Thursday, 26 September
17:30 Reception and attendee registration
18:00 Forum Inauguration
Opening of the exhibition “Marine Forum 2019”. Photographs by Manu San Félix. Antonio Villanueva installation project. Work by Moi Berlanga.
18.10 Presentation of the first Marine Forum and Institutional Roundtable. Environmental commitments for the beginning of the legislature. (Representatives from the administrations of Ibiza and Formentera and a representative of the Marine Forum).
Councillor for the Presidency, Culture and Equality and spokesperson for Balearic Government, Pilar Costa Serra
President of Ibiza Council, Vicent Mari Torres
President of Formentera Council, Alejandra Ferrer Kirschbaum
Mayor of Ibiza, Rafael Ruiz González
Mayor of Santa Eulària des Riu, Carmen Ferrer Torres
Mayor of Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Josep Marí Ribas
Mayor of Sant Antoni de Portmany, Marcos Serra Colomar
Mayor of Sant Joan de Labritja, Antonio Marí Marí
Moderator: Frances Llopis, IPF Patronato
19:00 Inaugural Conferences:
ALL PRESENTATIONS SIMULTANEOUSLY TRANSLATED (Spanish-English; English-Spanish)
Von Hernández, Global Director, Break Free From Plastic.
Mike Fay, National Geographic explorer.
Presented by Javier Moro, writer and screenwriter
20:00 Dance and theatre show
Friday, 27 September
09:00 Start day. Artistic animations to be produced throughout the morning related to the marine environment and its pollution.
09:30 Marine Reserves: Implementation of marine reserves as a strategy for environmental and economic sustainability.
Moderator: Aniol Esteban, director of the Marilles Foundation
Speakers: Pierre-Yves Cousteau, explorer and disseminator
Miquel Sunyer, long-distance swimmer and creator of Víes Bravas
10:45 Plastics: Strategies for the reduction of single-use plastic
Moderator: Sandra Benbeniste, director of Ibiza Preservation Foundation
Speakers: Von Hernández, Global Director, Break Free From Plastic
Javier Goyeneche, founder of ECOALF
Eugenia Skoufi, campaigner at Ecological Recycling Society
12:00 Coffee break
12:30 Water quality: water quality, uncontrolled discharges to sea, practices in nautical tourism.
Moderator: Juan Calvo, Technical Coordinator of the Water Alliance
Speakers: Manu San Félix, marine biologist, explorer and disseminator
Pedro Puigdengoles, Managing Director, Ports of the Balearic Islands
Representative from the Balearic Government
13:45 Lunch break
15:30 to 19:00 Technical workshop to prepare the Forum’s recommendations on marine reserves, plastic reduction and water quality improvements. This workshop is aimed at specialists from public administrations, NGOs and companies related to the topics.