There are great expectations on researchers, not only to publish high qualitative results but also to actively participate in co-creating transformation in societies. But can we as researchers focusing on sea and society meet these great expectations? How? What are our roles in this development and what gaps of knowledge do we need to fill?
Welcome to Sea and Society Day 2020! The digital conference is open for everyone with an interest in the topic, including, researchers, students and others who are engaged in the future of our oceans. The programme is filled with short keynote speakers, panel- and group discussions. Aiming for a multidisciplinary, interactive and open-minded afternoon.
13:00–13:10 Welcome and Intro
Lena Gipperth, Director Centre for Sea and Society, University of Gothenburg.
13:10–13:25 Expectations on the science collective
Martin Visbeck, Professor, Kiel University, and Member of the Executive Planning group for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Future.
13:25–13:40 The roles of academics in sustainability transitions
Björn Sandén, Professor, Environmental Systems Analysis, Chalmers University of Technology.
13:40–14:10 The expectations on the science collective
Allison Perrigo, Director, Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre, University of Gothenburg