Events Project meetings Kick off meeting, Thessaloniki

TESS kick-off meeting

Meeting called by:

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Type of meeting:

Project kick-off meeting

Place:

Thessaloniki, Greece

Time:

December 3 4, 2008



Agenda

Wednesday December 3

Opening / Welcome:

AUTH - European Commission

09:00 09:30

Project overview:

AUTH

09:30 09:45

Presentation of the participating organisations of relevant capabilities & anticipated main roles:

All partners

09:45 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 11:30

Presentation, discussion and consolidation of the work plan under the different work packages.
WP2: Central Policy Environment (ESUSG)
WP3: Local Environment (BOURNEU)

Workpackage Leaders

11:30 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 14:30

Presentation, discussion and consolidation of the work plan under the different work packages.
WP4: Modelling for Sustainable Development (IST)
WP5: Case studies (AUTH)
WP6: Transactional Environmental Decision Support (BOURNEU)
WP7: Awareness & Dissemination (TERO)
WP8: Assessment and evaluation (PBS)

Workpackage Leaders

14:30 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 16:30

Discussion and conclusions

AUTH European Commission - Anatrack Tero - All partners

16:30 18:00



Thursday December 4

Training workshop
Introduction on FP7 / administration and management of European Union funds for research

European Commission

09:00 10:00

Training workshop
Accounting issues, cost statements and procedures, invoicing of expenses, accepted methods of procurement and - in general - financial housekeeping in accordance to EC policies and regulations for FP7.

AUTH - Tero - European Commission

10:00 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 11:30

Project Management
Consortium agreement, official documents, project committees, reporting, financial issues, bank accounts, cost statements, etc.

AUTH - Tero

11:30 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 14:00

Recap of the meeting, schedule of next meetings, assignments of work and set-up of deadlines, etc.

AUTH - Tero

14:00 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 16:00

Training workshop
(cont.)

AUTH - Tero

16:00 17:30