Category: Travel

Waves of Change Conference Program

| August 12, 2014

Sunday, 4 November

09:00-14:00 – Registration

Day 1: Monday, 5 November

09:30-10:30 – Opening Ceremony

  • Welcome address by Dr. Awni Behnam, IOI President
  • H.E. Dr. Edward Fenech Adami, President of Malta
  • Messages addressed to the conference

10:30 – 10:45 – Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:30 – High-Level Segment

Keynote Address Woman Head of State

  • H.E. Dr. Joe Borg, EU Commisioner
  • H.E. Dr. Mario Soares, Patron of IOI, former President and Prime Minister of Portugal
    and Chairman of the Independent World Commission on the Oceans

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 – First Plenary: Breaking New Ground

High-level Panel
Prominent youth and women leaders, heads of international organizations, government officials
and civil society will address the role of youth and women in meeting the challenges of the oceans.

16:00 – 16:15 – Coffee Break

16:15 – 18:30 – Session on results of the consultations on the EU Green Paper on Maritime Policy

18:30 – 20:00 – Side Events

  • ANTINEA Exhibition
  • Visit to the majestic grand harbour of the Valletta Waterfront

20:00 – 21:00 – Reception

Day 2: Tuesday, 6 November

09:00 – 10:30 – Plenary Session:

The State of the Ocean: Current Challenges & Future Prospects

  • Distinguished experts will give talks on the state of the ocean and climate change
  • Interactive discussion; global internet respondents

10:30 – 10:45 – Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:30 – Parallel Sessions:

  • Theme 1 – Marine Biodiversity / Food Security
  • Theme 2 – Education for Sustainable Development
  • Theme 3 – Women’s Caucus

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 16:30 – Parallel Sessions:

  • Theme 1 – International Polar Year, 2007-2008
  • Theme 2 – Women/Youth and the Sea Program
  • Theme 3 – Establishment of the Youth Parliament

16:30 – 16:45 – Coffee Break

16:45 – 18:00 – Arvid Pardo Lecture

  • Side Events
  • ANTINEA, Underwater Film Festival

Day 3: Wednesday, 7 November

09:00 – 10:45 – Plenary Session

Involving Women and Youth in UN Millennium Development Goals Strategies:
Options & Challenges Related to Ocean Protection

  • Empowering women and youth for the 21st century:
  • International governmental and inter-governmental officials and civil society will discuss and devise strategies for achieving the MDGs on poverty eradication; education; empowering women; health; environmental sustainability and ocean governance.
  • Interactive discussion; global internet respondents

10:45 – 11:00 – Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 – Parallel Sessions:

  • Theme 1 – Marine Disasters and Coastal Vulnerability
  • Theme 2 – Ocean Advocacy: Communicating the Message and Effecting Change – Regional Advocacy and Regional Caucuses
  • Theme 3 – Youth Parliament (continued)

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 16:45 – Parallel Sessions:

  • Theme 1 – Ocean and Climate Change (IMarEST)
    Register for this session at Imarest.org
  • Theme 2 – Public Awareness, Youth and New Media
  • Theme 3 – Establishment of the Youth Parliament (continued)

The session of the Youth Parliament will be held at the Parliament House, Valletta

16:45 – 17:00 – Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:00 – Elisabeth Mann Borghese (EMB) Distinguished Lecture

  • Side Events
  • Underwater Film Festival

20:00 – Gala Dinner

Day 4: Thursday, 8 November

09:00 – 10:45 – Plenary Session:

New Solidarities for Ocean Governance: A Call to Action

  • Development of partnerships from initiatives emerging from the Women’s Caucus, Youth Parliament, Young Entrepreneurs of the Ocean (Theme 3)

10:45 – 11:00 – Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 – Putting it all together – reports of the thematic sessions (Themes 1 and 2),
and devising the post-conference action plan

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 – Recommendations, Declaration and launching the WAVES OF CHANGE CAMPAIGN
– Tenth Anniversary of the 1998 Year of the Oceans

15:30 – 16:00 – Coffee Break

16:00 – Closing Ceremony

Waves of Change Conference registration

| August 12, 2014

Full Registration

  • 220 Euros, before July 15, 2007
  • 270 Euros, after July 15, 2007

Admission to all sessions, conference pack, coffee breaks and Conference Dinner

Daily Rate

  • 130 Euros (flat rate – before or after July 15, 2007)

Admission to day sessions, conference pack, coffee breaks and Conference Dinner

Accompanying Person

  • 60 Euros (flat rate – before or after July 15, 2007)

Gala Dinner only

Conference Fees for Students

The PIM organizers want to offer young participants a common environment easing exchange even outside the conference sessions. Special arrangements are being arranged to accommodate students at Sundown Courts, which offer high standard of the facilities at low cost and with the additional benefit of self-catering, sharing apartments. Activities such as a special dinner for youth will be organized at the same location.

This accommodation is exclusive to students. For participants to be accepted as students it is necessary to have written/printed evidence from the proposers such as IOI Directors or organisations.

Self-catering apartments at Sundown Court (including transport to conference venue)
[Priority to be given to youths]

Buffet breakfast supplement Lm 1.75/person per day (Euro 4.08).

Student Rate

We are trying to keep costs to young participants to the bare minimum possible.
These are some details on fees:

Full Student Registration (Excluding Dinner and Special Youth Night)

  • 72 Euro, before July 15, 2007
  • 102 Euro, after July 15, 2007

Daily Rate (Admission to Day Sessions, Conference Pack, Coffee Breaks and Conference Dinner)

  • 30 Euro, after July 15, 2007

Optional Conference Dinner

  • 60 Euro, after July 15, 2007

To be accepted as students it is necessary to have written/printed evidence from the proposers such as IOI Directiors or organisations.

Same rates apply for mentors/teachers provided that these persons can be confirmed to have this exclusive role.

Special lunches for young participcants in the vicinity of the conference venue will also be offered. These will be optional and at a price.

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Travel & Accommodations

| August 12, 2014

Direct Flights:

The above prices are for reference purposes only. Prices as of July 6, 2007 for return air fare. Air fare prices
include taxes but not applicable surcharges, etc. For the lowest airfare prices book your flight early and book a
connecting flight.

Suggested Airline:

Air Malta carries some 1.6 million passengers every year and is the largest airline operating in and out of Malta.
Air Malta operates scheduled services to/from main European points, North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean.

A 10 percent discount on published pricing will apply for travel on Air Malta scheduled services.
Early bookings are recommended. Participants can book online, by accessing www.airmalta.com/conferences
and log-in to our secure booking agency with the provided log-in name and password to receive your savings.
Electronic tickets will be forwarded through email.
The following login name and password will be required

Login – pimx2007
Password – mlapimx

Download the Air Malta Schedule
Air Malta Schedule

Note: Discount is not applicable on promotional low fares on ‘N’ ‘S’ ‘W’ classes,
as well as on ‘Y’ ‘M’ & ‘C’ classes.

CIT – Conference & Incentive Office
Air Malta – Head Office
cit@airmalta.com

Conference Accommodation Options:

Requests for accommodation can be made by writing directly to pim2007@capemalta.net
Special accommodation arrangements and prices will be made available to young participants.
Airport Transfer is Optional for Arrival and Departure at Lm 15.00 ( �Ǩ 34.94)
All prices include VAT.
Transfer to and from venue is included for those who are not staying at Corinthia Palace Hotel, and will be accommodated at the above options. Special low cost accommodation will be available for students (in the Lm 11-Lm16 range.

Special Accommodation for Students

The PIM organizers want to offer young participants a common environment easing exchange even outside the conference sessions. Special arrangements are being arranged to accommodate students at Sundown Courts, which offer high standard of the facilities at low cost and with the additional benefit of self-catering, sharing apartments. Activities such as a special dinner for youth will be organized at the same location. This accommodation is exclusive to students. For participants to be accepted as students it is necessary to have written/printed evidence from the proposers such as IOI Directors or organization.

Conference Fees for Students:

The PIM organizers want to offer young participants a common environment easing exchange even outside the conference sessions. Special arrangements are being arranged to accommodate students at Sundown Courts, which offer high standard of the facilities at low cost and with the additional benefit of self-catering, sharing apartments. Activities such as a special dinner for youth will be organized at the same location.

This accommodation is exclusive to students. For participants to be accepted as students it is necessary to have written/printed evidence from the proposers such as IOI Directors or organizations.

Self-catering apartments at Sundown Court (including transport to conference venue)
[Priority to be given to youths]

Buffet breakfast supplement Lm 1.75/person per day (Euro 4.08).

Student Rate:

We are trying to keep costs to young participants to the bare minimum possible.
These are some details on fees:

Full Student Registration (Excluding Dinner and Special Youth Night)

  • 72 Euro, before July 15, 2007
  • 102 Euro, after July 15, 2007

Daily Rate (Admission to Day Sessions, Conference Pack, Coffee Breaks and Conference Dinner)

  • 30 Euro, after July 15, 2007

Optional Conference Dinner

  • 60 Euro, after July 15, 2007

To be accepted as students it is necessary to have written/printed evidence from the proposers such as IOI Directiors or organizations.

Same rates apply for mentors/teachers provided that these persons can be confirmed to have this exclusive role.

Special lunches for young participcants in the vicinity of the conference venue will also be offered. These will be optional and at a price.