The ‘Our Ocean Wealth Summit’ will take place in Galway this year as part of SeaFest 2017.
Now in its fourth year, the 'Our Ocean Wealth Summit' forms a key part of the Government's integrated plan for Ireland's marine sector, Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth, and will bring together world renowned speakers, industry experts, business development agencies and the Irish business and marine research community for focused discussions on this year's theme of 'Rethinking Boundaries and Innovation for a Sustainable Marine Economy'
The speakers include Tom Kelley of award-winning global design and development firm, IDEO, who will inspire business leaders to engage in creative thinking and challenge perspectives to encourage new ideas and approaches on how Ireland can continue to transform its marine industry.
Tom Kelley will be joined by a host of other national and international thought leaders and industry experts including David McWilliams, economist, writer, broadcaster and journalist; Miguel Marques, Partner, PwC Portugal and Economist of the Sea; Terry Garcia, former VP National Geographic and CEO, Exploration Ventures; Andrew McDowell, VP, European Investment Bank; Wendy-Watson Wright, CEO, Ocean Frontier Institute Canada, and many more.
PwC Ireland are sponsors of Our Ocean Wealth Summit 2017.