Maritime Forum

Atlantic forum, coastal and deep sea natural resources

Event date:
20/09/2012 - 06:00 to 21/09/2012 - 06:00
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    FAIAL-AZORES, PORTUGAL, 20 and 21ST SEPTEMBER 2012


    Friday, 21 September:

     

    Time

     

    8:00-9:00

    Registration of participants

     

    9:00-9:30

    Opening Plenary Session

    European Commission

    Portuguese Government (Ministry of Agriculture, Sea, Environmental and Spatial Planning)

    Regional Government of Azores

    Atlantic Forum Leadership Group

     

    9:30-10:40

    Theme 1 - Coastal and Deep Sea Natural Resources knowledge

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Geology of the Atlantic Ocean

    Yves Foucquet  or Jean-François Bourillet (IFREMER) - FR

    Ricardo Serrão Santos (Universidade dos Açores) - PT

    Stephen J. Hawkins (School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University) – UK

    Marta Chantal – (Faculty of Law, University of Porto) PT (TBC)

    10:40-11:00

    Theme 1 Discussion Panel with all participants

    11:00-11:20

    Coffee Break

    11:20-12:30

    Parallel Sessions

    Parallel Session A

    Theme 2 – Mineral resources  – Exploration and Exploitation

     

    Rapporteur:  Sven Peterson (Leibniz - Institute for Marine Sciences  IFM - GEOMAR- Germany

    Filipa Marques – (University of Lisbon, FC ) - PT

    Nautilus Minerals, Inc. – CA

    • Exploration of polymetallics nodules - Iron Manganese Crust

    David Heydon (Deep Green Resources INC.) - Australia (TBC)

    12:00-12:30

    Theme 2 Discussion Panel with all participants

    Parallel Session B

    Theme 3 - Bio Resources – Exploration and Exploitation

     

    Rapporteur: Helder Silva, (University of Azores) - PT

    Helena Vieira – (Bioalvo) - PT

    Pharmamar - SP

    Pierre Calleja (Fermetalg) – FR

    12:00-12:30

    Theme 3 Discussion Panel with all participants

    12:30-14:15

    Lunch

     

    14:15-15:25

    Parallel Sessions

     

    Parallel Session C

    Theme 4 – Research and Technology

    Rapporteur: Peter Heffernan (Irish Marine Institute) - IE

    (SEAS-ERA net program) – Geoffrey O'Sullivan – (Marine Institute Organization) - IE

    KDM – GE (TBC)

    José Joaquín Hernández Brito (Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias) - SP

    14:55-15:25

    Theme 4 Discussion Panel with all participants

    Parallel Session D

    Theme 5 – Access and Preservation

     

    Rapporteur: Representative of DG MARE

    • Limits on utilization

    Ellie Jarmache (Secrétariat-Général de la Mer) – FR

    Michel Kaiser (School of Ocean Sciences, University of Bangor) - UK

    Maria Ana Martins (EMEPC) – PT (TBC)

    14:55-15:25

    Theme 5 Discussion Panel with all participants

    15:25-15:45

    Coffee Break

     

    15:45-16:30

    Parallel Sessions' Wrap-up

     

    Rapporteurs 2,3,4,5

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    16:30-17:30

    Theme 6 - Support to innovation and Entrepreneurship **

     

    Rapporteur: Mario Aymerich (European Investment Bank)

    • European Commission Support measures at national level

    Fernando Redondo Rodríguez (President of “ Consejo Económico y Social de Canarias”) – SP

    • “Poles Navales”

    Anne Marie Cuesta (Pole Bretagne) – FR

    Miguel Marques (Price WaterhouseCoopers) – PT

    17:00-17:30

    Theme 6 Discussion Panel with all participants

     

    17:30-18:00

    Closing Session

    European Commission

    Portuguese Government (Ministry of Agriculture, Sea, Environmental and Spatial Planning)

    Regional Government of Azores

     

    18:00-21:00    Cocktail

     

    18:00-18:20

    Presentation - IE-UK under-water - Marine expedition to Moytirra  (TBC)

    Dr. Andy Wheeler (University College, Cork) – IE &  Dr. Bramley J. Murton (National Oceanographic Centre) – UK

     

     

    * Info Desk Open throughout the event

     

     

     -Non-compulsory side-event: Saturday, 22nd of September:

     

    Time

    Side Event

    Remarks

    9:00 – 12:30

    Visit to the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre, on Faial Island

     

    Participants should sign up for the activity at the time of registration in the Forum

     

     

    8:00-9:00

    Registration of participants

    9:00-9:30

    Opening Plenary Session

    European Commission

    Portuguese Government (Ministry of Agriculture, Sea,Environmental
    and Spatial Planning)

    Regional Government of Azores

    Atlantic Forum Leadership Group

    9:30-10:40

    Theme 1 - Coastal and Deep Sea Natural Resources knowledge

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Geology of the Atlantic Ocean

    Yves Foucquet  or Jean-François Bourillet (IFREMER) - FR

    Ricardo Serrão Santos (Universidade dos Açores) - PT

    Stephen J. Hawkins (School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University)–UK

    Marta Chantal – (Faculty of Law, University of Porto) PT (TBC)

    10:40-11:00

    Theme 1 Discussion Panel with all participants

    11:00-11:20

    Coffee Break

    11:20-12:30

    Parallel Sessions

    Parallel Session A

    Theme 2 – Mineral resources  – Exploration and Exploitation

     

    Rapporteur:  Sven Peterson (Leibniz - Institute for Marine Sciences
    IFM - GEOMAR- Germany

    • Metallic minerals

    Filipa Marques – (University of Lisbon, FC ) - PT

    Nautilus Minerals, Inc. – CA

    David Heydon (Deep Green Resources INC.) - Australia (TBC)

     

    12:00-12:30

    Theme 2 Discussion Panel with all participants

    Parallel Session B

    Theme 3 - Bio Resources – Exploration and Exploitation

     

    Rapporteur: Helder Silva, (University of Azores) - PT

    Helena Vieira – (Bioalvo) - PT

    Pharmamar - SP

    Pierre Calleja (Fermetalg) – FR

    12:00-12:30

    Theme 3 Discussion Panel with all participants

    12:30-14:15

    Lunch

    14:15-15:25

    Parallel Sessions

    Parallel Session C

    Theme 4 – Research and Technology

    Rapporteur: Peter Heffernan (Irish Marine Institute) - IE

    • A marine research & development strategy for the Atlantic

    (SEAS-ERA net program) – Geoffrey O'Sullivan – (Marine Institute
    Organization) - IE

    • Maritime robotics, tools for deep sea exploration and exploitation

    KDM – GE (TBC)

    • Multi-instrumental observation development for exploration and
      exploitation of deep sea ocean resources

    José Joaquín Hernández Brito (Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias) - SP

    14:55-15:25

    Theme 4 Discussion Panel with all participants

    Parallel Session D

    Theme 5 – Access and Preservation

     

    Rapporteur: Representative of DG MARE

    • Limits on utilization

    Ellie Jarmache (Secrétariat-Général de la Mer) – FR

    • Non-monetary value of marine biodiversity

    Michel Kaiser (School of Ocean Sciences, University of Bangor) - UK

    • Nagoya Treaty implementation in the EU marine area

    Maria Ana Martins (EMEPC) – PT (TBC)

    14:55-15:25

    Theme 5 Discussion Panel with all participants

    15:25-15:45

    Coffee Break

    15:45-16:30

    Parallel Sessions' Wrap-up

     

    Rapporteurs 2,3,4,5

     

    16:30-17:30

    Theme 6 - Support to innovation and Entrepreneurship **

     

    Rapporteur: Mario Aymerich (European Investment Bank)

    • European Commission Support measures at national level

    Fernando Redondo Rodríguez (President of “ Consejo Económico y
    Social de Canarias”) – SP

    • “Poles Navales”

    Anne Marie Cuesta (Pole Bretagne) – FR

    • The Strategic Importance of Marine Resources – Implication of
      industry

    Miguel Marques (Price WaterhouseCoopers) – PT

    17:00-17:30

    Theme 6 Discussion Panel with all participants

    17:30-18:00

    Closing Session

    European Commission

    Portuguese Government (Ministry of Agriculture, Sea, Environmental
    and Spatial Planning)

    Regional Government of Azores

    18:00-21:00    Cocktail

    18:00-18:20

    Presentation - IE-UK under-water -Marine expedition to Moytirra (TBC)

    Dr. Andy Wheeler (University College, Cork) – IE &  Dr. Bramley
    J. Murton (National Oceanographic Centre) – UK