EPOCA third annual meeting 2011 public day


Ocean acidification: European contribution and perspectives

an EPOCA information event devoted to policy makers (morning) and the general public (afternoon)

Friday 13 May 2011

Madou Auditorium, Madou Tower

Place Madou, 1

1210 Brussels


PROGRAMME


Morning (stakeholders and policymakers):

- 9:00-9:10 Welcome and introduction by Manuela Soares, Director, Environment Directorate, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission (PDF)

- 9:10-9:40 Introductory presentation on EPOCA and key results from the project (Jean-Pierre Gattuso) (PDF)

- 9:40-10:00 EPOCA 2010 Svalbard experiment (Ulf Riebesell) (PDF)

- 10:00-10:20 International Reference User Group on Ocean Acidification (Dan Laffoley) (PDF)

- 10:20-10:50 Coffee and visit of the exhibit

- 10:50-11:10 International activities (Carol Turley) (PDF)

- 11:10-11:30 US activities (Ned Cyr) (PDF)

- 11:30-11:50 Activities and plans of the International Geosphere Biosphere Program on ocean acidification (Sybil Seitzinger) (PDF)

- 11:50-12.05 UK ocean acidification programme film (Carol Turley) (video)

- 12:05-12:45 General discussion: contribution of EU research in the field of ocean acidification (PDF)

- 12:45-14:00 Visit of the exhibit and complimentary lunch buffet


Afternoon (general public, in English):

- 14:00-14:15 Introductory presentation on ocean acidification (Lina Hansson) (PDF)

- 14:15-14:30 Impacts of ocean acidification on commercial species (Frédéric Gazeau) (PDF)

- 14:30-15:30 Screening of the movie "Tipping Point"

- 15:30-17:00 Visit of the exhibit, coffee and tea


Afternoon (general public, in French):

- 14:00-15:30 Visit of the exhibit, coffee and tea

- 15:30-15:45 Introductory presentation on ocean acidification (Lina Hansson) (PDF)

- 15:45-16:00 Impacts of ocean acidification on commercial species (Frédéric Gazeau) (PDF)

- 16:00-17:00 Screening of the movie "Tipping Point"


Exhibit

- What is ocean acidification? Hands-on chemistry experiments and virtual laboratory experiment

- Screening of short movies and cartoons

- Display of research tools

- Posters and information stands

Download the pdf of the programme of the public day


Gallery:

Public day, Brussels


 

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