Program

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Friday 25 May

14:00 – 15: 30 registration and welcome coffee
15:30 welcome from local authorities
16:30 keynote Sandy beaches as social-ecological systems at risk
17:00 keynote Multiple criteria environmental decision support; engaging stakeholders to modeling and data-collection activities
17:30 workshop Dialogue between disciplines. Identification of common indicators, system variables and dynamics to be modeled
19:00 wine tasting and mezedes

Saturday 26 May

09:30 keynote Science Driven Implementation of Sustainable Development
10:00 session system valuation
11:30 coffee break & poster session
12:00 session ecology
13:30 lunch
15:00 keynote Sustainable Beach Management; A Necessity for a Sustainable Tourism Sector. Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beaches: an Innovative Certification Standard for Achieving a Sustainable Beach Management
15:30 sessions ecology
16:30 sessions ecology and behaviour
17:30 Sustainable Beaches awards at Creta Maris
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20:00 gala dinner

Sunday 27 May

09:30 – 15:00 field trip to Malia
15:00 keynote Wildlife on sandy beaches creates arenas for testing ecological concepts and conservation tools/span>
15:30 sessions impacts
16:30 coffee break & poster session
17:00 workshop Worldwide Assessment of Long term Responses to Oil Spills (WALROS): Beaches

Monday 28 May

09:30 workshop Education on sandy beaches. What they are, what do they provide, what lives in there, how to learn about beaches
10:00 session integration of disciplines
11:30 coffee break & poster session
12:00 keynote Marine Litter: monitoring and science for citizens -the experience of Surfrider Foundation Europe in terms of standardized protocols in aquatic ecosystems
12:30 session ecology
13:30 lunch
15:00 session impacts and monitoring
16:30 coffee break
17:00 poster session
17:30 visit to CretAquarium

Tuesday 29 May

09:00 beach clean-up and Ocean Initiative methodology
10:00 session impacts and monitoring
11:30 coffee break & poster session
12:00 keynote Use of genetic methods and tools to assess marine connectivity patterns
12:30 session connectivity
13:30 lunch
15:00 session ecology and global change
16:30 coffee break & poster session
17:00 closing ceremonies and awards


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