The All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance Forum, co-organised by the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 21-22 November 2023.

The forum will take stock of the success and challenges of programmes and initiatives contributing to the implementation of the Galway and Belém Statements and help to shape Atlantic Ocean research and innovation cooperation for the next decade in alignment with global commitments such as the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030).

Dates: November 21st – 22nd, 2023
Location: CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre), Cape Town, South Africa 

Register here!

Join the AAORIA South Africa Forum Side Event on Polar Research.

Date: Monday, 20 November

Time: 14h00 - 18h00

Venue: UCT Graduate School of Business Conference Centre, Cape Town

Directions to the venue:


See the AAORIA website for more information!

For any queries on the Polar Side Event, please get in touch with Marcello Vichi at or Eivind Lorentzen at