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Workshop on opportunities with the Fondation Tara Océan and the Tara Polar Station

26th February 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The SPI and the Fondation TARA OCÉAN meet to discuss collaboration opportunities and sign a memorandum of understanding.

The in-person even will take place in the reading room of the Swiss Polar Institute, Alpole building, EPFL, Sion.

If you cannot join us in person, remote participation via zoom is possible.

If you are interested in taking part in the workshop, please register here.



13:30   Welcome coffee

14:00    Welcome and context
                          Romain Troublé, Tara Ocean Foundation Director
                         Danièle Rod, SPI Executive Director

14:15    Informal tour de table

14:45    Presentation of Tara and Tara Polar Station (TPS)
             Introduction to the platforms and science programmes
                         Romain Troublé, Tara Ocean Foundation Director
                        Clémentine Moulin, Head of Operations Tara Ocean
                        Chris Bowler, Scientific co-director of the TPS and member of Tara scientific board

              Swiss perspectives of work with Tara & TPS

15:30     Questions and Answers

16:15      End of workshop

16:30     Signing of Tara and SPI MoU

16:45     Apéritif for workshop participants





26th February 2024
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sion, Valais 1950 Switzerland
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