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19th Ave New York, NY 95822, USA

March 19th and 20th 2024

Blue Economy Round Table 2024
Shipping and Triple Crisis

The ocean, an essential habitat for our lives and well-being, is under unprecedented anthropogenic threat, with maritime traffic being one of the main threats affecting this ecosystem.

In the last 20 years, the ocean has become the main storage reservoir for atmospheric co2, capturing more than 30% of the excess co2 released by humans since the industrial era.

Learn all about the Blue Economy Round Table event by downloading the digital brochure and program.
High level panel

At Monaco Ocean Week, we bring together a select variety of experts and leaders from diverse disciplines who share a common passion for the preservation and study of our oceans. Our panelists are internationally recognized for their expertise and commitment to marine sustainability.

Abdalah Mokssit

Secretary IPCC

Francisca Cortés Solari

Executive President Philanthropy Cortés Solari (MERI Foundation)

Ramzi Issa

Creator of the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) debt-swap market UBS

Charlotte Mogensen

Program Director Velux Fonden

Patricia Morales Errázuriz

CEO Philanthropy Cortés Solari (MERI Foundation)

Assunção Cristas

Former Minister of Agriculture, Sea, Environment and Territorial Planning Government of Portugal

Mahir Aliyev

Regional Coordinator UN Environment (UNEP)

Nathalie Hilmi

Senior Researcher & Section Head Centre Scientifique de Monaco

Hachim El Ayoubi

Monitoring & evaluation expert – UCESA

Imogen Webster

Lead for Programme Development International Whaling Commission (IWC)

Jo Øvstaas

Director de Innovación Oceánica HUB Océano

Luigi Sinapi

Director of the International Hydrographic Organization

Emily Charry Tissier

Co-founder and CEO Whale Seeker

Alfredo Giron

Head of the World Economic Forum’s Ocean Action Agend

Professor Rym Ayadi

Founder and President Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA)

Harris Eyre MD PhD

Fellow in Brain Health, Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy

Dr. Samir Baha-Eddine Maliki

Professor of Economics and Business at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria

Professor Magdalini Krokida

Professor of the School of Chemical Engineering of NTUA

Susana Salvador

Executive Secretary Accobams

Alessandra Ribodetti

Research Scientist at IRD, Geoazur Deputy Team Leader “Geosciences Marines”

Katerina Kokkinaki

Green Marketing and Project Manager of Elafonisos Eco Association

Françoise Gaill

Scientific advisor at the CNRS and vicepresident of the Ocean and Climate Platform

Susan Potsios

Investment advisor in sustainability and circular economy

Prof. Dr. Erhan Aslanoğlu

Professor at İstanbul Topkapı Üniversitesi and Economic Adviser

Professor Gisele Arruda

Professor of Natural resources management

Nicolas Imbert

Head of the French Branch of Green Cross

Athanasios Kourniotis

Managing Director & Founder Innovation Quorum

Dr. Wassim Shahin

Dean of the Adnan Kassar School of Business (AACSB accredited) at the Lebanese American University

Dr. Jerome Lebrun

full-time CNRS researcher

Aurelien Calas

Marine Biologist dedicated to conservation

Nicola Ferri

Senior Compliance and Institutional Advisor at FAO

Pierre-Charles Maria

President of AtmoSud

Christian Lim

Managing Director at SWEN Blue Ocean

Janne Fritt

Senior Researcher at University of Aarhus