The Ocean Symposium and Marine Exhibition 2023 Saturday, 18th November 2023 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The tides are changing!

We are excited to announce The Ocean Symposium 2023, a multi-stakeholder event that aims to address critical issues such as ocean pollution, ocean acidification, underwater ecosystem restoration, ocean technology, climate change, sustainability, international and local projects, networking, and thought-provoking discussions led by expert speakers and panellists. Join us as we showcase impactful short ocean films, sparking inspiration and action towards a healthier and more sustainable future for our oceans and the planet.

This event is kindly sponsored by RS AQUA

The Ocean Symposium 2023 will offer great opportunities for networking with the marine community.

During this event we will have updates about the UN End of Plastic Pollution Treaty and a direct Zoom link with the Intergovernmental Negotiating Commission, sparking a discussion and a possible written Statement by The Ocean Symposium on the subject.

The in-person attendees will be joined by a select online global audience from different parts of the world, attending through Zoom.

Speakers and Panellists

Antonio Guterres - UN Secretary General (pre-recorded message)

Nick Gray - Chair of Sussex Marine and Coastal Forum and Fellow of CIWEM

Sophia Pinheiro Vergara - Marine Conservation Society

Alistrair Naulls - Rivers Trust UK - microplastic pollution in Rivers and Seas in the UK

Dr Corina Ciocan - Senior Lecturer in Marine Biology - University of Brighton

Seagrass Restoration project - Blue Marine Foundation

Marine Exhibition: Sussex Wildlife Trust, Sussex Dolphin Project, Marine Conservation Society, Bexhill Maritime, Sustainability Forum, Community Supporters, RSPCA, Strandliners, RS Aqua, Environment Agency, Sussex IFCA, Sussex Underwater, Bexhill Environmental Group, Friends of Combe Valley, Cleaner Ocean Foundation, University of Brighton.


Tickets are £6 per person and bookings should be made via Eventbrite here

Meet at St. Peter’s Parish Community Centre, Church Street Bexhill TN40 2HE

The Ocean Symposium and Marine Exhibition 2023

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