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11th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting - Agenda

Published on: Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:03
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    The EMODnet Steering Committee meets twice a year to review progress and set the priorities for future developments.

    Meeting Venue: Zebrastraat, Zebrastraat 32, Ghent, Belgium

    Dates: Monday 2 September (09:00 CEST) - Tuesday 3 September 2019 (12:30 CEST)


    DAY 1, Monday 2 September 2019

    Meeting will start at 9:30

    1. Welcome & introduction (Jan-Bart Calewaert)
    • Welcome to participants
    • Adoption of the SC Meeting Agenda
    1. Updates from DG MARE (Iain Shepherd/Zoi Konstantinou)  DG MARE updates
    • Marine Knowledge Expert Group
    • Priorities for EMODnet in Phase IV
    1. Updates from EASME (Juan-Carlos Fernández Gomez/Lucie Pautet)  EASME updates
    2. Status update of list of actions from previous meetings (Secretariat & all)
    3. Updates from the Secretariat (Secretariat)
    • EMODnet activities (OSLII), events and calendar 2020
    • Interactions with Copernicus/CMEMS
    • Interactions between EMODnet and other initiatives: MSFD, MSP, ICES, RSC, EOOS
    1. Administrative and reporting issues & AOB (Secretariat & all)

    10:30-11:00 – Coffee Break

    1. EMODnet Data Policy/Terms of Use (Secretariat)
    2. External communication and external stakeholders (Secretariat & Trust-IT)
    • Overview and key updates of communication materials, outputs and lessons learned 
    • Communication protocol for major EMODnet data release  Secretariat communication protocol
    • EMODnet Associated partners and EMODnet for Business  Secretariat Associated Partners
    • Promotion of EMODnet by leading network partners
    • Update of the EMODnet Portfolio with information on the Querytool
    1. EMODnet-4-MSFD Roundtable - updates from thematic lots
    2. EMODnet-4-Marine Spatial Planning (MSPD) (Corine Lochet, SHOM)  SHOM MSP

    13:00-14:00 – Lunch Break

    1. EMODnet for European ocean observing
    • EOOS Conference and Call to Action  Secretariat EOOS
    • Assessment of coordination of ocean observing and monitoring
    • Future assessment of coordination of data collection, management and data flow at national, regional and European levels (Secretariat)
    1. EMODnet Progress Monitoring and harmonization updates (Secretariat & Trust IT)
    • Reassessment of the Progress indicators (Secretariat)  Secretariat Progress Monitoring
    • Secondary menu of each portal website, template on printed maps, visual harmonisation score (Trust-IT)
    1. External projects (e.g. H2020 pilot Blue-Cloud)
      Blue Cloud
      BlueCloud TrustIT
    2. EMODnet for Global (Secretariat & all)  EMODnet 4 global
    3. Looking forward: Jamboree 2020 (Secretariat & all)



    DAY 2, Tuesday 3 September 2019

    MEETING WILL START AT 09:00 (Steering Committee and Technical Working Group joint meeting)

    1. Short update from Data Ingestion (Dick Schaap /Sissi Iona) – PPT maximum 5 slides / max 10 min + 5 min questions  EMODnet Ingestion
    2. Short updates from the EMODnet thematic projects (Thematic project coordinators) – PPTs maximum 5 slides – Please keep your intervention to 10 min max + 5 min questions
    • Provide a status update on items/activities dating from end of phase III – examples given: Vessel density mapping for Human activities, Underwater noise for Physics, Marine litter for Chemistry, Atlas of Marine Life for Biology, etc.
    • Provide information on new developments in the new contracts
    • Interaction and collaboration with other EMODnet thematic projects

    EMODnet Physics
    EMODnet Bathymetry
    EMODnet Biology
    EMODnet Geology
    EMODnet Human Activities
    EMODnet Seabed Habitats
    EMODnet Chemistry

    10.45-11:15 – Coffee Break

    1. Updates and progress since 4&5th Technical Working Group (Pascal Derycke)
    1. Next Steering Committee Meeting: format, date and location (Secretariat & all)
    2. Wrap up and closing of the Meeting (Secretariat & all)



    12:30-13.30: Lunch Break

    START of Technical Working Group

    See Technical Working Group Agenda: