Department of Oceanography, International Centre for Ocean Governance and Bangladesh Meteorological Department Jointly arranged a workshop entitled “Marine Disaster Forecasting”. The workshop was organized in the conference room of Center for Advanced Research and Sciences (CARS) at the University of Dhaka on 18 September 2017. Professor Dr. ASM Maksud Kamal, Dean of the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Dhaka was present as special guest. Prof. Dr. Kawser Ahmed, Chairmen, Department of Oceanography and Director, ICOG chaired the inaugural session. Mr. Md Samsuddin Ahmed, Director General of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), Mr. Ashoke Kumar Biswas, Director General of the Bangladesh Oceanographic Research Institute (BORI) and 7 other distinguished scientists from National Environment Forecasting Centre (NMEFC), SOA, Beijing, China participated in the workshop. Representative from Bangladesh NAVY also participated on the workshop.