agenda

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

08:00 – 09:00 Registration Main Entrance

Session 0: Welcome and Introductory Keynotes

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09:00 – 09:10 1st Welcome and Opening Comments Jean-Claude Dardelet (Toulouse City)
09:10 – 09:20 2nd Welcome and Opening Comments Pierre Bahurel (Mercator Ocean)
09:20 – 09:35 An Introduction to the Copernicus Programme Philippe Brunet (EC-DG GROW)
09:35 – 09:50 The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Douglas Cripe (GEO Secretariat)
09:50 – 10:05 The European Union's Role in GEO Gilles Ollier (EC-DG RTD)
10:05 – 10:25 The GEO "Oceans and Society: Blue Planet" Initiative Sophie Seeyave (GEO Blue Planet)
10:25 – 10:30  Opening address by Peter Thomson, UN Special Envoy for the Ocean  Peter Thomson (Permanent Representative/Ambassador at Permanent Mission of Fiji to the UN)
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break Foyer St Exupéry & Foyer Airbus

Session 1: Understanding and Managing Environmental and Economic Pressures

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10:50 – 11:00 Speaker introduction and overview of session  Douglas Cripe (GEO) & Pierre-Yves Le Traon (Mercator Ocean)
11:00 – 11:20 Keynote (Grand Temoin) Margaret Leinen (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
11:20 –  11:40 Economic Divers and Pressures on the Marine Environment Claire Jolly (OECD)
11:40 – 12:00 United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Emily Smail (NOAA/UMD) on behalf of Vladimir Ryabinin (IOC-UNESCO)
12:00 – 12:20 Ocean, climate change and the conference of parties Valerie Masson Delmote (IPCC)
12:20 – 12:40 Key global ocean drivers, impacts, and solutions Jean Pierre Gattuso (CNRS/SU/IDDRI)
12:40 – 13:00 International ocean governance for better management of the marine environment Andreas Papaconstantinou (EC DG MAre) 
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch  Chapiteau (outside)
14:00 – 15:00 Panel Discussion: How to ensure that policies effectively drive the development of sustainable management of our oceans and seas?  

Session 2: Producing and Deriving Coastal and Ocean Information

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15:00 – 15:10 Speaker introduction and overview of session Pierre-Yves Le Traon (Mercator Ocean) & Francisco Chavez (MBARI)
15:10 – 15:30 The global ocean observing system and its evolution Glenn Nolan (EuroGOOS)
15:30 – 15:50 Towards an European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) Kate Larkin (European Marine Board)
15:50 – 16:10 The role of satellite observations and perspectives for the next decade Juliette Lambin (CNES)
16:10 – 16:30 Development of information services: example from the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) Pierre-Yves Le Traon (Mercator Ocean)
16:30  – 16:50 Ocean forecasting information and its social benefits in China Liying Wan (NMEFC)
16:50 – 17:50 Panel Discussion: The role of coastal and ocean information for the sustainable management of our oceans and seas: status, gaps and perspectives.
17:50 – 18:00 Kostas Nittis Medal Award Ceremony  Organised by EuroGOOS
18:00  – 19:00 Poster Session  Foyer St Exupéry & Foyer Airbus
 19:00 – 20:30 SOCIAL EVENT MERCURE HOTEL COMPANS CAFFARELLI