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EDEN Annual Meeting

Rovaniemi - Lapland
12-14. January 2006


EDEN - Emerging Diseases in a Changing European Environment


Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Field trip | Annex

Wednesday 11 January

During day

Arrival Helsinki

19h20 – 07h51

Travel to Rovaniemi by train


12 January

10h00 – 12h30

Plenary – EDEN results and perspectives part 1 *

12h30 – 14h00

Lunch + Social + Posters

14h00 – 15h00

Plenary – EDEN results and perspectives part 2 *

15h00 – 15h30

Coffee break + Social + Posters

15h30 – 17h30

Plenary – EDEN results and perspectives part 3 *

19h30 – 20h30

Reception organized by City Council Rovaniemi

* see annex for more details

13 January

09h00 – 10h30

Sub-project and HIT meetings in separate rooms. Discussion Workplan next 18 months per subproject and for HIT’s.

The possibility will be given to ask questions to the EDEN financial officer. Reviewers and members of the AG have the opportunity to participate to these meetings.

10h30 – 11h00

Coffee break + Social + Posters

11h00 – 12h30

Sub project and HIT meetings continued.

12h30 – 14h00

Lunch + Social + Posters

SC meeting + AG members

The SC will address mainly focus on questions asked by AG members and evaluators.

14h00 – 15h00

Sub-project groups meet separately and discuss sampling issues based on experience last year. HIT PhD sci. coord meeting at same time

16h30 – 17h00

Coffee break + Social + Posters

17h00 – 18h00

Pleanry session with a panel of EDEN experts reåöying the questions on samplin etc

19h30 …

Conference dinner


14 January

09h00 – 10h30

Plenary session: Strategy document.

10h30 – 11h00

Coffee break + Social + Posters

11h00 – 12h30

Plenary session: Joint presentations by SP and HIT leaders of success integration stories in EDEN followed by group discussions on integration issues per sub-project.

12h30 – 14h00

Lunch + Social + Posters

14h00 – 15h30

Per sub-project: Group discussions on integration issues continued. Focus now put on upcoming 18 month Workplan.

15h30 – 16h00

Coffee break + Social + Posters

16h00 – 17h00

Closing session

Next annual meeting

18h05 – 07h00

Travel back to Helsinki :

Hotel checkout time no later than 12.00 Luggage at hotel lockers in the morning

Field trip

OPTIONAL: Field visit to Kilpisjärvi Biological Research Station (maximum 40 persons)

Saturday 14 January

18h00 – 20h00

Departure to Levi

15 January

09h00 -13h00

Travel Levi – Kilpisjärvi

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch + Social


Presentation of research at the station

EDEN group discussions


Sauna, snow-rolling, boreal aurora watching, …

16 January

09h00 – 13h00

Visit Skibotn on Norwegian coast

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch + Social

14h00 – 17h30

Snow mobile & sledge

EDEN group discussions


Sauna, snow-rolling, boreal aurora watching, …

17 January

08h30 – 15h15

Travel back to Helsinki and home.

Annex – Presentations on EDEN results

During the first day each sub-project and HIT leader will be given the opportunity to present the work achieved during this reporting period. Each presentation will last 20 minutes. Whilst the focus should be on main successes, integration and future perspectives based on the material provided for the annual report, aspects of problem solving should not be ignored. The presentations will be introduced by the EDEN coordinator. The two independent reviewers appointed by Brussels will be part of the audience.

On day three, room is given to further detail scientific and technical aspects of main integration successes to date.

The sequence of presentations will be as follows:

  • Introduction by EDEN coordinator
  • Introduction of evaluators by EU scientific officer
  • EDEN coordination and central management
  • Tick borne diseases
  • Rodent borne diseases
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Malaria
  • West Nile Virus
  • Africa Platform
  • Data management team
  • Low resolution remote sensing team
  • High resolution remote sensing team
  • Biodiversity
  • EDEN integration and dissemination
  • EU EDEN scientific officer
  • Avian flu call
  • International cooperation call


   Päivitetty:   07.02.2006 /JSaa, EKel Metla : Metinfo : Taimitieto   Palaute Metlan etusivulle
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