Maritime Spatial Planning: transboundary cooperation in the Celtic Seas

SIMCelt Closing Conference

28-29 November 2017

Liverpool, United Kingdom

Registration is now closed as maximum delegate numbers have been reached. You can contact us to find out if any places have become available

Find out about the conference themes and sessions

SIMCelt conference programme

This conference will bring together stakeholders, practitioners, maritime industries, government agencies and researchers involved in Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) in the Celtic Seas and beyond. The SIMCelt project team will join other scientific, policy, user and academic perspectives in addressing key issues relating to transboundary cooperation in MSP.

Key results from the SIMCelt project will be shared

  • SIMCelt data portal
  • Stakeholder engagement techniques
  • Future scenarios for development in the Celtic Seas
  • Using an ecosystem based approach and how to consider cumulative impacts


Insights from other initiatives will reveal a diversity of approach in

  • MSP education
  • Land-Sea interactions
  • Different European regions
  • Blue growth and social inclusivity

Who should attend?

  • Competent authorities – government agencies involved in the MSP process
  • Sectoral representatives from maritime industries
  • Academic researchers
  • NGOs – non-profit sectors including campaign groups, charities
  • Local and regional planning authorities
  • EU/other funded projects on MSP
  • Ecologists/marine biologists
  • Planning and Environmental Consultants
  • Students

You can find out more information by contacting Charlotte Billingham .

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