179 participants have attended the Polish SEAPLANSPACE workshops.

The Polish SEAPLANSPACE workshops “Marine spatial planning instruments for sustainable marine governance” for stakeholders involved in the process of maritime spatial planning ended on the 10th January 2021. The SEAPLANSPACE Project is co-financed from Interreg South Baltic 2014-2020 Programme funds.

The SEAPLANSPACE Project Team is pleased to inform, that the SEAPLANSPACE workshops just during its two Polish editions provided 179 participants with tailored, practical and high quality knowledge in the field of marine spatial planning and sustainable marine governance. Among them were 20 participants from: Germany, Denmark and Lithuania who took part in international module of the SEAPLANSPACE workshops. 

Two Polish editions consisting of total 360 hours provided for participants representing public administration, in particular maritime administration, local government, blue and green economy as well as students and graduates.

The SEAPLANSPACE workshops programme consists of five modules including the general information on the sustainable marine governance in relation to economic, environmental, legal and social aspects of spatial planning process and its practical aspects.

The SEAPLANSPACE trainers are practitioners as well as university professors involved in the process of marine spatial planning and sustainable marine governance of the Baltic Sea. International parts of the workshops were provided by experienced experts representing s-Pro – sustainable projects GmbH – Suzanne Altvater, Angela Schultz-Zehden, Kira Gee. The workshops were simultaneously interpreted. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2nd edition of the SEAPLANSPACE workshops was organised on-line using MS Teams platform. In international module participated trainees from Poland, German, Denmark and Lithuania. They also had the opportunity to take part in interactive sessions. Despite pandemics and thanks to the modern technology the networking and international cooperative objectives of the SEAPLANSPACE Project as well as SEAPLANSPACE workshops were achieved expectations of the organisers. 

The SEAPLANSPACE Project Team would like to thank the trainers as well as participants for fruitful and substantive participation in the SEAPLANSPACE workshops, high motivation and professionalism especially in those inconvenient circumstances of isolation stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The list of the SEAPLANSPACE workshops trainers includes: prof. dr hab. Tomasz Bąkowski, prof. dr hab. Kamil Zeidler, dr hab. Monika Adamczak- Retecka, prof. UG, dr hab. Anna Machnikowska, prof. UG, dr hab. Maciej Nyka, prof. UG, dr hab. Dorota Pyć, prof. UG, prof. dr hab. Jacek Zaucha, dr hab. Ernest Czermański, prof.UG, dr hab. Aleksandra Koźlak, prof. UG, mgr Magdalena Matczak, mgr Jakub Jankiewicz, dr hab. Sylwia Mrozowska, prof. UG, dr Barbara Kijewska, dr hab. Urszula Janas, prof. UG, dr hab. Konrad Ocalewicz, prof. UG, dr hab. Mariusz Sapota, prof. UG, dr hab. Katarzyna Smolarz, prof. UG, dr Agnieszka Kubowicz- Grajewska, dr Halina Kendzierska, dr Ewa Szymczak, prof. Ramunas Powilanskas (University in Klaipeda).

Special thanks for support in SEAPLANSPACE workshops implementation to dr hab. Aneta Oniszczuk- Jastrząbek, prof. UG, dr hab. Dorota Burska, prof UG, translators team, IT Center of University of Gdańsk, and for administrative support to mgr Katarzyna Sztygiel and mgr Monika Fijałkowska.

The SEAPLANSPACE Project Team:

dr hab. Dorota Pyć, prof. UG, Project Manager 

dr hab. Maciej Nyka, prof. UG, Communication Manager

mgr inż. Jolanta Mrozek, Finance Manager