Sunday, July 9, 2017

10/07/2017: The 5th "Sustainable Ocean Summit" in Halifax, Canada

The summit, which will run from 29th November – 1st December will have the theme, "The Ocean Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14): Business Leadership and Business Opportunities"

Over three days, Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2017 attendees will explore a range of maritime cross-sector topics such as: marine pollution, ocean industry projections and the future of the ocean economy, climate change and ocean acidification, sustainable fishing and aquaculture…through plenaries, workshops, and several parallel sessions.

The working format will help identify clear, realistic pathways to successfully achieving shared objectives for sustainable ocean use.

Over the years, the SOS has become the premier forum for advancing industry leadership ocean sustainable development, science and stewardship. Each year the event is gathering the International Ocean Business Community.

Registration is now open with early bird rates available until 1 October 2017.

View the SOS 2016 Report Executive Summary, HERE.

Other destinations:
• Paris - Halifax : 10h
• Tokyo/Shanghai - Halifax : 17h
• Johannesburg - Halifax : 21h


About the World Ocean Council
The WOC brings together the diverse ocean business community (shipping, fisheries, oil & gas, aquaculture, offshore renewables, tourism, seabed mining, marine technology, manufacturers, law, retailers, insurers, finance, etc.) to achieve the business benefits of cross-sectoral leadership and collaboration. The WOC develops global ‘platforms’ on cross-cutting ocean business and sustainability challenges, e.g. ocean policy & governance, marine planning, marine debris, marine sound, marine mammal impacts, water pollution, data collection by industry vessels & platforms, sea level rise/extreme event impacts, priority regions (Arctic, Indian Ocean), and investment & innovation for ocean sustainable development.

More travel options available, HERE

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