About this event

  • Date and time Thu 16 Mar 2023 from 10:45am to 3:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Retired Fellows Society

Despite covering two-thirds of the Earth’s surface, the sea is out of sight and frequently out of mind for most of us. Yet what happens on and under the water matters to us all.

During this meeting, Commodore Rupert Wallace CBE uses his extensive practical and policy experience to show that there is remarkably little sovereignty or control of the world’s seas. By outlining the development of this historical lacuna and its associated legal framework, this lecture will focus on three critical and far-reaching consequences for the modern world and their impact on our daily lives and prospects: resource conflict, piracy and migration.

This event is available to attend in person or virtually. Please select your preference below.

A recording will be available for all registered event participants for up to 60 days after the event. The link will be sent 24 hours after the meeting.

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Tickets (In Person)

Standard pricing available until 16 March 2023.

Member

RSM Member
Day 1
£12.00 Event
£30.00 Optional lunch
(optional)
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1
£6.00 Event
£30.00 Optional lunch
(optional)

Non - Member

Accompanying Guest
Day 1
£12.00 Event
£30.00 Optional lunch
(optional)

Tickets (Virtual)

Standard pricing available until 16 March 2023.

Member

RSM Member RSM Retired Fellow
£6.00 £3.00

Non - Member

Accompanying Guest
£6.00

Agenda

View the programme (In Person)

Registration, tea and coffee
The Sea: Ungoverned space

Commodore Rupert Wallace CBE

Questions and answers
Close of meeting

Followed by lunch for those who have pre-registered

View the programme (Virtual)

Welcome and introduction
The Sea: Ungoverned space

Commodore Rupert Wallace CBE

Questions and answers
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close on 16 March 2023 at 8:00am (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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