The list below consists of mainly external events, relevant for EU4OceanObs and involving the participation of the EU action coordinators of the GEO Blue Planet Initiative and/or G7 Future of the Seas & Oceans Initiative.

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Building on the outcomes of the UK G7 Presidency 2021, the UK Government will host an International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit in London, led by the Digital Twins of the Ocean (DITTO) programme of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, with support from the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative*. The Summit will be an in-person high-level event with live stream Q&A, and will include a programme of virtual satellite events hosted by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany.

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

*EU4OCeanObs, with funding from the European Union, facilitates the European Coordination of the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative. Click here for more information. The G7 FSOI Resource Strategy Group on Enabling Digital Twin Ocean (DTO) Capability, evaluates and supports activities and underpinning infrastructure required to enable the development of Digital Twin Ocean capability, brings together digital ocean initiatives from across the G7, UN Ocean Decade programmes, and related digital Earth initiatives to facilitate collaborations and share best practices.