Tuesday, October 3, 2017

04/10/2017: World Ocean Council Sustainable Ocean Summit 2017 schedule at a glance

Since 2010, the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS), organised by the World Ocean Council (WOC), brings together leadership companies from the diverse Ocean Business Community

This three days conference event provides a yearly review of status and trends in ocean economic activity.

The 5th edition will be held in Halifax, Canada, 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2017 with the theme “The Ocean Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14): Business Leadership and Business Opportunities”.

The schedule at a glance is now available with detailed information on plenary and parallel sessions, workshops and receptions gathering high-level representatives from all the sectors of the Ocean Business Community, this can be viewed, HERE.

More Key Speakers

The SOS 2017 speakers’ lineup is growing and the WOC is happy to announce the participation of the following Key Speakers:
• James Alix Michel, Former Seychelles President
• Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping
• Cristiana Paşca Palmer, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
• Ken Paul, Director of Fisheries and Integrated Resources, Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
• Serge Segura, Ambassador for the Oceans, France
• Bill Staby, CEO, Resolute Marine Energy
• Mikael Thinghuus, CEO, Royal Greenland Fisheries

Among many others, view the complete list of speakers, HERE.

Practical Information
29 November - 1 December 2017
Marriott Halifax Harbourfront 1919 Upper Water St., Halifax, Canada

Visit the event website, HERE

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