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2nd Portuguese Conference on Marine Waste

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Workshop "Microplastics"

Program

September 19th

  • 8:30 - Reception of participants

  • 9:30 - Opening | official entities 

  • minister  of the Sea ( the  confirm) ,  presidents  CM Setúbal, APSS, APLM, MARE

  • 10:00 - 13:00 -  Panel 1. Policy solutions and awareness

  • Session 1A.  Directives and legislation ( Moderation Sandra Moutinho, DGRM)

10:00 am -  Strategies and instruments to combat marine litter: direct measures and  indirect - Ana Cristina Carrola, APA

10:15 - Marine garbage and the 2030 Agenda - Conceição Santos, DGPM

10:30 - Marine litter on beaches in Portugal  - what monitoring alerts us to!  - Isabel Moura, APA

10:45 -  Fishing for a sea without rubbish - Sérgio Faias, DOCAPESCA  

11:00  Debate & Questions  

 

11:15am - 11:45am break  

  • Session 1B.  Awareness: the role of civil society

( Moderation José Carlos Ferreira, MARE)  

11:45 - Coastwatch Project  - European project on environmental education for sustainability - Carla Pacheco, GEOTA

12:00 - Project "Education for sustainable development and  global citizenship" -  Simon Acciaioli,  Sea Brigade

12:15 - The Customary Suspects on our Beach - Catarina Gonçalves, Blue Flag Program

12:30 - The role of the SGRU in raising citizens' awareness for the correct disposal of plastic waste -  Susana Lopes, Lipor

12:45 Debate & Questions

 

13:00 - 14:30 Free lunch

  • 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm - Panel 2.  Economy and society: applying solutions

  • Session 2A.  From design to use( moderation  Grace  Martinho, APLM-MARE)

 

14:30 - Plastics and the Environment: Threat or Opportunity? -Carlos Bernardo, Institute of Polymers and Composites,  ONE little

14:45 -  Conception and design: Ecodesign of alternative products -   Paulo Correia, Logoplaste

15:00 - Strategies for plastic in the food retail sector -  Victor Martins,  Sonae MC

15:15 - Problems and solutions for greater recyclability of plastic packaging. collaborative strategy  -  Luisa Magalhães, Smart Waste

15:30 Plastics: Challenges and Opportunities, Fernando Ventura, Pingo Doce

15:45 Debate & Questions

 

16:00 - 16:30 Break

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  • Session 2B.  the life of the end of life  ( Moderation Ana Pires , MARE)

16:30 - Plastic Recycling in a Circular Economy: main challenges and obstacles” - Lindsey Wuisan, ECOS, Circular Economy Portugal

16:45 - Reuse to avoid disposables -  Graça Gonçalves, specialist in waste management

17:00 End of life destination: the ecopoint - João Letras, Sociedade Ponto Verde

5:15 pm EPS and XPS Recycling -  Pedro Luis, EPS20 FISCHER

17:30 PET recycling process - Rui Silva and Cristina Barbosa, Evertis  

17:45 Debate & Questions

18:00  Flash presentations - Session I ( see )

 

  • 19:00 -  Muscat of Honor-  CM Setúbal

    • Tasting snacks with seaweed - Alga4Food Project,  FCT-NOVA

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20th  of September

 

  • 9:00 - 13:00  -  "Microplastics" research workshop

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13:00 - 14:30 Free lunch

  • 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm -  Panel 3.  Research and development of innovative solutions

 

  • Session 3A. Alternatives to plastic  ( Moderation Ana Gomes,  APLM-MARE)

2:30 pm -  YPack Project -  Ascension Reis, Requimte and FCT NOVA

14:45 - SpraySafe -   Isabel Ferreira, CIMO, IP  Bragança   

15:00 - Spawnfoam, biological building materials - Pedro Mendes, Spawnfoam

15:15 Debate & Questions

 

4:05 pm  - 4:30 pm Break

  • Session 3B. Solutions for detection and prevention  

​​ ( Moderation Paula Sobral , APLM-MARE)

4:30 pm - UAS4LITTER -  Mapping of marine litter with low-cost drones - Gil Gonçalves, INESC -Coimbra

16:45 - Tap water only: a more sustainable future - Marcos Sá, Communication and Environmental Education Department, EPAL

17:00 - OCS - Operation Clean Sweep - Nuno Aguiar, APIP

17:15 - Debate & Questions  

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  • 17:30 - Closing | Representatives CM Setúbal, ABS, APLM, MARE

  • 18:30 - Action to promote Carapau - Docapesca, Ports and  Auctions, SA

Day 21  of September

National Beach Clean up Day (International Coastal Clean up)

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