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20 May 2021 - 21 May 2021
Den Helder | Virtual, Netherlands
European Maritime Day 2021


Dear speakers, dear workshop organisers, dear stakeholders,

EMD 2021 in Den Helder will be a virtual conference.

As a registered participant you will have access to all the virtual formats of the conference.


Hybrid sessions


Main Sessions


All main sessions will be available online. A number of sessions will take place in Den Helder with the physical presence of some moderators and speakers.

Some of the main sessions will be available via Live streaming online (link will be available under Agenda, after you have registered to the session).

Please register to the sessions you would like to attend, on B2Match, under Agenda:

Other main sessions, will be available directly on Zoom application (link will be available under Agenda, after you have registered to the session).

Please register to the sessions you would like to attend, on B2Match, under Agenda:

  • EU Policy session "Marine and freshwater Research & Innovation" - more details
  • Pitch Session III - Interact – Knowledge of the Seas network - more details

  • Note that these two sessions have a maximum capacity of 500 online attendees
  • Once the session is fully booked, "Add" button will not be available anymore



Virtual sessions


Workshops


All workshops will run virtually via video conferencing (Zoom), so all speakers and participants will be remotely connected from their home/office.

The virtual sessions of the workshops will offer:

  • Direct link to Zoom session available under Agenda rubric (only if you have registered to the session)
  • Live chat (online written interaction)

Please register to the sessions you would like to attend, on B2Match, under Agenda, by clicking on button "Add" close to each session:

  • For each slot of parallel workshops, please select up to one workshop per time slot to attend
  • Note that each workshop has a maximum capacity of 500 online attendees
  • Once the workshop is fully booked, "Add" button will not be available anymore


Sessions where you can choose to register:

During Networking breaks:

By selecting one of these slot you indicate that you are available for B2B meetings with other participants of the conference.

B2B meetings will be virtual, once scheduled, you will be able to open virtual one to one via your Agenda (5 minutes before)

During Stakeholders’ Workshops:

For each slot (5 in total), please select one of the 4 workshops you will attend.

All worskshop sessions, as virtual, will be available online.

If you have registered to it, a green button under Agenda will allow you to attend join online (5 minutes before)

Note that each workshop has a maximum capacity of 500 online attendees

Once the workshop is fully booked, "Add" button will not be available anymore



    During Plenary sessions, EU Policy sessions and EU Blue Economy Report:

    Please select sessions you would like to attend

    All these sessions will be available online

    If you have registered to it, a green button under Agenda will allow you to attend join online (5 minutes before)



    How does the matchmaking works?

    EMD will be the place for you to meet in a quick and easy way potential partners to establish a future collaboration. 15-minute slots will be organized.

    1. REGISTRATION: During the registration you indicate if and when you are available for bilateral meetings.

    2. PROFILE SETUP: Next you create your own profile. In your profile/’Market place opportunities’ you can state what kind of cooperation you are looking for and which ideas you would like to discuss with potential collaboration partners.

    Note: The better the quality of your profile the more meeting requests you will receive. Your profile is your business card, therefore we recommend you spend some minutes to insert a high quality and meaningful information.

    3. REQUEST MEETINGS: Browse the other participants; send bilateral meetings request to those companies you would like to meet at the event. Meeting requests that are accepted are scheduled on fixed time-slots and tables prior to the event.

    4. CONFIRM PARTICIPATION: In case you have meetings, the organizer needs to be sure that you will attend the event. Therefore please confirm or cancel your participation once you are asked to confirm.

    Our staff will be at your disposal during the whole matchmaking event via a helpdesk (emd2021@teamwork.fr).


    Tips for registering at B2B meetings:

    1. 1. Log into your account, available once you are registered.
    2. 2. Once in your profile, go to "My attendance".
    3. 3. Select the session that you would like to attend to.

    When in the agenda tab:

    • My agenda shows your personalized agenda, you will be able to see the slots chosen and bilateral meetings accepted. This agenda can be downloaded as a PDF file
    • Full event Agenda shows the event’s agenda



    Location

    Den Helder | Virtual, Netherlands

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    Meetings

    Participants 950
    Meetings 163

    Participants

    Albania 1
    Algeria 2
    Australia 2
    Austria 5
    Belarus 1
    Belgium 332
    Benin 1
    Brazil 6
    Bulgaria 45
    Canada 9
    China 1
    Croatia 39
    Cyprus 16
    Czech Republic 1
    Denmark 47
    Eritrea 1
    Estonia 12
    Finland 58
    France 169
    French Guiana 1
    French Polynesia 1
    Georgia 2
    Germany 122
    Greece 160
    Guinea-bissau 1
    China (Hong Kong) 1
    Hungary 6
    India 2
    Indonesia 2
    Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
    Ireland 81
    Israel 1
    Italy 193
    Japan 1
    South Korea 1
    Latvia 22
    Lebanon 1
    Libya 1
    Liechtenstein 2
    Lithuania 24
    Luxembourg 13
    Malta 32
    Mexico 2
    Montenegro 1
    Morocco 10
    Netherlands 254
    Netherlands Antilles 1
    Norway 31
    Pakistan 2
    Poland 50
    Portugal 245
    Romania 39
    Russia 7
    Senegal 2
    Serbia 1
    Singapore 1
    Slovakia 2
    Slovenia 17
    South Africa 4
    Spain 194
    Sweden 35
    Switzerland 10
    Tunisia 2
    Turkey 20
    Ukraine 14
    United Kingdom 108
    United States 9
    Total 2480

    Participants

    Private company 422
    European institution 186
    R&D institution 171
    University 307
    Authority/Government 581
    NGO 219
    Consulting 149
    International organisation 127
    Other 316
    Total 2478