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Last chance to register! Join us at the European Atlas of the Seas Ocean Literacy Workshop!

Published on: Mon, 14/06/2021 - 15:39
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    On 16 June 2021 14:00-17:00 CEST, the EMODnet Secretariat will organise an online workshop on the European Atlas of the Seas in the framework of the EMODnet Open Conference!

    On 16 June 2021 14:00-17:00 CEST, the EMODnet Secretariat will organise an online workshop on the European Atlas of the Seas in the framework of the EMODnet Open Conference.

    The interactive workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about the many different aspects of the Atlas, from the story behind map layers to how the Atlas can be used in education and ocean literacy.

    The workshop is open to everyone and is free to attend. Whether you are just discovering the European Atlas of the Seas or you are already a user looking for further information, join us on 16 June!

    Consult the programme below for more information and meet the speakers and panelists in the pre-workshop presentation.

    Register now!

     

    PROGRAMME

    Session 1: The European Atlas of the Seas – A window on the ocean, seas and coasts

    14:00-14:05       Opening keynote

    By Zoi Konstantinou, European Commission DG MARE

    14:05-14:15       Why are the ocean, the seas and coasts so important to us?

    By Easkey Britton, Surfer and Marine Social Scientist

    14:15-14:30       Introduction to the European Atlas of the Seas: Dive in and explore your ocean!

    By Nathalie Van Isacker, EMODnet Secretariat

    14:30-14:55       Panel discussion: Discover the story behind the Atlas’ map layers!

    Presentation by Tim Collart, EMODnet Secretariat

    Panelists: Alessandro Pititto, COGEA; Sheila García Martínez, Clara Becares & Josu Olaso Imaz, Bilbomatica

     14:55-15:05       The European Atlas of the Seas and Ocean Literacy: engaging a general audience

    By Florence Huron and Maëlle Montier, Nausicaá

    15:05-15:15       A dynamic interactive tool: How can you follow developments and learn more?

    By Nathalie Van Isacker, EMODnet Secretariat

    15:15-15:30       Speakers’ and panelists’ preferred maps, questions and closing of the first session

     

    Session 2: The European Atlas of the Seas – A great educational tool

    15:45-15:55       The Teachers’ Corner: How can you use the Atlas in the classroom?

    By Nathalie Van Isacker, EMODnet Secretariat

    15:55-16:05       Integrating the Atlas in schoolwork: teachers’ experiences and advice

    By Patrícia Conceição, Direção-Geral de Política do Mar, Portugal

    16:05-16:15       Joining the Network of European Blue Schools

    By Vanessa Batista, Ciência Viva– ANCCT, Portugal

    16:15-16:50       Panel discussion: From a passion for the ocean to a blue future

    Ilda Carinhas and Rosário Félix, Vialonga School, Escola Azul

    Maria João Amaro, Josefa de Óbidos School, Escola Azul

    Vanessa Batista, Ciência Viva – ANCCT, Portugal

    Christian Esteva Burgos, Youth4Ocean Forum, Clean Boating

    Neus Figueras, Youth4Ocean Forum, I’m with Lorac

    16:50-17:00       Speakers’ and panelists’ preferred maps, questions and closing of the second session