EurOCEAN 2014

Date(s) - 07/10/2014 - 09/10/2014
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CNR, Rome, Italy


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EurOCEAN 2014 will bring together marine scientists across the broad range of disciplines with policymakers, industry and NGOs, to develop a common vision on achieving an ecosystem approach to the management of Europe’s marine resources as a fundamental requirement for sustainable Blue Growth. Highlighting the importance of Blue Growth and of commercially-driven, problem-oriented research, EurOCEAN 2014 will equally emphasize that a growing and sustainable maritime economy will also require a much greater knowledge and understanding of marine ecosystem functioning and resilience.

EurOCEAN 2014 will take place from 7 to 9 October 2014 in Rome, Italy, as an official event of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It will run over 2.5 days with a combination of plenary sessions and parallel workshops, organized around societal, policy and regional challenges. The conference programme will reflect the high-level messages of the European Marine Board’s Navigating the Future IV foresight report. It is co-organized by the Italian National Research Council (CNR), National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS) and National Inter-University Consortium for Marine Sciences (CoNISMa), as well as the European Marine Board and the European Commission.

Registration in now open for this event, please click here to register. The Conference programme can be found here: [wpfilebase tag=file id=215 tpl=simple /]

EurOCEAN 2014 is part of the successful EurOCEAN conference series initiated in early 1990s.