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Andrew Smith from Greenbackers to Speak at EU Commission Energy Transition in Aquaculture Conference

Second appearance for Greenbackers partner Andrew Smith at EU Commission energy transition event in as many months, Andrew is speaking on the Enabling the Energy Transition: Skills & Finance for Innovation Panel.

At 11:45 – 13:00 (CET), 16 June 2023 | Auditorium, Musée Art et Histoire, Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium.

The high-level conference Joining Forces for the Energy Transition in EU Fisheries and Aquaculture will be the start of new stakeholder cooperation on the energy transition in the sector. The Conference will consist of panel discussions, pitches and networking with speakers including from the fisheries and aquaculture sector, European institutions, research, financial institutes on the topics of stakeholder cooperation, finance, technology, innovation, skills and more.

It will be the moment to launch the process of establishing the new Energy Transition Partnership for the fisheries and aquaculture sector. The Conference will bring together all the stakeholders that are needed to act together to accelerate the transition towards a resilience and climate-neutral sector by 2050.

Andrew’s participation in the Enabling the Energy Transition: Skills & Finance for Innovation Panel comes following his invitation to speak at the European Maritime Day ‘Ocean Leaders Meet’ event in Brest, France.

Appearing alongside Andrew on the Panel:

  • Franck Jesus Senior (Climate Advisor at EIB)
  • Andrea Albertazzi (Policy Officer at European Transport Workers’ Federation)
  • Assunção Cristas (Professor at Nova School of Law)
  • Benoît Loiqc (Director Technical & Envirn Affairs at SEA Europe)