CityNet: The network of European research projects on integrated urban water management

A research project supported by the European Commission under the Fifth Framework Programme
and contributing to the implementation of the Key Action "Sustainable Management and Quality of Water"
within the Energy, Environment and Sustainable development program.

 

 

 

Kick-off Meeting and 1st Meeting of the Project Steering Committee

ENPC - CEREVE

6-8 avenue Blaise Pascal
Champs sur Marne

Marne la Vallée (Paris)

(20) 21 23 Feb 2003

 

 

Tentative programme

Version of 17 Feb 2003

 

 

Scientific organisation: Wolfgang Schilling and Peter Krebs

Local organisation: Daniel Thevenot and Miriam Foerster

Minutes: Sveinung Sægrov

(With special thanks to Peter S. Mikkelsen and Morten Elle for their preparatory work)

 

 

 

Universität

Karlsruhe

 

 

Thursday 20 Feb 14:00 - 18:00

Room P202 (use backside/north entrance via sports ground)

CityNet PSC meeting

Participants: Schilling, Sægrov, Eiswirth, Thevenot, Mikkelsen, Rauch (for Krebs), Bertrand-Krajewski, Elle

Reporter

Comments

Administrative issues:

  • Consortium agreement
  • Economy and payments

Cluster activities:

  • CityNet Website
  • CityNet BSCW server
  • CityNet brochure
  • CityNet press release
  • Participation in policy meetings

Status of CityNet AM work packages:

  • WP1 ("CityNet kick-off")
  • WP2 ("IUWS analysis workshop")
  • WP3 ("IUWM seminar")
  • WP4 ("dissemination workshop")
  • WP5 ("conference")
  • WP6 ("enhanced end-user involvement")
  • WP7 ("study modules")

Set-up of cross-project groups:

  • IUWS Analysis methodology (WP2)
  • Socio-economy issues of IUWM (WP3)
  • Dissemination (WP4)
  • International conference (WP5)
  • IUWM end-users participation (WP6)
  • IUWS Education programme (WP7)
  • IUWM pamphlet (WP8)

CityNet advisory committee (CAC)

Other issues:

  • Report from Stresa Meeting
  • Profiling CityNet
  • Travel and work over weekends

Next PSC meetings (tentative):

  • WP3: PSC meeting and IUWM seminar 24./25.10.03 Swindon (or Aquafin?)
  • WP2: EJSW and IUWS analysis workshop
    11-14.03.04 and 15.3.04 Lyon
  • WP4: 27./28.10.04 Copenhagen
  • WP5: Aug/Sept 2005 Copenhagen

 

Sægrov

 

 

  • Schilling
  • Schilling
  • Bertrand-Krajewski
  • Thevenot
  • Thevenot

 

  • Schilling
  • Bertrand-Krajewski
  • Krebs
  • Thevenot
  • Mikkelsen
  • Eiswirth
  • Schilling

 

  • Bertrand-Krajewski
  • Krebs
  • Thevenot
  • Mikkelsen
  • Eiswirth
  • Schilling
  • Schilling

Schilling

 

Schilling

Schilling

Bertrand-Krajewski

 

Krebs

Bertrand-Krajewski

 

Thevenot

Mikkelsen

CA has been sent before prior to meeting (please bring your copy)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suggested CARE-W/-S delegates:

Milina

Torterotot + LNEC

Herz

Schilling

Sægrov, Eisenbeis

Sægrov

Williams

Do we want one, if yes who and how?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSC Dinner, 19:30 h at Restaurant "Borsalino", 5 min from ENPC

 

 

 

 

Friday 21 Feb 09:00 12:00

Room P202 (use backside/north entrance via sports ground)

Meeting: Strategy towards FP 6

Participants: PSC, Vergos, Antony participants, representatives from related/associated projects

Reporter

 

Information from the Commission concerning CityNet, FP5 and FP6

Introduction

Review and discussion of FP6 Work Programme

Review of internal contributions on research issues

Vergos

 

Schilling

 

 

Contributors present their views

 

 

 

Please download from Cordis website!

See dedicated email of
18 Feb

Friday 21 Feb 13:30 18:00

Amphitheatre "Cauchy"

Start of CityNet Kick-off Meeting

Main subject: Presentation

Participants: ALL

Reporter

 

13:30 Welcome

13:40 Introduction to CityNet

14:00 Objectives of Kick-off Meeting

14:10 Coffee break

14:30 Presentation of CityNet projects

15:45 Coffee break

16:15 Presentation of associated/related projects

  • MISTRA
  • SWARD etc.
  • URBEM etc.
  • WLCAS
  • RISURSIM
  • WWT&SYSENG
  • POWADIMA
  • AQUAREC
  • SMURF
  • FLEXIWATER
  • SEWCOST
  • ..

17:30 Summary of CityNet PSC Meeting

17:45 Presentation of work to be done next day

Thevenot, Vergos

Schilling

Schilling

 

 

Eiswirth

Sægrov

Thevenot

Bertrand-Krajewski

Sjøvold

Krebs

 

 

Malmkvist

Ashley

Malcom

Walters

Nieschulz

Wilkie

Jamieson

Wintgens

Tagg

Pons

Saul

.

Schilling

Mikkelsen/Elle

 

Individually organised dinner - you might want to use the opportunity to dine together with your cooperation partner. Recommendations for restaurants will be given by the local organiser

 

Saturday 22 Feb 09:00 12:00

CityNet Kick-off Meeting (continued)

Main subject: Cross-project cooperation

Participants: ALL

Reporter

 

09:00 Introduction to group work - phase I

09:10 CityNet R&D bazaar

10:10 Open poster session

11:00 Coffee break with bilateral negotiations / fill out intention sheets to be collected by leader of contributing project

12:00 Presentation of proposed collaboration activities

12:30 Lunch: Keep 10 cash ready !

Elle / Schilling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schilling/Project leaders

 

Project delegates circulate in 10-min-intervals from poster to poster

 

Contributors and beneficiaries negotiate exchange of R&D results

 

Revise cross-project collaboration matrix

 

Saturday 22 Feb 14:00 18:00

CityNet Kick-off Meeting (continued)

Main subject: Status and research needs

Participants: ALL

Reporter

 

14:00 Introduction to group work - phase II

14:15 Formation of working groups

14:30 Group work on "Best practice, state-of-the-art and research needs in IUWS analysis and management"

16:00 Intermediate reports from groups and adjustments to further group work

16:30 Group work continue

18:00 Adjourn

Elle / Krebs

Krebs

ALL in small groups

 

 

Group reporters, Krebs

 

 

All 6 CityNet projects to be represented in each group

Saturday evening 19:30

CityNet Dinner at Restaurant "Primavère" of the Hotel Comfort Inn - 15 min walking distance to the meeting venue (meal incl. wine 25 EUR)

 

Sunday 23 Feb 9:00 12:00

CityNet Kick-off Meeting (continued)

Main subject: Summary and conclusions

Participants: ALL

Reporter

 

09:00 Introduction to last day

09:15 Presentation of group work results (poster session)

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Summary of IUWS / IUWM best practise, state-of-the-art and R&D needs

11:30 Final remarks, any other business

12:00 CityNet kick-off meeting finished

12:00 Lunch (only PSC) Restaurant "China Town",
5 min from ENPC

Elle / Krebs

Group reporters stand by "their" sheets

 

 

Krebs (Mikkelsen tracks discussion)

Schilling, Thevenot

 

 

Present flip-over sheets compiled during group work phase II

 

Based on group reports, including discussion in plenum

Sunday 23 Feb 13:30 14:30

CityNet PSC meeting (continued)

Participants: Schilling, Sægrov, Eiswirth, Thevenot, Krebs, Bertrand-Krajewski, Mikkelsen, Elle

Reporter

Comments

Review of meeting

 

How can we keep contact with the related/associated projects/clusters ?

Production of deliverable D2: Report/paper Krebs et al.: "IUWS State-of-the-art and R&D needs"

Production of Minutes of Meeting D2

Production of D3: IUWM Pamphlet

Production of update of Consortium Agreement D4

Next meeting(s)

Schilling, Thevenot, Elle

Schilling

 

Krebs

 

Sægrov

Schilling

Schilling

Schilling

 

 

 

Who are the "overlapping" partners?

30.04.03

 

30.04.03

30.04.03

30.04.03

See CityNet time planner