Three days of immersive events in Italy organized by INGV and EMSO to connect with the natural environment
From 8 to 10 June 2023, on the occasion of World Oceans Day (WOD) established by the United Nations, the appointment is at Santa Severa’s Castle (Italy, Rome) where INGV and EMSO await you at the “World Oceans Day: Knowing, Understanding, Living together” with an immersive format of science and art to arouse connections with the natural environment, allowing you to learn more about the ocean and understand how influenced it will contribute to its conservation.
Exhibitions, film forums, workshops, theatrical performances, roundtables and much more await you in the spectacular setting of Santa Severa’s Castle with its Museum of the Sea and Ancient Navigation.
Guided by experts engaged in the study and protection of this extraordinary resource, the pitfalls of the ocean will be discussed to discover the importance it has in maintaining life on our planet.
The annual World Oceans Day puts the ocean at the forefront to affirm the need for a joint effort among scientists, policymakers, industries, civil society and local communities to raise awareness of the real state of our oceans.
Among the amazing in person appointments, don’t miss the science panels organized by INGV and EMSO, as proud member of Friends of United Nations World Oceans Day, for reflecting and take the point on the risks and challenges regarding the Ocean safeguarding!
The online conferences will be in English and Italian languages with simultaneous translation. Have a look here on the upcoming panels!
OCEAN AND TERRITORY SYNERGY – THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN COASTS BETWEEN EARTH SCIENCES AND HUMAN SCIENCES
8th June – 12PM CET
Introduce and moderate: Gianni Maritati
Speakers: Marco Anzidei, Flavio Enei, Barbara Barbaro, Fabiano Ventura, Tarek Elhaik
WORLD OCEANS DAY OPENING SESSION
8th June – 4PM CET
Institutional greetings and introduction
Pietro Tidei, Mayor of Santa Marinella
Flavio Enei, Archaeologist. Director of the Civic Museum Pole of Santa Marinella (Municipality of Santa Marinella)
Massimo Chiappini, Director of the Environment Department at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia
Juanjo Dañobeitia, Director General of European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (EMSO ERIC)
THE RISKS OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION, BETWEEN CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS TO CHANGE COURSE
8th June – 4.30PM CET
Introduce and moderate: Marco Motta
Speakers: Juanjo Dañobeitia, Marco Galeotti, Marco Oliverio, Vanessa Cardin, Jaume Piera
THE GREAT BLUE CHALLENGE: HOW TO CONSERVE AND SUSTAINABLY USE THE OCEANS
9th June – 11.30 AM CET
Introduce and moderate: Stefano Secondino
Speakers: Elena Ciappi, Giancarlo Cristofalo, Gianmaria Sannino, Stefania Valentini
PUBLIC ART IN NATURAL SPACE – FROM ECO-ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH TO CONTEMPORARY LAND ART
9th June – 5 PM CET
Introduce and moderate: Antonella Sciarra
Speakers: Ilaria Abbiento, Chiara Anaclio, Roberto Ghezzi, Carlarberto Mattaroli, Ilaria Lucrezia Rossi
THE GREAT BLUE CHALLENGE – CHANGES, DIVERSITIES AND DYNAMIC MONITORING OF HUMAN PRESSURES ON MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
10th June – 11.30 AM CET
Introduce and moderate: Alessandro Farruggia
Speakers: Vincenzo Artale, Marco Faimali, Salvatrice Vizzini, Daniela Silvia Pace, Marco Oliverio