The Celero Group is organising a conference and a workshop on the subject of Emergency Preparedness: the Essence of Ocean Economy Sustainability. This Regional Emergency Preparedness forum will feature several speakers including Ambassador H.E. K.V. Bhagirath, Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Rim Association. Paul Maclons, a South African specialist marine solutions provider, who is also the Managing Director SMIT Amandla Marine, will speak about the benefits that the ocean economy can derive from strong public-private partnerships in the field of Emergency Preparedness.