Past Events


ISMF Biennial Conference

dlr LexIcon, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, 28th of September 2016



ISMF Third Annual Conference
The Liner Hotel, Liverpool, 2nd July 2014
See the conference page for the final programme and presentations


ISMF Second Annual Conference
The Tall Ship at Riverside, Glasgow, 21st May 2013

Glasgow Conference Programme
Marine Planning in Scotland – Linda Rosborough, Marine Scotland
The Northern Ireland Marine Bill – Jonny McNee, Dept of Environment NI
MMO Planning Activity – Hannah Marriott, Marine Management Organisation
The Marine Plan for the Isle of Man – Peter McEvoy, IoM Government
Update on Marine Planning for Wales – Alan Storer, Welsh Government
The Draft EU Directive on MSP and ICZM: Implications for the Irish Sea – Rhona Fairgrieve, Scottish Coastal Forum/DG Environment
The EU’s Atlantic Strategy and Next Steps for Irish Sea Stakeholders – Paul O’Donoghue, Committee of the Regions
DG Mare project: Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic – Stephen Jay, University of Liverpool
Irish Marine Leisure Knowledge Network – Steve Conlon, Irish Marine Federation
ISMF Activities in 2012/13 and Future Programme – Sue Kidd, University of Liverpool


Irish Sea Issues and Opportunities Workshop
Merseyside Maritime Museum, 2nd November 2012

Irish Sea Maritime Forum Inaugural Conference
Titanic Belfast, 28th June 2012


Marine Spatial Planning and Transnational Partnership Working in the Irish Sea: Identifying Key Areas for Joint Action
O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel, Dublin, 23rd/24th June 2011

Marine Spatial Planning and Transnational Partnership Working in the Irish Sea: Stakeholder Workshop
Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, 10th February 2011
Meeting Programme
Sue Kidd – Transnational Partnership Working in Support of Marine Spatial Planning in the Irish Sea
Dr Wilfried Görmar – Maritime Spatial Planning: Reflections on Experience in the Baltic Sea Region
Hermien Busschbach – Maritime Spatial Planning in the EU