Belgian-portuguese routes for the blue economy
Morning Session (9:30-12:30h)
At the Portuguese Permanent Representation to the EU
António Alves Machado, Ambassador of Portugal to Belgium;
Rui Faria da Cunha, President of the Belgian-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce.
Duarte Bué Alves, Deputy Permanent Representative of Portugal to the OECD.
(all participants in alphabetical order - list under constant update)
I PANEL - Private Sector Showcase
Moderator: Miguel Marques, Partner at PWC Portugal, Lead of PWC for the Economy of the Sea;
Panelists: José Miguel Pinheiro - WindFloat Atlantic Project Director, EDP Renewables; Pieter Jan Jordaens - Cluster Manager IBN Offshore Energy;
Confirmed Stakeholders: 24SEA | A. Silva Matos industries | Jan de Nul | Marlinks | nCentric | Principal Power | SE@Ports.
II PANEL - Opportunities and Innovation
Moderator: Piet Haerens, Witteveen+Bos;
Panelists: José Maria Costa - Mayor of Viana do Castelo | Frederico Pinto Ferreira - Project Officer Fórum Oceano | Belgium representative – (to be announced) | Melina Boneva - Innovation Fund (DG Clima);
Confirmed Stakeholders: CEiiA | ENDIPREV | INEGI | REN.
III PANEL - Constraints and Obstacles
Moderator: Paula Abreu Marques - Head of Unit for Renewables and CCS policy, DG ENERGY;
Confirmed Stakeholders: EWTA | Federation of European Aquaculture | Flanders Marine Institute | Seas at Risk | WindEurope;
Morning Session Closing: Pedro Lourtie - Deputy Permanent Representative of Portugal to the European Union.
Afternoon Session (15:00-17:00h)
Hosted by MEP Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar
IV PANEL - European Parliament Discussion
Host MEP: Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar;
Presentation of morning conclusions: Duarte Bué Alves;
Debate: European Commission - DG MARE, Christos Economou; DG CLIMA (to be announced); DG RTD, Matthijs Soede; DG ENER (to be announced) | MEPs | Council representatives
Afternoon Session Closing.