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The workshop intends to explore how the Copernicus programme can support now and in the future a number of Fisheries & Aquaculture issues, with reference to the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the Blue Growth agenda.
In particular, the workshop will:
Cost: Free of charge
Venue: Breydel Auditorium, DG GROW
Address: Avenue d'Auderghem 45, 1000, Brussels
09:00 - 09:30
Registration and welcome coffee
09:30 - 09:40
Welcome by Elisabeth Hamdouch, Deputy Head of Unit I2 (Copernicus), DG GROW
09:40 - 10:40
Session I – Setting the scene
09:40 Fisheries & Aquaculture within the Common Fisheries Policy and the Blue Growth agenda - Felix Leinemann, Head of Unit “Blue Economy Sectors, Aquaculture and Maritime Spatial Planning”, DG MARE
09:55 EFCA and its operational capacities - Vytautas Lukas, European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)
10:10 Research & Innovation in support of Blue Growth - Nikos Zampoukas, DG RTD
10:25 DG MARE’s tools for data management: EMODNET and DCF - Iain Shepherd, Blue Growth, Data and Innovation Senior Expert, DG MARE
10:40 - 11:10
11:10 - 12:10
Session II - The Copernicus offer for Fisheries & Aquaculture
11:10 The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) offer, with a focus on use cases - Edmée Durand, CMEMS
11:25 Operational use of EMSA’s Copernicus Maritime Surveillance (CMS) Service for fisheries control and law enforcement, with a focus on use cases and users' perspective - Sven Tahon, European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)
11:40 The potential of Earth Observation: the ESA perspective - Dr Espen Volden, ESA ESRIN
11:55 The potential of Earth Observation: the EUMETSAT perspective - Dr Hayley Evers-King, Plymouth Marine Laboratory
12:10 - 12:45
12:45 - 13:45
13:45 - 14:45
Session III – Aquaculture challenges, user needs and innovation paths
13:45 Expectations and strategic objectives of the aquaculture industry - Cécile Fouquet, Executive Secretary, Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC)
14:00 Seawater, coastal water and freshwater aquaculture: user needs and challenges - Prof. Dr Johan Verreth, Wageningen University & Research
14:15 Sentinel-1 to estimate aquaculture production: opportunities and challenges - Marco Ottinger, DLR
14:30 Smart and open data analytics as a service for aquaculture - Gary McManus, Telecommunications Software and Systems Group
14:45 - 15:15
15:15 - 15:45
15:45 - 16:30
Session IV - Fisheries challenges, user needs and innovation paths
15:45 Monitoring the dynamics of fish populations and fisheries behaviour - Mark Dickey-Collas, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
16:00 Sustainable fisheries and Climate Change: the ClimeFish H2020 project - Dr Thuy Pham, UiT Arctic University of Norway
16:15 Innovative data management services for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture: the BlueBRIDGE data services – FAO (Marc Taconet, Head, Statistics and Information Branch)
16:30 - 17:20
17:20 - 17:30
Concluding remarks by DG GROW
17:30 - 17:30
End of meeting
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