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The 5th International Symposium on the Oceans in National Income Accounts

March 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - March 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Location: via Zoom, NUI Galway
Galway, Ireland

Organised by: SEMRU

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The MOSES project will host an international symposium on the oceans in national income accounts on the 24th and 25th of March 2021

As well as showcasing the work of MOSES the 2 day symposium will involve representatives from government, industry, academia and international organisations sharing their national and international perspectives on progress made in measuring the ocean economy. They will discuss ways in which international ocean economy statistics can be improved through satellite and natural capital accounting approaches as well as examining how the usage of such information by policy makers can be improved.

Topics to be discussed at the symposium include:

  • The big challenges – Why we need improved ocean economy statistics
  • Revised national standards for ocean and related industry classification
  • Satellite accounting of ocean economic activities
  • Tools for improved usage of ocean economy statistics
  • Pathways to a sustainable ocean economy
  • Developing marine ecosystem income accounts
  • Issues for inclusion of marine ecosystem service benefit values in ocean accounts

To view the full event schedule, click here.

The Book of Abstracts for the symposium can be downloaded here and the Speaker Profiles here

More information on the event can be found at www.mosesproject.eu

To register for the event click here.