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Conference Agenda-Could Blue Growth Turn Into Green

Conference Agenda-Could Blue Growth Turn Into Green

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Could Blue Growth turn into Green?
 Conference on the occasion of the EEB 40
Athens, Greece June 3
If you would like to attend the conference, please complete the attached registration form. Deadline for initial expressions of interest in attending:
26 May 2014
Practical information
Venue :
Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos str., 118 55, Athens- Greece
Room :
 Conference Hall of Agricultural Museum
Schedule :
 Registration will start at 8.30. The conference programme will run from 9.00 to 17.30
Language :
 Simultaneous interpretation will be provided from and into English and Greek
Costs :
Participation in the conference is free of charge Click here for more information on the conference venue If you have any questions about the conference, please send us an email to
Hara Fostieri at haraf86@hotmail.com
Morning session
8.30-9.00 Registration
 Welcome coffee
Opening of the conference
 Welcome reception
Vasilios Lykousis, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR)
9.00-10.00 Opening
Gerassimos Arapis,
 Elliniki Etairia & Agricultural University of Athens (AUA)- Greek NGOs representative
Mikael Karlson,
President, European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
Keynote speeches
Maria Damanaki,
 European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
(tbc) Ioannis
 , Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Greece
Tsaftaris Athanasios,
of Rural Development and Food of the Hellenic Republic
Miltiadis Varvitsiotis
 , Minister of Shipping and the Aegean, Greece
(tbc) Monica Verbeek
Executive Director, Seas-at-Risk (SAR)
Session 1: MSFD and Blue Growth
Gerassimos Arapis,
 Elliniki Etairia & Agricultural University of Athens (AUA)
Overview of the MSFD implementation at European and regional level
Joachim D’Eugenio,
Deputy Head of the Marine Environment and Water Industries Unit, DG Environment, European Commission
Towards the delivery of an integrated maritime policy designed to contribute towards Europe’s
sustainable development
Eleni Marianou, Secretary General of the CPMR (tbc)
MSFD in the Mediterranean: Perspectives of Greece
Konstantinos Triantis
 , Special 
Secretary for Water, Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Greece
Sustainable Marine Governance: Lessons from the Baltic Sea Region
Mikael Karlsson
 , President of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
 MSFD challenges and NGO proposals
Natalia Roumelioti,
Coastal Zone Management Projects Coordinator, MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network (MedSOS)
11.15-11.30 Q&A 11.30-11.45
Coffee break/ Press point
Session 2: Navigation and Ports
Michael Petrakis,
Sustainable EU Shipping
Merijn Hougee,
Interim director at the Clean Shipping Project 
 views on Green Shipping
Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director,
Shipbreaking Platform
Renewable sources of energy in ports
Nikitas Nikitakos, Professor in the University of Aegean (tbc)
The Port of Valencia
 Rafael Company,
 Project Manager at Valencia Port Authority
Blue Growth
 Green Jobs
Nikos Chrysogelos
 , (Member of the European Parliament)
Networking lunch
Afternoon session
Session 3: Exploration and exploitation of seabed resources
Klio Monokrousou
 , Water Resources Coordinator, MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network (MedSOS)
14.00-15.00 Impacts of offshore oil and gas drilling activities on cetaceans
Vaggelis Paravas, Representative from MOm / The Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the

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