Joint SEAS-ERA/CPMR Atlantic Governance Consultative Workshop (Lisbon, Portugal, 23-23 April 2012)
The EU FP7 SEAS-ERA Atlantic Partnership in association with the Confederation of Maritime Peripheral Areas - Atlantic Arc Commission held a Governance Consultative Workshop to discuss the SEAS-ERA Discussion Document: A Draft Marine Research Plan for the European Atlantic Sea Basin (October 2011).
EuroMediterranean Conference on Research and Innovation (Barcelona, Spain, 2-3 April 2012)
SEAS-ERA coordinator was present at EuroMediterranean Conference where some 350 top-level scientists and policy-makers from more than 30 countries around the European Union and Mediterranean region met to launch a new partnership in research and innovation.
SEAS-ERA Atlantic Science Consultative Workshop (Ostend, Belgium, 28-29 February 2012)
The EU FP7 SEAS-ERA Atlantic Partnership held a Science Consultative Workshop to discuss the SEAS-ERA Discussion Document: A Draft Marine Research Plan for the European Atlantic Sea Basin (October 2011).
The Marine Economy: A Key Component of the EU Integrated Maritime Strategy for the Atlantic Area (Dublin, Ireland, 7 February 2012)
EuroMarine plenary meeting (Bremen, Germany, 17-19 January 2012)
On January 18, Beatriz Morales-Nin (MINECO) presented the FP7 SEAS-ERA project to the General Assembly of EuroMarine.
SEAS-ERA 2nd Black Sea Strategic Analysis Workshop (Istanbul, Turkey, 16 December 2011)
2nd Black-Sea Strategic Analysis Workshop was held on 16 December 2011 in Istanbul. Main objective of the Workshop was to finalize the process to establish the Black Sea Strategic Research Agenda.
Lisbon Atlantic Conference (Lisbon, Portugal, 28-29 November 2011)
Over two hundred copies of the SEAS-ERA Discussion Document "A Draft Marine Research Plan for the European Atlantic Sea-Basin", were distributed at the Lisbon Atlantic Conference.
Governance Delivering Growth: Effective Management of Ireland’s Coastal and Marine Resources. 3rd Irish Coastal Network Conference (Ringaskiddy, Cork, Ireland, 25 November 2011)
FP7 MaRINET Meeting (Dublin, Ireland, 18 October 2011)
Geoffrey O´Sullivan (MI), representing SEAS-ERA WP4 leader (Jean-François Masset, Ifremer), presented WP4 (Marine Research Infrastructures) to the kick-off meeting of the FP7 MaRINET (Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network for emerging Energy Technologies) project.
Marine Board-ESF Plenary (Madrid, Spain, 14 October 2011)
Geoffrey O´Sullivan (MI - WP6, Task 6.1), Kostas Nittis (GSRT - WP7, Task 7.1) and Çolpan Polat-Beken (TUBITAK - WP8, Task 8.1) presented progress reports on the SEAS-ERA Sea Basin Strategies to the 34 member organisations of the Marine Board-ESF (www.esf.org/marineboard) at the Board's Autumn Plenary meeting in the Spanish National Research Council Headquarters, Madrid on 14th October.
SEAS-ERA Workshop on New Perspectives in Human Capacity Building in Marine and Maritime Activities (Rome, Italy, 7 October 2011)
The workshop on "Identifying needs, specificities and imbalances in Human Capacity Building" brought together expertise and opinions from different persons involved in marine and maritime activities, in order to have a more comprehensive view of the issue.
FP7 Euro-BASIN Meeting (Brussels, Belgium, 14 September 2011)
At the invitation of the FP7 Euro-BASIN (www.euro-basin.eu) project, Nina Hedlund (RCN) and Geoffrey O´Sullivan (MI) presented WP6 (Atlantic Region) of the SEAS-ERA project at an informal meeting on Fostering International Collaboration: Developing consensus on the structure, review and management of collaborative research programs in Ocean Sciences.
1st SEAS-ERA Pan-European Forum on "SEAS-ERA & JPI Oceans: commonalities and synergies" (Brussels, Belgium, 7 September 2011)
The report of the Pan-European Forum on "SEAS‐ERA & JPI Oceans: commonalities and synergies", which is the first of a series, has been published.
International Symposium on Marine Research Infrastructures (Brest, France, 28 June-1 July 2011)
During the International Symposium on Marine Research Infrastructures (Brest, 28-30 June) SEAS-ERA, represented by Maurice Heral and Jean-François Masset (IFREMER), presented the activities carried out under WP 4 of SEAS-ERA, on Marine Research Infrastructures.
Bonn Agreement meeting OTSOPA 11 (Ebeltoft, Denmark, 24-27 June 2011)
The latest SEAS-ERA developments were presented by Ronny Schallier (BELSPO) at the annual meeting of OTSOPA, the Bonn Agreement operational, technical and scientific Working Group.
Atlantic Arc Commission (La Rochelle, France, 9-10 June 2011)
On 10th June, Geoffrey O´Sullivan (Marine Institute) presented the FP7 SEAS-ERA project to the Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) at its General Assembly in La Rochelle, France.
SEAS-ERA National Consultation Meetings in Turkey (Ankara, 10 January 2011) and in Romania (Bucharest, 8 March 2011)
TUBITAK organized a National Consultation Meeting at TUBITAK Headquarters on 10th of January, 2011 in Ankara. The main objective of the workshop was to determine national priorities and propose a regional approach to the SRA document.
UEFISCDI (former CNMP) organized a National Consultation Meeting in Bucharest on 8th of March 2011 with national experts. The main objective of the Workshop "European initiatives-regional research priorities in the Black Sea" was to identify marine research priorities.
SEAS-ERA Black Sea Strategic Analysis Workshop (Ankara, Turkey, 11 March 2011)
Black-Sea Strategic Analysis Workshop was held on 11 March 2011 in Ankara / Turkey by TUBITAK to initiate the process for development of the Black Sea SRA. The main objectives of the Workshop was to determine the basic principals in the preparation of the SRA.