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WOC SOS 2020 Starts Soon!

Sustainable Ocean Summit 2020
Date Theme
SOS2018 Photo01The WOC annual SOS will again bring together the diverse ocean industry and investment community to advance leadership, collaboration and action
for ocean sustainable development.The SOS 2020 theme focuses on the decade of action on sustainable development ahead.
The SOS 2020 program features global leaders from industry and investment convening around key issues affecting the future of the ocean and the future of the ocean economy, including:
• Ocean Investing
• Law of the Sea
• Port Infrastructure Adaptation
• Industry Data Collection
• Biofouling and Invasive Species
• Arctic Science and Industry Collaboration
Join SOS 2020 on Youtube Live
Youtube Live
For the full SOS 2020 ProgramOcean ESG: Responsible Investing in the Ocean– Topics:
Material Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues; What impact means for ocean investors and how to measure it; How the investment community can develop a common framework for understanding, monitoring and reporting successful investment.
– Panel:
Chair, York University Pension Fund; Head of Impact, Ocean 14 Capital; Strategic Advisor, Sustainable Business, BNP Paribas; Director, Marine Capital; Managing Director, Inspire ImpactUN Law of the Sea: Ocean Industry Input to the New Legally Binding Instrument on Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ)– Topics:
How the legally binding BBNJ agreement will affect ocean industries; What the concerns are from responsible industry about the treaty’s EIA and Area Based Management provisions; How ocean industries should engage with each other and other ocean stakeholders.
– Panel:
Former Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping; Director, Gro Sustainability; Development Director, BMT; Executive Vice President, MSC Shipping; CEO, Orange Marine; Executive Director, Hawaii Longline Association; Executive Advisor, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Thai UnionPort and Coastal Infrastructure Adaptation: Private Sector Collaboration to Advance Action, Investment and Nature-Based Solutions– Topics:
How ocean business and investment community can ensure ports and coastal infrastructure are adapted to ensure resiliency to extreme events and sea level rise and engage with the public finance community; How to implement a “Grey/Green/Blue” approach to coastal infrastructure adaptation, i.e. Nature-Based Solutions and Blue Carbon.
– Panel:
Senior Consultant, Advance Planning Group, Jacobs; Group Head, International Key Accounts and Infrastructure Markets, LaFargeHolcim; Vice President, Global Director for Ports & Maritime, Jacobs; Founding Partner, Climate Adaptive Infrastructure; Board Chair, Washington Maritime Blue; CEO, EconcreteImplementing the Vision of Ocean and Climate Data Collection by Industry: SMART Ocean-SMART Industries in Support of SDG 14 and the U.N. Decade of Ocean Science– Topics:
How to engage industry in data collection and sharing in support of the U.N. Decade of Ocean Science; What the investment opportunities are for industry involvement in data collection and sharing; What the priority locations, topics and technology are for engaging more ships and platforms in collecting and sharing data.
– Panel:
Government Accounts Director, Americas, Fugro; Executive Secretary, UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC); Group Marine Science Expert, BP; Chief Development Officer, International, Simply Blue; Sustainability Director, Carnival Corporation; CEO, Berring Data Collective; Chief Sustainability Officer, OdfjellBiofouling and Invasive Species: Engaging Industry Over the Long Term– Topics:
How companies can work with and though the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) of the GloFouling Partnerships Project to address biofouling and invasive species; What the innovation needs and investment opportunities are for biofouling; How the WOC can ensure continuity and action beyond the GloFouling Project.
– Panel:
Non-Executive Director, Sonihull – NRG Marine Ltd; Chair, GloFouling Global Industry Alliance (GIA); Managing Director, Hullwiper; Chairman, CleanSubSea; Manager, Maritime Technology and Regulation, BIMCO; Co-Chair, Biofouling Management Special Interest Group, IMarESTIndustry-Science Cooperation for Safe and Sustainable Arctic Operations– Topics:
The common agenda between research and industry for sustainable operation, especially for cruise and shipbuilding; Going from opportunistic to planned observations for industry; Identifying key technologies and practices needed for better observations.
– Panel:
COO, Ocean wide Services; Expedition Expert, Ponant; Head of Machinery and Structures, Aker Arctic; Vice President Ottawa, Vard; Ship Coordinator; OceanOPS/WMO/IOC; Senior Researcher; DTU AquaImpacts of Changing Environmental Conditions on Arctic Shipping Risk– Topics:
How to ensure safe and sustainable marine activities; Predicting the impacts of changing Arctic environmental conditions on shipping risk; Providing tailored climate services for risk-informed decision support to maritime and offshore operation.
– Panel:
Principal Specialist, DNV GL; Head of LNG Technical Shipping, TOTAL; Professor, DTU Aqua; Senior Researcher, DTU Aqua
For a list of the CEOs and senior executives who have been attending the SOS…
View Previous SOS Participants
For the SOS program from recent years…
SOS 2019 Progam
SOS 2018 Program
Executive Summary of last year’s report
Read SOS 2019 Executive Summary
Join SOS 2020 on Youtube Live
Youtube Live
Contact: summit@oceancouncil.org
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