Promoting innovative cLusters and nEtworks for mArine renewable energy synerGies in Mediterranean cOasts and iSlands (PELAGOS)

Greek Hub Workshop on Environmental impact of MRE in MED coastal, insular and marine areas
Divani Palace Acropolis
Parthenonos str. 19
20 November 2018
09:00-09:30 Registration
Opening address
Prof. Mavrakos Spyridon, President &Director of HCMR
Mr. Alexopoulos Dimitris, Head of Unit – Ministry of Environment and Energy – General Secretariat for Energy &Mineral Resources – Unit for Planning and Supervision of RES
Mr. Damasiotis Markos, Head of Development Programmes Division – Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, Lead partner of PELAGOS project
09:45-10:30 A holistic approach for developing offshore wind energy the Mediterranean: Lessons learned from the CoCoNET project
Dr. Takvor Soukissian, Research Director – Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
10:45-11:30 Simulating the ecosystem level impacts of a proposed offshore wind farm in the Northern Adriatic Sea
Dr. Laura Bray, Marine Ecologist – Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-12:40 The importance of proper spatial planning of marine and coastal wind farms as a means of minimizing their impacts to seabirds and migratory soaring birds
Danai Portolou, Data Management Unit – Hellenic Ornithological Society
12:45-13:30 Rules and Regulations Concerning MRE Environmental Implications in the Mediterranean Sea. International and Legal Dimension
Professor Grigoris I. Tsaltas, Director of the European Centre for Environmental Research and Training (EKEPEK) – Panteion University
13:30-14:30 Light lunch