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Midterm conference 23 November 2017

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Midterm conference 23 November 2017

Added on 2017-11-08
Dear reader, On 1 November 2015 the CREST project officially started and runs for a period of four years. During the mid-term conference on 23 November 2017 we welcome your input as end-users to steer our research in the second half of the CREST project. We kindly invite you to participate in this event. Next to presentations of preliminary results of CREST, demos of monitoring equipment and a poster exhibition, we also have some interesting key note speakers. Register now online to reserve your seat. See you soon! Kind regards, Coordinator Jaak Mobaliu (KU Leuven)
Register at the following link: http://registration.vliz.be/node/218
Deadline for registration: 17 November 2017
Conference Room Planet Ocean (auditorium) - Entrance 61
Wandelaarkaai 7
8400 Ostend
How to reach us?  www.vliz.be/nl/hoe-vliz-bereiken

9:30 Coffee
10:00 Welcome
Jaak Monbaliu (project coordinator)
10:10 Keynote ” Near shore processes and modelling tools”
Catherine Villaret (Coastal Modelling Solution company and researcher at the St Venant Laboratory of Hydraulics in Chatou)
10:50 Improving our knowledge of underwater physical processes
Erik Toorman (KU Leuven)
PhD pitches from Mohamed Ouda (KU Leuven) and Qinghui Zhang (KU Leuven)
11:15 Improving our knowledge of wave impact and overtopping
Peter Troch (Ghent University)
PhD pitches from Vincent Gruwez (Ghent University), Samuel Van Ackere (Ghent University) and Ine Vandebeek (Ghent University/KU Leuven)
11:45 Innovation in coastal monitoring
Alain Dewulf (Ghent University)
PhD pitches from Glenn Strypsteen (KU Leuven) and Annelies Vandenbulcke (Ghent University)
12:15 Poster exhibition and demo session of monitoring techniques
12:45 Lunch
13:45  “Working with nature: the Sand Engine experience”
Marcel Stive (Professor Emeritus TUDelft)
14:25 Improving our knowledge of sediment transport at the coast
Toon Verwaest (Flanders Hydraulics Research)
PhD pitches from Anne-Lise Montreuil (VUB) and Evelien Brand (VUB)
14:50 Interactive intermezzo on citizen-science
15:10 Data rescue
Nathalie De Hauwere (VLIZ)
15:30 Towards one set of climate change scenarios for the Belgian coast
Dries Van den Eynde (RBINS)
15:50 Closure
16:00 Networking reception
More information
Visit the website www.crestproject.be for more information. Documents of former meetings can be consulted at http://crestproject.be/nl/user/login (User name: kdynuser@vliz.be; login: kdynus3r).

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