Detailed agenda

Monday October 4th - Friday October 8th| ZOOM

Times are given in CEST (Prague time), it means UT + 2 hours

The meeting will have two parts:

  • GLOBE Country Coordinators Meeting, October 4 and 8 -only for CCs and Deputy CCs
  • GLOBE Community Meeting, October 5-7 – open to teachers, students, scientists, trainers and other GLOBE friends

Participants are welcome to join for the whole meeting, for 1 day or even for 1 hour.

Please note that the agenda may be subject to change.

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Monday, October 4th

Country Coordinators Meeting – only for CCs and DCCs

Time (CEST)

Session description

Speakers

12:40 – 13:00
Check-in of CCs

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants for the day
13:00 – 13:50
Opening of Country Coordinators Meeting

Welcome by organizers
Agenda overview
GLOBE Program updates
Europe and Eurasia Board elections results and new members introduction
Working groups nominations

RCO, GIO, Board and guests
13:50 – 14:15
GLOBE Program Update

GLOBE Program in 2021
Strategic plan review
Working Groups agenda

Tony Murphy

GLOBE Program Implementation Office

14:15 – 14:45
Trainers and Mentor Trainers

Update on the certification process
Questions and discussion

RCO
15 min
Break
15:00 – 16:30
Networking and Collaboration

Presentation of the examples of GLOBE good practice that CCs post on a Padlet board ahead of the RM
Discussion in parallel sessions
Discussion and sharing by all participants
Wrap up

All participants
16:30 – 17:00
GLOBE Snacks

Informal discussion & celebrating GLOBE family

All participants

Tuesday, October 5th

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

Time (CEST)

Session description

Speakers

13:40 – 14:00
Check-in of all participants

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

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

Introduction of participants
Agenda overview
Welcome by GLOBE Implementation Office Director Tony Murphy

RCO, Tony Murphy, GLOBE Program Implementation Office
14:30 – 14:55
GLOBE Program 2021/2022

Overview of the GLOBE Program developments planned for next year

Tony Murphy, GLOBE Program Implementation Office
14:55 – 15:05
GLOBE Agents of Change

A video telling the story of how GLOBE is impacting people and communities around the world. Directed by GLOBE Implementation Office.

All participants
15 min
Break
15:20 – 17:15
GLOBE Benefits the Environment

Opening of the session

Keynote speakers:
Allison Leidner, Program Manager for Education and Communication, Earth Science Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate
Michal Broža, Head of Office, United Nations Information Centre Prague

Presentations and videos by GLOBE teachers and students. Click to see the full list.

“We Are Climate Change Generation”, Hannah Vella, Gozo College Middle School, Malta – video

“Microplastic in water”, Anita Mustać, Jasminka Dubravica, Elementary school Šime Budinića Zadar, Croatia

“River Yamka – Poltava”, Alvard Melkonian, Poltava school #38, Ukraine – presentation

“Who saw the fireflies”, Snjezana Markovic-Zoraja, Primary school Dubovac, Croatia – presentation

“How to Monitor a Turtle Nest Using GLOBE Protocols with Hannah of Malta!”, GLOBE vlogger Hannah Vella, Gozo Collage Middle School, Malta – video

Discussion

How to improve the urban environment? – inspiration by an international project PULCHRA.

Closing of the day
“We Are Climate Change Generation”, Gita Špoljarić, Osnovna škola Eugena Kumičića Slatina, Croatia – video

Selected teachers, students and scientists

Wednesday, October 6th

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

Time (CEST)

Session description

Speakers

13:40 – 14:00
Check-in of all participants

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants
14:00 – 15:15
Growing up with GLOBE, parts 1 and 2

What skills are built and enhanced thanks to GLOBE? The experience presented by teachers and GLOBE alumni. The session has 3 parts according to the GLOBE student age.

Opening of the session

Part 1: GLOBE for the smallest kids. Presentation and video session closed by discussion. Click to see the full list.

“GLOBE Grandma episode 1, Our Leaves are Changing”, Chris Villano, Izzy & Simone, Arctic and Earth SIGNs, USA – video

“Building bridges across the GLOBE: GLOBE Program Elementary K-4”, Ivana Frančić, Vesna Lampić, Osnovna škola Ivana Filipovića, Osijek, Croatia – presentation

“With one’s head in the clouds, our 4th grade globe clouds project”, Mirit Eynan, The Biological Teaching Institute, Haifa and Romema-Nigunim Elementary school, Haifa, Israel – presentation

“Collaboration Malta-Israel: Scientific Collaboration on Soil”, Josephine Jesse Mercieca, Rabat Primary School, Gozo, Malta – presentation

“Microplastics Monitoring”, Caitríona Lordan, Dunboyne Senior Primary School, Ireland – video

Part 2: GLOBE for 11-15 years old. Presentation and video session closed by discussion. Click to see the full list.

“Our first year with Globe”, Slavomir Bachratý, Základná škola Plavecký Štvrtok, Slovak Republic – presentation

“Technological Innovation in the Classroom through the scientific discovery”, Ramona Mercieca, Gozo College Middle School, Malta – presentation

“GLOBE campaigns in biology classroom”, Mihaela Marceljak Ilic, XV. Gimnazija, Zagreb, Croatia – presentation

All participants for the day
15 min
Break

Video “The GLOBE program inspires, motivates and activates”, Stojan Manolev, High school “Goce Delchev” – Valandovo, N. Macedonia

15:30-16:15
Growing up with GLOBE, part 3
Part 3: GLOBE for 15-19 years old. Presentation session closed by discussion. Click to see the full list.

 “Calculate trend lines with phenological data”, Stuppan, High school Alpnach, Switzerland – presentation

“The Benefits of GLOBE”, Marinela Labaš, Škola za medicinske sestre Vrapče, Croatia – presentation

GLOBE alumni talk about their experience with GLOBE – featured Pegi Pavletić, Croatia and Josef Brůna, Czech Republic

Discussion and conclusions on Growing Up with GLOBE

Video “Benefits of Cultural Exchange with GLOBE (with Johannes of Estonia)!” created by GLOBE vlogger Johannes-Alexander Raid, Estonia

Selected teachers, students and GLOBE alumni
16:15 – 17:30
GLOBE is a Platform for Collaboration

Examples of the collaborations that teachers and students made possible with GLOBE projects – from local to international level.

Opening presentation and video.
“Collaborative research between two cultures in the Globe program”, Batya Amsalem, “Irisim” Karmiel school & Katserin “Buktaa” school, Israel – video

“Virtual Fieldwork Xrobb l-Għaġin – GLOBE Collaboration”, Esther Sammut Carbone, Xrobb l-Ghagin Nature Park, Malta – presentation

“Collaboration within PULCHRA Project”, Thalia Mavrakou, University of Athens, Greece – presentation

Presentations and discussions in parallel sessions:

PS1: GLOBE reaching out to other partners and projects

“GLOBE EDIC STEAM Challenge”, Ramona Mercieca, Gozo College Middle School, Malta – presentation

PS2: GLOBE schools in International Collaboration

“Tributary Rivers – Importance and Development”, Anna Heyne-Mudrich, GLOBE – Deutschland, Paderborn, Germany – presentation

PS3: Scientists and Students Working Together

“Students and scientists together on a project”, Antonija and Krešimir Kojundžić, OŠ Ivana Filipovića Osijek, Croatia – presentation

Discussion on the opportunities for collaboration – all participants.

Closing of the day

GLOBE Agents of Change video Episode II

Selected teachers

Thursday, October 7th

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

Time (CEST)

Session description

Speakers

13:40 – 14:00
Check-in of all participants

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants
14:00 – 15:45
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. There will be feedback given by GLOBE scientists after each presentation.

Click here to see the list of presentations and videos

“We Are Climate Change Generation”, Viljandi Gümnaasium, Estonia – video

“Our observing in GLOBE”, Základná škola Jána Zemana Nová Baňa, Slovakia – presentation

“Danger of batteries buried in the ground”, OS Josip Pupačić Omiš, Croatia – presentation

“Hazelnut Tree collaboration research project _ GLOBE is a Platform for Collaboration between educational agricultural farms.”, Katzrin, Zemach Bereshit, Nahalal farm schools, Israel – presentation

“A Tale of 10 Zones”, Gozo College, San Lawrenz Primary – The Friendly School, Malta – video

“Our first year with GLOBE”, Spojená škola sv. Františka z Assisi, Bratislava, Slovakia – presentation

“GLOBE Develops Skills and Competencies”, OŠ Banija, Croatia – presentation

“GLOBE in IIS Ferraris Brunelleschi High School, Empoli”, IIS Ferraris Brunelleschi, Empoli, Italy – video

“River Vardar”, High school “Goce Delchev” – Valandovo, North Macedonia – video

“We Are Climate Change Generation”, Ekonomska i trgovačka škola Dubrovnik, Croatia – video

Selected GLOBE Students
15 min
Break
16:00 – 16:45
GLOBE Technology Update

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

Questions from audience

David Overoye, SSAI; Cornell Lewis, SSAI; Tony Murphy, GLOBE Implementation Office
16:45 – 17:15
Closing of the Regional Meeting

Plans in GLOBE for 2021/2022

Final words and adjourn

GLOBE Agents of Change video Episode III

RCO Tony Murphy, GLOBE Implementation Office

Friday, October 8th

Country Coordinators Meeting – only for CCs and DCCs

Time (CEST)

Session description

Speakers

12:40 – 13:00
Check-in of CCs

Participants are connecting to zoom and solving technical issues

All participants for the day
13:00 – 13:45
Regional Meeting Reflections

A look back at the regional meeting.
Summary by RCO and reflection by CCs and DCCs.

RCO, GIO, CCs, DCCs
13:45: 15:00
Plans for the Next Year

Discussion on planned activities, projects and collaboration in GLOBE countries.
Plans for the next year by RCO
Final words and adjourn.

RCO, GIO, CCs, DCCs