The over-exploitation of lands has shown its limits. New research suggests that the seas and oceans have vast potential to feed the planet - but tapping that resource ecologically will be a challenge for science, industry, regulation, fisheries, health, climate, and other silos of EU policy.
Following a scientific opinion by the EU's Scientific Advice Mechanism and SAPEA report on "Food from the Oceans," Science|Business will bring together its members and experts to debate the steps needed across the policy world and showcase regional initiatives.
9:30 Registration and coffee
10:10 Food from the oceans: resources and challenges
Presentation of the SAM opinion and SAPEA Report, followed by group discussion
11:30 Coffee break
11:50 Innovative solutions to get more food from the oceans, deal with spatial planning and consumers' acceptance: group discussion building on case studies by governments, companies, research labs
13:00 Networking lunch