The Polar Connection Program for the IPY- EOC Workshop in Brussels 16th-17th of March 2006
Thursday 16th of March
The facilities are open from 8.15 am for participants to arrange their material in the coffee hall and also have a cup of coffee. Register by the desk and receive a workshop folder !
9:00 - 9:05 Welcome by Paul Egerton European Polar Board, France 9:05-9:35 IPY-EOC (David Carlson, IPO director, UK) 9:35 -9:55 Facilitator Jan H Stel presents a background from a European level and Camilla Hansen explains ground rules
9:55 - 10:15 Education (short personal introduction), code red
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 10:45 The international IPY-EOC sub committee (Margarete Pauls, AWI, Germany)
10:45- 11:05 Outreach (short personal introduction), code green
11:05-11:20 The Antarctic touring exhibition (Lizzy Cox and Emma Freeman Natural History Museum, London, UK)
11:20- 11:40 Communication (short personal introduction), code blue 12:00- 13:00 Lunch bag
13:00-13:15 Preparation of break out session 13:15- 14:15 Breakout session # 1 - brainstorming by 3 colour code groups 14:15- 14:45 Previous IPY years - history and impacts (Håkan Joriksson, The Grenna Polar Museum, Sweden) 14:00- 15:00 Breakout session # 2 - brainstorming by 3 colour code groups
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break and opportunity to mingle and view posters
15:30- 16:30 Breakout session # 3 - brainstorming and preparation of reports 3 colour code groups 16:30- 17:30 Discussion and presentation of breakout sessions with 10 min discussion.
19:30- 23:00 Dinner buffet. Presentation by David Shukman, representative from BBC, UK and Christian Drewing, EIKON Production.
Friday 17th of March
9:00-9:15 Introduction the new groups and sum up of the first day (Jan and Camilla) 9:15 - 9:30 Arctic POP - an example of an international arctic school project Karl Torstein Hetland, National Centre for Science Education, Norway) 9:30-10:30 Break out session # 4 - partnership building
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 A scientists view on the interaction between research and EOC (Veijo Pohjola, Glaciologist, Uppsala University, Sweden) 11:30 - 12:00 EOC activities in USA - an American perspective (Mark McCaffrey, NOAA ; Boulder, USA) 12:00-12:20 Implementation frameworks for European partnerships (Paul Egerton, ESF/EPB)
12:20-13:20 Lunch bag
13:20-14:20 Partnership implementation 14:20-15:30 Summary and closing of workshop (David Carlson, Paul Egerton, Jan Stel and Camilla Hansen)
15:30-16:00 Coffee and final net working !
Break out groups : Communication/code blue - Group 1 leader : Linda Capper and Margarete Pauls Outreach/code green - Group 2 leader : Mark McCaffrey and Lizzy Cox Education/code red - Group 3 leader : Franz Tessensohn and Eva Grönlund