Working together to tackle climate change

This year's conference will address climate change in the North Sea Region, including topics such as climate governance, climate adaptation, and climate and youth. 

Climate change is at the forefront of societal debate and finding ways forward is of the utmost importance. How can the North Sea Region take the lead and fast-track the green energy transition? How can we bolster the region against the impacts of global warming? This requires developing new innovations and advancing existing solutions. Join us for an exciting event designed to inspire and connect you to people and organisations caring strongly about climate change!

The conference is jointly hosted by Region Västra Götaland in Sweden and the North Sea Commission.

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When and where

The main conference takes place 25 and 26 June in Marstrand, Sweden, starting with an opening dinner on 25 June followed by a full day programme on 26 June.

On the evening of 24 June a welcome reception will be held at the Region Västra Götaland for members of the North Sea Commission, and on the 25 June they will convene for their Annual Business Meeting and Executive Committee Meeting.  

Also on 25 June, the Interreg North Sea Region Programme will host an Interwork Event in Marstrand.

Venue: Marstrands Havshotell, Varvskajen 2, 442 66, Marstrand, Sweden. View map

What did participants from the North Sea Conference 2018 say?

'It was fine, well-organised and inspiring'

'Lifting sticks with four people, polls, choosing cartoons to clarify. Keep on doing that!'

'I very much enjoyed the interactive game in the Maritime Spatial Planning workshop'

'It gave me new insights'

'I like the creativity the Programme develops each time in presenting - in principle - boring stuff'

'Excellent to give me an idea of what goes on in the region and the projects in the Programme etc.´'

'All in all a great event'