Ocean Seminar

Explore ideas and innovation that will shape our relationship with the oceans in the future. Discuss ways for transition and how technology can promote our development while protecting oceans by ensuring the resources are used in a sustainable way and that we have clean, healthy oceans for tomorrow.



Monday, 12 November 2018
Start Time:
7:00 pm
End Time:
10:00 pm
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Start Time:
2:00 pm
End Time:
5:45 pm
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Start Time:
9:00 am
End Time:
12:45 pm


Museu do Amanhã
Praça Mauá, 1
Rio de Janeiro


Monday, 12 November 2018

Opening ceremony

Mrs. Sissel Hodne SteenConsul GeneralNorwegian Consulate General
Mr. Nils Martin GunnengAmbassadorNorwegian Embassy
Mr. Herman BenjaminAll sea rights

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Opening session

Mr. Vidar HelgesenBuilding a sustainable ocean economy

Panel 1 – The ocean as food source – Sustainable food production

Mrs. Hanne DigreExposed ProjectSINTEF
Mr. Gianni FontanesiNemo's Garden
Moderator: Mr. Marcelo VianaUFRJ

Panel 2 - The combat against plastic in the ocean

Mrs. Nina JensenREV Project
Mrs. Tora DraegniSALT Lofoten
Mr. Bruno TemerMatéria Brasil - Remolda Project
Moderator: Mr. Alexandre TurraUSP

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Opening Session

Yet to be confirmed

Mr. Harald SolbergCEONorwegian Shipowners Association

Panel 3 - Biodiversity of the ocean

Mrs. Raquel PeixotoCoral Whitening Research
Mrs. Claudia ErberRunde Environmental Center
Moderator: Mrs. Margareth CopertinoUFRGS

Panel 4 - Renewable Energy solutions on and from the ocean

Mr. Bjørn Otto SverdrupSenior Vice President for SustainabilityEquinor
Mr. Erik IanssenSelfa
Moderator: Mr. Segen EstefenUFRJ