Location: University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal; Building 7, Room 0.04
After a welcome by the deputy rector of the University, Prof. Harald Goldau, and the greetings of the dean of the department water, environment, building and safety, we started with a talk of the local representative of the EU research promotion network, Dirk Ottwald, with an introduction of the office and an overview of the ERASMUS+ program, the rules of using the budget and the reporting within the report necessities.
The steering committee of the project was elected. From each country within the project, one representative has been elected. These are from Belgium (University of Ghent), Peter Goethals, from Sweden (University of Stockholm), Steve Lyon, from Cuba (University of Holguin), Raymundo Rodriguez, from Ecuador (University of Cuenca), Henrietta Hampel, and from Germany (University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal), the coordinator Frido Reinstorf. Into the extended committee has been elected from Ecuador (ESPOL), Luis Dominguez, and from Cuba (University of Camaguey), Wilfredo Martinuez.
Each partner presented his institution and his focus of research activities. In the second day, we made group meetings to discuss the working strategy within the work packages.
the grop did a technical trip to the reservoir Rappbodetalsperre in the Harz Mountains, in the south of Magdeburg, which is effected by climate change related impacts. The guide from the Talsperrenbetrieb Sachsen-Anhalt. and a guided tour through the world heritage city of Quedlinburg showed us the socio-cultural challenges and the living conditions in a more than 1000 years old city.
Day 1: 12.02.2018 – Welcoming, workshop begin and discussion of financial aspects Figure 1: Opening of the workshop by the prorector for research and study, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Goldau