Maritime Forum

Marine Knowledge 2020: seabed mapping for promoting sustainable fisheries

Event date:
05/06/2013 - 15:00 to 17:00
Table of Contents

    Marine Knowledge 2020:

    Seabed mapping for promoting sustainable fisheries

    Hosted and chaired by Patrão Neves MEP, Member of the Fisheries Committee Introductory notes by Gabriel Mato MEP, Chair of the Fisheries Committee

     

    Programme

    15:00 - 15:20 - Opening session

    - Brief introduction to the workshop

    Gabriel Mato Adrover MEP (Chair of the Fisheries Committee)

    -  Opening remarks and moderation

    Maria do Céu Patrão Neves MEP (Member of the Fisheries Committee)

    - The Green Paper "Marine Knowledge 2020: from seabed mapping to ocean forecasting", including a fisheries perspective

    Bernhard Friess (DG MARE, European Commission)

    15:20 - 16:00 - Speakers presentations

    -  Using seabed mapping for protecting fragile marine habitats

    Fernando Tempera (DOP - UAç, Açores, Portugal)

    - Using seabed mapping for minimising impacts on fisheries resulting from the growing use of the oceans Manuela Azevedo (IPMA, Lisboa, Portugal)

    - Integrating fisheries data in seabed mapping Patrick Berthou (IFREMER, Brest, France)

    - The fisheries sector and the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet)

    Iain Shepherd (DG MARE, European Commission)

    16:00 - 16:20 - MEPs interventions

    - The importance of research and innovation in the marine sector

    Maria da Graça Carvalho MEP (Member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy)

    -  Improving the knowledge on fisheries for promoting the sustainable development of the sector

    Struan Stevenson MEP (Vice-Chair of the Fisheries Committee; Substitute of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety)

    - The environmental relevance of mapping the fishing activity

    Kriton Arsenis MEP (Member of the Fisheries Committee; Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety)

    16:20 - 16:55 - Debate

    16:55 - 17:00 - Workshop conclusions and closing remarks

    Maria do Céu Patrão Neves MEP (Member of the Fisheries Committee)

    Presentations