Prof. Dahe Qin, researcher, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and academician of the Third World Academy of Sciences. He has successively served as the Deputy Director of Lanzhou Institute of Glaciology and Cryopedology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; as Chief of the Laboratory of Ice Core and Cold Regions Environment; as Vice President of Lanzhou Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences; as director of the Resource and Environment Science and Technology Bureau of Chinese Academy of Sciences; as Director of the Chinese Meteorological Administration, and now the Director of the Academic Committee of Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Chair of IPPA/IPPA主席
Chen Ding graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China with a bachelor degree in Applied Chemistry, and University of Southampton with a master degree in Management. He worked in the Ecological Environment Research Center of CAS, the Ministry of Science and Technology, British Council and the China Science and Technology Training Center before 2014. Since then, he served as the general secretary of the Association of Science Education Promotion of China (CASEP). He has long been committed to international science and technological cooperation, transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and spread of science knowledge. He is also an expert of polar expedition and has traveled to Arctic, Antarctic and Tibet for 20 times from 2011. In 2020, Mr. Ding and other 2 experts founded IPPA and serves as the chairman for the first session.
Associate, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge/剑桥大学斯科特极地研究所助理
Jean de Pomereu’s interest in Polar Regions comprises historical research, curation, photography, publishing and journalism. His research focuses on the history of polar exploration and visual culture. He has participated in both scientific and artistic expeditions to the Antarctic and in 2008 was the first foreign reporter to accompany a Chinese Antarctic research expedition. Jean was for many years the lead contributor for the polar science news and information website of the International Polar Foundation. His reports and interviews focused on all aspects of polar science and environments. Jean also contributed extensively to the education and outreach initiatives of the International Polar Year 2007-08 and is currently co-curating ‘Discovering Antarctica, 1820-2020’, a flagship exhibition of the Mystic Seaport Museum in Connecticut. Jean holds a Masters in Polar Studies from the Scott Polar Research Institute in the University of Cambridge, and a PhD from the University of Exeter. He is an Associate of the Scott Polar Research Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in London.
Jean de Pomereu 对极地地区的兴趣包括历史研究、策展、摄影、出版和新闻业。他的研究集中在极地探险和视觉文化的历史上。他曾参加过南极科学考察和艺术考察，2008年是第一位陪同中国南极考察队的外国记者。Jean多年来一直是国际极地基金会极地科学新闻和信息网站的主要撰稿人。他的报告和采访集中在极地科学和环境的各个方面。Jean还为2007-08国际极地年的教育和外展活动做出了广泛贡献，目前正在康涅狄格州神秘海港博物馆的旗舰展“发现南极洲，1820-2020”。Jean拥有剑桥大学斯科特极地研究所的极地研究硕士学位和埃克塞特大学的博士学位。他是斯科特极地研究所的合伙人，也是伦敦皇家地理学会的研究员。