10 – 19 July 2017 

The Mediterranean and the Blue Economy: an opportunity for blue jobs and growth
9.00–10.00 Registration  
10.00–11.00 Opening  

 

Maria Cristina Pedicchio
President, National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS)

Fernando Quevedo
Director, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)

Mohamed Hassan
Executive Director, The World academy of sciences (TWAS)

Enrico Padula
Head of Office X, Directorate for Country Promotion, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI)

Amb. Giovanni Caracciolo di Vietri
Secretary General, Central European Initiative (CEI)

Loredana Panariti 
Assessore, Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia

 
11.00–11.30

Coffee Break / Group photo

 
11.30–12.00

The BlueMed for Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean Region

Abdelhamid El Zoheiry
Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)

 
12.00–12.30

The role of the University of Trieste in the Smart Specialization Strategy

Maurizio Fermeglia
University of Trieste (UniTS)

 
12.30–14.00 Lunch break  
14.00–14.30

The importance of water for sustainable and responsible development

Alessandro Leto
Water Academy

 
14.30–15.00

Innovation and blue jobs

Alberto F. De Toni
University of Udine (UniUD)

 
15.00–15.30

Role of maritime clusters for Blue Growth 

Martina Rossi
Mare FVG

 
15.30–16.00 Coffee break  
16.00–16.30

The Origin of ‘Blue Growth’

Jerneja Penca
EMUNI

 
16.30–17.00

Science diplomacy and dialogue: pathing the way to blue jobs and growth

Mounir Ghribi
OGS

 

 

Observing and understanding the changing seas and oceans
9.00–10.30

Ocean and climate

Riccardo Farneti
ICTP

 
10.30–11.00

Coffee Break

 
11.00–11.45

Technological aspects of observing systems

Marco Marcelli
University of Tuscia

 
11.45–12.30

Is the Mediterranean Sea in a steady state? An observational point of view 

Giuseppe Civitarese
OGS

 
12.30–14.00 Lunch break  
14.00–14.45

Maritime technologies and naval engineering

Emilio Fortunato Campana
CNR

 
14.45–15.30

Where observations meet models: the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Services (part I)

Gianpiero Cossarini and Stefano Salon
OGS

 
15.30–16.00 Coffee break  
16.00–17.30

Where observations meet models: the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Services (part II) F2F help desk on specific student requests

Gianpiero Cossarini and Stefano Salon
OGS

 
Excursion
9.00–17.00

Excursion in the Grado and Marano Lagoon

Emiliano Gordini
OGS


 
Abiotic resources and use of the seafloor
9.00–9.45

Seabed mining: resource and management within and beyond national jurisdiction

Marzia Rovere
CNR ISMAR

 
9.45–10.30

Sea bed mining: The techonological needs

Luca Ambrosio, Marko Keber
Fincantieri Oil&Gas

 
10.30–11.00

Coffee break

 
11.00–11.45

The hydrocarbon Potential of the Eastern Mediterranean region

Andrea Cozzi
ENI

 
11.45–12.30

Gas hydrates: ID and genesis

Ana Cameirao
IFREMER 

 
12.30–14.00 Lunch break  
14.00–14.45

Gas hydrates: from uses to problems

Ana Cameirao
IFREMER 

 
14.45–15.30

Use of the seafloor for pipelines and communication cables

Lorenzo Facchin
OGS

 
15.30–16.00 Coffee break  
16.00–16.30

Marine geohazards assessment: the case study of the Ionian Sea

Silvia Ceramicola
OGS

 
16.30–17.00

The Port of Trieste

Zeno D’Agostino 
Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea

 
17.00–17.30

Plastic waste threat to marine life

Valentina Tirelli
OGS

 
Use of the seafloor and Energy

 

9.00–9.45

An unconventional resource of the deep ocean: The deep sea Neutrino Telescope KM3NeT

Giorgio Riccobene
INFN

 
9.45–10.30

The use of seafloor 

Fabio Trincardi
CNR

 
10.30–11.00

Coffee break

 
11.00–12.30

Heating and cooling from the ocean

Bruno Della Vedova
UniTS

 
12.30–14.00

Lunch break

 
14.00–15.30

Energy from marine currents in the marine environment

Alberto Moroso
University of Napoli

 
15.30–16.00 Coffee break  
16.00–17.30

Planning Tools for Sustainable use of the Marine Environment: impact assessment, ecosystem services and marine protected areas

Michelle Portman
Faculty of Architecture & Town Planning, Israel

 

 

Excursion
9.00–12.30

Visit to Port of Trieste

 

 

Free time
New threats for the marine environment
9.00–9.45

Oil spill hazard, a modelling approach

Donata Melaku Canu
OGS

 
9.45–10.30

Mercury pollution and biogeochemical modelling

Ginevra Rosati
OGS

 
10.30–11.00

Coffee break

 
11.00–11.45

Acoustic pollution in the marine environment

Gianni Pavan
University of Pavia

 
11.45–12.30

Mitigation measures

Claudio Fossati
University of Pavia

 
12.30–14.00

Lunch break

 
14.00–14.45

Macro and micro plastics

Andreja Palatinus
Water Agency, Slovenia

 
14.45–15.30

Submerged sources of pollutants, a threat to health of the oceans 

Ezio Amato
ISPRA

 
15.30–16.00 Coffee break  
16.00–16.45

Sea bed mining: ecosystem Impacts

Daniela Zeppilli
IFREMER

 
16.45–17.30

Legal aspects of maritime safety and security

Gemma Andreone
CNR

 
Environmental sustainability
9.00–10.30

Economic Growth and Environmental quality: Some introductory issues

Jacopo Zotti
UniTS

 
10.30–11.00

Coffee break

 
11.00–11.45

Chemical pollutants 

Michele Giani
OGS

 
11.45–12.30

Long term changes in the Mediterranean circulation and climate

Miroslav Gacic 
OGS

 
12.30–14.00

Lunch break

 

Fisheries

 
14.00–14.30

Tunisian marine ichtyofauna biodiversity: Update, threats and main challenges

Mouna Rifi
INAT, Tunisia

 
14.30–15.00

Impacts of fisheries in Mediterranean stocks and ecosystems

Simone Libralato 
OGS

 
15.00–15.30

Integrated approaches for the sustainability of fisheries in the Mediterranean sea

Simone Libralato
OGS

 
15.30–16.00 Coffee break  
16.00–16.45

Socio-economic conditions of the Mediterranean fisheries

Dario Pinello
Nisea

 
16.45–17.30

From data collection to plans for a sustainable exploitation of the sea

Dario Pinello
Nisea

 
Sea-based economy
9.00–9.45

Energy from the winds in the marine environment

António Sarmento
Dept. of Mechanical Eng., IST/UTL, Portugal

 
9.45–10.30

Mitigation

António Sarmento
Dept. of Mechanical Eng., IST/UTL, Portugal

 
10.30–11.00

Coffee break

 
11.00–11.45

From wind-driven costal seas to sediment resuspension by maritime traffic 

Vlado Malačič
National Institute of Biology (NIB), Slovenia

 
11.45–12.30

Italian Navy - Hydrographic Institute 

Comandante Paolo Dei

 
12.30–14.30

Lunch break

 
14.30–16.00

Closing ceremony and distribution of certificates at OGS premises in Via Beirut, SISSA Building

Valeria Fedeli
Ministra dell’Istruzione dell’Università e della Ricerca (MIUR)

Stefano Ruffo
Director, SISSA

Emmanuelle Gardan
Union fo the Mediterranean (UfM)

CV Luigi Sinapi
Director, Italian Navy Hydrographic Institute

Maria Cristina Pedicchio 
President, OGS

 
16.00

Coffee break and drinks

Leonardo Building
ICTP