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Theme: «Ocean : Inspire»

This event occurred on
November 4, 2021
8:30am - 7:00pm GMT
(UTC +0hrs)
Cowes, Isle of Wight
United Kingdom

Inspiring People to Take Action for Exponential Impact on Ocean Sustainability.
Why «Ocean : Inspire»? We want to inspire people, leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and companies, to find their own way to multiply exponentially their impact on Ocean Sustainability, with examples of people who successfully managed to have a multiplicative effect and leave a mark.

ISC Island Sailing Club
70 High st.
Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7RE
United Kingdom
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Andrew Hunt

Subsea Engineer and Diving Expedition Leader
An expert in subsea engineering and marine renewables, Andrew is a keen sport diver with a diving ‘career’ spanning 30 years and is passionate about UK diving. His vision is to engineer a sustainable future and turn the Solent blue.

Elizabeth Bachrad

Health Care Design Strategist
Trained in Behaviour Science & Systems Thinking, Elizabeth works with organisational leaders across business, education and community health initiatives to create thriving ecosystems through sustainable design and impact innovation in health and social development.

Gavin Allwright

Secretary General of the International Windship Association (IWSA)
Leading expert on the development and deployment of wind-assist and primary wind propulsion systems for commercial shipping worldwide.

Joshua Spodek

Author and Host, This Sustainable Life
Joshua Spodek PhD MBA hosts the award-winning This Sustainable Life podcast, #1 bestselling author of Initiative and Leadership Step by Step, professor at NYU, and leadership coach.

Kika Mevs

Living a minimalist life on the Ocean
Kika Mevs, and her fiancé Dan Deckert, have been living on the ocean for the past 7 years on their small electric sailboat UMA. Powered by the sun, wind, and water, they travel the world, using their skills and experience to test and develop new solutions to live sustainably and travel indefinitely.

Rolf-Ørjan Høgset

Team Leader / skipper / founder In The Same Boat
Career in technology and communication, founded several businesses in the maritime sector and marketing industry, including being recognized as a commercial photographer and film producer, but changed side to environmental work 5 years ago, founded In The Same Boat and became a full time beach cleaner.

Vincent Doumeizel

Senior Advisor United Nations Global Compact / Food Programme Director Lloyd’s Register Foundation
With 20 years experience in the Food Industry, Vincent led and released the “Seaweed Manifesto” in a call to scale up the seaweed industry in order to address some of the world most important challenges.

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Cowes and London, United Kingdom