Visit the Ocean Wealth Showcase Event in the Global Village at the Volvo Ocean Race, Galway from 30th June – 8th July 2012.

Ocean Wealth Showcase Schedule

Sat 30th June & Sun 1st July – Kids/Family fun days – Fishy Cartoon Workshops, Learn about Lobsters, Follow the Fleet-World Premier of Animated Children’s Film, Captain your own Ship and lots more for kids of all ages.

Monday 2nd / Tue 3rd July – Smart Ocean Conference & Innovation Exchange – Marine Innovation Exchange – 20 Marine Tech SME’s will pitch new prototype technologies for managing and monitoring our oceans to an international panel of judges – 3 winners will receive business and market support to develop their ideas.

Wed 4th July– Smart Ocean Continues – SmartBay Ireland Ltd. – Technology Innovators Exhibit continues…

Thur 5th & Fri 6th July– Marine, Careers, Education and Training Event -If you are interested in working in the marine sector come and see us! Recruitment fair – lots of diverse jobs available now in the marine sector.

Fri 6th July – Marine Environment, Ecosystems & Coral Reef Mini Public Event Mapping Ireland’s Seabed- Why & How? Keon Verbruggen, Geological Survey Of Ireland.

  • Dr Ken Whelan How Climate Change is bringing about amazing changes in our marine life!
  • Dr Anthony Grehan Deep water coral reefs : Ireland’s Hidden Treasures!
  • Micheal O Cinneide “The Challenges of Managing & Protecting our Water”

Sat 7th/ Sun 8th– Stay Safe at Sea-Safety is a key consideration for anyone involved in sailing or working at Sea.The Ocean Wealth Showcase Exhibitors will give safety talks and advice including “ lifejacket health checks” and Stay Safe at Sea practical workshops.

Lots to see! Lots to do! Lots to learn!
Please visit us at the Marine Pavilion any day for what promises to be fun and inspiring. Lots to see! Lots to do! Lots to learn!