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Sustainable Ocean Summit

Event Type Conference
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2010-06-15 - End: 2010-06-17
Location Belfast Holiday Inn, Ormeau Ave, Belfast, United Kingdom
Short Title Sustainable Ocean Summit
Summary The SOS is the first international, cross-sectoral ocean sustainability conference for the "ocean business community" to catalyze the growing interest for more effective industry leadership and collaboration in addressing ocean environmental challenges. With the theme of “Reducing Risk, Increasing Sustainability: Solutions through Collaboration”, the SOS will bring together the wide range of industries that use marine space and resources, including: marine technology shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, ports, mining, insurance, finance, renewable offshore energy, tourism, shipbuilding, dredging, and others. Theme sessions will address cross-cutting ocean industry challenges: decommissioning ships and structures; offshore renewable energy interaction with other industries; the Arctic Ocean; climate change and ocean science; biosecurity and invasive species; fisheries and aquaculture interaction with other industries; the role of finance, insurance and legal sectors in sustainability; sustainable ports; sound and ship strike impacts on marine mammals; marine debris;. The conference includes the inaugural “Roundtable of Ocean Industry Association Leaders” (ROIAL) and a half-day seminar on “Marine Spatial Planning for industry. See www.oceancouncil.org, or contact: paul.holthus@oceancouncil.org +1 (808) 277-9008
Web site http://www.oceancouncil.org
Keywords sustainability, industry, ocean, business, science

Event Entered By Paul HOLTHUS

Created: 2010-02-22 04:01:00
Last Updated: 2010-02-22 04:04:58