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Online Ocean Literacy workshop on the European Atlas of the Seas

On 16 June 2021, the EMODnet Secretariat organised an online workshop on the European Atlas of the Seas in the framework of the EMODnet Open Conference.

The interactive workshop provided participants with the opportunity to learn about the many different aspects of the Atlas, from the story behind map layers to how the Atlas can be used in education and ocean literacy.

The workshop was open to everyone and was free to attend.

Meet the speakers and panelists in the pre-workshop presentation and consult the programme below to see some of the presentations.

PROGRAMME

Session 1: The European Atlas of the Seas – A window on the ocean, seas and coasts

14:00-14:05       Opening keynote

By Zoi Konstantinou, European Commission DG MARE

14:05-14:15       Why are the ocean, the seas and coasts so important to us?

By Easkey Britton, Surfer and Marine Social Scientist

14:15-14:30       Introduction to the European Atlas of the Seas: Dive in and explore your ocean!

By Nathalie Van Isacker, EMODnet Secretariat

14:30-14:55       Panel discussion: Discover the story behind the Atlas’ map layers!

Presentation by Tim Collart, EMODnet Secretariat

Panelists: Alessandro Pititto, COGEA; Sheila García Martínez, Clara Becares & Josu Olaso Imaz, Bilbomatica

 14:55-15:05       The European Atlas of the Seas and Ocean Literacy: engaging a general audience

By Agnès Lavergne and Maëlle Montier, Nausicaá

15:05-15:15       A dynamic interactive tool: How can you follow developments and learn more?

By Nathalie Van Isacker, EMODnet Secretariat

15:15-15:30       Speakers’ and panelists’ preferred maps, questions and closing of the first session

 

Session 2: The European Atlas of the Seas – A great educational tool

15:45-15:55       The Teachers’ Corner: How can you use the Atlas in the classroom?

By Nathalie Van Isacker, EMODnet Secretariat

15:55-16:05       Integrating the Atlas in schoolwork: teachers’ experiences and advice

By Patrícia Conceição, Direção-Geral de Política do Mar, Portugal

16:05-16:15       Joining the Network of European Blue Schools

By Vanessa Batista, Ciência Viva– ANCCT, Portugal

16:15-16:50       Panel discussion: From a passion for the ocean to a blue future

Ilda Carinhas and Rosário Félix, Vialonga School, Escola Azul

Maria João Amaro, Josefa de Óbidos School, Escola Azul

Vanessa Batista, Ciência Viva – ANCCT, Portugal

Christian Esteva Burgos, Youth4Ocean Forum, Clean Boating

Neus Figueras, Youth4Ocean Forum, I’m with Lorac

Farah Obaidullah - Ocean Advocate, Consultant & Founder Women4Oceans

16:50-17:00       Speakers’ and panelists’ preferred maps, questions and closing of the second session

 

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