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MarBEF General Assembly 2007

Location: Sopot & Gdynia (Poland)
Event Type: Meeting
Event Date: 2007-05-14    
End Date: 2007-05-16

Event Description:
Each year MarBEF organizes a General Assembly, at which the whole consortium meets to discuss the organization and progress of the network’s activities. This year the meeting will be held in Sopot/Gdynia (Poland) from 14 – 16 May 2007 and will be organized by a local committee chaired by Jan Marcin Weslawski and Maciej Wolowicz:

The value of biodiversity observatories and monitoring for science and society

Because many institutes participate in more than one RMP project, thus in total with more than two persons, it is allowed to send up to four persons, with a total maximum of 4000 € for T&S, plus fee, costs.

Conference fee is 200 euro at registration before 30th March 2007, and 250 euro after that date, and during registration at the meeting.
Note: Credit cards are not accepted for the fee payment during the conference. Only CASH accepted

The fee will cover:
- costs of local organization
- coffee breaks and snacks
- conference dinner
- lunches (all are centrally organised)
- local transportation and lunch during excursion

Please download the registration form (below), fill it in, and send via e-mail to Conference secretariat (

Transfer the money to:
Institute of Oceanology PAS, Bank Millenium S.A. Al. Jerozolimskie 123a Warszawa 02-017, Oddział Nr 214 Gdynia
Account number PL 82 1160 2202 0000 0000 6192 0539

We shall provide the receipt for fee, that will be handed to all participants upon arrival.

Hotel information:
Travel information:

Contact email:

Event programme:
Please check the website on

Collaborators and organisers:
The meeting is being prepared jointly by:
Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences and Institute of Oceanography University of Gdańsk

The Scientific Committee will consist of:
- Carlo Heip (General Coordinator)
- Jan Marcin Weslawski (IO PAN; local organizer)
- Maciej Wolowicz (IO UG; local organizer)
- Edward Vanden Berghe (for WP1)
- Fred Buchholz (for Theme 1)
- David Paterson (for Theme 2)
- Poul Holm (for Theme 3)
- Herman Hummel (Executive Director)
- Pim van Avesaath (Management Office)

Conference secretariat:
Kinga Skalska [ ]
Józef Wiktor Jr. [ ]
and Wojciech Moskal [ ]

Website url:

Registration form:

Registration fee: 200/250

Relevant costs that should be taken by MARBEF:  

Possibility for day-care centres (facilities for children): No

MarBEF supported event: Yes

Event within Framework of MARBEF: WP9 - General Management

Maximum number of participants: 

External participants (non MARBEF) allowed: Yes

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