EurOCEAN 2019 conference programme

Draft version 19-02-2019

Please, note that the programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the conference.

The language of the conference is English and all presentations will be made in English.

11 June 2019

08.00 – 08.30 Registration

09.00 – 13.00 Welcome and opening addresses

Opening address by organisers:

Jan Mees, Chair of European Marine Board
John Bell, Director, Directorate F: Bioeconomy, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission

Welcome by the host:

Vladimir Ryabinin, Executive Secretary of IOC-UNESCO

High-level speeches

George Ciamba, Minister Delegate for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania
François de Rugy, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, France (invited)
Bernhard Friess, Director, Directorate A: Maritime Policy and Blue Economy, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission, on behalf of Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

  Launch of Navigating the Future V

45 min          Networking and coffee

  Navigating the Future V in the marine science landscape

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 15.45 Session 1: Sustainable marine resources

The role of marine science to understanding and sustainably using marine living resources

15.45 – 16.00 Poster 1 min pitch presentations

16.00 – 16.45 Networking and coffee

16.45 – 18.00 Session 2: The land perspective for a healthy ocean

The role of marine science to understanding and tackling the problem of new pollutants (including plastics and pesticides) in the marine environment

18.00              Close Day 1

18.30 – 20.00 Evening reception

 

12 June 2019

08.00 – 08.30 Registration

09.00 – 10.30 Session 3: Bringing sea basins communities together

Experiences from Europe in bridging sea basin international cooperation in marine sciences and the way forward

10.30 – 11.00 Networking and coffee

11.00 – 12.30 Session 4: Oceans and Human Health

Understanding the impacts of a changing ocean on human health

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Session 5: National perspectives for marine science contribution to Sustainable Development Goals

15.30 – 16.30 Closing session - Ensuring a sustainable ocean by 2030

High-level addresses

Ricardo Serrão Santos, Member of the European Parliament
Lisa Svensson, Director for Ocean, UN Environment (invited)
Jean-Eric Paquet, Director General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
Jan Mees, Chair of European Marine Board

16.30              Close of EurOCEAN 2019