Symposium: A sea of interests

01.10.2017

The symposium is now fully booked and registration has closed. If you would like to be added to the waiting list for places which may become available nearer the date due to cancellations, please sign-up here.

Climate Change, Marine Protected Areas, Sustainable Fisheries, and Maritime Spatial Planning. These are the topics of a symposium held by VILLUM FONDEN and VELUX FONDEN focusing on a Danish marine environment in balance.

On November 9, 2017, VILLUM FONDEN and VELUX FONDEN have invited researchers across research fields and stakeholders across different interests for inspiration and debate about a sustainable balance between use and protection of marine resources. The symposium is open to all.

Danish and European introductory speakers will provide insight, knowledge, and inspiration from four overall themes:

Climate Change, Marine Protected Areas, Sustainable Fisheries, and Maritime Spatial Planning.

KEY CONTRIBUTORS: David Johnson (Seascape Consultants), Kirsten Isensee (UNESCO), Katherine Richardson (University of Copenhagen), Griffin Carpenter (New Economics Foundation), Lasse Gustavsson (Oceana Europe), Bo Riemann (Aarhus University), Marianne Holmer (University of Southern Denmark), Cecilie Mauritzen (NIVA), Marie-Louise Krawack (The Danish Environmental Protection Authority) and others. 

Practical information

WHEN? 9 November 2017
WHERE? Langelinie Pavillonen, Langelinie 10, DK-2100 Copenhagen
COSTS? Participation is free of charge – registration is mandatory
REGISTRATION? The symposium is fully booked.  Please sign-up here if you would like to be added to the waiting list.
LANGUAGE? The symposium will be in English

Invitation

Please find your invitation here. Everyone is welcome. Registration is mandatory.

Download invitation

We support a Danish marine environment in balance

Please contact us if you have any questions:

Mikkel Klougart
Senior Adviser, Head of programme, THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS
Phone: 
+ 45 23 28 36 74