European Maritime Day


Thematic workshops organised by maritime stakeholders are at the core of the conference. Workshop organisers design and manage their session. 

28 high-quality workshops of 1,5 hours will be proposed. They are covering the following various themes with a focus on blue entrepreneurship, innovation and investment

  • aquaculture & fish processing
  • blue circular economy
  • blue economy at local level
  • climate action
  • digitalisation, AI & big data for maritime
  • green shipping
  • marine bio-economy 
  • maritime security & surveillance
  • maritime spatial planning
  • ocean energy
  • ocean literacy, maritime skills & people
  • sea basin cooperation (including outermost regions)
  • port tech clusters
  • sea basin cooperation
  • smart specialisation in blue economy value chains
  • sustainable blue growth financing
  • sustainable tourism, coastal communities

List of workshops

The detailed list will be available mid-March.

Role of workshop coordinators

They design an interactive workshop, define the objective(s), identify speakers and manage their session on site.

Role of the European Commission

The European Commission ensures the general coordination and information for the workshops and provides the logistics related to the rooms, equipment (computer, screen, WiFi, sound equipment), catering, communication with the European maritime community… Organisers can concentrate on organising the content, speakers and moderator of their workshop and on advertising it within their own network. Please note that travel & accommodation for speakers is not covered by the conference budget.

The presentations of the workshops will be published on this website.