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Towards a Roadmap for Biodiversity and Ecosystem research in Europe

Workshop, Brussels, 19-20 March 2013

Agenda (PDF icon)

Day 1: 19 March 2013

Session 1 – Workshop objectives and status of developments
  • Welcome and objectives of the workshop, Ana Arana, EC Head of Unit Research Infrastructures
  • Background and expected outcomes of the workshop, Wouter Los (PDF icon 3.3 MB)

State of the art:
  • Research Infrastructures: Biodiversity and Ecosystem research infrastructures; the ESFRI process and IA project developments, Ana Arana (PDF icon 734 KB)
  • Joint Programming Initiatives and their ecosystem research: status of developments, Rita Lecbychova (PDF icon 363 KB) , EC Head of Unit, Joint Programming
  • Key note introduction I, Gelsomina Pappalardo (PDF icon 231 KB) , Chair of the ESFRI Strategy Working Group for Environmental Sciences
  • Keynote introduction II, Rudy Herman (PDF icon 207 KB) , Research Department, Government of Flanders, Belgium

Session 2 – Exploring a possible cooperation of JPIs and RIs
  • Challenges and opportunities for cooperation of Research Infrastructures and JPIs., Wouter Los (PDF icon 384 KB)
  • Dimensions to consider for a Roadmap for the next 10 years, Alex Hardisty & Dave Roberts (PDF icon 11.7 MB)

Day 2: 20 March 2013

Session 3 – Parallel sessions
Discussion in 3 parallel side groups
  • Observatories, Chair: Katalin Török
    Rapporteur: Herman Hummel
  • Physical equipment, Chair: Camille Pisani
    Rapporteur: Jacques Roy
  • e-infrastructure, Chair: Tjess Hernandez
    Rapporteur: Pasquale Pagano

Session 4 - Preliminary conclusions