Joint NMTT & ICES Launching of the

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the Climate Change Forum is financed by
The Nordic Council of Ministers

9-10th December, 2021
Konventum, Helsingør, Danmark 

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The purpose this one-and-a-half-day joint NMTT-ICES Workshop is to provide an
opportunity for fisheries and aquaculture stakeholders, scientists and policy makers to
discuss, exchange ideas and identify practical steps for the fisheries and aquaculture
sectors to adopt to and reduce its own contribution to climate change.

The longer-term aim is to launch the Nordic Climate Change Forum for Fisheries and
Aquaculture to provide the Nordic fisheries and aquaculture sectors with a platform and
sounding board for the exchange of knowledge, ideas and practices of how to adapt to the
new climate conditions while mitigating the sector’s own impacts.

The workshop will be chaired by Árni M. Mathiesen, former Minister, Iceland

The Program

Setting the scene

Three keynote speakers will inform the meeting about the state of knowledge with respect the impacts of climate change on the fisheries and aquaculture sectors, the economics of climate change and ho life cycle analysis can be used to identify climate impacts

Industry Challanges

where examples of responses to climate change will be presented by various parts of the fisheries and aquaculture value chain

POlicy challenges and Responses

which will be used to discuss how the fisheries policy makers have addressed the climate challenge.

Registration now


If you're interested in participating, please send an email to with your name, affiliation, and your interest in climate change and fisheries. Please note participation is limited to 120 people. Deadline for registering is 1st November 2021.

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Participation at the one-and-a-half-day event is free.


Accomodation is available at Konventum.  You can book a hotel room at the conference venue at the special price of DKK 799 per night using the following link: Deadline for booking is 8 November 2021 at 1300 hrs.