This two day conference gathers marine scientists and science stakeholders to discuss and identify priority challenges and opportunities for marine science.
The EurOCEAN 2014 “Connecting science, policy and people” conference programme includes:
Keynote horizon-scanning presentations from leading European and international scientists;
Focused discussion sessions on societal, policy and regional challenges including maritime policy, ocean resources, managing marine space, and oceans and human health;
Dialogue on capacity building including research infrastructures, ocean observing systems and human capital;
An open panel discussion moderated by Quentin Cooper, BBC Radio 4 science presenter, a Mediterranean roundtable, and dedicated side events;
Identification of emerging challenges and opportunities in seas and oceans research.
EurOCEAN 2014 is organized by the European Marine Board, the European Commission (DG Research & Innovation), the National Research Council of Italy, Instituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale and Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze del Mare.