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15th EMODnet (Autumn 2021) Steering Committee Meeting - Agenda and presentations

Published on: Mon, 27/09/2021 - 09:40
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    Remote meeting: Zoom (see links for each session below)

    Dates: Wednesday 8 September 2021 (14:00-17:30 joint), Thursday 9 September 2021 (09:30-12:30) (all times in Central European Summer Time, CEST)

    Meeting Chair: Jan-Bart Calewaert (Head, EMODnet Secretariat)

     

    Meeting Agenda

    Wednesday 8 September 2021 14.00-17.00



    14:00: EMODnet SC Joint Session*

    *This Session will be open for Members of the EMODnet Technical Working Group (E-TWG) and the EC Marine Knowledge Expert Group (MKEG)



    1. Welcome and Updates (EMODnet Secretariat and DG MARE) (15’)

    Secretariat intro

    • Practical arrangements and guidelines for remote meetings
    • Introduction to the meeting agenda and agenda adoption
    • EMODnet current status and perspectives & Marine Knowledge Expert Group updates (EC, DG MARE)

    2. Repatriation: update on work achieved and future updates (Secretariat & VLIZ) – 15’

    EMODnet repatriation



    3. Centralization process: short updates on progress, implementation process and next steps (further discussion possible in closed session on 9 September AM) (Secretariat, VLIZ, with ALL thematic lots) – 10’

    EMODnet centralisation process



    4. Updates from EMODnet 7 Thematics & Data Ingestion (All Coordinators) – 60’

    • Key updates and forward look (5’ per Thematic Coordinator) – 40’

    EMODnet Bathymetry

    EMODnet Biology

    EMODnet Chemistry

    EMODnet Geology

    EMODnet Human Activities

    EMODnet Physics

    EMODnet Seabed Habitats

    EMODnet Data Ingestion

    • Q&A - 20’

    COMFORT BREAK – 10’

    5. EMODnet Conference and Jamboree de-brief and feedback - 20’ (Secretariat, ALL)

    6. EMODnet online survey and targeted assessment: summary of results (Secretariat, ALL) - 20’

    Online Survey & Targeted Assessment

    7. EMODnet Communication: updates on latest videos (Secretariat) – 10’

    8. External partnerships and interactions (Secretariat, DG MARE, ALL) - 45’

    EMODnet EU Partnerships

    • European partnerships: Copernicus Marine Service & Other
    • European Ocean Observing: Update on EC Consultation, EC Ocean Observation event and future developments
    • EMODnet for society: EU4Ocean #MakeEUBlue

    EU4Ocean

    • Global partnerships: EMOD-PACE, IODE, GEOSS & GEO-Blue Planet, UN Ocean Decade

    EMOD-PACE update

    • External events: Recent and upcoming to end of 2021

    9. Closing remarks and Any Other Business (AOB) - 5’

     

    17:30 Open Session Closes. End of Meeting (earlier if possible)

     

    Thursday 9 September 2021 – 09:30 - 12:30

    Thursday 9 September 9:30 EMODnet SC reconvenes (Closed session)

    1. Welcome & introduction (Jan-Bart Calewaert) – 5’

    • Welcome, recap of guidelines for remote meetings and agenda for the day
    • Update and short reflections on Day 1 joint session (All) – 10’

    2. Welcome and updates from DG MARE (Zoi Konstantinou) – 10’

    3. General updates from the Secretariat (EMODnet Secretariat) – 20’

    • Update on EMODnet operations, developments & continuity of service
    • List of actions from previous meetings
    • Key updates on work plan and partnerships
    • Forward look: EMODnet activities, events and calendar 2021

    COMFORT BREAK – 10’



    4. Central Portal centralisation: Reflections on challenges, opportunities and next steps (Ccoordinators, Secretariat, VLIZ, All) - 20’

    5. DG MARE & CINEA reflections on future EMODnet developments, partnerships, etc – 20’

    6. Next Steering Committee Meeting: format, date and location (Secretariat & All) - 5’

    7. Summary of actions and wrap up (EMODnet Secretariat, DG MARE) - 10’

    8. Any other business (AOB)

     

    End of Meeting no later than 12:30 (earlier if possible)