Connecting Seas conference will host 9 interactive workshops
03/01/2019 Comment off
The Connecting Seas conference on 13 – 14 February 2019 in Hamburg, Germany will host 9 interactive workshops that will introduce with the NorthSEE and BalticLINes projects’ main findings, showcasing the major role of transnational cooperation in MSP.
The workshops will mainly take an interactive format, fed by a series of presentations by invited speakers to outline the topics and results of the NorthSEE and Baltic LINes projects. Workshop participants will be invited for a discussions to exchange the knowledge on 9 different topics.
Workshop session 1 – 13 February 14:00 – 15:30
- Energy Workshop: Find out about some of the exiciting innovations in energy sector and predicted trends that are expected to arise within the sea basins in the near and distant future.
- Data in MSP: Contribute to make MSP data better available by participating in a practical exercise testing the BASEMAPS system.
- Other Sea Uses in MSP: Discuss challenges and opportunities of other sea uses in European sea basins.
Workshop session 2 – 13 February 16:00 – 17:30
- Environment – Planning Issues, Criteria, Tools: How to combine ecosystem modelling and serious gaming to aid transnational management of marine space?
- Future Scenarios: Brainstorm about the future trends in shipping and energy and try to translate them into spatial consequences.
- Multi-Level Governance: Give us the benefit of your experiences on what we can learn from each other across sea basins.
Workshop session 3 – 14 February 09:15 – 10:45
- Shipping – Planning Issues, Criteria, Tools: Discuss the similarities and differences in both sea basins as well as one of the biggest challenges for shipping in MSP – obtaining and using data.
- Stakeholder Involvement: experience what it is to be a maritime spatial planner and develop a Maritime Spatial Plan for the RICA Sea (a fictive sea basin) by playing MSP Challenge 2050 board game.
- Conflicts and Synergies: What is the role of MSP in regards to conflict resolution, and to what extent can MSP stimulate the adoption of multi-use?