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COP27: PML Schedule

Sunday 6 November 2022 - Friday 18 November 2022

: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

#OceanforClimate

The 27th session of the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) will be hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt from 6-18 November, 2022 at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre.

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) ocean and climate experts will participate in and organize numerous ocean events at COP27, as they have done since 2009, continuing to highlight the enormous role the ocean plays in sustaining life on Earth, regulating climate and the consequences of a high CO2 world for the ocean and society. This includes being a founding partner of the 1st Ocean Pavilion at a COP as well as a founding partner in the COP27 Virtual Ocean Pavilion which was launched in 2021 for COP26.

The ocean has greatly slowed the rate of climate change, however, this has come at a cost as the ocean has warmed, acidified and lost oxygen, whilst circulation patterns are changing, and sea levels are rising. As humans strive to manage these multiple threats it is vital to understand the interplay between the climate, the ocean and its ecosystems and resources to support sustainable ocean management.

Our experts are also involved with science-policy papers due to be published at COP27 and further information is to follow. Several of our scientists are also lead authors with the assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body assessing the science related to climate change. The IPCC reports are key to international climate change negotiations and provide governments around the world and at all levels with scientific information that they can use to develop climate policies.

You can find and meet with our experts in any of the side events listed below as well as exhibition stand 3 in addition to the Ocean Pavilion, the UNFCCC virtual platform and the Virtual Ocean Pavilion. For any questions on PML at COP27 please contact Thecla Keizer: tke@pml.ac.uk or the PML Communications & Marketing group: comms@pml.ac.uk.

Schedule of events

Please note all times are in Eastern European Time (EET).
 
Date Time Location Livestream
6 November      
Virtual Ocean Pavilion – access to an overview of the COP27 ocean events, join live events, visit exhibition booths and much more! Access anytime during COP27; join live events on 9, 10, 14 & 16 November Everyone is invited to register for free and visit the online Pavilion, which is dedicated to raising the visibility of the ocean in the climate negotiations, and to showcasing why the ocean matters to all life on our planet. It is a communication platform for connecting participants in the Summit from various parts of the world and for promoting increased commitment, finance, unity, and action in accordance with COP27 priorities. PML is a founding partner.
 
https://cop27oceanpavilion.vfairs.com/
https://cop27oceanpavilion.vfairs.com/
 
7 November      
Exhibition stand – Why the Ocean matters in climate negotiations All day Blue Zone, Exhibitor area, stand 3
https://seors.unfccc.int/applications/
seors/reports/exhibits_list.html?
session_id=COP%2027
 
High level opening Ceremony Ocean Pavilion 19.00 start

Ocean pavilion, Area B, Building 8, P31, Blue Zone

By invitation only

 
8 November      
Exhibition stand – Why the Ocean matters in climate negotiations All day Blue Zone, Exhibitor area, stand 3
https://seors.unfccc.int/applications/
seors/reports/exhibits_list.html?
session_id=COP%2027
 
Carbon Removal Using Coastal Blue Carbon Ecosystems 10.30-11.30 IAEA Pavilion, No. P95, Blue zone
https://www.iaea.org/topics/climate-change/the-iaea-and-cop/cop27/carbon-removal-using-coastal-blue-carbon-ecosystems
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvCTUMvc8LA&list=PLCsYX9
QVCDTFeQb6KysH_hdifhM-
inDnG&index=1
The ocean, society, and the drive towards net zero – challenges, opportunities and cross-sectorial responses including business, science, finance, and transport 15.00-16.30

Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/schedule/

Or download the Ocean Pavilion app to a mobile or view the desktop version here.

Download event flyer

 

No livestream available for this pavilion
9 November      
Exhibition stand – Why the Ocean matters in climate negotiations All day Blue Zone, Exhibitor area, stand 3
https://seors.unfccc.int/applications/
seors/reports/exhibits_list.html?
session_id=COP%2027
 
Earth Information day poster session - presentation of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory & the UK National Centre for Earth Observation poster titled 'Observing the ocean carbon cycle from space' 11.00 - 12.30 In front of Plenary Nefertiti
(Posters will be available throughout the two weeks of the Conference and online, for further details visit: https://unfccc.int/event/earth-information-day-2022)
View poster
Earth Information day poster session -  presentation of the IOC UNESCO, Plymouth Marine Laboratory and University of Washington poster titled ‘Ocean acidification observation and research – latest advancements and new technologies’ 11.00 - 12.30 In front of Plenary Nefertiti
(Posters will be available throughout the two weeks of the Conference and online, for further details visit: https://unfccc.int/event/earth-information-day-2022)
View poster
Climate change in the Mediterranean area: challenges, impacts and solutions 15.00-16.30 Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/schedule/

Or download the Ocean Pavilion app to a mobile or view the desktop version here.
No livestream available for this event
International finance opportunities, gaps and challenges in ocean-based climate action towards addressing SDG14.3. 16.00-16.55

Pacific Pavilion; Blue Zone

cop_int_finance.jpg

 
Climate Impact Talks: Partnerships for the SDGs - The Road to COP27 and Beyond, A Closer Look at the Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities to achieve the 2030 Agenda 17.45-18.45 SDG Pavilion, Social Media Space, Blue Zone
https://www.un.org/en/COP27/SDGPavilion
 
Ocean Pavilion Reception, Plymouth Marine Laboratory is an Ocean Pavilion partner 18.00-20.00

Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/

 

 
10 November      
Exhibition stand – Why the Ocean matters in climate negotiations All day Blue Zone, Exhibitor area, stand 3
https://seors.unfccc.int/applications/
seors/reports/exhibits_list.html?
session_id=COP%2027
 
Polar Oceans Day All day. First event 10.00, last event 19.30 Cryosphere Pavilion, Zone D, Location P97, Blue Zone
https://iccinet.org/cop-27-cryosphere-pavilion-focus-day-schedule/
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/
CryospherePavilion

Twitch:
https://www.twitch.tv/
cop27cryospherepavilion

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/
channel/UCr_TPYUAyh13kVbQjzVKh0g

ICCI YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/
channel/UCXpj1q59mrsT5cOuyagk97Q
Ocean Acidification in Seas & Oceans off Canada: need for urgent CO2 emissions reduction. 11.15-12.15 Canada Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://www.globeseries.com/cop27-event-program-schedule/
No livestream available for this pavilion
Multiple Threats to Polar Oceans (PML led event as part of Polar Oceans Day) 13.00 Cryosphere Pavilion, Zone D, Location P97, Blue Zone
https://iccinet.org/cop-27-cryosphere-pavilion-focus-day-schedule/
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/
CryospherePavilion

Twitch:
https://www.twitch.tv/
cop27cryospherepavilion

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/
channel/UCr_TPYUAyh13kVbQjzVKh0g

ICCI YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/
channel/UCXpj1q59mrsT5cOuyagk97Q
Meet with PML ocean & climate  expert Gemma Kulk at the Ocean Pavilion welcome desk 14.00-16.00 Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/
 
High level event 14.30 Cryosphere Pavilion  
11 November      
Ocean acidification, climate and society – mitigation and adaptation opportunities and challenges towards addressing SDG14.3 09.00-10.00 IAEA Pavilion , Blue Zone
https://www.iaea.org/topics/climate-change/the-iaea-and-cop/cop27
https://youtu.be/uShzYvVjchI
The Ocean, its ecosystems, and the UNFCCC: what actions now for effective Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA)? 09:00-10.30

Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/schedule/

Or download the Ocean Pavilion app to a mobile or view the desktop version here.

Download event flyer

No livestream available for this pavilion
12 November      
Ocean acidification adaptation and resilience in Africa 09.00-10.00 IAEA Pavilion, No. P95, Blue zone
https://www.iaea.org/topics/climate-
change/the-iaea-and-cop/cop27/ocean-
acidification-adaptation-and-resilience-in-africa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=
ay6Dpc7Vyac&list=PLCsYX9QVCDTFe
Qb6KysH_hdifhM-inDnG&index=13
Ocean change - adaption and mitigation opportunities and challenges 10.30-12.00 Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/schedule/
 
Or download the Ocean Pavilion app to a mobile or view the desktop version can be viewed here  
 
No livestream available for this pavilion
 
Blue economy towards sustainable development 15.00-16.30 Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/schedule/

Or download the Ocean Pavilion app to a mobile or view the desktop version here.
No livestream available for this pavilion
14 November      
The annual Ocean & Climate Change Dialogue as a driver for Ocean-Climate Action in the UNFCCC 9.00 - 10.30 The annual Ocean & Climate Change Dialogue as a driver for Ocean-Climate Action in the UNFCCC event image

Chile Pavilion
 
Conservation of Mediterranean Sea ecosystems under the climate crisis: challenges and adaptive solutions 16.15-17.15

Mediterranean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://ufmsecretariat.org/mediterranean
pavilion/?event=gil-rilov

https://www.youtube.com/channel/
UCASNGUR_tKXjDFW0K6LDHrg/
streams
15 November      
Transforming human behaviour to enable ocean-focused  climate action, biodiversity protection and sustainable development (IPCC ocean experts event) 09.00-10.30 Science for Climate Action - Pavilion co-hosted by IPCC, WMO & the MERI Foundation, Blue Zone
https://apps.ipcc.ch/outreach/
programme.php?q=91&e=5

 

https://youtu.be/JQmMbw8YftA
Carbon Dioxide Removal as an Ocean Climate Solution: urgently taking a precautionary approach 15.00 - 16.30 This side event will consider the complexities of ocean CDR and explore actions to understand the mitigation potential and potential socio-economic and environmental impacts.

Location: Memphis room

More information

View agenda and overview
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53p1OEPm5-4&list=PLBcZ22cUY9RJc1scZLmb8SdZezq3IM00i&index=300 
Ocean-Climate-Society: challenges & opportunities for ocean mitigation, adaptation, finance & UNFCCC 16.45-18.15 Room Memphis, Blue Zone
https://seors.unfccc.int/applications/
seors/reports/exhibits_list.html?
session_id=COP%2027

Download flyer (300KB, PDF)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EFAQ9NDB6M 
16 November      
Nature conservation under climate crisis: challenges and adaptive solutions 10.00- 11.30 Israel Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://govextra.gov.il/foreign-affairs/
climatechange/home/cop-27/
 
Sea View: Enhanced Ocean Observations 13.00-14.00 UK Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://eu.eventscloud.com/website/
9604/ukpavilionprogramme/

Download event flyer (300KB, PDF)
https://youtu.be/TjgSyzVwv9E
Blue Carbon Implementation Lab (iLab) 15.00 Blue Carbon Implementation Lab, hosted by Conservation International, the High-Level Climate Champions, the Ocean & Climate Platform, IUCN, IOC-UNESCO, Blue Marine Foundation, Blue Carbon Initiative, International Partnership for Blue Carbon, WWF, Global Mangrove Alliance, ORRAA, and Plymouth Marine Laboratory.

Lotus Action Room (Blue Zone)
View livestream on demand 
Ocean Acidification 15.00-16.30 Ocean Pavilion, Blue Zone
https://oceanpavilion-cop.org/schedule/

Or download the Ocean Pavilion app to a mobile or view the desktop version here.
No livestream available for this pavilion
Virtual Ocean Pavilion - closing event – Raising Unity in Ocean-Climate Action 17.00-18.30 Image advertising the virtual ocean pavilion closing event

Download the flyer (250kb, PDF)

A virtual event, visit: 
https://cop27oceanpavilion.vfairs.com/
https://cop27oceanpavilion.vfairs.com/