Workshop on

Environmental impact of MRE in MED coastal, insular and marine areas

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Divani Palace Acropolis

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Interreg MED PELAGOS

(Promoting innovative nEtworks and cLusters for mArine
renewable energy synerGies in mediterranean cOasts and iSlands)

Greek HUB for Blue Energy

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Add to My Calendar 2018-11-20 09:30:00 2018-11-20 14:30:00 Europe/Athens Workshop Environmental impact of MRE in MED coastal, insular and marine areas Divani Palace Acropolis, Athens, Greece HCMR lydia.stergiopoulou@hcmr.gr

OUR SPEAKERS

Tsaltas

Professor Grigoris I. Tsaltas

Director of EKEPEK

Prof. Emeritus of Panteion University

Portolou

Danai Portolou

Data Management Unit

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Bray2

Dr. Laura Bray

Marine Ecologist

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research

Soukisian

Dr. Takvor Soukissian

Research Director

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research

THE SCHEDULE

Welcome Address

by Prof. Mavrakos Spyridon, President and Director of HCMR

09:30 - 9:35

Opening Address

by Mr. Alexopoulos Dimitris, Head of Unit - Ministry of Environment and Energy - General Secretariat for Energy &Mineral Resources - Unit for Planning and Supervision of RES

9:35 - 9:40

Opening Address

by Mr. Damasiotis Markos, Head of Development Programmes Division - Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, Lead partner of PELAGOS project

9:40 - 9:45

A holistic approach for developing offshore wind energy the Mediterranean: Lessons learned from the CoCoNET project

by Dr. Takvor Soukissian

09:45 - 10:30

Simulating the ecosystem level impacts of a proposed offshore wind farm in the Northern Adriatic Sea

by Dr. Laura Bray

10:45 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:00

The importance of proper spatial planning of marine and coastal wind farms as a means of minimizing their impacts to seabirds and migratory soaring birds

by Danai Portolou

12:00 - 12:40

Rules and Regulations Concerning MRE Environmental Implications in the Mediterranean Sea. International and Legal Dimension

by Professor Grigoris I. Tsaltas

12:45 - 13:30

Light Lunch

13:30 - 14:30

WHAT TO EXPECT

The target of the workshop is the capitalization of the results from the existence of the HUB up to now and the enrichment of the knowledge on:

The environmental impacts and the benefits from the Blue Energy technologies on coastal, insular and marine areas

The European and national legal framework

The natural characteristics of the Mediterranean countries and the opportunities on local level

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ADDRESS

Divani Palace Acropolis

Parthenonos 19,

11742 Athens, Greece

Time: 09:30 to 14:30

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CONTACT

Lydia Stergiopoulou

Communication Responsible

lydia.stergiopoulou@hcmr.gr

+30 22910 76 367

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