Symposia

Facts & figures, inspiring stories, solutions and networking opportunities

An Ocean of Opportunities

Want to learn more about plastic pollution and what local and international organizations are doing to reduce it?

Come join us on these unique annual events! We invite speakers from NGOs, businesses, (local) governments and the field of science. Learn about one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time in a very diverse context at inspiring locations!

Plastic pollution in the Western world and beyond: status, causes, effects and solutions

Entrance: always free!

An Ocean of Opportunities #2
An Ocean of Opportunities #2

Event is in DUTCH!

PROGRAM
06.00 – 06.30 pm Doors open, welcome, drinks & bites
06.30 – 06.45 pm Opening by Pieter van der Zwet (Stantec)
06.45 – 07.00 pm Melvin Redeker (In de Noordzee Foundation)
07.00 – 07.15 pm Roos Swart (By the Ocean we Unite)
07.15 – 07.30 pm Dick Vethaak (Deltares)
07.30 – 07.45 pm Merijn Tinga (Plastic Soup Surfer)
08.30 – 09.00 pm Keynote speaker: Jan Terlouw
09.00 – 09.30 pm Theses & closure
09.30 – 10.30 pm Drinks & networking

Entrance = free! (including drinks & bites)

Please register via the website (button below)

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For more information:
Stantec – Leontien Cenin – leontien.cenin@stantec.com
By the Ocean we Unite – Karl Beerenfenger – karl@bytheoceanweunite.org

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An Ocean of Opportunities #1
An Ocean of Opportunities #1

PROGRAM
07.00 – 07.30 pm Doors open
07.30 – 08.30 pm Presentations / Q&A (12 mins per speaker)
08.30 – 09.00 pm Break
09.00 – 10.00 pm Presentations / Q&A (12 mins per speaker)
10.00 – 11.00 pm Drinks & dialogue

SPEAKERS
Lonneke Craemers – Dopper
Maria Westerbos – Plastic Soup Foundation
Saskia Studer – The Great Bubble Barrier
Johnas van Lammeren – Partij voor de Dieren Amsterdam (Party for the Animals)
Sjoerd Laarhoven & Nikki Spil – Zee Boerderij IJmond (Seaweed Farm IJmond)
Kristal Ambrose – Bahamas Plastic Movement (Bahamas)
Daan Goppel – Ikan Sampah (Netherlands/Indonesia)
Patricia Villarubia Gómez – Stockholm Resilience Centre (Sweden)
Nanne van Hoytema – By the Ocean we Unite

Entrance = free!
NOTE: Drinks at the bar can only be paid for by card.

Please register, share and invite your friends/family/colleagues on Facebook!

For more information:
By the Ocean we Unite – info@bytheoceanweunite.org
Stockholm Resilience Centre – patricia.gomez@su.se

Speakers from among others
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