SEAmposium & The Ocean Film Festival: Event Schedule

10.00-10.40 am | Registration & Opening Ceremony
Time Topic Speaker
10.40 - 10.50 Introduction & Setting the Context Mr. Paresh Pimpale, Founder Ecofolks
10.50 - 11.00 Keynote Address Mr. Sanjay Tripathi, Director, VJB Udyan & Zoo
11.00 - 11.15 Keynote Address Chief Guest
11.15 - 11.45 The Gongs of the Ocean: Studying the most elusive sea mammal Ms. Prachi Hatkar
11.45 - 12.15 Rainforest of the Ocean: Enter the world of corals Mr. Abuthagir
12.15- 12.45 The Deepest Breath: Free diving as a sport Mr. Mario Fernandes
12.45 - 1.15 The Sea Monster: Tackling the trash Mr. Lisbon Ferrao
1.15 - 2.00 | Lunch Break
2.00 - 2.30 Fotothon Prize Distribution
2.30 - 2.45 The Colourful World of SEA Dr. Paromita Sawant
2.45 - 3.00 The Useful Weed Dr. Madhuri Pathak
3.00 - 3.15 The Science & Art of BiodiversityConservation Dr. Karan Ramteke
3.15 - 4.00 The Magical World of Sailing Ms. Zia Hajeebhoy
3.30 - 4.00 | Tea Break
4.00 - 5.30 Ocean Film Festival

Note: The schedule is subject to change, and additional speakers and sessions may be added as required.

We are excited to have you participate in this SEAmposium, and we look forward to an engaging and informative day focused on exploring the depths of our oceans and the importance of their conservation.

Thank you for your interest in the SEAmposium, and we anticipate your valuable contribution to the discussions and initiatives for a sustainable ocean ecosystem.


Ecofolks is in the unique space of creating offbeat experiences in the area of nature conservation. Our events not only entertain but illuminates, provokes, disturbs & propels us into action.

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