The 4th European Marine Board Forum will bring together Arctic stakeholders from multiple sectors (science, industry, policy & governance, NGOs, etc.) to:
Moderated by David Shukman, BBC Science Editor, the forum programme will include David Vaughan (British Antarctic Survey), Paul Connolly (President of the International Council for Exploration of the Sea), Antje Boetius (Alfred Wegener Institute for Marine and Polar Research), Stein Sandven (European Space Agency), Kári Fannar Lárusson (Arctic Council), Carlo Barbante (Italian National Research Council), Paul Wassmann (Univ. of Tromsoe), Robert Blaauw (Shell Den Haag & International Association of Oil and Gas Producers), Paul Berkman (International Maritime Organization & University of California) and Kurt Vandenberghe (European Commission DG Research & Innnovation). The event will conclude with a high-level panel discussion with participation from science, industry and policy. View final programme
The 4th EMB Forum is an official ICARP III event.
Registration is compulsory. It is free of charge subject to place availablity. Register to the 4th EMB Forum now! Registration closes on Friday 07 March at 3PM CET.
The Forum will take place in the centre of Brussels, at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and the Arts (KVAB, Hertogsstraat 1, 1000 Brussels), on Wednesday 12 March 2014. The Academy is situated to the left from the Royal Palace, across Hertogsstraat.
The Forum venue is situtated next to the Royal Palace; a number of hotels in the Brussels city centre will be within a walking distance from it. Click here to locate hotels in the vicinity of the venue (green arrow on the map indicates the Forum venue).