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Join the North SEE and Baltic LINes maritime spatial planning conference taking place on 13th – 14th February 2019 in Hamburg, Germany. The conference programme will cover topics related on the experience of dealing with the Maritime Spatial Planning in the North Sea and Baltic Sea Regions.

The conference will bring together more than 200 participants from the MSP community representing different ministries and authorities, stakeholders from the shipping, energy and environment sector, transnational organisations and initiatives, NGOs as well as research institutes from both regions. This will be a unique opportunity to meet representatives, experts and stakeholders from two sea basins, exchange knowledge and discover the future trends in MSP.

WHEN
Wednesday – Thursday
February 13-14, 2019

WHERE
Hamburg, Germany
Hotel Atlantic Kempinski

Conference topics

Get involved to understand the MSP processes in the North Sea and Baltic Sea regions – explore shipping routes, offshore wind parks and environmental protection areas!

9 interactive workshops will introduce with the NorthSEE and BalticLINes project’s main findings, showcasing the major role of transnational cooperation in MSP. Workshop topics:

• Energy Sector planning issues, criteria, tools
• Shipping Sector planning issues, criteria, tools
• Environmental Impact
• Stakeholder involvement
• Other sea uses in MSP
• Data in MSPs
• Synergies and conflicts in MSP
• Future trends and scenarios
• Multi-level governance

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The programme is preliminary, and subject to change

WEDNESDAY, 13th FEBRUARY

9:00
Registration
9:30
Welcome / opening
10:00
Plenary Session

Introduction to the NorthSEE and Baltic LINes project results

11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Inspirational talk about transnational cooperation in the North and Baltic Seas
11:45
Guided MSP cruise
13:00
Lunch break and exhibition of national MSPs
14:00
Workshops – session 1

Energy (planning issues, criteria, tools)

Data in MSPs

Other sea uses in MSP

This workshop will explore a number of uses taking place in the North Sea and Baltic Sea regions, which are currently investigated by European projects. Read more.

15:30
Coffee break
16:00
Workshops – session 2

Environmental Impact

Future Scenarios

Multi level governance

19:00
Bus transfer
19:15
Dinner and evening activity
22:30
Bus transfer

THURSDAY, 14th FEBRUARY

8:45
Registration
9:15
Workshops – session 3

Shipping (planning issues, criteria, tools)

Stakeholder involvement

Synergies and conflicts

10:45
Coffee break
11:15
Concluding Plenary
11:45
Plenary discussion panel
13:00
Concluding remarks and end of conference
13:15
Lunch

BACK TO BACK MEETINGS

  • 15 February

    MSP Challenge – North Sea and Baltic Sea edition. By invitation only

15+
Sessions
200+
Participants
30+
Speakers
Save the date! Connecting seas – NorthSEE and Baltic LINes MSP conference

24/10/2018    Comment off

Save the date! Connecting seas – NorthSEE and Baltic LINes MSP conference

The MSP conference “Connecting Seas” from two INTERREG sister projects “NorthSEE” and “Baltic LINes” will take place on the 13th – 14th February 2019 in Hamburg, Germany. The conference programme will cover topics related on the North Sea and Baltic Sea Region’s experience of dealing with Maritime Spatial Planning, with a focus on shipping, energy and environment.

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Conference Venue

Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg, An der Alster 72-79, Hamburg, Germany

Evening reception

The International Maritime Museum, Korea Street 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

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