8:30 - 10:30

Aula Magna floor 4-5

Registration and coffee

10:30 - 11:15

Aula Magna left hall

Opening session

Christoph Humborg, Scientific Director of the Stockholm University Baltic Sea Center

Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Stockholm University Vice-chancellor

Isabella Lövin, Swedish Minister for Environment and Climate

Video greeting from Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

11:15 - 12:30

Aula Magna left hall

Mock press conference

Lead by Nancy Baron (COMPASS)

12:30 - 14:00

Aula Magna floor 5

Lunch break

14:00 - 15:00

Aula Magna left hall

Plenary Talks

Ulrich Bathmann: Challenges for Baltic marine science

Jacob Carstensen: The synergies of human pressures driving coastal acidification

Johan Eklöf: The stickleback wave: a spatially propagating regime shift in the Baltic Sea

Olga Kovaleva: Coastal erosion of the Eastern Gulf of Finland and influence of natural factors

15:00 - 15:30

Aula Magna floor 5

Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00

Parallell sessions

Session 1: Change and Impacts of External Forcing
Session 2: Coastal Seascapes and Dynamics
Session 3A: Causes and Consequences of Baltic Sea Ecosystem Dynamics

Session 1

Aula Magna left hall

Session chair: Anda Ikauniece

Markus Meier: Uncertainties of future projections of the Baltic Sea

Camilla Liénart: Can isotope composition of primary producers and consumers reflect basin-specific environmental changes in the Baltic Sea?

Matthias Gröger: Consistent hydrodynamic changes in the Baltic Sea and North Sea as revealed by a coupled atmosphere ocean model ensemble

Johan Wikner: Freshwater discharge and terrestrial DOM as a drivers of marine productivity: challenging the role of mineral nutrients

Magnus Huss: Resolving climate change effects by integrating responses to multiple stressors over life history

Norbert Wasmund: Phytoplankton reacts on climate change: extension of the vegetation period in the western Baltic Sea

Session 2

Aula Magna right hall

Session chair: Alf Norkko

Georgia Destouni: Coastal water quality interactions, changes and solution pathwiays

Maren Voss: Fate of dissolved organic matter in four Baltic Sea estuaries

Agnes ML Karlson: Nitrogen fixed by cyanobacteria is incorporated in filamentous algae and associated fauna in seagrass beds

Xiaole Sun: Methane and carbon dioxide flux patterns during autumn overturn following a summer heat wave in the Baltic Sea

Marcin Stokowski: The characteristics of the carbonate system in the estuary of the Vistula river (Poland)

Laura Kaikkonen: Distribution of ferromanganese concretion bottoms in the Norther Baltic Sea

Session 3A

De Geer lecture hall

Session chair: Inga Koszalka

Pekka Alenius: Water exchange between the Baltic Sea Proper and the Åland Sea

Emil Vassilev Stanev: Dynamics of the Baltic Sea straits via numerical simulation of exchange flows

Hans Burchard: The Knudsen theorem and the Total Exchange Flow analysis framework applied to exchange flow in the Baltic Sea

Simo-Matti Siiriä: The future of Gulf of Bothnia: Long term hydrodynamic and wave scenarios

Tatiana Bukanova: Spring cold/saline intrusions in the Baltic Proper: in search of the mechanism for formation of the cold intermediate layer

Kai Myrberg: Salinity Dynamics of the Baltic Sea

17:00 - 19:00

Aula Magna floor 5

Poster session:

Session 1
Session 3A
Session 3B

Mingle, bar and snacks. Bring your Drink ticket

18:00 - 19:00


"Thinking Story Like a Journalist" – Panel and Pitch Pit

Join Nancy Baron of COMPASS and guest journalists at an entertaining evening journalist panel and "Pitch Pit”.