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C-Scope launch event
29&30 April 2009, Ostend

  • 10:30-12:30: Setting the context: getting to know Dorset Coast Forum and the Coordination Centre on ICZM (English)
    • Introduction and presentation on the Coordination Centre on ICZM (by Peter DeWolf, chair executive committee Coordination Centre on ICZM) pdf
    • Presentation Dorset Coast Forum (by Bob Huggins, chair DCF) pdf
    • Presentation on sustainability indicators for the coast (by Hannelore Maelfait, Coordination Centre ICZM) pdf
    • Presentation VLIZ (data management, Schelde project) (by An-Katrien Lescrauwaet) pdf
    • Questions & discussion
  • 12:30-13:45: Networking sandwich lunch

  • 13:45-14:45: Setting the scene for the workshop:
    • Introduction and demonstration of Dorset Explorer by Dorset County Council (Andy Elliot), with focus on instruments for the coast and marine environment pdf
    • The Coastal Explorer (Atlas) in Belgium (Kathy Belpaeme). pdf
  • 14:45-16:45: Site visit to the regeneration project at the Oosteroever site, Oostende. Issues: renewable energy, nature restoration, maritime heritage, urban development, visitor centre, stakeholder participation. Guide: Bart Slabbinck, Buitengoed (English)

  • 16:45-17:00: Coffee break

  • 17:00-18:15: C-Scope launch event (English spoken)
    • Introduction on to DCF and C-Scope (Bob Huggins) pdf
    • Presentation of West-Flemish actions within C-Scope (Kathy Belpaeme) pdf
    • Case study site (by Paul Geerinckx, councillor municipality of Knokke-Heist) pdf
    • Presentation of Dorset actions within C-Scope (Ken Buchan) pdf
    • Demonstration of the Dorset Explorer (Andy Elliot) pdf
    • A flood of space: towards marine spatial planning in the Belgian part of the North Sea (Prof. Frank Maes, Maritime Institute, University Ghent) pdf
    • Official launch of the project by Jan Durnez, depute West-Flanders and Bob Huggins. pdf

  • 18:15-19:00 Reception for all participants