Sustainable Ocean Summit 2013 (SOS 2013)
Organization: World Ocean Council
|Event Date/Time: Apr 22, 2013||End Date/Time: Apr 24, 2013|
|Registration Date: Apr 19, 2013|
|Early Registration Date: Feb 28, 2013|
The Sustainable Ocean Summit 2013 (SOS 2013) will be hosted by the World Ocean Council 22-24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. at the Marriott at Metro Center and is the only international ocean business community gathering dedicated to industry leadership and collaboration in developing solutions to ocean sustainability challenges. The theme of SOS 2013 is “Oceans 2050 - the ocean business community vision for sustainable seas”, a process that will continue beyond the summit through WOC themes and working groups.
SOS 2013 is designed to attract the diverse range of ocean industries: shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, offshore renewable energy, ports, dredging, mining, cables and pipelines, marine science, engineering and technology, the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others - as well as ocean stakeholders from the government, inter-governmental, academic and environment communities.
About the World Ocean Council (WOC)
The WOC is the only international, cross-sectoral alliance for private sector leadership and collaboration in “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. Companies and associations worldwide are distinguishing themselves as leaders in ocean sustainability and stewardship by joining the WOC. Members to date include over 55 leadership organizations from a wide range of ocean industries: oil and gas, shipping, seafood, fisheries, mining, renewable energy, ocean technology, maritime law, marine environmental services and other areas.