These dedicated exploration spaces will each focus on one key areas of ocean opportunity. At these information stations, mini event theatres will hold deep dives in to the specifics of the opportunities and solutions for acceleration.
Please note, timing and titles of key-notes and panel sessions are tentative, and will be adjusted in the coming months prior to the conference.
Ocean Plastics Clean Up for Recycled Consumer Goods
Vast “seas” of plastics have formed within our oceans. In 2018 the first major operation of cleanup will begin in an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. There is a growing consumer market for ocean retrieved recycled plastic goods. Ships will be required to transport the ‘harvested’ plastics to land. What is the opportunity here?