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SMMI joins debate on “Delivering the Government’s Maritime 2050 Strategy”

Published: 25 March 2019
Professor Susan Gourvenec
SMMI Deputy Director Professor Susan Gourvenec

SMMI Deputy Director Professor Susan Gourvenec took part in a debate “Delivering the Government's Maritime 2050 Strategy - the vision for science and technology” organised by the Foundation for Science and Technology and hosted at the Royal Society in London on March 6.

The other members of the panel were Roger Hargreaves OBE, Director of Maritime, Department for Transport, Sarah Kenny, Chief Executive of BMT and Vice Chair, Maritime UK, Professor Ed Hill OBE, Executive Director, National Oceanography Centre and Liz English, Group Development Manager, Associated British Ports. The debate was Chaired by the Earl of Selborne GBE FRS, Vice-President, The Foundation for Science and Technology.

An invited audience of 100 + guests from parliament, government departments and senior managers from the business, NGO and research communities were also part of the robust debate of the evening.

The meeting report, slides and audio recordings are available on the Foundation for Science and Technology website and you can read more on Twitter at @FoundSciTech.

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