Thursday, June 15, 2017

15/06/2017: WOC Ocean Business Leadership Briefing

Montreal - Image courtesy of the World Ocean Council
 WOC CEO Paul Holthus will address “Ocean Policy, Planning and Regulation: Understanding New Risks and Opportunities”. 

 The briefing seminar is hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright Canada. 

 Tuesday 20 June 2017, 5PM to 6PM EDT in the Chapleau Conference Room, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada,1, Place Ville Marie, Bureau 2500, Montréal.


  • Ensure the ocean business community is aware of the emerging ocean policy, planning and regulatory developments that will affect private sector activities and investments.
  • Outline the risks and opportunities that these new developments create. • Present an update on WOC progress and programs to address these emerging developments and their implications for responsible ocean companies.
  • Introduce companies and organisations interested in ocean sustainable development to the WOC, a unique, global, multi-industry leadership alliance, and develop opportunities for collaboration with other responsible ocean businesses.
  • Brief participants on the 5th WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS), Halifax, 29 Nov-1 Dec 2017. 

 Ocean Business Community are cordially invited

  • Direct ocean users (e.g. shipping, fishing, aquaculture, offshore oil and gas, offshore renewables, submarine cables, ports, coastal construction/engineering, etc.) 
  • Associated industries (e.g. shipbuilding, telecommunications, fuels, technology developers, data collection and management, environmental services, etc.)
  • Legal, finance, investment, insurance, and other ‘enabling’ sectors.

 Please register as soon as possible. There is no cost to participate. Register Now If you are aware of other companies or industry organisations interested in ocean sustainable development leadership, please feel free to forward to this invitation to your colleagues and encourage them to contact us. 

 Please find here a one page introduction to the WOC. 

 We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues at the WOC Ocean Business Leadership Briefing (5 PM, 20 June 2017, Montreal).

 Save the date
 Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2017: 29 Nov-01 Dec, Halifax, Canada 

 “The Ocean Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14): Business Leadership and Business Opportunities” 

 Mark your calendars for this unique gathering of the global ocean business community.

 Click here to register. 
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