Ocean Recovery
Conference 2022

An Online Conference

18-20 JANUARY 2022

The Organisers of the Coastal Futures and Restoring Estuarine and Coastal Habitats (REACH) conferences have joined together to develop a major online conference.
There will be 15 sessions & 6 keynotes covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we are intending to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

The Ocean Recovery Online Conference has six keynotes:

Keynote 1Ministerial Presentation.
Minister Rebecca Pow (Defra),

Keynote 2 – The evolution of protected species mitigation associated with offshore wind energy development in the US: the past, present and future.
Dr. Mari Smultea
, CEO/Chief Scientist Smultea Sciences

Keynote 3 – Climate Change and Small Island State UK.
Emma Howard Boyd,
Chair of Environment Agency

Keynote 4 – Natural Capital Ecosystem Assessment
Sarah Young,
Defra & WWF

Keynote 5 –
Tom McCormack,
CEO of the Marine Management Organisation

Keynote 6 – 
Bob Earll,
Coastal Futures and CMS

The aim of this conference is to:

  • Promote the main theme of Innovation to deliver Ocean Recovery.
  • Focus on exploring what we really want from our coastal and marine environment.
  • Brief the audience on a wide variety of the current programmes covering the coastal and marine community.

The conference will provide:

  • Strong perspective – from key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment.
  • Overviews – from acknowledged experts in many subjects and leaders of major events.
  • Future trends – pointers to future areas of activity which will directly affect your work.
  • Networking via the online platform for the event.