EMD 2017 – Inspiring engagement for a sustainable future for our seas & MARINA Pitch presentation

EMD 2017 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.
Moderators: Sarah Young, WWF, UK, Xenia Schneider, XPRO Consulting Limited, Cyprus, Iwona GIN, Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer, France.  

Project Pitch Presentations on Sustainability & Governance 17:00-18:30 (Lighthouse Arts & Conference Centre, Poole  -  Theatre )


European Maritime Day is the annual meeting point for Europe's maritime community to network, discuss and forge joint action. The MARINA partner XPRO Consulting will be pitching the MARINA project to involve as many as maritime actors and stakeholders in Responsible Research and Innovation and to federate through the MARINA Knowledge Sharing Platform. --------- For additional info and registration please visit the European Maritime Day website. The registration for the conference is open until beginning of May 2017. --------- Join our MARINA Community Platform! Access through homepage.

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    The aim of the conference is to bring together all the key stakeholders interested in renewable energy sources and energy efficiency to share and discuss advances and developments in this field. It is therefore aimed at assisting researchers, scientists, manufacturers, companies, communities and agencies to keep abreast of new developments in their specialist fields and to join forces in finding alternative energy solutions to current issues.

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