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Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan and Measuring the Ocean Economy
November 24, 2015
Galway City, Ireland
Organised by: SEMRU
2nd National Event for the Support Team of the Atlantic Action Plan, In Association with the 6th Annual Beaufort Socio-Economic Marine Research Workshop
SEMRU, NUI GALWAY, the Focal Point Ireland for the Atlantic Action Plan invites you to attend the 2nd National Event of the Support Team, in association with the 6th Annual Beaufort Socio-Economic Marine Research Workshop.
The overall day will provide participants with an update on a wide range of topics related to the marine sector in Ireland and the Atlantic Area, as well as creating discussion on the opportunities available to Irish stakeholders. This will include input from DG MARE, the Marine Institute and the INTERREG programmes. The day will host 2 parallel sessions and will showcase current marine research and funding opportunities.
2nd National Event for the Atlantic Action Plan – Session 1A and 2A:
These sessions will focus on the INTERREG Atlantic Area and Ireland Wales programme and facilitate the use of these programmes in implementing the Atlantic Action Plan. Presentations from both the contact points of these programmes as well as input from stakeholders involved in these programmes will create a lively discussion on the opportunities available, how people are looking to avail of these and will have the ultimate aim of generating potential project ideas to bring forward in future.
Targeted Audience: These sessions would be relevant to any stakeholder interested in the INTERREG Ireland/Wales and Atlantic Area programmes and will also be useful to any stakeholder looking for opportunities in the Marine tourism and leisure sector.
6th Annual Beaufort Socio-Economic Marine Research Workshop – Session 1B and 2B:
The 6th Annual Beaufort Socio-Economic Marine Research Workshop will take place in conjunction with the 2nd National Event of the Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan. This will be a unique opportunity for Irish stakeholders and researchers in the area of marine socio-economics to meet and discuss on-going research, potential collaboration and future research needs.
Targeted Audience: These sessions would be relevant to marine socio-economic researchers, marine policy makers and any stakeholder interested in the socio-economic valuation of marine resources, as well as future research and potential collaboration with Irish research institutions.
This is a free event and a light lunch will be provided, however registration is required. REGISTER HERE. Registration closes at 5.30pm Friday 20th November.
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