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NorthSEE - Baltic LINes MSP conference
Venue: Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg, An der Alster 72-79, Hamburg, Germany
The programme is preliminary, and subject to change

WEDNESDAY, 13th FEBRUARY

9:00
Registration
9:30
Welcome / opening

Speakers

Dr. Karin Kammann-Klippstein, president of German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

Dr. Michael Frehse, Head of Department H – Community – of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

Jan Schmidt, Secretariat of Interreg Baltic Sea Region

10:00
Plenary Session

Introduction to the NorthSEE and Baltic LINes project results

Speakers

Moderator: Stephen Jay

NorthSEE and Baltic LINes at a glance. Dr. Kai Trümpler, German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

Shipping. Jeroen van Overloop, Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport, Belgium

Energy. Dr. Andronikos Kafas, Marine Scotland

Data. Manuel Frias, HELCOM Secretariat

Planning Criteria. Riku Varjopuro, Finnish Environment Institute

MSP Challenge2050. Harald Warmelink, Breda University of Applied Sciences

11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Inspirational talk about transnational cooperation in the North and Baltic Seas

Speaker

Claudia Bode, Thing Collective

11:45
Guided MSP cruise
13:00
Lunch break and exhibition of national MSPs
14:00
Workshops – session 1

Energy - NorthSEE and Baltic LINes

Workshop will showcase some of the world’s front runners in Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP), highlight the successes in renewable energy developments and promote energy planning provisions.

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Data in MSP

The workshop will explain the importance of data in MSP and look in details on development of the first map service prototype to access Baltic MSP up-to-date data from the original source.

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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.

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15:30
Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30
Workshops – session 2

Environment – planning issues, criteria and tools

This workshop will address cross-border maritime spatial planning matters from an environmental perspective and the need for tools for monitoring and assessing environmental issues.

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Future Scenarios

Find out about the findings on the shipping and energy trends, demands and challenges facing maritime spatial planning, quarell a bit on facts, verify them, brainstorm on future and try to translate them into spatial consequences.

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Multi level governance

Workshop will address the lessons learned from the Baltic LINes projects on transboundary consultations and the NorthSEE initiative’s assessment of the role of Regions in marine planning as well as will explain the first findings of assessing the application of the Baltic Sea Common Regional MSP Framework.

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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

In this workshop will be presented projects’ results, findings and recommendations regarding the shipping sector, for example the identification of planning mismatches, national approaches for the planning of shipping corridors and good practice planning approach for transnational coherent planning of ship corridors.

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Stakeholder involvement

Learn more about the different stakeholder involvement tools and develop a Maritime Spatial Plan for the RICA Sea (a fictive sea basin) during the MSP Challenge board game session.

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Synergies and conflicts

Are you also dealing with maritime conflicts or trying to establish synergies between maritime sectors? If so, this meeting is for you!

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10:45
Coffee break
11:15
Concluding Plenary

Speakers

Moderator: Angela Schultz-Zehden

Visual artist: Christian Ridder

11:45
Plenary discussion panel

Speakers

Lodewijk Abspoel, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, The Netherlands

Thomas Johansson, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management

Alda Nikodemusa, VASAB Secretariat

Dr. Nico Nolte, German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

Sine Olsson Heltberg, Danish Maritime Authority

13:00
Concluding remarks and end of conference

Speakers

Juan Ronco Zapatero, DG Mare

Axel Kristiansen, Secretariat of Interreg North Sea Region

Dr. Kai Trümpler, German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

13:15
Lunch

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