eFORESEE Marine Pilot Project

Launching Seminar
'Towards enhancing the marine sector's contribution to the Maltese economy in 2020'

The Malta Council for Science and Technology is organizing a one-day Seminar to launch the marine foresight activity that is planned within the framework of the eFORESEE project.

Venue: Villa Bighi, Kalkara
Date: 6th May 2003 (8.30 a.m. - 4.30p.m.)

Participation is free of charge

To elaborate a forward look on how Malta could optimize the sustainable exploitation of its marine resources through emerging science and technology, in order to meet the needs of an evolving knowledge-driven society and a vibrant and diversified economy projected in 2020, and underpinning the essential management and development strategies to secure delivery.



- Description of the marine pilot project;
- Contributions from selected experts;
- Initiate a wide consultation with key stakeholders;
- Open the pilot project to the public.

Who should attend
Representatives from key stakeholders in the marine sector, particularly individuals holding key positions in public and private organisations/agencies/institutions/departments with marine-related activities.

More specifically the following categories are invited:

Representatives from Ministries relevant to marine affairs
Governmental agencies, and authorities
Leading marine scientists
Representatives of the marine research management community
Representatives of the marine industries and services sector
National Representatives and Focal Points to the EC related to the marine sector

For more details about the project and to register please go to

For any further details kindly contact Ms Sharon DeMarco on 2360 2137 or Dr. Aldo Drago on 21232493.