The Tenth International Training Workshop on

Integrated Coastal Management in the Mediterranean & the Black Sea

-The Jubilee Event-

26 August - 11 September 2014, Dalyan - Aegean Coast - Dalyan, T U R K E Y





0th Day (25 August, Monday)

Arrivals, transfers from the Dalaman Airport to the Hotel

1st Day (26 August, Tuesday)

09:30-10:30 Registration
10:30-11:20 Introduction to MEDCOAST and MEDCOAST Institute (Özhan)

10:20-11:40 Coffee Break

11:40-12:30 History of ICM (Özhan)

12:30-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-14:50 Fundamentals of Coastal Systems - Theory (Giardino)

14:50-15:40 Fundamentals of Coastal Systems - Participant Projects (Giardino)

15:40-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Informal know-each other and orientation meeting of faculty and participants


18:00-19:30 Welcome drinks

2nd Day (27 August, Wednesday)

09:30-10:20 Coastal Conflicts: the Need for Management (Özhan)

10:20-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-11:30 Goals and Principles of ICM (Özhan)

11:30-11:40 Break
11:40-12:30 Coastal Tourism and Related Conflicts (Williams)

12:30-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-15:40 Participants' presentations (4) on national coastal management issues and practices

15:40-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-18:00 Participants' presentations (5) on national coastal management issues and practices

3rd Day (28 August, Thursday)

09:30-10:20 Beaches and their Management (Williams) 

10:20-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-11:30 Coastal Erosion and Shoreline Management - Theory (Giardino)

11:30-11:40 Break

11:40-12:30 Coastal Erosion and Shoreline Management - Participant Projects (Giardino).

12:30-14:00 Lunch break

Afternoon     For lecturers: Round-table with Jordanian visitors on Acaba Bay GEF Project

                     For participants: Free time in Dalyan

4th Day (29 August, Friday)

09:30-10:20 Coastal Ecosystems and Management I (van der Meulen)

10:20-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-11:30 Coastal Ecosystems and Management II (van der Meulen)

11:30-11:40 Break

11:40-12:45 Coastal Management Tools, including Demonstrations and Applications in Real Projects (Giardino)

12:30-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-14:50 Beach Aesthetics, Ratings, and Management Guidelines (Williams)

14:50-15:00 Break

15:00-16:30 Participants' Presentations (3/4) on National Coastal Management Issues and Practices

16:30-16:50 Coffee Break

16:50-17:45 Marmaris - Fethiye Coast: Introduction to the Field Studies (Özhan)

17:50           Announcement of the award for the winning participant's presentation

5th - 11th Day (30 August, Saturday – 05 September, Friday)

Field studies along the coast from Marmaris to Fethiye on a traditional wooden boat

The following lectures and group work will take place in the evenings on the boat:

*Lecture on “Marmaris to Fethiye Coast" by E. Özhan

*Lecture on "Coastal Litter - Management Aspects" by A.T. Williams

*Group exercise on "Coastal Values, Concerns, and Actions (National and Regional Perspectives)


Field study subjects-To be finalized (Each subject to be taken by a team of 2 participants):

(A) Coastal Planning, Resources and Development

(B) Environmental Impacts of Coastal Development and Anthropogenic Activities, Coastal Use Conflicts
(C) Coastal Tourism: Opportunities and Threats
(D) Coastal Environmental Management: Water Quality and Litter
(E) Beaches and Beach Management

(F) Ecosystem Management, Coastal Conservation and Specially Protected Areas

12th Day (06 September, Saturday)

10:30          Arrival at Hotel and free time in the afternoon


13th Day (07 September, Sunday)

Whole day:  Participants work on their field study reports and power point presentations


14th Day (08 September, Monday)

09:30-10:30 ICZM: Policy Making, Implementation, Stakeholder Analysis and Involvement, Monitoring and Evaluation (van der Meulen)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:20 Coastal and Marine/Maritime Spatial Planning (Coleman)

12:20-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-14:50 Climate Change and Coastal Adaptation (van der Meulen)

14:50-15:00 Break

15:00-16:00 Decision Support Tools for Spatial Planning (Coleman)

16:00-16:20 Break

16:20-17:30 Introduction to Marxan Software and Incorporating Socio-economic Values in Planning (Coleman)


15th Day (09 September, Tuesday)

09:30-10:20 Regional Efforts for ICM in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea (Özhan)

10:20-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-12:30 Discussion Session on the Status and Future of ICM in the Mediterranean, Black and Caspian Seas (Moderator: Coleman/Özhan)

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-16:00 Presentation of the field study reports on Topics A and B and discussion

16:00-18:00 Discussion Session: Collaboration for ICM in the Mediterranean, Black and Caspian Seas - What role can MEDCOAST play? (Moderator: van der Meulen)

Evening:      Closing Dinner and Graduation Ceremony


16th Day (10 September, Wednesday)

09:30-10:20 ICZM Protocol for the Mediterranean (Özhan)

10:20-10:40 Coffee break

10:40-11:30 Planning and Design of Marine Specially Protected Areas with Stakeholder Involvement (Coleman)

11:30-12:30 Presentation of the Field Strudy Reports on Topic C

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-17:00 Presentation of the Field Study Reports on Topic D, E, and F

17:30          Announcement of the winning presentation on Field Study Report


17th Day (11 September, Thursday)

09:30-11:30 Discussion Session on Köyceğiz - Dalyan Specially Protected Area (Moderator: Özhan)

11:30-12:20 Conclusions of MEDCOAST Institute 2012 (Özhan)

12:20-13:00 MEDCOAST Institute 2014: Evaluation questionnaire

13:00-14:00 Lunch

Afternoon:  Free time in Dalyan
                 Check out from the Hotel and transfer to the Dalaman International Airport for departure.


18th Day (12 September, Friday)

Check out from the Hotel and transfer to the Dalaman Airport for departure.


Institute Leader: Prof. Erdal ÖZHAN, President Mediterranean Coastal Foundation



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