Interdisciplinary solutions to sustainability issues in the Baltic Sea Region

In the 3rd session of the seminar series "Space Bridges 2.0", we will focus on the crucial role that interdiciplinary solutions have on a different sustainability problems in our region. With presentations on microplastics, renewable energy, coastal management and much more.

Road in Russian city, with power plant in the background and a stop sign in the foreground.
Photo by Alexander Popov on Unsplash.

For the session we have invited severaI expers who will share their research regarding a wide aray of sustainability issues in the Baltic Sea Region. More information, program, presentation of speakers and the registration form can be found below.

The Baltic University Programme National Centre for Russia is represented by the three universities, Kaliningrad State Technical University, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and Russian State Hydrometeorological University. The higher institutions are not only geographically connected with  the Baltic Sea, but in fact, have become an integral part of it in terms of science and research of its current issues, contribution to restoration and preservation of its resources, training staff for its sustainable use.

Welcome!


Quick information

Kaliningrad State Technical University logoDate and time: 18 March 2021, 14.00-16.00 (CET)

Host:
Kaliningrad State Technical University, Russia

Co-Host:
Uppsala University, Sweden
Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Russia
Russian State Hydrometeorological University, Russia

Location: Online

Open for: Public

Register here


Program

Time (CET) Program
14.00

Welcoming notes

  • Assoc. Prof. Madeleine Granvik
  • Prof. Elena Kropinova
  • Ass.Prof. Alexandra Ershova
  • Ass.Prof. Pavel Kovalishin
14.20

New environmental problem of the Baltic Sea: marine litter and microplastics

  • Ass.Prof. Alexandra Ershova

Head of Laboratory for Plastic Pollution Research (PlasticLab), Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU), St.Petersburg, Russia

14.35

Review of renewable projects for Baltic Region Sustainable Development

  • Ass.Prof. Andrey Nikishin

Kaliningrad State Technical University, Kaliningrad, Russia

14.50

The potential of offshore wind energy for isolated areas

  • Prof. Nikitas Nikitakos

University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Honorary doctor at Kaliningrad State Technical University, Russia

15.05 Short break
15.10

Immanuel Kant as an intergrator of knowledge on Nature and Man

  • Prof. Elena Kropinova, Prof. Evgeniy Krasnov
Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad, Russia
15.25

Identifying sustainable strategic priorities for the coastal territories of the Baltic Sea Region

  •  Senior Lecturer, Yulia Farafonova

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad, Russia

15.40

Biotechnological developments for the creation of functional sport nutrition products based on active peptides of collagen-containing marine raw materials

  • Master’s Student, Iulia Nekrasova

Kaliningrad State Technical University, Kaliningrad, Russia

15.55

Closing remarks

- Ass.Prof. Pavel Kovalishin

16.00 End of the session

Presenters

Alexandra ErshovaRussian State Hydrometrological UniversityPhD, Ass.Professor
Alexandra Ershova

Dept. of Geoecology, Environmental Management and Ecological Safety, Head of Laboratory for Plastic Pollution Research (PlasticLab), Russian State Hydrometeorological University

Alexandra will give a presentation about new environmental problem of the Baltic Sea connected to marine litter and microplastics.


Andrey NikishinKaliningrad State Technical University logoPhD, Ass.Professor
Andrey Nikishin

Dept of Electrical Equipment of Ships and Electrical Power Engineering, Kaliningrad State Technical University,

Andrey will give a review of renewable energy projects in the Baltic Region and how they connect to sustainable development.


Nikitas NikitakosUniversity of the Aegean logoDr., Professor
Nikitas Nikitakos

Dept. of Shipping Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean, Greece

Honorary doctor at Kaliningrad State Technical University, Russia

Nikitas will give a presentation about the potential of offshore wind energy for isolated areas.


Elena KropinovaImmanuel Kant Baltic Federal University logoDr., Professor
Elena Kropinova

Dept. of Recreation and Tourism, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Elena will give a presentation about Immanuel Kant as an intergrator of knowledge on Nature and Man


Evgeniy KrasnovImmanuel Kant Baltic Federal University logoDr., Professor
Evgeniy Krasnov

Institute of Natural Use, Territorial Planning, and Urban Development, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Evgeniy will give a presentation about Immanuel Kant as an intergrator of knowledge on Nature and Man


Yulia FarafonovaImmanuel Kant Baltic Federal University logoPhD, Senior Lecturer
Yulia Farafonova

Institute of Economics, Management and Tourism, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Yulia will give a presentation about the identification of sustainable strategic priorities for the coastal territories of the Baltic Sea Region


Iuliia NekrasovaKaliningrad State Technical University logoMaster’s student
Iuliia Nekrasova

Dept. of Food Biotecnology, Kaliningrad State Technical University

Iuliia will give a presentation on biotechnological developments for the creation of functional sport nutrition products based on active peptides of collagen-containing marine raw materials


Hosts

Pavel KovalishinKaliningrad State Technical University logoPhD., Assoc. Prof.
Pavel Kovalishin

Centre Director BUP Russia and
Associate Professor at Kaliningrad State Technical University

Pavel will be host of the session.


Assoc. Prof. Madeleine GranvikUppsala University logoAssociate Professor
Madeleine Granvik

Director of the Baltic University Programme and
Associate Professor at the Department of Earthscience at Uppsala University

Madeleine will be the co-host of the session.

Last modified: 2021-02-18