To keep up the pace in these special times, the flagship is planning an online open flagship meeting 1st October 2020 at 08:00-11:00 UTC, and we invite you to take part.

The meeting will take place at a digital platform Teams/Zoom. The meeting link will be sent to those who register.

Registration deadline: Monday 28th September 2020


  1. Flagship updates since last meeting (November 2019)
    Covid 19 situation and Ny-Ålesund Research Station (Geir)
    EU Project FACE-IT (Kai)
  2. Update on the joint flagship Nutrient workshop (Geir/Christina)
  3. Update from the 7 WPs (WP chairs)
  4. Introducing new chairs (Kai)
  5. Ny-Ålesund research strategy (Geir Gotaas), Status & development of the marine infrastructure in Ny-Ålesund (Old Pier, Marine laboratory, Teisten), gap analysis by WPs on long-term needs (input to document)
  6. Update on mooring activities (Manuel Bensi) & reuseable ballast systems for moorings
  7. Funding opportunities from Svalbard Strategic Grants (Geir/Christina)
  8. SEES report (Geir)
  9. Publication links on website?
  10. Way forward? (input to next NySMAC meeting in November & gap analysis)
  11. Upcoming events:
    19 November: SIOS Marine Infrastructure Workshop
    ASSW 2021 Lisbon – digital science conference
  12. Any other business?