The Atlantic – A Shared Resource
- 12.07.2012 16:00 Greenwich Mean Time
- 12.07.2012 18:30 Greenwich Mean Time
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What once divided now unites: highlighting the historical, cultural and scientific links between the two great continents and the challenges and opportunities that require/demand a united approach.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. John Delaney, University of Washington, USA.
The Atlantic Ocean - how it works: presenting our understanding of the Atlantic ecosystem, its evolution, hydrodynamics and ecology.
Keynote Speaker: Prof Michael St John, Technical University of Denmark.
The Atlantic Resource Base: describing the socio-economic and environmental resource base, including climate change impacts, which affect both today and likely future experiences of ordinary citizens.
Keynote Speaker: Dr Michael Crosby, MOTE Marine Laboratory, Florida, USA.
Opportunities for Scientific Collaboration: exploring the opportunities and benefits of co-operation across the Atlantic in the areas of science, technology and innovation.
Keynote Speaker: Mr Robert-Jan Smits, Director General, Research and Innovation, European Commission.
Chair: Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO, Marine Institute, Ireland.
- Dr David Conover, Director, Division of Ocean Sciences, National Science Foundation, USA.
- Prof James J. McCarty, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Biological Oceanography, Harvard University, USA.
- Dr Scott Glenn, Professor of Physical Oceanography, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, USA.
- Prof Manuel Barange, Chair of ICES Science Committee / Director of Science, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK.
- Dr Sybille van den Hove, Visiting Professor, University of Barcelona, member of the Scientific Committee of the European
- Environment Agency (EEA).
- Prof. John Delaney, University of Washington, USA.
- Prof Michael St John, Technical University of Denmark, National Institute for Aquatic Resources, Denmark.
- Dr Michael Crosby, MOTE Marine Laboratory, Florida, USA.
- Mr Robert-Jan Smits, Director General, Research and Innovation, European Commission
European Science Open Forum (ESOF)
The syposium is part of the The prestigious European Science Open Forum (ESOF) 2012, the largest convergence of the Sciences, Humanities and Culture in Europe in 2012, will be hosted by Dublin, Ireland, Europe’s City of Science, from 11th to
15th July 2012 (http://esof2012.org/).