Wednesday, May 13, 2015

13/05/2015: World Ocean Summit 2015: 50 percent discount for our readers

Chaired by Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist, the award-winning World Ocean Summit will convene more than 250 policymakers, global ocean businesses and multilaterals to identify practical solutions to the tension between economic development and environmental sustainability.
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This year's edition will take place on June 3rd-5th at Cascais in Portugal.

The theme will be 'Blue economy; blue growth'.

A stream session specific for the aquaculture industry will examine new ‘blue’ business opportunities and approaches, as part of the 2.5-day programme.

Featured speakers include:

  • Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson, African Union Commission
  • Karmenu Vella, commissioner for environment, maritime affairs and fisheries, European Commission
  • Assunção Cristas, minister of agriculture and sea, Portuguese Republic
  • Elisabeth Aspaker, minister of fisheries, Norway
  • Susi Pudjiastuti, minister of marine affairs and fisheries, Republic of Indonesia
  • Catherine Novelli, under-secretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, Department of State, United States
  • Kathryn Sullivan, under-secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere, administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Paula Caballero, senior director, environmental and natural resources global practice, World Bank
  • Mike Velings, founder and managing partner, Aqua-Spark
  • Magdalena Lamprecht Wallhoff, director, Regal Springs Tilapia 
  • Knut Nesse, chief executive officer, Nutreco

Please contact to register your interest to receive an invitation to join this global gathering. 

Seats are strictly limited and on a first-come-first-serve basis
The Economist Events reserves the right of final acceptance of the registration.
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A special 50 percent discount is extended to The Aquaculturists’ readers:  

Select 'Standard rate' and quote 3309AQUA

Read more HERE.

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