Venue: Marriott at Metro Centre
City: Washington D.C
Organiser: The World Ocean Council
Website: Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2013
Description: SOS 2013 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 and Sustainable Seas,” a process that will continue beyond SOS 2013 through WOC work program.
SOS 2013 is designed to bring together a 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.