Final Conference

Watch the recording of the Final Conference from the HELCOM Channel in YouTube

Memo of the Conference

Speakers and presenters

Have a look at the bios and photos of the speakers and presenters at this page.


Please note, that all the presentations of the Conference are also listed further down the page.

Time (Eastern European UTC+2)TopicPerson(s) involved
9:45Sound checkJana Wolf, HELCOM BLUES project coordinator
Johanna Laurila, Communications Advisor, HELCOM
10:00Opening words & introduction to results on biodiversityOttilia Thoreson, Moderator of the Conference
10:15BycatchVolker Dierschke, Gavia EcoResearch
10:30FishElisabeth Bolund, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
10:45Pelagic habitatsMarie Johansen, Swedish meteorological and hydrological institute
11:00Harbour porpoiseAnita Gilles, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
11:15Foodweb/BEATHenrik Nygård, Finnish Environment Institute
11:30-12:00Coffee break
12:00Indicators: premiere of a short new video & introduction to the new websiteJana Wolf
12:10Introduction to results on marine litterOttilia Thoreson
12:15Beach litterEva Blidberg, Keep Sweden Tidy Foundation
12:30MicrolitterElke Fischer, University of Hamburg 
12:45Introduction to results on underwater noiseOttilia Thoreson
12:50Continuous noiseAleksander Klauson, Tallinn University of Technology
13:05Impulsive noiseMirko Mustonen, Tallinn University of Technology
13:20Lunch break
14:20Premiere: short new video on economic and social analysesJana Wolf
14:25Introduction to results on effectiveness and measuresOttilia Thoreson
14:30  Assessing the effectiveness, sufficiency and socio-economic aspects of measures geared towards improving the state of the Baltic SeaAntti Iho, Natural Resources Institute Finland  
Luke Dodd, HELCOM  
15:15Coffee break
15:45Premiere: short new video on the next Holistic Assessment of the Baltic Sea (HOLAS 3)Jana Wolf
15:55Coordination and use of all BLUES project results:
HELCOM BLUES and beyond – the bigger picture
Jannica Haldin, HELCOM
16:30Closing wordsOttilia Thoreson
16:40End of conference
16:45- 17:15Media eventJohanna Laurila

All presentations

Activity 1. – Efficiency and measures

Activity 2: Biodiversity

Task 1. – Bycatch

Task 2. – Fish

Task 3. – Pelagic habitats

Task 4. – Harbour porpoise

Task 5. – Foodweb/BEAT

Activity 3: Marine litter

Task 1. – Beach litter

Task 2. – Microlitter

Activity 4: Underwater noise

Task 1. – Continuous noise

Task 2. – Impulsive noise

Activity 7: Project coordination

BLUES and the bigger picture