The World Maritime University (WMU) and the University of Nantes, will jointly hold a scientific seminar on the theme: Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Ocean – Supportive Technologies and Future Trends. The two-day seminar will include presentations and discussions on Marine Spatial Planning & Blue Growth, Safety Aspects of Exploitation Activities, and issues surrounding Shipping in the Era of Digitalisation including a session on Autonomous Vessels. The seminar is open to professionals and students working in the field of sustainable ocean management, marine spatial planning and maritime technologies. Simultaneous interpretation into French and English will be available. The event takes place at the WMU in Malmö, Sweden, from 29-30 August 2018. The program is available here.