European Launch of the International Year of the Reef 2018

When

December 13, 2017

Where

University of Oxford
United Kingdom

On December 13, 2017, a panel of invited speakers will briefly introduce IYOR2018, following which the audience will be invited to contribute ideas for activities and events that could be organised throughout 2018.  The event will be organised by representatives from three ISRS committees (Conservation, Education and Student).

13.15 – 13.30  Speakers (max 2-3 mins each)

  • Sue Wells – IYOR key messages
  • Heather Koldewey, Liz Wood and Dominque Andradi-Brown – RCUK and IYOR
  • Rupert Ormond/Gal Eyal/Ryan Eagleson/Jessica – ISRS and IYOR
  • TBA – Germany and IYOR
  • Melanie McField – Belize and RCUK
  • Charles Sheppard –

13.30 – 13.50

Discussion and brainstorming to identify specific actions that could be taken during 2018 to raise the plight of reefs up the political agenda and reach the tipping point that will lead to real solutions