Agenda of TOSCA final conference

The TOSCA final conference will take place at the Maritime Prefect Residence - Chemin du Fort Cap-Brun - 83000 Toulon.

PREMAR MED will provide bus transportation @8.30am from the Mediterranean Maritime Prefecture  - Quai Consigne - 83000 Toulon (France)


09.00am - 09.30am

  • Registration and Welcome coffee

09.30am - 09.45am: Official opening

  • Vice-Amiral d'Escadre Yann TAINGUY, Maritime Prefect for the Mediterranean (PREMAR MED)
  • Alain PAGES, Deputy Manager of the Pole Mer PACA-Toulon Var Technologies (PMP-TVT)
  • Marc SAILLARD, President of the University South of Toulon Var (MIO/USTV)

09.45am - 10.10am

  • TOSCA project: context and overview by Anne MOLCARD, MIO/USTV

10.10am - 11.00am: PRESENTATIOn of the tools developed (Part 1)

  • Success & failures of forecasting systems by Emilio GARCIA LADONA, ICM-CSIC
  • How do numerical models work? by Alejandro ORFILA, UIB-IMEDEA
  • How to combine HF radars & drifters? by Pierre-Marie POULAIN, OGS
  • How to optimize the drifters deployment strategy? by Enrico ZAMBIANCHI, DISAM

11.00am - 11.30am

  •  Coffee break and visit of the project’s exhibition and information stands

11.30am - 12.00am: PRESENTATION of the tools developed (part 2)

  • How to merge data and models using LAVA? by Annalisa GRIFFA, CNR-ISMAR
  • An interactive web-based oceanographic information system (GIS) by Didier MALLARINO, MIO/USTV

12.00am - 12.40pm: Authorities point of view

  • Alexandroupolis' demonstration exercise by Christos PAPAPOSTOLOU, REMTH
  • How TOSCA can be a relevant tool for antipollution control? by Commissaire Général (Ret) Alain VERDEAUX, PREMAR MED

12.40pm - 12.55pm

  • Conclusion & perspectives by Anne MOLCARD, MIO/USTV


Closing speech byVice-Amiral d'Escadre Yann TAINGUY, Maritime Prefect for the Mediterranean (PREMAR MED)


  •  Group photo & Lunch


03.00pm - 03.30pm

03.30pm - 05.00pm

  • Guided tour of the anti-pollution facilities (inside the military premises: restricted access)

05.15pm - 06.15pm

  • Guided Boat Tour of Toulon Harbor & Seafront

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