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European Environment Agency

Kongens Nytorv 6

1050 Copenhagen K, Denmark

 

The Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanisms in Europe: Challenges for the next 3 years,  15-16 September 2008

Release date 11/09/2008
Contributor Former Eionet member
Geographical coverage Copenhagen
Keywords meeting, training, agenda

15 September

9.30 - 10.00

Registration

 

 

Session I : Introduction and Framing

 

10.00- 10.15

Opening and presentation of participants

 

 Ivone Pereira Martins

10.15- 10.40

Global CBD challenges

 

Olivier de Munck (tbc)

10.40- 11.00

The Shared Environmental Information System for Europe

Sheila Cryan

11.00- 11.15 

The concept of Clearing House for Climate Change Adaptation in                           Europe

DGENV (tbc)

11.15- 11.30  

Objectives and organisation of work during the meeting

Rania Spyropoulou

11.30- 11.45

Coffee break

 

 

Session II : The forum of national CHM managers

11.45- 13.00 

CHM activities that go beyond national borders-  List is open :

 

 

-EU wide biodiversity observation

-Greenwave 2009

 

 

- Nature Detective Drawing Contest 2009

 

 

Discussion: Participants will be asked for their feedback

(Lead Horst Freiberg)

13.00-14.00 

Lunch break

 

 

Session III: Development of strategy and action plan for a European CHM

14.00- 15.30

IT collaboration on biodiversity information across Europe             

 

 

- A proposal for syndication: what would this mean 

Rania Spyropoulou/ Miruna Badescu

 

- The development of the multi lingual glossary

Rob Hendriks

 

- Linking a database to the toolkit

 

Hannu Saarenmaa

 

Discussion on Next steps: Participants will be asked for their feedback

(Lead Rob Hendriks)

15.30- 16.00

Coffee break

 

 

16.00-18.00

Development of strategy and action plan for a regional/European CHM

 

 

-Biodiversity knowledge management for the EU

Anne Teller

 

-Syndication on technology transfer

 

Horst Freiberg

 

- Main task : collect information on the 2010 target across Europe

Rania Spyropoulou

 

Discussion on: development of strategy and action plan for a regional/European CHM

(Lead Han de Koeijer)

Participants will be asked for their feedback

 16 September

Session  IV : The forum of EC CHM users

9.00 – 10.30

I .Session on Feedback from users of the updated EC CHM Toolkit OR

Conference room

 

II Hands-on training on the use of the basic Toolkit (if demand)

Fontana Room

10.30 – 10.45

Coffee break

 

 

10.45- 12.45

Training on the new features of the Toolkit

 

12.45-14.00

Lunch break

 

 

14.00- 15.30

Continue training on the new features

 

15.30- 15.45

Coffee break

 

 

Session  V: Joint session with GBIF European nodes on sharing biodiversity data and information

15.45-15.55

EEA vision on species data sets

Rania Spyropoulou

15.55-16.15

Introduction to GBIF and GBIF Nodes Introduction to CBD-CHM FPs

Lawrence Way

tbc

16.15-16.30

Discussion and clarifications

 

16.30-16.40

- Needs on data content: Pan European Datasets on invasive species

- Needs on data content :The GBIF Nodes perspective

Tor Bjorn Larsson

 

 

Hannu Saarenmaa

16.40-16.45

Opportunities for collaboration to create European content

Lawrence Way

16.45-17.15

Questions and discussion

 

17.15- 17.30

Wrap up

Sheila Cryan

18.00- 19.00  

Reception offered by GBIF

In EEA