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Second meeting - Expert Group on Marine Knowledge

Event date:
12/09/2018 - 00:00
Table of Contents
    preparation of blueprint


    Second meeting - Expert Group on Marine Knowledge

    12 September 2018, 09:30 – 16:00

    Venue:   European Commission - DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries,  Rue Joseph II, 99    B-1049 Brussels-Belgium, Room J-99 00/53

                    ---- Welcome coffee as from 09:00----

    09:30 -10:00

    Welcome and introduction by Iain Shepherd and Charlotte Herman, Unit A1 Maritime Innovation, Marine Knowledge and Investment, DG MARE

    • Presentation of non -paper on the overall objective –Blueprint EMODnet for Business

    presentation on blueprint

    • Acceleration blue growth through blue data transfer, going beyond research. What are we getting out of marine research and what is in for industry?

    10:00 – 10:15

    • Presentation of COLUMBUS project and good practice case studies by David Murphy, General Manager, AQUATT

    presentation on Columbus

    10:15 -11:00

    • Discussion on public private partnerships and collaboration on gathering  and using data. Members of the group are invited  to share their experiences (positive & negative), challenges, risks, benefits, suggestions
    • Latest development of EMODnet

    11:15- 11:30

    • EMODnet, Targeted assessments and general online survey to improve the user-friendliness and the services of the EMODnet data portals – Presentation of the preliminary results by Nathalie Tonné, Project Officer at the EMODnet Secretariat;

    presentation monitoring EMODnet

    11:30 – 12:00

    • EMODnet, User-friendly EMODnet Central Portal Query Tool to gather information from various EMODnet thematic data products – Presentation of the mock-up/prototype by Paula Oset Garcia, Science Officer Data Centre at Flander Institute for the Sea (VLIZ);

    The aim is to obtain feedback from members of the group on fitness for purpose, which can be taken into account in the further development of the EMODnet Central Portal Query Tool;

     presentation on query tool

    12.00 – 12.30

    • EMODnet, Biology Portal  – How to provide information on the occurrence of invasive marine species in European harbours within the frame of the Ballast Water Management Convention - Presentation of the ongoing work by Simon Claus, coordinator EMODnet Biology (VLIZ)

    presentation of EMODnet biology

    12:30 – 13:00

    • The European Atlas of the Seas - Presentation of the interactive tool by Chantal Vanhove, DG MARE;

    presentation European Atlas of the Seas

    ---- Sandwich lunch 13:00----

    1. Best practices & use cases – how industry can contribute to better data

    14:15 -14:45

    • Copernicus Marine Service and Ocean Energy Europe Partnership, Presentation by Laurence Crosnier, Market Development Manager, Mercator Ocean

    presentation of Copernicus

                 14:45 -15:30

    • A use - case of data ingestion, presentation by Jorge Rey Díaz de Rada, project engineer, Esgemar S.A.

    presentation ESGEMAR

    15:30 – 15:50

    1. Targeted “EMODnet for Business” campaign
      1. What is the campaign about? Presentation by Andrée – Anne Marsan, EMODnet Secretariat
      2. How can you contribute?

    15:50 – 16:00

    1. Conclusions and next meeting