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MMO to host essential webinars on the Marine Plans Consultation

Published on: 23 January 2020

MMO

Following the announcement last week that the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is hosting a public consultation on Regional and National Marine Plans, the MMO is running webinars on the proposed plans to assist those stakeholders who need to engage in the Regional Marine Plans Consultation.

The webinars will run for an hour and cover the following areas.

  • An introduction to the MMO
  • An introduction to Marine Planning and the journey so far
  • The consultation and how to respond
  • Implementation and how to use the plans

They are open to any individual or organisation and do not require any downloads or additional software. The schedule for the webinars is as follows:

 Date & time  Webinar
 30/1/20
10:30 – 11:30
National
Note: Open to all, but content aimed at national authorities and organisations.
 4/2/20
10:30 – 11:30
South west
 5/2/20
10:30 – 11:30
North west
 11/2/20
10:30 – 11:30
North east
 13/2/20
10:30 – 11:30
South east

If there are a number of people joining a webinar the MMO asks that you register as an single participant to avoid overloading. To take part register at Eventbrite and the joining details will be emailed to you.

These webinars will assist in understanding and engaging with the consultation process which may impact your business, for this reason taking part and responding to the consolation is essential. Once finalise and published the plans will have legislation which may affect you day-to-day operations. This is your opportunity to put your business needs and concerns forward.