Call for Online Sessions for Satellite Activities 2022

Please carefully read the call announcement and guidelines before you submit your proposal.

Important information All boxes marked with * are compulsory fields.

We greatly appreciate your input and look forward to your ideas to become part of the Ocean Decade.

Applicants will need to demonstrate that they have the technical, financial and human resources as well as logistical capacity to host their activity as part of the overall Laboratory and to carry out communications to attract participants.

Laboratory and related Satellite Activity Which Laboratory theme and timing does your Satellite Activity contribute to the most? Please choose one of the following options. *(required field)
Personal data of applicant Please enter your personal information here.
Which of these groups do you represent the most?
Please also indicate if you represent one of these groups:
Context of Satellite Activity To ensure that the Satellite Activities are distributed evenly over the duration of the Ocean Decade Laboratory, we would like to know your initial planned timing. Please select up to three preferences of the time slots below. Please be aware that these time slots are in CEST.
A Productive Ocean

A Healthy and Resilient Ocean

A Safe Ocean

An Accessible Ocean
Which Ocean Decade Challenge does your contribution focus on? Many projects refer to more than one Ocean Decade Challenge. Please select up to 3 Challenges your contribution addresses.
Description of Satellite Activity

Please describe your proposed Satellite Activity by addressing the following criteria*:

  • What is the objective of the session?
  • What kind of tangible impact will the Satellite Activity have?
  • What are the direct benefits and to whom?
    • fulfilment of the objectives of the Ocean Decade Laboratory series
    • alignment with the vision and mission of the Ocean Decade
    • benefits to targeted audience e.g. number of people, number of addressed stakeholders from different organizations, gender and generational balance, coverage of time zones, geographically distribution

Please describe your proposed Satellite Activity by addressing the following criteria*:

  • How are these online Satellite Activities new or transformative in comparison to what has been done before?
  • Is it a breakthrough idea or process, or a whole new way to address an issue?
  • Does it promote action and interaction between stakeholders?
  • Does it promote a gender inclusive, geographically diverse, multi-actor and multidisciplinary approach as well as generational inclusivity, including those often left behind?
  • Does it seek out or create opportunities to integrate local and indigenous knowledge?
Scalability and Replicability

Please describe your proposed Satellite Activity by addressing the following criteria*:

  • Likelihood that the activity will have an incubator/catalyser effect for Decade Actions or partnerships?
  • How will social media channels and networks be used to spread and communicate the planned Satellite Activity?
  • Does the communication strategy provide further opportunities to increase the outreach of the planned Satellite Activity?
  • To what extent is your Satellite Activity replicable?
  • Is there potential to create complementarities and avoid overlap with other ocean related events?
Technical implementation

Please describe the format and technical platform of the Satellite Activity by addressing the following criteria*:

  • How will the Satellite Activity be realized (e.g. livestream, pre-recorded, etc.)?
  • Which technical platform will be used?
  • Can the audience interact, are there speaker invited?
  • Do people need to register to take part?
  • Which languages will the activity be in?
  • Will you provide simultaneous interpreting and/or translation services into any other languages?
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