North Sea Open Science Conference
Dear members of NCK,
Registration is open until October 31th 2016.
The event takes place in Ostend, Belgium from 7-10 November 2016.
The conference is open to fundamental and applied research, lessons-learnt from both successes and failures in marine management, and innovative measurement and data handling concepts from within and beyond the North Sea.The conference will equally cover biodiversity and physico-chemical environmental aspects of the North Sea.
The conference will make use of innovative formats, encouraging other types of presentations than traditional powerpoints and promoting participatory methodologies (i.e. Fish bowls) stimulating real dialogue amongst participants.
Come and join us for a unique science-policy-society trialogue on the North Sea!
On behalf of the Scientific Committee
Dr. Steven Degraer, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)(BE)
Dr. Vera Van Lancker, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (BE)
Dr. Silvana Birchenough, The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) (UK)
Dr. David Cox, Belgian Science Policy Office (Belspo) (BE)
Dr. Bavo De Witte, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) (BE)
Dr. Mike Elliott, University of Hull (UK)
Dr. Francisco Hernandez, Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) (BE)
Dr. Thomas Kirk-Sörensen, Technical University of Denmark – DTU (DK)
Dr. Geneviève Lacroix, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)(BE)
Dr. Sophie Le Bot, University of Rouen (FR)
Dr. Han Lindeboom, IMARES Wageningen UR (NL)
Dr. Henning Reiss, University of Nordland, Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture (NO)
Dr. Jan Reubens, Ghent University (BE)
Dr. Karline Soetaert, Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research (NIOZ-Yerseke) (NL)
Dr. Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Thünen Institute (DE)
Dr. Thaiënne Van Dijk, Deltares (NL)
Dr. Saskia Van Gaever, Belgian Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment FPS (BE)