All Cool Towns partners meet a few times a year. In October 2019, almost a year after the start of the project, the meeting took place in Ostend (BE).

The Province of East Flanders, Greenwich University, Amsterdam Univsersity of Applied Sciences, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Sioen Industries, GreenBlue Urban and AUD Agency discussed the state of affairs within ‘Work Package 3’ (Training and capacity building material).

During the second day of the meeting, all parts within Cool Towns were reviewed. Among other thingswith presentations about the heat stress model, the decision model, the results of the measurements that have been taken in various cities, communication and the overall management of the project. Representatives of the Interreg Joint Technical Secretariat from Lille were also informed of the state of affairs within Cool Towns in a separate session.