Maritime Forum

7th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting - Draft Agenda

Event date:
15/02/2017 - 14:00 to 16/02/2017 - 17:45
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    7th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting

    Date: from 14:00 on Wednesday 15 February until 17:00 on Thursday 16 February 2017

    Location: Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts in Brussels, Belgium. Hertogsstraat 1 (Rue Ducale 1) ‐ Academy Palace ‐ Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

    Draft Meeting Agenda

    Day 1 - Wednesday 15 February 2017 meeting starts at 14:00

    1. Welcome and adoption of the agenda
    2. Updates from DG MARE and welcome by Haitze Siemers – DG MARE Head of Unit A1 – Maritime Innovation, Marine Knowledge and Investment
    3. Status update of actions from previous meeting & short EMODnet progress update – EMODnet Secretariat
    4. Final updates from the EMODnet Coastal Mapping project – Gaël Morvan

    Coffee Break 15:30-16:00

    1. Updates from Sea-basin Checkpoints and discussion on outcome of the EMODnet Stakeholder Conference & Sea-basin Workshops – all checkpoints coordinators

    Day 1 -  meeting end expected at 18:00

    Joint Dinner – TBC

    Day 2 - Thursday 16 February meeting starts at 9:00

    1. Updates from the EMODnet Data Ingestion Project – Dick Schaap and/or Sissy Iona
    2. Updates from the SeaDataCloud project – Dick Schaap
    3. Introduction to the new EMODnet thematic projects & updates on specific issues of concern – thematic coordinators

    Coffee Break 10:30-11:00

    Item 8 continued

    Lunch 12:30-13:30

    1. Updates from Technical Working Group – VLIZ
    2. Updates from the Secretariat including EMODnet activities, events and calendar 2017 - Secretariat
    3. Administrative and reporting issues & AOB

    Coffee Break 15:30-16:00

    1. Interactions with external initiatives and organizations (IODE, EEA, RSCs, …)
    2. Next SC Meeting date and location
    3. Wrap up and closing of the Meeting 

    Day 2 – meeting expected to end at 17:00

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