LAUNCHING THE THEMATIC PARTNERSHIPS FOR MENA NWC DECEMBER 5 - 8, 2011 DAY 2 Change Seats – sit with someone new
Poster Session  08:30 - 0900
Overview of Day 2 Creating Thematic Partnerships
<ul><li>Launching MENA NWC Research Program & Implementing Thematic Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Session Objectives </li...
<ul><li>Sign-up For Thematic Partnership Discussion Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Please sign up for 1 of the TP sessions BEF...
Coffee / Tea Break 30 min
<ul><li>Thematic Partnership Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Review suggested 3-4 research priorities under each TP </li></u...
<ul><li>Mac’s slides </li></ul>
<ul><li>Overview of Thematic Partnership Discussion Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Session 1 – Discuss initial research priori...
<ul><li>TP discussion Session 1- Initial Research Priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Expected outcome of session :  </li></ul><u...
LUNCH 1 HOUR 1pm - Return to Plenary
<ul><li>Quick reports on research priorities (3-4 min) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water supply / sanitation </li></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>TP discussion Session 2 - Identify areas of common interest  </li></ul><ul><li>Expected outcome of session :  </li...
Coffee / Tea Break 30 min Discuss Session 3 in your group Work from 3:30 – 4:30 Reconvene at 4:30 in plenary
<ul><li>TP discussion Session 3 - Resources Needed to Develop Research Ideas & Build Research Teams  </li></ul><ul><li>Exp...
<ul><li>Wrap up of Day  </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections on the day </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Day 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
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Day 2 Launching the Thematic Partnerships for MENA NWC Muscat Meeting

  1. 1. LAUNCHING THE THEMATIC PARTNERSHIPS FOR MENA NWC DECEMBER 5 - 8, 2011 DAY 2 Change Seats – sit with someone new
  2. 2. Poster Session 08:30 - 0900
  3. 3. Overview of Day 2 Creating Thematic Partnerships
  4. 4. <ul><li>Launching MENA NWC Research Program & Implementing Thematic Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Session Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review purpose of Thematic Partnerships and funding opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presenter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ken Ludwa, FABRI Grants Manager </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Sign-up For Thematic Partnership Discussion Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Please sign up for 1 of the TP sessions BEFORE BREAK </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Water Supply and Sanitation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Water Use Efficiency and Productivity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Groundwater </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-conventional Water </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Water, Energy, Food Relationships </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Coffee / Tea Break 30 min
  7. 7. <ul><li>Thematic Partnership Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Review suggested 3-4 research priorities under each TP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac McKee </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task for discussion sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kathy </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Mac’s slides </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Overview of Thematic Partnership Discussion Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Session 1 – Discuss initial research priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Session 2 – Identify areas of common interest </li></ul><ul><li>Session 3 – Identify resources needed to develop research ideas and build research teams </li></ul><ul><li>Session 4 – Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Reports from each Thematic Partnership team </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>TP discussion Session 1- Initial Research Priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Expected outcome of session : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review / refine / redesign a limited set of 3-4 critical research priorities for each thematic partnership for the first solicitation for proposals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agree who will facilitate discussion and who will take notes on flipchart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss suggested research priorities and agree on a final list of 3-4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capture your 3-4 priorities on 1 sheet of flipchart paper and post on wall in plenary for review after lunch – be prepared to make a quick summary (2-3 minutes) of the priorities you identify </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. LUNCH 1 HOUR 1pm - Return to Plenary
  12. 12. <ul><li>Quick reports on research priorities (3-4 min) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water supply / sanitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water use efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groundwater </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-conventional water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water, energy, food relationships </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>TP discussion Session 2 - Identify areas of common interest </li></ul><ul><li>Expected outcome of session : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start building coalescence around common research interests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agree who will facilitate discussion and who will take notes on flipchart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share each organization’s area of expertise and interests related to priorities (make sure everyone has chance to share) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss common research interests / which centers are interested in which priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start identifying opportunities for joint research activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare a flipchart that shows convergence of research interests and post with your research priorities </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Coffee / Tea Break 30 min Discuss Session 3 in your group Work from 3:30 – 4:30 Reconvene at 4:30 in plenary
  15. 15. <ul><li>TP discussion Session 3 - Resources Needed to Develop Research Ideas & Build Research Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Expected outcome of session: </li></ul><ul><li>• Start brainstorming what support you need to develop research ideas and /or to form research teams </li></ul><ul><li>Task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agree who will facilitate discussion and who will take notes on flipchart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify steps for developing your research ideas and building research teams – how do you want to proceed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remember that resources are available to support your efforts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare a flipchart with the steps you have identified to develop your research ideas or form research teams </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Wrap up of Day </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections on the day </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Day 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poster presentations – 0830 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launching Thematic Partnerships - 0900 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overview of this evening </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tour of Souq / Kargeen Restaurant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lina </li></ul></ul></ul>

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