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:
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.
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)
PANACeA Med Biodiversity Workshop - 12th April 2019 - Sevilla
PANACeA Med Biodiversity Workshop
Date of the event: 12th April 2019
Organized by: PANACeA
1st Plastic Busters MPAs National Info Day - 11th April 2019 - Sevilla
UfM environmental task force - 9th April 2019 - Brussels
UfM environmental task force
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"
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
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
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”
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
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
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
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
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.