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AORA Marine Microbiome Workshop Agenda


AORA Marine Microbiome Workshop Agenda

 

Date and time: 22-24. October 2019, Reykjavík Iceland

Meeting venue: Radisson Blue Saga Hotel

This event is by Invitation Only

 

 

Monday 21st October

 

Welcome reception in the evening - TBD

 

Tuesday 22nd October

9:00-12:30

Introduction and setting the scene

9:00- 11:00

  • Welcome note - TBC
  • Workshop introduction - Sigurður Björnsson
  • Introduction to AORA-CSA - Margaret Rae
  • Notes from the EU Commission, Canada & USA
  • All Atlantic Ocean project-Icelandic Youth Ambassador - Lilja Gunnarsdóttir
  • Why focus on marine microbiome? The bigger picture ( TBC) Q&A by end of talk.

11:00- 11:30

Coffee

11:30-12:30

Notes from the preparatory workshop held in Brussels in June - Henk Bolhuis and Daniele Iudicone

12:30- 13:30

Lunch

13:30- 15:30

Breakout session (three groups). Topics:

  • Prospecting
  • Environment & Climate
  • Food value chain

15:30- 16:00

Coffee

16:00- 17:00

Breakout session cont. (three groups)

17:00- 17:30

Developing an Infographic for Marine Microbiome – what elements need to be considered (CA, EU, US)

 

No planned activities in the evening. Enjoy Reykjavík on your own.

 

Wednesday 23rd October

9:00-12:30

Roadmap discussions

9:00- 11:00

Breakout sessions. Topics:

  • Marine microbiome vision 2030 (to be developed)
  • What is needed to achieve the vision

11:00- 11:20

Coffee

11:30-12:30

Roadmap and action plan. Topics:

  • Short term goals
  • Long term goals

12:30- 13:00

Lunch

13:00

Site visits in the afternoon

  • MARS (Matis Aquaculture Research Station)
  • Algalif (microalgae plant) - TBC
  • Aquaculture visit - TBC
  • Marine microbiome sampling site
  • Blue lagoon microalgae R&D - TBC

19:00

Dinner

 

Tuesday 24th October

8:30-10:00

Roadmap preparation

8:30- 10:00

Breakout session for each topic

  • Draft preparation for the Roadmap

10:00- 10:20

Coffee

10:20-12:00

  • Presentation of breakout session results
  • Writing the Roadmap – Workplan
  • Next steps and conclusion of the workshop

12:30- 13:00

Lunch

Event Date: 
Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 to Thursday, 24 October, 2019