Kick-off meeting of the BONUS projects starting in 2014

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"To mark the beginning of a busy autumn, on 26.-27.08.2014 the projects funded by the BONUS programme that have started their implementation in 2014 gathered to Riga, Latvia for a two day-meeting to learn more about each other and forge synergies between different projects."


Programme & held presentations

Time: 26-27 August 2014

Venue: Riga, Radisson Blu Daugava hotel


Day 1, Tuesday 26 August 2014

 9:30-10:00

 
 

Registration and coffee

10:00-10:20



Opening

10:20-10:30



Introducing BONUS over time

10:30-10:40



Developing the “BONUS approach”, Maija Sirola

10:40-10:50



Realising the BONUS strategic research agenda, Andris Andrusaitis

Session 1



Catchment basin and coasts

10:50-11:20



Guest lecture: Knowledge needs for implementation of the BSAP

11:20-12:30



Project presentations:
SOILS2SEA OPTITREAT PROMISE MICROALGAE FISHVIEW

12:30-13:30



Lunch

Session 2



 Marine ecosystem

13:30-14:55



Project presentations: COCOA INSPIRE BIO-C3 PINBAL

14:55-15:25



Coffee break

Session 3



Monitoring and surveillance

15:25-16:45



Project presentations:
BAMBI BLUEPRINT AFISMON HARDCORE GEOILWATCH

19:00-22:00



Dinner


Day 2, Wednesday 27 August 2014

Session 4

 
 

 Maritime activities

 9:00-9:15



European Blue Growth strategy - expectations from research and innovation communities, Andris Andrusaitis

 9:15-10:20



Project presentations:
CHANGE

SWERA ZEB ESABALT

ANCHOR

10:20-10:30




Closing of the plenary part

Practical information about the further sessions

10:30-11:00



Coffee break

11:00-12:30




The triple meeting of Steering Committee, Advisory Board and Forum of Project Coordinators:  moderated discussion about the potential BONUS contribution to sustainable Blue Growth

12:30-13:30



Lunch

13:30-15:00





Forum of Project Coordinators meeting: clustering and cooperation among projects, synthesis, outreach to the stakeholders, plans for the BSSC 2015, periodic scientific reporting

Separate closed Steering Committee and Advisory Board meetings

15:00-15:30



Coffee break

15:30-16:15



Continuation of any or all of the three meetings above as/if necessary

16:00&16:30



Busses to the airport (free and available for all)