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Update: Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference

IRISH SEA MARITIME FORUM BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, Pierhead  Building, National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff – Tuesday 15th of January 2019, 10.00am to 4.00pm.

We welcome you to join us for the first Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference to be held in Wales. We are delighted to have the opportunity to host this in the spectacular Pierhead building that is part of the National Assembly for Wales estate in Cardiff. The event aims to bring together stakeholders from across the Irish Sea to learn about and discuss issues of current and shared interest.

The morning session provides an update from across the Irish Sea on marine planning (including the forthcoming Welsh National Marine Plan) and the development of the network of Marine Protected Areas. Over lunch delegates will be able to view an exhibition of Irish Sea related projects and meet some of the partners that have been involved with these. The afternoon session spotlights climate change and associated activity in the Irish Sea region including the response of coastal authorities in Wales associated with their duties under the 2015 Wellbeing of Future Generations Act. The day concludes with a presentation on the new Irish Sea Centre that is being established in the Isle of Man and plans for the ISMF conference that will be held in the Isle of Man in 2020.

The conference is free of charge. We gratefully appreciate the support of David Melding AM Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Housing, Heritage, Culture and Media in sponsoring this event in the Pierhead building.

To register for the event please click here

The conference programme can also be downloaded below:

ISMF 2019 Biennial Conference Programme

For any further information please contact info@irishseamaritimeforum.org