Sofia Galvão Advogados is organising an event under the theme “Challenges for Maritime Spatial Planning in Portugal,” which will be held on 22 May 2014 at 6pm, at Gare Marítima da Rocha do Conde de Óbidos (Terminal de Cruzeiros, Port of Lisbon). The event is supported by the European Commission and the Port of Lisbon.
The initiative is part of the “European Maritime Day,” promoted by the European Commission. There will be a discussion on themes related to maritime spatial planning, following the recent publication of the Law on Maritime Spatial Planning (Law 17/2014, of April 10, 2014).
A panel of invited speakers will include Margarida Almodôvar (Deputy Director General of Maritime Policy), Rui Guerra da Fonseca (Professor at the Law School, University of Lisbon), Fernando Gonçalves (Secretary General of Associação Portuguesa de Aquacultores), Gonçalo Magalhães Collaço (Jornal da Economia do Mar) and Sofia Galvão. The discussion will also include the participation of the Secretary of State of the Sea, Manuel Pinto de Abreu.