- J. Murray Roberts (Professor of Applied Marine Biology & Ecology, University of Edinburgh)
Niall McDonough, Executive Secretary of the European Marine Board
Richard Heard, INSITE Programme Director
Mark Johnston and Mel Netherway, BP plc, Challenges and benefits of marine environmental baselines
Chelsea Bradbury, Marine Data Advisor, Crown Estate
Valter Martinotti and Silvia Camporeale, RSE Spa and CRIET advisors for Italian Ministry of Economic Development
This workshop will bring together key players in the provision, analysis, application and long-term storage of marine environmental data to discuss key emerging blue growth data issues including oil/gas decommissioning and marine renewable installation. Participants will discuss the challenges of providing holistic open-access environmental data; the issue of enabling regulators/operators/marine scientists to access information; and how to ensure that all marine stakeholders can access appropriate data. This workshop follows on from the Blue Growth Data Challenge Part 1: Engaging Industry.