The European Maritime Day represents the EU major event to raise the visibility of maritime sectors and support an integrated approach to maritime affairs. European Maritime Day is in fact the annual meeting point for Europe’s maritime community to network, discuss and forge joint action. The EMD 2017 conference and exhibition will be held on 18-19 May 2017 in Poole, UK. (Find here the EMD 2017 programme) MARINA project will be joining the European Maritime Day taking part in two Parallel Stakeholder Workshops: the "Inspiring engagement for a sustainable future for our seas" and "Project Pitch Presentations on Sustainability & Governance", both scheduled on 18 May. Find details below.
18 MAY 2017
Inspiring engagement for a sustainable future for our seas 13:30-15:00 (Lighthouse Arts & Conference Centre, Poole - Function Room 2 )Organisers: WWF-UK; Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer; XPRO Consulting Limited The workshop will involve a new facilitation activity focusing on future development trends in our seas which is designed to highlight communication challenges between sectors. This will be used as a starting point for a discussion about engagement best practices and attendees will leave with a host of new engagement resources to explore. Objectives:
- Practically demonstrate the challenges of working with diverse marine interest group;
- Share positive lessons and approaches for tackling these challenges through engagement;
- Produce a collective statement supporting wide stakeholder involvement.