EurOCEAN 2019 conference report
The conference report provides a summary of the main highlights and key messages delivered by the speakers and panellists at the EurOCEAN 2019 conference. You can download the report here.
European Marine Board message to the conference
European Marine Board prepared a message to the wider society represented by the participants of EurOCEAN 2019. It describes how we should work together during the next decade (2021-2030), in light of the forthcoming IPCC report on the Ocean and Cryosphere, to achieve the future we want for the ocean and the role we envisage for the European marine science community incontributing to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. You can download the message here.
Launching Navigating the Future V
At EurOCEAN 2019, European Marine Board launched its flagship publication "Navigating the Future V". Navigating the Future V describes what marine science will look like in the future (2030 and beyond) and what are the needs to achieve this future. NFV will provide robust, independent scientific advice and expert opinion and be of increasing importance to societal wellbeing in decades to come. More information on Navigating the Future V.
Presentations - Day 1 - 11/06/2022
World Oceans Day 2019 “Gender and Ocean" - Kirsten Isensee, Programme Specialist, Ocean Science Section, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO
Highlights from Navigating the Future V - Sheila JJ Heymans, NFV editor
Science to sustainably harvest ocean resources - joint presentation:
- H2020 SUMMER project - Xabier Irigoien, Scientific Director, AZTI (Spain)
- H2020 MEESO project - Webjørn Melle, Principal Scientist, Institute of Marine Research (Norway)
Science to conserve ocean resources – Ann-Katrien Lescrauwaet, Director of International Relations, Flanders Marine Institute - VLIZ (Belgium)
Recommendations and main messages from EMB Working Group on Research Vessels - Valérie Mazauric, Deputy Director Brittany Center, Ifremer, France
Presentations - Day 2 - 12/06/2019
Ocean Frontier Institute - Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO, Ocean Frontier Institute, Canada
Research and Innovation to support the EU sea basin regional strategies – Ana Teresa Caetano, Policy Officer, Healthy Oceans & Seas Unit, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
The Ocean University Initiative for a UNU Ocean Institute in France - Denis Bailly, coordinator, Ocean University Initiative
South African Oceans Research Landscape - Yonah Seleti, Chief Director, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa; delivered by Sheila JJ Heymans
Risks to Oceans and Human Health – Sam Dupont, Senior Lecturer, University of Gothenburg
Benefits for Oceans and Human Health – Mathew White, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Environment and Human Health
Session on National perspectives for marine science contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
Germany: Joachim Harms, Head, Marine Research, Geosciences, Ship and Marine Technologies Department, Project Management Jülich - PtJ, on behalf of Rudolf Leisen, Head, Marine, Coastal and Polar Research Department, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany
Italy: Giuseppe Valditara, Head, Higher Education and Research Department, Ministry of Education, University and Research
Norway: Christina Abildgaard, Director, Department for Bioresources and Environmental Research, Research Council of Norway, on behalf of Fridtjof F. Unander, Executive Director, Resource Industries and the Environment, The Research Council of Norway
Portugal: José Paulo Esperança, Vice-President, Foundation for Science and Technology - FCT, on behalf of Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher-Education, Portugal
Romania: Simion Nicolaev, Director General, National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
United Kingdom/ Scotland: Colin Moffat, Scottish Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor for Marine and Co-Chair of Marine Science Co-ordination Committee
Video message to EurOCEAN 2019 - Peter Thomson, UN Special Envoy for the Ocean