The EUROPEAN MARITIME DAY (EMD) is a two-day yearly conference organised by the European Commission, in which the European maritime community meets. EMD aims at creating new networks, opening a dialogue and forging a joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy.
It is a great conference, during which targets professionals, Governments, public institutions, NGOs and Universities meet and discuss the current state of play on a broad range of issues concerning the blue economy and the maritime environment, finding solutions and ways of moving forward.
A meeting point for many excellent speakers, with breakout sessions organized by the stakeholders and the European Commission services, as well as hundreds of B2B meeting opportunities.
On 19th and 20th May 2022, EMD will take place in RAVENNA.
After the 2009 edition in Rome, it is the first time that the European Maritime Day comes back to Italy. The European Commission accepted the application of Ravenna, which has been supported by the Emilia-Romagna Region and the Central-Northern Sea Port Authority.
In 2021 (20 – 21 maggio) the European Maritime Day took virtually place in Den Helder (Netherlands), with the collaboration of the Province of Noord-Holland and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.
On that occasion, the handover ceremony to Ravenna took also place. The city of Ravenna has already started to organize the new EMD edition together with the European Commission and Emilia-Romagna region. The key topic of the 2022 EMD edition will be SEA POLICIES, dealing with sustainability, research and energy.