22 Sep 2020

Celebrate 10 years of EMODnet by joining the virtual gathering on 22 September 2020, 14:00-17:00 CEST. This webinar will be an opportunity to take stock of key EMODnet achievements over the past decade with showcases and testimonials from data providers, users and partners – as a celebration moment. This online event will also set the stage for a forward look at the Open Conference in June 2021 to co-design the next phase of EMODnet.

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Draft programme: 

  • 5’ Introduction - Master of Ceremonies Ann-Katrien Lescrauwaet (VLIZ)
  • 5’ Formal opening - Christos Economou, Acting Director of Maritime Policy and Blue Economy (DG MARE)
  • 10’ Keynote speaker: Before EMODnet, the vision & its impact on the marine data landscape and the life of its users - by Koen Verbruggen (Geological Survey Ireland)
  • 10’ Sneak preview - Movie 10 years of EMODnet
  • 40’ Showcase of the thematic lots & data ingestion with focus on main achievements since 2009
    • The EMODnet vision - Iain Shepherd (DGMARE) 
    • EMODnet 2009-2019, an evolving network in a nutshell - Jan-Bart Calewaert (EMODnet Secretariat)
    • A light-speed run through 10 years of network achievements by Alessandro Pititto (Cogea, EMODnet Human Activities Coordinator), on behalf of and with input from all thematic coordinators
    • Q&A

10’ Short break 

  • 10’ EMODnet Sea-basin Checkpoints - by Quillon Harpham (HR Wallingford, EMODnet Associated partner)
  • 15’ Testimonials from EMODnet Data Providers : what are the benefits and added value 
    • Introduction by Patrick Gorringe (SMHI, EMODnet Physics and EMODnet Ingestion)
    • Speakers TBC
  • 40’ Panel with representative users : how EMODnet is used and for what purpose
    • Yanis Souami (SINAY - Marine Data Solution)
    • Telmo Carvalho (IPMA)
    • Aldo Drago (Physical Oceanography Research Group, University of Malta)
    • Berthe Vastenhoud (Berring Data Collective)
    • Q&A

10’ Short Break

  • 20’ EMODnet for Global 
    • ​Mathias Jonas (IHO)
    • Wan Fangfang & Gao Zhigang (NMDIS)
  • 5’ Forward look to the EMODnet Open Conference in 2021 - Kate Larkin (EMODnet Secretariat​)
  • 5' Concluding remarks - Speaker TBC (DG MARE)

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Please find more details on the official website

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