Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) Institutional Investor Forum’s Special “Ocean Day” (Santa Monica, CA, 22 Feb): Registration is Now Available for Ocean Industry and Stakeholder Representatives
26 January 2018
Limited registration opportunities are now available for the SWFI Institutional Investor Forum’s “Ocean Day” on 22 February - organized by the World Ocean Council (WOC) as a 3rd day addition to the annual SWFI Institutional Investor Forum (Santa Monica, California, 20-21 February).
WOC Members are eligible for complimentary registration - for both the “Ocean Day” on 22 February and the overall Institutional Investor Forum on 20-21 Feb. WOC Members should contact the WOC Secretariat to register.
Other representatives of ocean industries and stakeholders are invited to register for the SWFI Institutional Investor Forum’s “Ocean Day” on 22 February at: www.regonline.com/day3wocswfioceanday . Space is limited and priority will be given to early registrants and ocean business community representatives.
Information on the overall SWFI Institutional Investment Forum, including registration for the entire event, can be found at: www.iinvestorforum.com/
The SWFI membership and their annual Investor Forum brings together senior representatives of sovereign wealth funds, pensions, superannuation funds, central bank reserves, endowments. SWFI covers an investor segment with an aggregate Assets Under Management of greater than US$ 30 trillion.
The Institutional Investor Forum’s special “Ocean Day” program on 22 February will consist of dialogue panels dedicated to: 1) Aquaculture, 2) Renewable Energy, and 3) Port/Coastal Infrastructure Resiliency and Adaption.
Each panel will consist of CEOs (or equivalent) from leadership companies in each of these sectors, as well as investor representatives, including:
• Aquaculture: Cuna del Mar, Protix, Calysta, Open Blue (pending), Vitamar (pending)
• Renewable Energy: Principle Power, Resolute Marine Energy, Verdant Power, Orsted North America (pending)
• Port/Coastal Infrastructure Resiliency and Adaption: Agawa Fund Management, Baird and Associates, Lightsmith Group, American Association of Port Authorities, Port of New York/New Jersey (pending)
A special additional 4th session will focus on Small Island/Caribbean investment opportunities - including the “Caribbean Climate-Smart Zone”, which was recently launched at the Climate Summit in Paris on 12 Dec 2017 - with high level representatives from investment, industry, government and inter-governmental bodies.
Upcoming WOC Outreach and Engagement
6-7 February, BREMERHAVEN
20-22 February, SANTA MONICA
28 February-1 March, DUBAI
About the World Ocean Council (WOC)
The WOC is the only international, cross-sectoral alliance for private sector leadership and collaboration in sustainability, stewardship and science. Companies from a range of industries worldwide are distinguishing themselves as leaders in “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”, including: shipping, oil and gas, tourism, fisheries, aquaculture, mining, renewable energy, ocean technology, investment.