To coordinate the growing number of GTI Observatory activities and enhance the involvement of all stakeholders committed to island circular economy, we have structured a workflow to create focus on the most innovative topics for the self-sufficiency and sustainability of islands.Among the task forces that will already start on the 27th:
  • Floating offshore wind power. Focus on Mediterranean – in cooperation with Wind Europe
  • Eu regulatory framework on batteries and their contribution to islands decarbonisation – in cooperation with Eurobat  (Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers) and EASE (The European Association for storage of energy)
  • Solar energy, water recycling & desalination hybrid systems – in cooperation with IDA (International Desalination Association) and Global Solar Council
  • Sustainable Agriculture in Small Islands – in cooperation with Insuleur (the Association of the EU Islands Chambers of Commerce)
  • The island resorts: how to become a green destination and reduce costs, while engaging local communities. The Maldives’ case study – in cooperation with MITDC (Maldives Integrated Tourism Destination Corporation)

The webinar will se the intervention of the following speakers:

  • Lizet Ramirez, Offshore Analyst, Wind Europe
  • Francesco Gattiglio, Director Eu Affairs & Policy, Eurobat
  • Jacopo Tosoni, Policy Officer, EASE
  • Shannon McCarthy, Secretary General, IDA
  • George Assonitis, Advisor, Union of Hellenic Chambers Member, Technical Committee of Insuleur
  • Mohamed Raaidh, Managing Director, MITDC
To better understand the above, we invite you to join us on
27 July at 2PM by Zoom