Program of the Conference in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Prof H.-C. Dubourguier
„Innovation in research of environmental protection“


February 7, 2018

10.30-11.00 Registration of Participants. Welcome Coffee

11.00-13.15 Morning  Session
Moderator: Dr. Margit Heinlaan (National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, NICPB)

• 11.00 Opening and Greetings
Prof. Mait Klaassen. Rector of Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU)
Mme. Claudia Delmas-Scherer, Ambassadrice de France en Estonie

•  11.15-11.45 Dr Anne Kahru - Henri-Charles Dubourguier: 15 years of scientific cooperation connecting EMU and NICPB (NICPB)

•  11.45-12.10 Dr. Margit Heinlaan - Daphnia magna in nanoecotoxicological studies (NICPB)

•  12.10-12.35 Dr. Villem Aruoja - Microalgae as indicators of environmental hazard (NICPB)

•  12.35-13.05 Prof. Ülo Niinemets, Head of the Centre of Excellence EcolChange - How ecosystems respond and adapt to climate change (EMU)

13.05-13.45 Lunch

13.45-16.00 Afternoon Session
Moderator: Villem Aruoja (NICPB)

•  13.45-14.05 Dr. Fabien Cremona, Models for investigating the ecology of lacustrine ecosystems (EMU)

•  14.05-14.25 Prof Mait Kriipsalu, Dr. Kaja Orupõld - Stability of bio-waste products (EMU)

•  14.25-14.45 Dr. Karim Al Souki​ - Sustainable management of contaminated sites in Norther France (ISA Lille)

•  14.45-15.05 Prof. Bertrand Pourrut, Head of the International MSc Sustainable Management of Pollution (SMaP) - Towards a better evaluation of plant health: uses for environmental biomonitoring and remediation of contaminated sites (ISA Lille)

•  15.05-15.25 Prof. Kalev Sepp - Henri-Charles Dubourguier: 10 years of training courses and teaching at EMU (EMU, ISA Lille)

•  15.25-15.40 Ms. Kaie Metsaots - What Could Estonian Industrial Oil Shale Region Adopt from Foreign Initiatives to Improve Tourism and Socio-economic Conditions (EMU, PhD student)

•  15.40-16.00 Prof. Bertrand Pourrut, Prof. Roelof Elevald - The EIP and legacy of Henri-Charles at ISA and at European level (ISA-Lille. The Netherlands)

16.00-16.25 Coffee Break

16.25-17.30. Memories of Henri-Charles Dubourguier
Moderators: Anne Kahru, Kalev Sepp
- Mr. Illar Lemetti, Chancellor of Ministry of Rural Affairs
- Prof.  Endla Reintam, Vice-Rector of Studies, Estonian University of Life Sciences
Prof. Ülle Jaakma, Vice-Rector of Research, Estonian University of Life Sciences
- Mr. Aret Vooremäe, Director of the Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Open Microphone
- Slide Program “Memories of Henri-Charles Dubourguier”.

19.30 - Conference Dinner in Gunpowder Cellar (Registration needed!)