North Sea Conference 2015

16 - 17 June 2015, 600+ project developers and policy makers met for the North Sea Conference 2015 in Assen, the Netherlands, to inspire, network and discuss ideas for 2014 - 2020.

Author of "The Edge of the World", Michael Pye, and Donné Slangen, Director of Regions for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, kicked off the conference with a view to the North Sea Region's past and future.

Then followed two intense days of project development and political workshops, study tours and Meet and Think matchmaking, as well as the North Sea Experience exhibition. The full programme for the event is available here.

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Workshop presentations

A number of workshops were held in four rounds at the conference. The presentations are sorted according to theme: 

Priority 1: Thinking Growth - Supporting growth in North Sea Region economies

Priority 2: Eco-innovation - Stimulating the green economy

Priority 3: Sustainable North Sea Region - Protecting against climate change and preserving the environment

Priority 4: Promoting green transport and mobility

Political workshops

Interreg North Sea Region Programme

Special workshops


Study tour presentations

On day 2, participants were invited to join a study tour to get a better understanding of their preferred topic. Some tours included presentations, which are available below:

Smart Regions

Transport and Energy

Smart Logistics and Freight Transport

Oceans and Marine Energy