Program Marker Wadden Conference Thursday 13 October

FOCUS: Shallow lakes restoration - themes and challenges

Location: EYE Film museum Amsterdam

09:00 Check in with coffee and tea

10:00 Welcome by chair Henk Ovink

10:05 Introduction movie of creating Marker Wadden

10:15 Opening speech Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

10.30 Forum debate; Teo Wams (director of Natuurmonumenten), Director of  Rijkswaterstaat [to be confirmed], Scientific director of Deltares Bregje van Weesenbeeck and director of Netherlands Institute of Ecology [to be confirmed].

10:50 Coffee break

11:30 Keynote International Perspective

12:00 Keynote Financing Building with Nature

12:30 – 13.30 Lunch Break

13.30 In-depth sessions (see subjects and hosts below)

13.30-14.15 sessions round 1

14.30-15.15 sessions round 2

16.00-16.45 sessions round 3

16.45 Drinks

Subjects and hosts of the in-depth sessions

1 Marker Wadden as example for other areas (upscaling and financing)

Hosts: Fokko van der Goot and Stefan Aarninkhof

2 Beneficial Use of  Sediments

Hosts: Thomas Vijverberg and Thijs van Kessel

3 Ecosystem Restoration; an effective measure for biodiversity recovery?

Hosts: Liesbeth Bakker

4 Role of Climate Adaptation (or mitigation) in Nature Based Solutions

Hosts: Piet Dircke and Bregje van Weesenbeeck

5 Green Deal & EU Biodiversity Strategy

Hosts: Tbd

6 Healthy landscapes; role of landscape design in ecosystem restoration

Hosts: Rik de Visser (Bureau Vista) en Erik Luiten

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