The World Ocean Summit convenes the widest cross-section of the ocean community from business and finance to government, national and international policy-makers, civil society and academia. Seas At Risk’s Monica Verbeek and John Maggs will both sit on expert panels, putting ocean health and biodiversity preservation at the forefront of meaningful, high-profile ocean discussions.

At the panel titled “Pulling together for greener shipping”, John Maggs will make the case for decarbonising shipping to restore ocean health. Monica Verbeek will join the “Assessing deep-sea mining” panel to reiterate the need for saving the deep sea from destructive deep-sea mining.

What? The Economist’s eleventh annual World Ocean Summit

Where? Lisbon, Portugal

When? 11-13 March 2024. Register here.