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Enabling the Blue Economy – Stories & Case Studies
September 15, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm$40.00
MEDC will be holding its 2017 Fall Conference at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the world’s leading independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to ocean research, exploration and education.
The event is focused on the Blue Economy Project, a regional initiative to promote and sustain a maritime focused economy on Cape Cod, the islands and southeastern MA, and funded through a grant from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council.
There will be two panels as well as a keynote luncheon address. The first panel’s theme is Enabling the Blue Economy, and will include panelists from Business, Education, Research & Science and Government. The second panel’s theme is Blue Economy Stories & Case Studies, and will include panelists from blue economy companies and institutions.
The conference will be held at WHOI’s Clark Building on its Quissett Campus and hosted by the WHOI Center for Marine Robotics, An optional tour of WHOI’s Ocean Observing Initiative adjacent to the meeting location will immediately follow the program’s conclusion.