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2nd EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting - Agenda

Event date:
04/06/2014 - 12:30 to 05/06/2014 - 13:00
Table of Contents

    Date: from 13:30 on Wednesday 4 June until 13:00 on Thursday 5 June

    Location: Headquarters of the Italian Research Council (CNR), P. le Aldo Moro 7, Rome, Italy

    Meeting rooms: SILVESTRI room (2nd floor of the newest wing of the building) and Aula D for coffee breaks (5th floor of the newest wing of the building)

    Meeting agenda

    Day 1 - Wednesday 4 June start 13:30

    Agenda Item


    • Welcome by the local host and overview of sea related activities supported by the Italian Research Council - dr. Enrico Brugnoli (CNR)


    • Welcome and adoption of the Meeting Agenda – Chair and DG MARE  


    Doc2.Agenda & Documents

    • Review of Actions of previous Steering Committee Meeting (December 2013, Brussels) - update from the Secretariat

    Doc3.1stSC Meeting Report

    • Thematic and regional lots: short progress updates with focus on main achievements, issues of common concern and requests for collaboration in view of progress towards first year deliverables – Coordinators of thematic and regional lots


    • EMODnet sea-basin checkpoints: discussion on remit, perception and common approach to presentation/communication of outputs including the regional portals.  

    Doc4.Discussion document

    • EMODnet Secretariat activities, achievements to date: Q&A, feedback from Steering Committee and discussion on future improvements – EMODnet Secretariat and all

    Doc5.Overview - tabled

    Coffee Break 15:30-16:00

    • EMODnet user-interactions and feedback to date (feedback forms, user survey, defining user categories, etc.): overview and discussion – EMODnet Secretariat and all

    Doc6.User evaluations overview document

    • Updates on the Ad Hoc User Group – EMODnet Secretariat

    Doc7.Draft ToR

    • Updates and discussion on the Central Portal and Use Cases – Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
      • Use case I: running simultaneous queries for a given point/window in space and time
      • EMOdnet data product catalogue: status
      • Update use cases II and III and other?

    Doc9.Design Document v4 - tabled


    Day 1 - Wednesday 4 June ends at 17:30

    Joint Dinner

    Day 2 - Thursday 5 June starts at 9:00

    Agenda Item


    • Updates from the Ad Hoc Technical Group – Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
      • Rating system implementation (WMS,WFS service data provision)
      • Single Sign-on
      • Coastline to be used
      • MSFD boundaries (status)
      • Other opportunities for collaboration and common challenges

    Doc8.Draft ToR

    • External interactions/collaboration (BONUS, CISE, MSFD, EEA, IODE, Regional Conventions, …) – Chair and DG MARE


    • Dealing with non-standard data (aka exotic data), accreditation and EMODnet Citations (DOI, ODIP, ...)


    Coffee Break 10:45-11:15

    • External communication (coordination, partner support, social media, ...) – EMODnet Secretariat

    Doc10. Communication Strategy

    • EMODnet Demonstrations: ideas and suggestions, unique selling points for communication to end-users, potential venues for demonstrations in 2014 and 2015 – EMODnet Secretariat


    • Exchange of information on upcoming EC Horizon 2020 Programme projects which are linked to EMODnet - Secretariat and all


    • Updates and implications of the Roadmap Marine Knowledge 2020 for EMODnet – DG MARE

    Doc11. MK2020 Roadmap

    • Next Steering Committee Meeting & AOB



    Day 2 - Thursday 5 June meeting ends at 13:00