AQUACROSS Forum on Ecosystem-based Management of Freshwater, Coastal, and Marine Ecosystems – Insights for Innovation from Science, Policy, and Business

logoAlcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain from June 27th to 28th, 2016.

The Forum is organised by the EU Horizon 2020 research project AQUACROSS: Knowledge, Assessment, and Management for AQUAtic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aCROSS EU policies. It is hosted by IMDEA Water research foundation.

The aim of the Forum is to bring together scientists, policy makers, and members of the business community engaged in innovative solutions to discuss cross-cutting topics related to aquatic ecosystems and opportunities for ecosystem-based management. An interactive multi-stakeholder panel discussion will be held with key leaders and experts who will share their views and provide feedback on experiences in assessing, managing, and even using freshwater, coastal, and marine ecosystems. The interim results of AQUACROSS will also be shared and reviewed with participants in order to bring new knowledge and innovative ideas into ongoing project discussions and upcoming outputs.

The Forum Programme, including confirmed speakers, can be found here: