EurOCEAN 2010 Pre-event: information session in the European Parliament (Brussels, 11 October 2010)


EurOCEAN 2010 Main event: Grand Challenges for Marine Research in the Next Decade (Oostende, 12-13 October 2010)

12 October 2010

Opening Session – Presenting EurOCEAN 2010
Formal Opening of the Conference - Ingrid Lieten, Vice-Minister-President of the Flemish Government, Flemish Minister for Innovation, Public Investment, Media and Poverty Reduction
Speech Video 2 Ingrid lieten
Welcome and Introduction to EurOCEAN 2010 - Lars Horn, Chair of the Marine Board-ESF, Research Council of Norway (RCN), Norway   Speech Video 1 Lars Horn
Opening Address - Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Speech Video 3 Damanaki
Introduction to the Ostend Declaration - Kostas Nittis, Coordinator of the Ostend Declaration Drafting Group, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), Greece Presentation Video 4 Kostas Nittis
Session 1: Science and the Sea - Lessons for the Road Ahead
Opening Address - Manuela Soares, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research Opening adress Video 5 Mabuela Soares
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission: Fifty years of International Cooperation in Ocean Science, Services and Capacity-building - Wendy Watson-Wright, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO Presentation PDF or Video 6 Wende Watson
From Galway to Aberdeen, ... to Oostende – Progress in Marine and Maritime Science Policy - Peter Heffernan, Marine Institute, Ireland Presentation PDF or Video 7 Peter Heffernan
Marine Science Contribution to Society and Industry  - Jean-Yves Perrot, French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer), France Presentation PDF or Video 8 JY PERROT
Science Driving a Better Maritime Governance - Colin Moffat, Marine Scotland, United Kingdom
Presentation PDF or Video 9 colin Moffat
A Question of Scale – The Regional Science Approach - Valery Forbes, BONUS EEIG Steering Committee, Roskilde University, Denmark Presentation PDF or Video 10 Valery Forbes
Session 2: Marine Science 2020 - Grand Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Decade (1)

Opening Address - Mike Thorndyke, Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment, Sweden 

Opening adress Video 11 Mike Thorndyke

The Role of Oceans in the Earth and Climate System - Karin Lochte, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany

Presentation PDF or Video 12 Karine Lochte
Creating a Better Understanding of Marine Ecosystem Functioning - Carlo Heip, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), The Netherlands Presentation PDF or Video 13 Carlo heip
The Oceans and Human Health, and Humans and Ocean Health - Risks and Remedies from the Sea - John Stegeman, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), USA Presentation PDF or Video 14 Stegeman
A Deeper Knowledge – Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea Frontier - Achim Kopf, Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM), University of Bremen, Germany
Presentation PDF or Video 15 Achim Kopf

New Innovations in Marine Science & Technology: Emerging Technologies... Converging on the Oceans - Geoffrey O’ Sullivan, Marine Institute, Ireland

Presentation PDF or Video 16 Geoffrey OSULLIVAN
Real-time, Long-term Integrated Observations of European Seas for Monitoring and Research - Peter Haugan, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway Presentation PDF or Video 17 Peter Haugan
Prospects for a seabed and habitat map of Europe - David Connor, Joint Nature Conservation Committee, United Kingdom
Presentation PDF or Video 18 David Connor

13 October 2010

Session 3: Marine Science 2020 – Grand Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Decade (2)
Opening Address - Peter Herzig, Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR), Germany
Opening Address Video 19 Peter Herzig
Maritime Spatial Planning – Towards a Safe and Sustainable Use of Maritime Space - Fanny Douvere, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Presentation PDF or Video 20 Fanny douvere
Harnessing Renewable Energy from the Sea - Henry Jeffrey, UK Energy Research Centre, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Presentation PDF or Video
21 Henry Jeffrey

Charting a Course – Maritime Transport Research Priorities - Willem Laros, European Technology Platform WATERBORNE, Community of European Shipyards Associations (CESA)
Presentation PDF or Video 22 Willem Laros
Sustainable Harvest of Biotic Ocean Resources - Ole Arve Misund, Institute of Marine Research (IMR), Norway
Presentation PDF or Video 23 Ole arve Misund
Blue Biotechnology for Europe: Challenges and Opportunities for Industry and Society - Adrianna Ianora, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Italy
Presentation PDF or Video 24 Adrianna Ianora
Closing Keynote Address – Reinforcing the European Marine Bioeconomy  - Maive Rute, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research
Closing Address Video 25 Maive Rute
Session 4: Securing Capacity and Impact: Towards a Globally Competitive European Research Area for Marine Science
Opening Address - Sybille van den Hove, Director of MEDIAN, Visiting Professor at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), Spain   Opening Address Video 26 Van den hove

Communication and Outreach – Getting the Right Message to the Right People - Telmo Carvalho, EurOcean Internet Portal, Portugal
Presentation PDF or Video 27 telmo Carvalho

Training the Next Generation of Marine Scientists - Jean-Pierre Henriet, Ghent University, Belgium

Presentation PDF or Video 28 JP Henriet
European Marine Research Infrastructures for the next Decade - Rudy Herman, Department of Economy, Science and Innovation of the Flemish Government (EWI), Belgium / Hervé Pero, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research   Presentation PDF or Video 29 Rudy Herman

Towards Integrated Marine Research Strategy and Programmes (SEAS-ERA) - Joan Albaiges, Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Spain

Presentation PDF or Video 31 Joan Albaiges

Joint Programming Initiative "Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans" - Christina Abildgaard, Deputy Director General, Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affaires, Norway

Presentation PDF or Video 32 Abildgaard

A Scientist's Perspective - Philip Weaver, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), United Kingdom

Presentation PDF or Video 33 Waever
Closing Session: A Call from the European Marine Science and Technology Community – Approval of the Ostend Declaration 
Presentation of the draft Ostend Declaration - Edward Hill, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), United Kingdom Closing Remarks Video 34 ed Hill
Máire Geoghegan Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science
Closing Remarks Video
35 Quinn

Wim De Vos for Sabine Laruelle, Belgian Federal Minister for SMEs, Independents, Agriculture and Science Policy
Closing Remarks Video 36 Devos
Conference Achievements and Closing Address - Jan Mees, Vice-Chair, Marine Board-ESF, Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), Belgium Closing Address Video 37 Jan Mees