The Blue Economy - Sustainable Use of Ocean resources

This event is part of the REIS Seminar Programme series


10.00: Welcome and opportunities for International collaboration and knowledge exchange, Professor Helen Griffiths, Pro Vice Chancellor, Research & Innovation
10.05: The Blue Economy, Professor Ian Masters, Swansea University
10.10: Collaborating on Research & Innovation within the Blue Economy, Professor Carlos Garcia De Leaniz, Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR)
10.25: Blue Carbon and using our oceans as part of the solution to fight climate change, Dr Peter Richardson, Head of Ocean Recovery at Marine Conservation Society
10.40: NRW’s perspective on sustainable management of the Welsh marine energy resource, James Moon, Natural Resources Wales
10: 55: Driving inward investment and local economic benefits; Exporting marine energy technologies, skills, knowledge and intellectual property across the globe; Creating a hub for research & innovation at META – Wales’ marine energy test area, Bethan Simes Marine Energy Wales
11.15: Major programmes and projects across Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire and Swansea, Jon Burnes and Chris Foxall, Swansea Bay City Deal
11.30: 3-minute pitching slots
11:50: Opportunities for collaboration, accessing funding and closing remarks, Professor Perumal Nithiarasu, Director of Research, Science & Engineering Faculty
11.55: Panel Q&A

From: 21 Jun 2021, 10 a.m.
To: 21 Jun 2021, noon
Location: Zoom Event, Other

The Blue Economy is increasingly important to Wales in economic, sustainability and climate change terms. This event will showcase many of the activities taking place across the sector and the region and highlight areas of focus and opportunities for collaboration.

Contact: James Pack (Email: - Telephone: 01792 606410


Event created by: j.r.pack