EurOCEAN 2019 outputs

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.

Pictures

A professional photographer took pictures of the speakers and participants during the conference. If you would like to receive some pictures, please send a request to

Poster competition

At the conference, 10 scientists at PhD or post doc level presented their research to the participants in the form of poster and a 1 min pitch presentation. You can read more about this and check their posters 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

11 June 2019

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:

Science to conserve ocean resources – Ann-Katrien Lescrauwaet, Director of International Relations, Flanders Marine Institute - VLIZ (Belgium)

Poster 1 min pitch presentations

Recommendations and main messages from EMB Working Group on Research Vessels - Valérie Mazauric, Deputy Director Brittany Center, Ifremer, France

12 June 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

Our vision for future marine science - Alba González Vega & Liam Lachs, EMB Young Ambassadors

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