The International Cooperation and Development Forum on Marine Economy 2020 will bring together in Shenzhen top executives from the most important Chinese and foreign companies involved in the marine economy, along with government officials, some of the best experts in this domain and top personalities from international organizations to discuss the growth prospects of the marine economy, the way latest technologies can be leveraged to accelerate growth and increase efficiency in this key sector and the new business opportunities being created in the blue economy.
Here are the five characteristics that make The International Cooperation and Development Forum on Marine Economy 2020 a unique, high-value event.
01 China’s marine economy in a global perspective
The role and potential of the marine economy in the global economy has become increasingly prominent in the 21st century. Coastal countries around the world have been formulating strategies and taking action to develop this sector. China has an increasing role to play in promoting not only its own marine economy but also possible areas of of win-win cooperation among major countries in the marine economy, focusing on the development of marine resources, new marine technologies and strategic marine industries.
The International Cooperation and Development Forum on Marine Economy 2020 will conduct in-depth discussions on how China is developing its marine economy, the new opportunities to be created in a context of greater involvement from Chinese companies outside of China and more and more international companies in the different sectors of the blue economy are realizing the potential of collaboration with their Chinese peers.
02 Making China’s perspective heard
As the issue of global ocean governance is becoming more and more important to ensure the sustainability and development of the marine economy at the international level, the discussions on this topic at The International Cooperation and Development Forum on Marine Economy 2020 will contribute to make China’s voice heard on the issues relating to global ocean governance and to expand the impact of Chinese perspectives in key domains such as international marine laws and regulations, preservation and sustainability of critical resources, the role of oceans in the fight against climate change.
The forum has invited a number of well-known ocean-related experts, government and business leaders from China to attend and speak at the forum, along with international personalities involved in the global ocean governance issue. They will focus on the improvements in global ocean governance needed to ensure the development of China’s marine industry and global marine economy.
03 Valuable insights on cutting-edge technologies
The International Cooperation and Development Forum on Marine Economy 2020 brings together some of the best brains on the cutting-edge technologies which are transforming every area of the marine economy to showcase how these technological and scientific innovations can be used to improve the efficiency of marine economy activities, reduce cost and environment footprint. This will allow participants to catch up on the latest developments in global marine science and technology and help them assess how they will be able to leverage these developments to the benefit of their companies.
The forum is dedicated to promoting global exchange on cutting-edge marine technology and the development of China and the world’s marine industry and economy through technology.
04 Looking at the ocean economy in the global context
The International Cooperation and Development Forum on Marine Economy 2020 focuses not only on the development of the marine industry, but also look at other developments at the international domain which may have a short or longer term impact on this sector.
The forum will focus on hot topics affecting the development of the global marine industry, such as the COVID-19 pandemic or the changes in international trade patterns, and integrate them in the assessment of the marine economy prospects to provide more in-depth thinking and industry insights to the participants.
05 Foresights on future trends
Thinking forward and providing actionable foresights is one of the key characteristics of The International Cooperation and Development Forum on Marine Economy 2020.
The forum is designed as a landmark platform for Shenzhen and even the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to initiate a fruitful dialogue between China’s and foreign key players on the marine economy, its prospects, challenges and great opportunities. Such a platform plays a major role for enterprises to identify new ideas, capture new trends, promote technological innovation and business prosperity, and provide advice and guidance for the marine economy.
Particularly, discussions at the Forum help identify and assess the important impact of the maritime industry on economic, social and urban development and contribute to shape a new vision for the global blue economy.