Ocean Leadership’s Annual Public Policy Forum 2013: The Economies of a Changing Ocean
On Wednesday, March 6, Ocean Leadership’s annual Public Policy Forum will be held in the Reserve Officers Association Building on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is the economies of a changing ocean and will feature 3 panels with various panelists from around the country and remarks by several Members of Congress, including Senator Begich. Other invited speakers include Senator Lautenberg, Senator Landrieu and NOAA Assistant Secretary Kathy Sullivan. The topics to be discussed will includes the economic impacts and science requirements for mitigating coastal inundation, the transforming Arctic and ocean acidification. Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the day and a reception will follow the forum 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
A draft agenda for the day-long event can be found here.