9:00 – 9:30Welcome Coffee
9:30 – 9:35Welcome and housekeeping rules by moderator Tamsin Rose
9:35 – 9:40Welcome (video recording) by Mr Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
9:40 – 10:30Presentations:

Dr Ana Cristina Cardoso, Joint Research Centre - General introduction on marine citizen science.

Dr Steven Mackinson - Contribution of the Scottish fishing industry towards the provision of data supporting the scientific advice on pelagic fisheries. What are the challenges and opportunities to use citizen science?

Ms Anastasia Charitou - Insight on Citizen Science and its contribution to increase knowledge of Greek marine biodiversity, and to increase collaboration between recreational fishermen and promote conservation measures.

Dr Cathal Gallagher - Use of citizen science to collect data on recreational fisheries in Ireland. Examples of the bluefin tuna and salmon recreational fisheries.
10:30 – 10:45Q&A on the presentation/interactive tools
10:45 – 11:15Coffee break
11:15 – 12:15
Panel discussion with stakeholders: 
How to better harness the potential of citizen science to support the CFP, what possible actions should be considered.

Dr Nathalie Steins
Prof. Anna Helene Rindorf
Dr Eoin Mac Aoidh
12:15 – 12:30Q&A on the panel discussion/interactive tools
12:30 – 12:45Conclusions and closing:
Charlina Vitcheva, Director General, DG MARE
12:45 – 13:00Closing by moderator Tamsin Rose

End of the seminar