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Final Program

Monday May 16 - Wednesday May 19 Preconference intensive course

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Thursday May 19

Conference Hotel Cumulus Seurahuone
16.00 - 18.00Registration
17.00 - 18.00Light dinner at the Hotel restaurant
18.00 - 18.30Walk to the National Opera
18.30Meeting at the Opera
19.00Ballet: Tshaikovski by Patrice Bart
Ballet event is hosted by the Systems Analysis Laboratory, HUT
21.30Walk to the hotel

Friday May 20

7.00Early morning walk in the Market Place on your own
6.30 - 9.00Breakfast
9.30 - 10.00Check out of hotel
10.10Transfer to the Olympia Terminal of the Conference Ship Silja Serenade
10.00 - 10.30Registration and meeting at the Olympia Terminal
10.30Boarding the Conference Ship
11.00 - 13.00Session I - Opening, Introduction of participants
Chair: Raimo P. Hämäläinen
11.30Keynote talk 1: Professor Ortwin Renn: The opportunities and challenges of using electronic means for resolving science-intense conflicts. Slides
12.30Olli Varis: Bayesian networks in environmental applications - experience from lake and river management. Slides
13.00 - 13.45Lunch
13.45 - 16.00Session II - Voting, communicating risks and uncertainty
Chair: Ahti Salo
13.45Keynote talk 2: Robert Krimmer: Citizen participation using electronic voting for decision making processes. Slides
14.30Simon French, Gary Barker, Clare Bayley, Emma Carter, Andy Hart, John Maule, Christoph Mohr, Richard Shepherd: Participation and e-participation: involving stakeholders in the management of food chain risks in the rural economy. Slides
15.00Eeva Furman and Mikael Hildén: Internet as a tool in international participatory processes - critical issues based on practical experiences. Slides
15.30Jyri Mustajoki, Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Kari Sinkko: Interactive computer support in decision conferencing: two cases on off-site nuclear emergency management. Slides
16.00 - 16.30Coffee
16.30 - 18.00Session III - Software and multicriteria methods I
Chair: Simon French
17.00Ship departs
16.30Alexander V. Lotov: Visualization-based reasonable goals method and its web application for supporting e-participation in environmental decision making. Slides, extended version of the slides
17.00Jyri Mustajoki, Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Mika Marttunen: We have the tools - how to attract the people? Creating a culture of web-based participation in environmental decision making. Slides
17.30Valerie Belton, George Wright, Gilberto Montibeller: MCDA in E-democracy. Why weight? Slides
18.00 - 18.30Break
18.30 - 20.00Session IV - Software and multicriteria methods II
Chair: Valerie Belton
18.30Olli-Matti Verta and Mika Marttunen: Participatory and multiobjective development of water course regulation - towards collaborative planning by using decision tools. Slides without photos, with photos (almost 16MB)
19.00Antti Punkka, Juuso Liesiö and Ahti Salo: Selecting forest sites for voluntary conservation with Robust Portfolio Modeling. Slides
19.30Hannes Schollenberger and Jutta Geldermann: E-participation for the determination of best available techniques in industrialising countries. Slides
20.00Check into cabins
20.30Buffet dinner Scandinavian Smörgåsbord

Saturday May 21

8.00 - 9.00Breakfast
9.30Ship arrives in Stockholm Värtan harbour
9.30 - 13.15Free time in Stockholm
Suggestion: Nobel Museum
13.15Return to ship
13.30 - 14.00Lunch
14.15 - 16.30Session V - GIS and planning
Chair: to be announced
14.15Keynote talk 3: Professor Andrew Evans: Capturing and using vernacular geography - obstacles and rewards. Slides
15.15Elias Hadzilias: Using e-government services for the environmental planning of polycentric urban regions. Slides
15.45Heli Rantanen: Mapping local knowledge: possibilities of Web GIS in a planning process. Slides
16.00Marketta Kyttä: 'SoftGIS' method for studying the perceived environmental quality. Slides
16.15Jonna Kangasoja: Developing GIS-based citizen services in the city of Helsinki: current challenges and examples from pilot projects. Slides
16.30 - 17.00Coffee
17.00Ship leaves
17.00 - 18.40Session VI - Participation processes and policies
Chair: Robert Krimmer
17.00Fabrizio Ruggeri: The Italian project E21. Slides
17.30Outi Teittinen: Challenge of ecitizen - promoting egovernment actions in European regions, INTERREG III C-project. Slides
17.40Paula Siitonen, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Marcelo Tabarelli: E-participation requires systems intelligence - a case of forest conservation in Brazil. Slides
18.00Sebastian Slotte and Raimo P. Hämäläinen: Dialogue on the internet: myth or possibility. Slides
18.20Totti Könnölä and Ahti Salo: Fostering the diversity of innovation activities through e-participation. Slides
18.40 - 19.40Closing session - Future directions, challenges and possibilities
Chair: Raimo P. Hämäläinen
Panel discussion - The panelists (Evans, French, Krimmer, Renn) and the workshop participants
Discussion on the publication: Proceedings / Special issue
20.30Farewell buffet dinner Scandinavian Smörgåsbord

Sunday May 22

8.00 - 9.00Breakfast
9.30Ship arrives in Helsinki
End of workshop