Turning waste into circular solutions for the Baltic Sea: lessons learnt and ways forward

Turning waste into circular solutions for the Baltic Sea: lessons learnt and ways forward

  • Date & Time:
    • November 24, 2020
    • 10:00 to 17:00
  • Venue:

    Online

BONUS Forum: Research and Innovation for Sustainability

24 November 2020, 10:00-17:00 CET, ONLINE

All members of the widest possible community are cordially invited for a day’s interactive celebration with BONUS, the joint Baltic Sea Research and Development Programme which is ending in the coming months. Policy makers, funders, institutions dealing with marine, maritime, or socio-economic issues, NGOs, members of the scientific community, or anyone interested in BONUS outcomes are invited to this event.

Celebrating BONUS Art. 185 achievements

The achievements of all BONUS Art.185 projects will be presented throughout the day.

AT 2PM CET, a presentation titled, Turning waste into circular solutions for the Baltic Sea: lesson learnt and ways forward will be given by the BONUS RETURN project coordinator, Dr Karina Barquet from Stockholm Environment Institute.

All are welcome! Read the full programme and register here >>

 

Programme  

All times CET

10:00      Welcome by Andris Andrusaitis, Acting Executive Director, BONUS Premiere of ‘BONUS 2020 video’ 
10:10      Key address by Sieglinde Gruber, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
10:30      Successes of the past for the future by Kaisa Kononen, Executive Director, BONUS (2007-18)
10:50       Break
11:00       BONUS projects present, Part 1

Biodiversity and food webs

  • BAMBI & BONUS+ BALTGENE: Genetic biodiversity – addressing the potential for adaptation to a changing environment by Prof Kerstin Johannesson, University of Gothenburg
  • BIO-C3 & XWEBS: From biodiversity changes to food webs of the future: lessons from the Baltic time machine by DrJan Dierking, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • BLUEWEBS: Blue growth boundaries in novel Baltic food webs by Dr Laura Uusitalo, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)
  • INSPIRE: Spatial ecology of the major commercial fish species for an ecosystem-based management of the fishery by Prof Henn Ojaveer, University of Tartu

Monitoring

  • FUMARI (& SEAM): Baltic Sea monitoring – can it be more efficient? by Dr Kristian Meissner, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)
  • INTEGRAL & PINBAL: Improved Baltic Sea monitoring of acidification and eutrophication by focussing on the carbon system by Dr Gregor Rehder, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW)
  • BLUEPRINT (& AFISMON): Developing a genetic tool for environmental monitoring in the Baltic Sea by Prof Lasse Riemann, University of Copenhagen
  • MICROPOLL: Multilevel assessment of microplastics and associated pollutants in the Baltic Sea – status, impact, mitigation by Dr Sonja Oberbeckmann, Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW)
  • ECOMAP: Innovative methods for improved remote sensing of the seafloor in the Baltic Sea by Dr Jens Schneider von Deimling, Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel

Ca. 12:10 Part 1 Q & A panel

Ca. 12:25 Lunch break
14:00       BONUS projects present, Part 2

From coast to drainage

  • COCOA & BONUS+ HYPER: Finding the right recipe: Nutrient cocktails in Baltic coastal ecosystems by Prof Jacob Carstensen, Aarhus University
  • GO4BALTIC: Recommendations for a Socioeconomic Baltic Sea Action Plan by Dr Berit Hasler, Aarhus University
  • RETURN: Turning waste into circular solutions for the Baltic Sea: lesson learnt and ways forward by Dr Karina Barquet, Stockholm Environment Institute

Ecosystem services

  • BALTICAPP: Scenarios for the future conditions at the Baltic Sea by Prof Kari Hyytiäinen, University of Helsinki
  • SHEBA: Holistic assessment of ecological, economic and societal impacts of shipping on the environment of the Baltic Sea by Dr Jana Moldanova, Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Stockholm
  • BASMATI: Integrated and innovative solutions for maritime spatial planning from the local to the Baltic Sea region scale by Prof Henning Sten Hansen, Aalborg University, Copenhagen

Ca. 14:45 Part 2 Q & A panel

Ca. 15:00 Break
15:15        BONUS to BANOS, and moving forward in a partnership by Fritz Köster, Director of National Institute of Aquatic Resources Denmark, President of ICES, Member of BONUS and BANOS Steering Committees
15:25        Looking forward – stakeholder panel, statements & comments
                  Donald Boesch, University of Maryland Centre for Environmental Science Faculty (US)
                  Sieglinde Gruber, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
                  Fritz Köster, National Institute of Aquatic Resources – DTU Aqua, Technical University of Denmark

                  Ann-Katrien Lescrauwaet, Flanders Marine Institute VLIZ Belgium

                  Eeva Rantama, Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme

                  Rüdiger Strempel, The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission HELCOM

Ca. 16:30   Final remarks by Andris Andrusaitis

 

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