Symposium on Coastal Zone Management and Spatial Marine Planning

University Centre of the Westfjords

3rd - 4th of September 2009


Thursday 03.09

10.00-10.20 Welcome 

10.20-10.40 Kristján Freyr Helgason, Adviser for the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture: Fisheries Management in Iceland

10.40-11.00 Valdimar Ingi Gunnarsson,  a Consultant and Researcher at Sjávarútvegsþjónustan:  Aquaculture in Iceland and Coastal Zone Management

11.00-11.20 Valborg Steingrímsdóttir, Lawyer at The National Energy Authority: Administration of Utilization of Seabed Resources

11.20-11.40 Ólafur Ögmundarson, Project Manager at Matís, Icelandic Food Research: Public participation and planning

11.40-12.00 Discussions and Questions

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-13.20 Anna Karlsdóttir, Assistant professor at HÍ: Not Sure about the Shore! Occupational Landscape of Coastal Communities in the Telescope

13.20-13.40 Sigríður Ólafsdóttir, Program Director at Hsvest:  Icelandic Coastal Management in Global Perspective

13.40-14.00 Rodrigo Menafra, a Researcher and Teacher at Hsvest:  Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management in Canada

14.00-14.20 Discussions and Questions

14.20-15.00 Working Groups

16.00-19.00 Vigur Field Trip

20.00 Dinner at Tjöruhúsið

Friday 04.09

9.00-9.20 Heiðrún Guðmundsdóttir, Adviser at Environment Agency of Iceland:  Implementation of the Water Framework Directive on Icelandic Coastal Zone Management

9.20-9.40 Ingimundur Stefánsson and Sigmar Arnar Steingrímsson, National Planning Agency, Iceland.  CZM and SMP - the Need for, Options and Applicable Tools in the Icelandic Context

9.40-10.10 Gunnar Páll Eydal, a Planner and Consultant at Eik, Planning Office and Consultation: Resource management plan for coastal areas in the Westfjords

10.10-10.30 Discussions and questions

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-12.30 Working groups

12.30-13.30 Lunch and conclusions of the working groups introduced

14-15.30 at Edinborg:

Lorraine Gray, SSMEI Project Officer at NAFC Marine Centre, Shetland Island:  Marine Spatial Planning: Using GIS to Drive Local Marine Policy

Claire M. O'Neill, Project Management Consultant: The Cinque Terra project: A Case-Study of Local Development

15.45-16.30 Discussions and questions

16.30 Symposiums End