Ocean Futures Forum

  • Date 13 Mar 2018
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Ocean Futures Forum

13 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 13:30

Platinum Suite

Language:
English (United Kingdom)

This half-day, exclusive forum will bring together senior strategists and heads of business to spend a morning concentrating on the future trajectory of the blue economy and the implications for emerging science and technology. A networking lunch will follow proceedings. There is a £100 +VAT cost to register and attend this event.

The programme will consist of three parts:

  • Opening keynote session
  • Panel & audience discussion with keynote presenters
  • Networking lunch

 

Confirmed presenters include:

  • The Ocean Economy in 2030
    Claire Jolly, Head of Innovation Policies for Space and Oceans (IPSO) Unit, Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Future Science Needs in Support of the Ocean Economy
    Prof Ed Hill OBE, Executive Director, National Oceanography Centre
  • The Ocean Energy Sector and Technology Implications
    John Westwood, Founder & Former Chairman, Douglas-Westwood
  • The Defence & Security Sector and Technology Implications
    Speaker to be announced shortly
  • Stimulating Innovation in Support of the Ocean Economy
    Jim Hanlon, CEO, The Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise
  • Ensuring Sustainability
    John Bell, Director Bioeconomy, European Commission DG Research & Innovation

 

Register to attend

Programme subject to change

Contributors

  • Claire Jolly

    Presenter

    Head of Innovation Policies for Space and Oceans (IPSO) Unit, Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

    Claire Jolly is Manager / Head of Unit in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation...

  • John Westwood

    Presenter

    Founder & Former Chairman

    Douglas-Westwood

    John has been described as one of the world’s leading energy business analysts. A serial entrepreneur, he has spent over 40 years in the energy...

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