A public event organised by the Maritime Foundation and supported by the University of Plymouth Marine Institute and The Nautical Institute. This event rounds off the Nautical Institute’s celebrations in Plymouth, marking its 50 years as an organisation.
The aim of the evening is to highlight issues and challenges facing the world’s ocean and seas and consider ways forward. After the welcome and introduction, each speaker will give a 20 minute presentation to be followed by a short period for questions.
Welcome – Paul G Wright MNM FNI
Britain’s Dependence on the Sea and Seafarers – Rear Admiral Chris Parry CBE PhD, Author and Broadcaster
Safeguarding the Marine Environment – Dr Heather Koldewey PhD, Zoological Society of London and University of Exeter
Innovation and Autonomy at Sea – Kevin Forshaw BSc MBA, Director of Industrial and Strategic Partnerships, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth
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