAL, Indonesia
The Indonesian Archipelagic Baselines: Technical
and legal issues and the changing environment
Leedert DORST
Hydrographic Service of the
Royal Netherlands Navy
Ina ELEMA
Formally of the Hydrographic
Service of the Royal
Netherlands Navy
The effects of changing baselines on the limits of
The Netherlands in the North Sea
Chairman Muhammad Bashir Session 7 1400-1530
Sam BATEMAN
S. Rajaratnam School of
International Studies (RSIS),
Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore
Clive SCHOFIELD
Australian National Centre for
Ocean Resources and Security,
University of Wollongong,
Australia
State practice regarding straight baselines in East
Asia – Legal, technical and political issues in a
changing environment
David GRAY
Definitive Hydrographic &
Geodetic Consulting
Ottawa, Canada
The use or abuse of “normal” territorial sea
baselines
Ronan LONG
Michael Manahan Research
Fellow & Jean Monnet Chair
of European Commercial Law,
School of Law, National
University of Ireland Galway,
Ireland
Technical and legal issues concerning the baselines
in Ireland
Chairman John Brown Session 8 1600-1730
Stephen FIETTA
Latham & Watkins, London
The delimitation of the outer continental
shelf
Bjørn KUNOY
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Faeroe
Islands, Denmark
A new conceptualization of delimitation
Adam J. KERR
Consultant
The geography of a maritime delimitation


Chris Rizos (c.rizos@unsw.edu.au), October 2008