Maritime forum

13th meeting of the Member States expert group on Maritime Spatial Planning

Published on: Mon, 04/09/2017 - 18:05
The 13th meeting of the MSEG on MSP will take place on 10 and 11 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Tuesday, 10th October 2017

09:00 – 09:30        Welcome and registration

09:30 – 09:45        Opening of MSP Expert Group meeting

  • Welcome by European Commission (Felix LEINEMANN, Head of Unit, DG MARE)
  • Procedural issues (adoption of the minutes from previous meeting, adoption of the agenda, mailing list, application for observership)

09:45 – 10:45        Looking Back / Looking Forward

  • State of play and review of issues covered in 2017
  • Suggested Work Programme for 2018
    • Connections with ongoing MSP Projects

10:45 – 11:00        Presentation of a new observer

11:00 – 11:30        Coffee break

11:30 – 11:50        Presentation of ongoing projects I – SUPREME

11:50 – 12:00        Introduction to afternoon exercise: Speed dating on MSP discussion topics

  • Common topics from interviews
  • Briefing on how speed dating would work

12:00 – 13:30        Lunch

13:30 – 14:45        Spotlight on Member State MSP: England

  • Presentation from England’s Marine Management Organisation on their MSP
  • Q&A

14:45 – 16:15        Speed dating on MSP Discussion topics

  • Participants will be able to meet with each other for three one-on-one conversations, each taking of 15 – 20 minutes, to discuss experiences and approaches relevant to specific MSP topics of their choice. These could be issues they would like to solve (take) and “lessons learned” they can offer (give). Pairings will be based upon responses to a brief survey distributed prior to the meeting.
  • Issues for discussion with the whole MSEG will be summarized on cards and discussed during the report back on the next day.

16:15 – 16:45        Coffee break

16:45 – 17:30        Closing of the day

  • Wrap-up of the day
  • Presentation of activities for the following day
  • AOB

Joint Dinner

Wednesday, 11th October 2017

09:00 – 09:30        Report back from Speed Dating

  • Develop list of issues to be discussed in-depth at smaller workshops / roundtables to be organised by MSP Platform

09:30- 09:50          MSP Blue Growth Technical Study: Introduction to “Visions” exercise

  • Presentation of interim results
  • Explanation of exercise to test vision development methodology and building blocks

09:50- 10:30          Round I of Visions Exercise

10:30 – 11:00        Coffee break

11:00- 11:40          Round II of Visions Exercise

11:40 – 12:10        Report-back from Visions Exercise

  • Groups present visions and selected building blocks from game
  • Feedback on Visions methodology and building blocks

12:10 – 12:30        Presentation of ongoing projects II - SIMNORAT

12:30 - 12:45         Closing of MSP Expert Group Meeting

  • Agreement on decisions taken in the MSEG
  • Agreement on dates and possible hosts for next MSEGs in 2018
  • AOB

Joint lunch


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