|Registration and coffee
|Session 1 : Opening
|Welcome word by SPF-Public Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
|Welcome word by HNS-MS consortium
|HNS pollution of the marine environment
|Objectives of the HNS-MS project
|Session 2 : Harmful and Noxious Substances
|A freely accessible HNS data base
|Session 3 : Understanding HNS behaviour in the marine environment
|Why Lab experiments?
|Understanding HNS behaviour at the sea surface
|Understanding HNS behaviour in the water column
|Session 4 : Environmental and Socioeconomic impacts of HNS
|Environmental and socioeconomic impacts of HNS pollution
|Wrap-up of the first day
|Social Event : Walking diner at the BELvue museum.
|Introduction of the day
|Session 5 : Modelling HNS behaviour in the marine environment
|The release scenarios
|The near field model, CHEMSPELL
|The far field model, HNS-MS
|The atmospheric dispersion model, CHEMADEL
|Session 6 : The HNS-MS Decision Support System
|Live demonstration of the HNS-MS Decision Support System
|Session 7 : HNS related projects and future of the HNS-MS Decision Support System
|BE-AWARE I and II projects
Which future for the HNS-MS project?
Discussion on the possible follow-up actions
|Conclusion and closure of the meeting
HNS-MS is a decision-support tool that Belgian and French maritime authorities as well as coastguard stations can activate in order to forecast the drift, fate and behavior of acute marine pollution by Harmful Noxious Substances (HNS) accidentally released in the marine system.