Plastic Busters MPAs in external events

The latest events where we presented our activities, and ensured that our results, outputs and lessons learned were widely disseminated and taken up by the different target groups: 

2019

Meeting on monitoring and thresholds for MSFD marine litter impact criteria - 21st/22nd May 2019- Berlin

Meeting on monitoring and thresholds for MSFD marine litter impact criteria 

Location: Berlin. The meeting will take place in the premises of the German Environment Agency in Berlin, Germany
Date of the event: 21st/22nd May 2019 
Organized by: European Commission. 

Prof. Maria Cristina Fossi (UNISI) and Dr. Michela Angiolillo (ISPRA) are attending the event on behalf of Plastic Busters MPAs project. 

The meeting consists of an expert gathering to discuss the marine litter impact criteria considered by the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Being part of such conversation is of key importance for Plastic Busters MPAs partners, given the project intent to produce outcomes that are consistent with the MSFD and that can thus be capitalized and adopted at the European level. 

Find the agenda here 

 

Colloquium Internazionale Rotariano: "un nuovo Rinascimento per il Mediterraneo" - 17-19 May - Firenze

Colloquium Internazionale Rotariano: "un nuovo Rinascimento per il Mediterraneo" 

Location: Firenze, Italy 
Date of the event: May 17-18-19 
Organized by: Rotary Club in Florence
Plastic Busters MPAs partners present: Cristina Fossi (UNISI)

Find more information here 

PANACeA Med Biodiversity Workshop - 12th April 2019 - Sevilla

PANACeA Med Biodiversity Workshop 

Location: Sevilla
Date of the event: 12th April 2019
Organized by: PANACeA

More information about it 

1st Plastic Busters MPAs National Info Day - 11th April 2019 - Sevilla

1st Plastic Busters MPAs National Info Day

Location: Sevilla
Date of the event: 11th of April 2019
Organized by: SCP/RAC, Plastic Busters MPAs partners in collaboration with Marlice 

UfM environmental task force - 9th April 2019 - Brussels

UfM environmental task force 

Location: Brussels
Date of the event:9th of April 2019 
Organized by: Union for the Mediterranean

 

 

2nd Regional Meeting on Marine Litter Best Practices - 08/04/2019 - Sevilla

22nd Regional Meeting on Marine Litter Best Practices"

Location: Sevilla
Date of the event:8th of April 2019 
Organized by: UN Environment/ MAP

 

 

Joint Meeting of the Ecosystem Approach Correspondence Group on Marine Litter Monitoring and ENI SEIS II Assessment of Horizon 2020 - 4th april 2019 - Podgorica

Joint Meeting of the Ecosystem Approach Correspondence Group on Marine Litter Monitoring and ENI SEIS II Assessment of Horizon 2020

Location: Podgorica
Date of the event: 4th of April 
Organized by: UN Environment/ MAP 

2nd Regional ECOFORUM on waste and circular economy - 29th March 2019- Palermo, Italy

2nd Regional ECOFORUM on waste and circular economy

Location: Palermo, Italy
Date of the event:29th of March
Organized by: Legambiente 

Presentation of PLASTIC BUSTER MPAs project into the session "PLASTIC FREE"

 

Islands Commission general annual meeting and seminar post H2020 Cohesion Policy - 21/22th March - Corfu

Islands Commission general annual meeting and seminar post H2020 Cohesion Policy

Location: Corfu
Date of the event:21th /22th March 2019
Organized by: CPMR Islands & Region of Ionan Islands

Drosos KOUTSOUBAS, Professor from the University of the Aegean and President of the Management Agency of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos presented PlasticBusters MPAs project with a presentation on: “Rethinking waste in circular economy”

You can find the agenda of the meeting here and download his presentation here. 

 

Final Annual Project Meeting of Facility for Regional Policy Dialogue on Integrated Maritime Policy - 26th of March 2019 - Brussels

Final Annual Project Meeting of Facility for Regional Policy Dialogue on Integrated Maritime Policy

Location: Thon EU, Brussels
Date of the event:26th of March 
Organized by: European Commission 

 

 

Economia Circolare. Da rifiuto a risorsa - 1st of March - Sienna

 "Economia Circolare. Da rifiuto a risorsa - 1st of March - Sienna "

Location: University of Sienna
Date of the event:1st of March 2019 
Organized by: University of Sienna and RUS (Rete delle Universita per lo sviluppo sostenible

More information about it 

Workshop Marine Floating Macro Litter - 14/15 February 2019 - Roma

 "Marine Floating Macro Litter"

Location: ISPRA headquarter - Via Brancati 48, Rome - Italy
Date of the event: February 14-15, 2019
Organized by: co-organized by European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC) and ISPRA

Find the agenda here 

2018

12th panhellenic symposium of oceanography & fisheries - 30May/ 3rd June - Corfu

12th panhellenic symposium of oceanography & fisheries
«Blue growth for the adriatic-ionian macroregion and the eastern Mediterranean»

Location: Ionian University, Corfu
Date: 30 May – 3 June 2018

The 12th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography & Fisheries was organised by the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), partner of Plastic Busters MPAs. The aim of the meeting was to enhance the collaboration between the academic and research communities of the Balkans, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.

A presentation of Plastic Busters MPAs had been made by HCMR's team. 

Find the agenda of the event here 

Micro 2018: fate and impact of microplastic: knowledge, actions and solutions - 19-23 Nov 2018 - Lanzarote, Spain

Micro 2018 fate and impact of microplastic: knowledge, actions and solutions

Location: Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain.
Date: 19 – 23 November 2018

The IEO Team of PLASTICBUSTERS has attended to MICRO 2018 Fate and Impact of Microplastic: Knowledge, Actions and solutions. This international conference was held at Lanzarote (Islas Canarias, Spain) during November 2018.

The conference was built upon the MICRO 2016 and address the following main topics:

·         Marine Ecosystems
·         Freshwater bodies
·         From MACRO to nano
·         Social Change and behaviour
·         Human health
·         Policy

Salud Deudero (Contact person of the project at the IEO) was part of the Scientific Committee of the Conference.
The general agenda of the conference is available here. The IEO team has done the following presentations: (read more here)

 

 

Enhancing EU Policies with Ecosystem-based Approaches - 4 -5 dec 2018 - Brussels

Enhancing EU Policies with Ecosystem-based Approaches

Workshop & Public Hearing by the MED Biodiversity Protection Community, featured by PANACeA

Location: Brussels

Date: 4th and 5th December 2018 

The aim of the workshop and the public hearing at the EU Parliament is to transfer the lessons learnt by the Community of Interreg Med Biodiversity Protection projects and protected areas to a wider audience, in particular EU, Mediterranean and national policy makers, public authorities at different level, environmental organizations and territorial cooperation institutions.

Plastic Busters MPAs was presented during a session. 

Find the agenda of the 4th december here 

Find the agenda of the 5th here