DRAFT Symposium Programme - final programme TBC

Registration

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Welcome Address & Opening talk

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general overview of Symposium goals

Welcome Reception

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Buffet food will be served

Local stargazing/dark sky visit

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Mayo Dark Sky Park

weather dependent

Registration

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For those arriving on Saturday, there is a chance to register for the symposium

Keynote Address

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Plenary Talks (x 2)

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Theme: A European View on Light Pollution [overview of current picture /challenges /opportunities]

Coffee

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Plenary Talks (x 3)

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Theme: Action for Light Pollution [policy /legislation / model best practices in Europe]

Lunch

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Nephin Restaurant, Mulranny Park Hotel

Lunch will be served in the Nephin Restaurant - this lunch is covered by your symposium fee

Plenary Talks (x 2)

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Theme: Lighting in Society [planning social environments/climate actions/crime]

Research Presentations 1 (x 3)

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Focus: Biodiversity / Ecology [eg Field work at European Sites ]

Plenary/Panel discussion/Conclusions

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Coffee Break / Poster session

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Field Trip

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Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park

Field trip to National Park/Mayo Dark Sky Park | Reception & talk at Visitor Centre | Stargazing/Planetarium Experience

Opening address

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Research Presentations 2 (x 2)

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Focus: Dark Skies in Sustainable Development Themes

Coffee Break / Poster Session

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Parallel Session/Workshops: Dark Sky Tools

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1: Measuring Sky Brightness 2: Preparing Dark Sky application 3: Effective communication on Light Pollution

Research Presentations 3 (x 3)

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Focus: Wellbeing and Cultural

Discussion/Conclusions

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Poster Session

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Lunch

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Lunch will be served in the Hotel Bar

Plenary Session Talks (x 3)

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Light Pollution Activism [Mixed themes – eg NGOs / Funding / Partnerships]

Coffee

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Guest Speaker 3

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Plenary Session talks (x 3)

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Theme: Organisation in Europe [IDA Collaboration / Symposium Structure / Future Goals]

Discussion/Conclusions

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Symposium Closing Talk

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also includes Announcement next symposium

Dinner

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Nephin Restaurant, Mulranny Park Hotel

Dinner will be served in the hotel's maginficent restaurant

Social Event / Storytelling / Music

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