SUPPORTING THE YEAR OF YOUNG PEOPLE 2018
This year the Sea Scotland Steering Group is working with Young Scot representatives as part of the Year of Young People (2018). This includes exploring ideas for improved youth engagement and ensuring the conference provides a platform for youth views on the marine environment, its development and governance.
Scotland’s first ever Year of Young People is happening in 2018. It aims to inspire all ages through its young people (8-26) by celebrating their achievements, valuing their contributions to communities and creating new opportunities for them to shine on a local and global stage. Young people are at the heart of designing, developing and deciding what they want the year to be. The Scottish Government is working with youth partners and the events and tourism sector to deliver activities and experiences for communities across Scotland to enjoy and discover more about our amazing young people. You can find out more about the Year of Young People here.
VENUE ANNOUNCED FOR 2018
We are excited to reveal that Sea Scotland 2018 will be held at the Bay Hotel in Kinghorn, Fife on 20-21st June. More information on how to get here & where to stay coming soon…
Find out more about Sea Scotland 2018: Empowerment in marine stewardship: emerging opportunities for citizens and communities in Scotland.
2017 CONFERENCE SUMMARY AVAILABLE
ABOUT SEA SCOTLAND
Sea Scotland is a new conference series started in 2016, that provides a multi-interest forum for Scotland-focused dialogue and knowledge-exchange for progressive marine policy and management. The conference aims to bring together bring together experts and stakeholders to generate and share innovative thinking in order that Scotland addresses challenges of managing its seas sustainably.
Hosted at the RRS Discovery Centre, Sea Scotland 2017 built on the successes of the inaugural Sea Scotland conference to bring together marine industry representatives, conservation bodies, academics, policy makers along with international experts and national government. Discussion focused on the implications of constitutional change on environmental policy in the marine area to secure continued progress to sustainable development. See the full programme here.
The conference is a partner-driven initiative involving the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology Scotland (MASTS), Scottish Environment LINK, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), and the universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh.
For any further information, or to discuss how you or your organisation might get involved in next year’s Sea Scotland conference, contact the organisers.
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