Detailed agenda

Monday October 26th - Thursday October 29th| ZOOM

Times are given in CET (Prague time), it means UT + 1 hour

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Monday, October 26th

Country Coordinators Meeting – only for CCs and DCCs

Time

Session description

Speakers

13:40 – 14:00
Check-in of CCs

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants for the day
14:00 – 14:45
Opening of Country Coordinators meeting

Welcome by organizers
Agenda overview
GLOBE Program updates
Results of the Board elections and introduction of the new members
RM 2021 in Prague

RCO, GIO, Board and guests
14:45 – 15:30
Education in COVID-19 times – what we learnt and how GLOBE can contribute

Exchange of ideas of digital learning, distant learning, online cooperative learning approaches and possibly also community building and how GLOBE with its digital resources can contribute.

Discussion in break out rooms.

All participants

Board Members as group facilitators

15 min
Break
15:45 – 17:15
Good Practice from Countries (November 2019-October 2020)

Discussion based on the examples of GLOBE good practice that CCs post on a Padlet board ahead of the RM.

All participants

Tuesday, October 27th

GLOBE Community Meeting for all participants – country coordinators, teachers, scientists, students and GLOBE friends

Time

Session description

Speakers

13:40 – 14:00
Check-in of CCs

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants for the day
14:00 – 14:30
Opening of the Regional Meeting

Introduction of participants
Agenda overview
Technical instructions

RCO and guests
14:30 – 15:15
GLOBE Program 2020/2021 – what is planned ahead

Overview of the GLOBE Program development that is planned for next year

Tony Murphy

GLOBE Program Implementation Office

15 min
Break
15:30 – 17:00
Water Bodies Collaboration and GLOBE Hydrosphere – Let´s talk about Water

Combined session on collaboration around the topic of water:
Presentations by students, teachers and scientists:

“Let’s Do It!”, Tamara Banović, Ivica Štrbac and students, Omiš, Croatia

“Rivers in Town: RIO School Project”, Sandro Sutti and Lorella Rigonat, Labter-Crea Mantova and GLOBE Italy

Video submissions

Discussion on the opportunities for international collaboration.

Selected students, teachers and scientists

Wednesday, October 28th

GLOBE Community Meeting for all participants – country coordinators, teachers, scientists, students and GLOBE friends

Time

Session description

Speakers

13:40 – 14:00
Check-in of CCs

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants
14:00 – 15:30
Market Place: The best of GLOBE presented by teachers

GLOBE Benefits the Environment:
GLOBE activities that have a direct impact on the environment or strengthen the environmental awareness of the local community

GLOBE is a Platform for Collaboration:
Examples of the collaborations that teachers and students made possible with GLOBE projects – from local to international level

Click here to see the list of presented projects

“GLOBE is a platform for collaboration“, Jasminka Dubravica, OŠ Valentin Klarin, Croatia

“GLOBE KLASS+is“, Agne Jõgis, Rakvere Science Secondary School, Estonia

“The GLOBE Program in Croatian Kindergartens“, Vesna Lampić, DV Potočnica, Croatia

“Collaboration in the European Phenology Campaign with Wakelet“, Antonija Kojundžić, Ivana Frančić, OŠ Ivana Filipovića Osijek, Croatia

“How can students explore the environment (running waters) – digital and analog?“, Sebastian Stuppan, High School Alpnach, Switzerland

“How we helped our farmers!“, Marina Balažinec, 3rd Primary School Varazdin, Croatia

“Tiny Forest“, Romana Průšová, Jana Hanáková, Moravské Budějovice, Czech Republic

“Act of Blue”, Ramona Mercieca, Gozo, Malta

Video submissions

Questions from participants are most welcome!

Selected teachers and CCs
15 min
Break
15:45 – 16:45
GLOBE Science Café: Talks about science and life

Scientist talk about their passion for GLOBE and about the connections that science can make to the young generation.

Renata Matoničkin Kepčija, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Daria Lehmann, GLOBE Switzerland
Peter Falcon, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Constantinos Cartalis, University of Athens, Greece
Gunta Kalvane, University of Latvia, Riga

The discussion will be live moderated.

Participants can ask via chat.

Scientists and educators
16:45 – 17:15
Trainers and Mentor Trainers Certification Q&A

Q&A session on the new GLOBE Trainers and Mentor Trainers Certification that has been introduced this year: https://www.globe.gov/web/trainers

Mostly for the GLOBE members who currently are in the role of a trainer or want to become trainers.

Questions from audience can be submitted in advance as well as right at the session

Education WG

Diana Garašić

John Ristvey

Marta Kingsland

Thursday, October 29th

GLOBE Community Meeting for all participants – country coordinators, teachers, scientists, students and GLOBE friends

Time

Session description

Speakers

13:40 – 14:00
Check-in of CCs

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants for the day
14:00 – 15:30
Hello, we are GLOBE Students!

Students will invite us to their school and around! They will talk about how they observe trees, rivers, forests, clouds, lakes, soils and take care of the environment.

Combined session of student research presentations and video submissions.

Click here to see the list of presentations

“Benefits the Environment!“, Elementary school Dubovac, Karlovac, Croatia

“GLOBE is a Platform for Collaboration!“, ČAG České Budějovice, Czech Republic

“Time of budburst and dynamics of leaf growth in Tilia cordata Mill. at Varaždin and Belišće“, 3rd Primary School Varazdin, Croatia

“Microbial Fuel Cell“, Senior High School E. Fermi Mantova, Italy

“Dunboyne Clear Air“, Dunboyne Senior Primary School, Ireland

“The pH and amount of rain together with temperatures during winter in an urban area of Malta“, St. Michael School, Malta

“International Collaboration Malta – Israel“, Gozo, Malta

Questions from participants are most welcome!

Selected GLOBE Students
15 min
Break
15:45 – 16:30
GLOBE Technology: What is new at GLOBE website

New development of the Apps, Data Entry, Visualizations, and website in general.

Questions from audience can be submitted in advance as well as right at the session

David Overoye, SSAI; Technology WG
16:30 – 17:00
Curious Questions: Ask Region Coordination Office and GLOBE Program Implementation Office

Q&A to RCO and GIO
Questions from audience can be submitted in advance as well as right at the session

Europe and Eurasia RCO; Tony Murphy, GLOBE Implementation Office
17:00 – 17:15
Closing of the Regional Meeting 

Final words and adjourn

RCO