Kick-Off Programme | EMODnet OPEN SEA LAB

The Open Sea Lab Kick-off event will mark the official opening of the applications to participate in the Open Sea Lab Hackathon 2019.

All talks will be streamed live and made available online on the website afterwards.

When: The event will take place from 14:00 to 17:00 on the 24 May 2019

Where: Royal Museums Of Fine Arts (Room U), in Brussels.


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Programme

Kick-Off Event EMODnet Open Sea Lab hackathon 2019
Welcome and introduction
14:00-14:10 Welcome by Jan-Bart Calewaert, Head of the EMODnet Secretariat
14:10-14:15 Introduction and preview of Open Sea Lab II  2019 - Iain Shepherd, European Commission, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE)
14:15-14:40 Key-note talk by Conor Delaney, Expert in Geographical Information Systems and Earth Observation
Presentation of the challenges
14:40-14:50 'Environmental Management and Protection' by Helen Lillis, EMODnet Seabed Habitats Coordinator & Marine Mapping Manager at Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
14:50-15:00 'Sustainable Blue Economy' by Noémie Wouters, CEO, Greenbridge
15:00-15:10 'Blue Society and Ocean Literacy' by Helene Hoffmann, Researcher at Ecologic Institute
What open marine data are available in Europe?
15:10-15:40

- Pascal Derycke, Technical Coordinator at the EMODnet Secretariat

- Neil Holdsworth, Head of Data and Information at the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)

- Fabrice Messal, Training and Education Manager, Copernicus Marine Service (CMEMS) 

Panel discussion on open data
15:40-16:10

Moderator: Mathias Van Compernolle (imec)

Participants :

  • Conor Delaney, Expert in Geographical Information Systems and Earth Observation
  • Helen Lillis, EMODnet Seabed Habitats Coordinator & Marine Mapping Manager at the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
  • Lennert Tyberghein, Manager Data Centre Division at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
  • Iain Shepherd, European Commission, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE)
  • Neil Holdsworth, Head of Data and Information at the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Closing
16:10-16:20 Testimony from Laurent Dubroca, participant at Open Sea Lab 2017
16:20-16:30 Call to action: get involved – apply now! Presentation of the competition by Dimitri Schuurman,Team Lead Business & User Research at imec
16:30-17:30 Networking cocktail
 
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