Tell it together, tell it loud
COMMITMENT TO COMMUNICATE
FOR A CLEANER BALTIC SEA
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 at 14:00-17:30
Main Hall, Dzintari Concert Hall, Jurmala, Latvia.
Part I: Setting the scene
|14.00-14.45||Welcoming words and introduction by the organizersWhy are we here? Aims of the meeting||Moderator: Johanna Laurila, HELCOMHELCOM, BONUS, Baltic Eye|
|14.15-14.35||Learning from the best – national scale Case study from Finland: Baltic Sea communicators’ networkQuestions||Tuula Putkinen, John Nurminen Foundation, Finland|
|14.35-14.55||Learning from the best – European scaleCommunications panel of the European Science Foundation Marine BoardQuestions||Kjartan Maestad, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway|
|14.55-15.15||Media perspective: what needs and expectations to such network could be in operating on science-policy interface?Questions||Sandra Kropa, Journalist, Latvia|
Part II: Perspectives and brainstorming from Baltic Sea coastal states
|15.15-16.15||Baltic Sea viewed through the political situation of my countryRoundtable1. How are Baltic Sea issues covered in my country, in terms of environmental research and politics? Judging by the media: give three case examples2. In your national context, what are/would be the optimal means to “tell it louder” with regards to Baltic Sea issues? How the new network could add value to these efforts?3. Regional network for communicators:What are the keys to success for such a new network?||Moderator: Maija Sirola, BONUSSven Paulus, Editor of research news, Estonia;Saara Reinimäki, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland;Barbara Hentzsch, Warnemunde Institute, Germany;Ieva Firere, Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia;Olga Senova, NGO Baltic Sea Friends, Russia;Other, tbc|
Part III: Regional communicators´ network: what does the future hold?
|16.30-17.15||Discussion led by macro-regional actorsconsiderations and expectations-brainstorming on incentives, added value, and investment by all participants||Moderator: Maija Sirola, BONUSDG Regio, European Commission; InterAct Turku; Council of the Baltic sea States; HELCOM+ everyone|
|17.15-17.30||Closing remarks: Did we get what we were aiming for? Next steps?||Johanna Laurila, HELCOM|
|18.00-20.00||Networking dinner||Majorenhoff Restaurant,42 Jomas Street, Jurmala|
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What is this?
How can we together increase visibility and impact for top-notch research and best policies in the region?
Come and share experiences and learn from colleagues across the region!
Who should be there?
All Baltic Sea communicators affiliated with science, policy and decision-making, and any others with a passion for powerful communication for the region.
Can you stay for dinner in beautiful Jurmala at 6 – 8 pm? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Organised by Baltic Eye, BONUS and HELCOM as a back-to-back meeting
of the 6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) taking place 15-16 June 2015 in Jurmala, as well as the Baltic Sea Science Congress/BONUS Forum policy day, 17 June 2015 in Riga, Latvia.