(none announced)

European Maritime Day Conference, Athens, Greece, 28-29 May 2015 The theme of the conference is ‘Ports and Coasts: Gateways to Maritime Growth’. The Foundation will have a small stand at the conference to showcase its own and partners’ work. and we will be interested in promoting messages around the sustainable use and management of the ocean’s resources. http://ec.europa.eu/maritimeaffairs/maritimeday/en/piraeus-2015

Blue Week Lisbon, Portugal, 3-6 June 2015 In the first week of June there will be a cluster of ocean-related events and activities in the Lisbon region. Highlights include:

Blue Business Forum, Lisbon, 4-6 June 2015 A three-day marine business fair, where the Foundation will have a large stand to showcase our own and partners’ work. The plan is to programme a series of events/interactions on the stand. http://www.blueweek.pt/en/events/#BlueBusinessForum

Economist World Ocean Summit, Cascais, 3-5 June 2015 High level international conference attracting business, NGOs and others aiming to explore how ‘economic opportunity is balanced by responsible investment in a sustainable ocean economy’. http://www.economistinsights.com/sustainability-resources/event/world-ocean-summit-2015

International Ocean Film Festival, Lisbon/Cascais, 2-6 June 2015 This is being organised by the Ocean Recovery Alliance with support from the Foundation. CGF will host two of the screenings at its headquarters in Lisbon and will be suggesting some films to include in the programming.

Plasticity Forum, Cascais, Portugal, 8-9 June 2015 A conference exploring how to innovate to reduce the amount and impact of plastic waste in the environment. http://www.plasticityforum.com