16 May 2019 - 17 May 2019 | Lisbon, Portugal

Agenda

Thursday
16 May 2019
08:00 – 09:00
Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 10:45
Opening Session

Moderator: Spyros KOUVELIS

    Fernando MEDINA, President of the Municipality of Lisbon

    Welcome

    Ana Paula VITORINO, Minister of Sea, Republic of Portugal

      Opening Address

      Karmenu VELLA, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

        Interview: ‘The Ocean is my Mission’

        Ocean leader panel: What lies ahead? What is at stake for the oceans?

        • Karmenu VELLA, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
        • Gesine MEISSNER, Member of European Parliament, Chair of Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands & Coastal Areas (SEARICA), EP Special Envoy on Maritime Policy
        • Ricardo SERRÃO SANTOS, Member of European Parliament, Vice-Chair SEARICA Intergroup
        • Marcella HANSCH, Ocean Entrepreneur, CEO Pacific Garbage Screening
        • Darko MANAKOVSKI, Ocean Activist, Lead for Scandinavia, Global Development, Rare
        • Vanessa DRAPER, Director, Sky Ocean Ventures

        More information on the Speakers

        10:45 – 11:45
        Networking Break & EMD EXPO & PITCH STAGE

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        More information on the pitch stage

        More information on the EMD BlueExpo

        Matchmaking
        11:45 – 13:15
        1:1 Networking Sessions

          Matchmaking
          11:45 – 13:15
          W01: Aquaculture and fish processing
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:45 – 13:15
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:45 – 13:15
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:45 – 13:15
          W04: Maritime security & surveillance
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:45 – 13:15
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:45 – 13:15
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:45 – 13:15
          W07: Smart specialisation in blue economy value chains
          Stakeholders Workshops
          13:15 – 14:15
          1:1 Networking during Networking Lunch
          Matchmaking
          13:15 – 14:15
          Lunch Break
          14:15 – 15:45
          1:1 Networking Sessions
          Matchmaking
          14:15 – 15:45
          W08: Aquaculture and fish processing
          Stakeholders Workshops
          14:15 – 15:45
          W09: Digitalisation, AI & big data for maritime applications
          Stakeholders Workshops
          14:15 – 15:45
          Stakeholders Workshops
          14:15 – 15:45
          W11: Maritime spatial planning
          Stakeholders Workshops
          14:15 – 15:45
          Stakeholders Workshops
          14:15 – 15:45
          Stakeholders Workshops
          14:15 – 15:45
          Stakeholders Workshops
          15:45 – 16:45
          1:1 Networking Break & EMD EXPO & PITCH STAGE

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          2. Once in your profile go to "my attendance".
          3. Select the session that you would like to attend to.

          More information on the pitch stage

          More information on the EMD BlueExpo

          Matchmaking
          16:45 – 18:15
          1:1 Networking Sessions (in parallel to Breakout Sessions)

          Breakout sessions are organised by the European Commission (Directorate General Maritime Affairs & Fisheries DG MARE with other services) and focus on a number of strategic EU policy initiatives to support Europe’s Sustainable Blue Economy. 

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          Matchmaking
          16:45 – 18:15
          S1: Building bridges to the market: how to make the most of EU funding opportunities
          Breakout Sessions
          16:45 – 18:15
          S2: Challenge 2050: Oceans and the EU’s decarbonisation strategy
          Breakout Sessions
          16:45 – 18:15
          S3: EU Blue Economy report II: Growing contribution of emerging sectors
          Breakout Sessions
          16:45 – 18:15
          S4: Healthy Oceans: Towards a research & innovation mission in the next decade?
          Breakout Sessions
          18:15 – 18:45
          Break

          Transfer to Networking Reception

          18:45 – 21:45
          Galeotas Pavilion (Marine Museum)
          Handover Ceremony & Networking Reception

          Margarida FIGUEIREDO, Municipal Director of Economy and Innovation, Municipality of Lisbon

          João AGUIAR MACHADO, Director General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission

          Councillor Mick FINN, Lord Mayor of Cork

          More information on the Speakers

          Friday
          17 May 2019
          08:30 – 09:00
          Welcome Coffee
          09:00 – 10:30
          1:1 Networking Meetings

          Thematic workshops are designed and organised by maritime stakeholders. 

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          Matchmaking
          09:00 – 10:30
          W15: Aquaculture and fish processing
          Stakeholders Workshops
          09:00 – 10:30
          Stakeholders Workshops
          09:00 – 10:30
          Stakeholders Workshops
          09:00 – 10:30
          Stakeholders Workshops
          09:00 – 10:30
          Stakeholders Workshops
          09:00 – 10:30
          W21: Smart specialisation in blue economy value chains
          Stakeholders Workshops
          10:30 – 11:30
          1:1 Networking Break & EMD EXPO & PITCH STAGE

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          More information on the pitch stage

          More information on the EMD BlueExpo

          Matchmaking
          11:30 – 13:00
          1:1 Networking Meetings
          Matchmaking
          11:30 – 13:00
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:30 – 13:00
          W23: Blue economy at local level
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:30 – 13:00
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:30 – 13:00
          W25: Maritime security & surveillance
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:30 – 13:00
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:30 – 13:00
          W27: Sustainable blue growth financing
          Stakeholders Workshops
          11:30 – 13:00
          W28: Sustainable tourism, Coastal communities
          Stakeholders Workshops
          13:00 – 14:00
          1:1 meetings during Networking Lunch
          Matchmaking
          13:00 – 14:00
          Lunch Break
          14:00 – 15:30
          1:1 Networking (in parallel to Breakout Sessions)

          Breakout sessions are organised by the European Commission (Directorate General Maritime Affairs & Fisheries DG MARE with other services) and focus on a number of strategic EU policy initiatives to support Europe’s Sustainable Blue Economy. 

          To register for matchmaking or to select a session below:

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          2. Once in your profile go to "my attendance".
          3. Select the session that you would like to attend to.
          Matchmaking
          14:00 – 15:30
          S5: CISE (Common Information Sharing Environment): A new era for maritime surveillance
          Breakout Sessions
          14:00 – 15:30
          S6: Constructing the European Ocean Alliance: Boosting ocean literacy in Europe
          Breakout Sessions
          14:00 – 15:30
          S7: EU Bio-economy strategy: Towards a more circular and innovative blue bio-economy
          Breakout Sessions
          14:00 – 15:30
          S8: Plugging the finance gap: Building a European Blue Economy Investment Platform
          Breakout Sessions
          15:30 – 15:50
          Special Performance: Sounds too many

          Sounds Too Many is an immersive lecture performance by Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza of Thyssen-Bornesmisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) that puts the ocean centre stage at a time when sound pollution is exploding, by using sophisticated audio engineering and visualizations to put things into perspective.

          17 May, 15.30 – 15.50
          Auditorium II (D. Henriques)

          Presentation

          15:50 – 16:00
          End of Conference
          The event agenda's time zone is WEST.