Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014

JUNE 4 2014
TOKYO, Japan

  • Siv Nerøy/Innovation Norway

    Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014

  • Venue Main

    This years Marine Science Week is held at Plaze Heisei located at Tokyo International Exchange Center.

  • Parallel sessions

    Parallel sessions will be held at the Plaze Heisei's many top modern conference rooms.

  • HyWind

    In paralell session 2 Statoil ASA presents Offshore Floating Wind – a basis for increased and sustainable use of marine resources.

Welcome to the “Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2014”

Two marine nations strengthening cooperation

As two marine nations, Japan and Norway have an impressive joint activity portfolio within education, research and business. Encouraged by the various cooperation activities, the Norway-Japan Marine Science Week 2014 is made as an arena for sharing information on recent achievements, discussing important issues related to seafood safety, our use of ocean and coastal areas and how to develop marine related industries sustainably.

The Marine Seminar on June 4, 2014 will be the main event during the week, with numerous speakers from Japan and Norway. The plenary session in the morning will be addressing government and industry policies and strategies and some of the key areas of relevance to both countries. In the afternoon, the 6 parallel sessions will be going more in detail into some specific areas:

Session 1: “Seafood safety in a wider context”
Session 2: “Synergies and multipurpose utilization of marine resources”
Session 3: “Arctic sea ice and ocean acidification”
Session 4: “Climate change”
Session 5: “Uni-nomics: Building a sustainable industry by balancing nature, science and market forces”
Session 6: “Creating new marine bioindustries through innovation”


Venue: Tokyo International Exchange Center, Plaza Heisei (Odaiba)

Language: Plenary session, Session 1, 2 and 5 will have simultaneous interpretation Japanese-English, while the other sessions will use English.

We hope you will find the Marine Seminar of interest and look forward to your participation !

Presentations from the speakers will be made available as downloads from this website after the event.

Latest speakers

Ambassador Royal Norwegian Embassy
Vice Minister Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
President Japan Fisheries Association
Norwegian Polar Institute
University of Bergen
Research Director SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture
Director, Fishery Processing Industries and Marketing Division Fisheries Agency
Assoc. Prof. University of Tokyo