Programme

Port of Hamburg near Neßsand. Photo Andreas Giesenberg.

The “Embracing Estuaries – Management of Natura 2000 Sites in Estuaries and Sea Ports” workshop will be held as a two day workshop. Below you will find the programme or click here for a download.

 

Day I

                                                                                       
09:45 Check-In & Info-Market:
Warming Up and Networking 
10:30

Opening
- State Secretary Michael Pollmann 
  (Hamburg Ministry of Environment and Energy)
- Dr. Elisabeth Klocke (Elbe Habitat Foundation)


10:55
11:10

11:25
11:35

Setting the Scene 
- François Kremer (EU-Commission)
- Christina Müller
  (Federal Agency for Nature Conservation)
- Beatrice Claus (WWF Germany)
- Dr. Kirsten Wolfstein (Hamburg Port Authority)



11:50

12:05
12:20
Session I - Natura 2000 Management Plans
Integrated Approaches & Implementation
- Christian Michalczyk 
  (Hamburg Ministry of Environment and Energy)
- Peter Symens (Natuurpunt)
- Marjan Datema
  (Ministry of Economic Affairs, NL)
12:35 Canapés/ Hot and Cold Beverages
13:30


13:45
14:00
14:15
- Nolwenn Briand & Maïwenn Barret-Marhic
  (Regional Direction for Environment, Land 
   Planning and Housing Policies of Normandy)
- Tania Davey (Humber Nature Partnership)
- Prof. Patrick Meire (University of Antwerp)
- Discussion
14:30 Working-Groups (Session I) 
7 small groups work on different questions
Results and ideas will be collected and then
presented within the “Sharing” on day 2
15:15 Coffee Break and Poster Session
16:00

Field Trips
Kreetsand: Manfred Meine (Hamburg Port Authority)
Heuckenlock: Dr. Heike Markus-Michalczyk

19:30 Dinner

 

Day II 

 
09:00  Welcome

09:10 
09:25
09:40

09:55
Session II - Habitat Restoration
- Dr. Bastian Schuchardt (BioConsult)
- Roger Morris (Bright Angel Coastal 
  Consultants Ltd.)
- Yves Plancke (Flemish Government, 
  Department Mobility and Public Works)
- Discussion
10:10 Working-Groups (Session II) 
7 small groups work on different questions
Results and ideas will be collected and then
presented within the “Sharing”- session 
10:40 Coffee Break

11:10 

11:25
11:40
11:55

Session III – Legal Issues
- Prof. Mike Elliott (University of Hull,
  Institute of Estuarine & Coastal Studies)
- Emma Hawthorne (Natural England)
- Hendrik Schoukens (University of Ghent)
- Discussion

12:10  Working-Groups (Session III) 
7 small groups work on different questions
Results and ideas will be collected and then
presented within the “Sharing”- session 
12:40  Lunch

13:15

13:30

13:45 
14:00

Session IV – Communication
- Tina Stroobandt (Jusbox, 
  on behalf of Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV)
- Dr. David Parker (Eurosite & 
  Dee Estuary Conservation Group)
- Alexander Porschke (NABU, Hamburg)
- Discussion

14:15  Working-Groups (Session IV) 
7 small groups work on different questions 
Results and ideas will be collected and
then presented within the “Sharing”- session 
14:45 Coffee Break
15:15  Sharing and Feedback
15:50 Concluding Words (Elbe Habitat Foundation)
16:00 Get Together