The kick off meeting in Copenhagen January 9-11, 2007, was PLURELs first general project meeting.


Tuesday, January 9

Venue: Marble Hall, Thorvaldsensvej 40
Welcome to the NEW Faculty of Life Sciences at University of Copenhagen Per Holten-Andersen, Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences [presentation]
14.20 What does the European Commission expect from PLUREL? How does it fit into the 6th Framework Program and what are the plans for FP 7? Scientific & Information Officer Vincent Favrel, DG Research [presentation]
14.40 Urban sprawl in Europe. The ignored challenge Ronan Uhel, European, Environment Agency [presentation]
15.00 Coffee break
15.20 Development in the urban fringe around Copenhagen Professor Jørgen Primdahl, KVL [presentation]
15.40 Presentation of the PLUREL Integrated Project Kjell Nilsson, Deputy Director General and Project Coordinator [presentation]
16.00 Branding PLUREL Creative Director Johan Adam Linneballe, Scandinavian Branding
18:00 Bus transfer to the Forestry College in Nødebo
19.00 Dinner

Wednesday, January 10

Venue: Forestry College, Nødebo
Introduction to the workshop
09.10 Methodological approach to the Sustainability Impact Assessment Tool (SIAT) in SENSOR Dr. Katharina Helming, ZALF, Coordinator of the SENSOR Integrated Project [presentation]
09.30 Introduction to the module team meetingsProject Manager Thomas Sick Nielsen, KU [presentation]
09.45 Coffee break
10.0016.00 Module team meetings: Operational work plans for the first 18 months
13.0015.00 1st meeting of the Project Management Board
16.0018.00 1st meeting of the Scientific Co-ordination Team
18.30 Dinner

Thursday, January 11

Venue: Forestry College, Nødebo
Plenary reports from the Module Leaders (presentations: M1 , M2 , M3 , M4 , M5)
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Plenary reports continued
11.20 Data management Dr. Wolfgang Loibl, Head of GIS staff, ARC systems research & Stephen Pedell, JRC [presentation]
11.40 Practical follow up on administrative issues and future plans for the management of PLUREL Ole Henrik Haslund, KU & Project Manager Thomas Sick Nielsen, KU [general presentation; financial presentation]
12.00 Questions
12.30 Lunch
14.00 Bus transfer to Copenhagen Airport