Estoril group

Participants: ~ 105 from 29 countries
Location: Sana Hotel, Estoril, Portugal


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WG and MC meeting Estoril, Portugal
22-23 October 2014


Program COST STReESS meeting Estoril

In connection with the COST WG/MC meeting 7 workshops (WS) are planned.


Estoril schedule all events


COST WG/MC meeting program
Note: minor modifications still possible untill October

Tuesday October 21

17.00-22:00 Meeting Steering Committee and Topic Group leaders (with dinner)
Break and free dinner for the rest of the participants

Wednesday October 22

08:00-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-09:30 Plenary session: Opening- Welcome by local organisers; welcome by SC/COST chair: Action news, outline of the meeting
09:30-11:00 Plenary session: keynote speakers (talks 20 min, 10 min discussion)
a) Kathy Steppe
(Ghent Univ., BE) – The tweeting tree initiative – An European Dendrometer project (working title)
b) David Frank (WSL, CH) – Potential of tree-ring width and density for reconstructions of biomass (working title)
c) Annikki Mäkelä (Helsinki Univ., FI) – Tree modelling to estimate wood production under climate change (working title)
11:00-11:30 Coffee break 
11:30-13:00 Plenary session: keynote speakers/panel discussion
a) Gert-Jan Nabuurs
(Wageningen Univ., NL) - Effects of climate change on EU forest resources (working title)
b) Christopher Reyer (PIC, DE) - Towards robust projections of European forests under climate change (working title)
c) Panel discussion: Integration of Topic Group activities, up scaling and positioning of COST Action STReESS (working title)
13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-16:30 Topic Group meetings: 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 (part 1)
Download TG descriptions & agendas
16:30-17:00 Coffee break 
17:00-18:00 Topic Group meetings 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 (part 2)
18:00-18:20 Break
18:20-19:00 ESRs meeting (chair Elsiabeth Robert)
19:00-19:30 Break
19:30-20:00 Port wine reception
20:00-23:00 Conference dinner

 Thursday October 23

08:00-09:30 Breakfast
09:30-11:00 Topic group meetings:  1, 2, 4, 10* (part 1)
Download TG descriptions & agendas
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Topic group meetings: 1, 2, 4, 10* (part 2)
13:00-14:30  Lunch break
14:30-15:30 Working Group meetings (WGs 1, 2, 3) 
15:30-16:30 Time for discussion in smaller working groups
16:30-17:00  Coffee break
17:00-18:30 Plenary session: sum-up, closing
18:30-19:30 Management Committee  meeting (chair Ute Sass-Klaassen)
Download Agenda MC meeting
19:30-20:00 Break
20:00-23:00  Free dinner
   *TG 7 will not organise a topic-group meeting in this COST WG meeting.
   A Workshop of TG 7 is held on Saturday, October, 25

Friday October 24

08:00-08:50 Breakfast
09.30-14:30 Optional Excursion (on own expenses): visit to cork oak forest (with lunch)