Ocean Futures Forum

  • The Ocean Futures Forum is a One day content and networking event offering compelling insights into the role of ocean science and technology in enabling the development of a sustainable Blue Economy.

  • The Ocean Futures Forum
    Tuesday 17th March 2020 - London Excel Centre
    Time Session Presentation Speaker
    10:00-10:30 Opening Welcome Opening Welcome Ralph
      Rayner, President, SUT
    Global
      Perspective on the Future Ocean Economy
    Claire
      Jolly, Head of Unit, Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD
    10:30-11:30 Regional Perspectives US
      Perspective on the Future Ocean Economy
    Deerin
      Babb-Brott, Principal Assistant Director for Oceans and Environment, White
      House Office of Science and Technology Policy
    European
      Perspective on the Future Ocean Economy
    Bernhard
      Friess, Director Maritime Policy and Blue Economy, DG MARE, European
      Commission
    11:30-11:45 Break
    11:45-12:15 The blue in the blue economy Environmental Implications of Developments in the Ocean
    Economy
    Olive
      Heffernan, Marine Biologist and Freelance Science Writer
    Mark
      Spalding, President, The Ocean Foundation
    12:15-12:45 Delivering
      the UN SDGs
    The Role
      of Science in Delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    Martin
      Visbeck, President of Oceanographic Society
    12:45-13:45 Lunch Break
    13:45-15:15 Sector Perspectives Ocean
      Mining
    Chris
      Williams, Managing Director, UK Seabed Resources
    Floating
      Wind
    Speaker
    TBC
    Autonomous
      Shipping
    Anita
      Teo, Technical Lead in System Design - Maritime Autonomous Operation,
      Kongsberg
    15:15-15:55 Panel
      Discussion
    3 Sector Speakers to Join A Panel Together
    15:55-16:00 Closing Remarks Ralph
      Rayner, Chairman, Sonardyne
    16:30-1830 Closing Drinks Reception

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