Main themes

Updates on the programme and sessions will follow in the coming weeks.


Main themes of the conference

European capability in the global system

  • Showcasing end-to-end European ocean observation and monitoring efforts
  • Global partnerships: international context, activities and best practices
  • Connecting communities: current stakeholder practices and joint actions
  • Valuing ocean observation: cost-benefit and non-economic value assessments
  • Aligning data acquisition, processing, management and sharing efforts


Evolving EOOS

  • Gaps and requirements: building a fit for purpose EOOS now and into the future
  • Ocean observation in an era of Digitalization and Cloud computing
  • The road to sustainability: new outlooks on funding opportunities
  • Presenting the EOOS Strategy 2018-2022, the EOOS Implementation Plan 2018-2022 and draft Call for Action