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3-WEEK IDEATION WARM-UP

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All times are Central European Time (CET)

Kick-Off Live Session #1: MONDAY, 17 JANUARY 2022

Join us in the kick-off Live Event of the 3-week Ideation Warm-Up leading to the Blue-Cloud Hackathon! Learn about Blue-Cloud, gain insight into the hackathon objectives & challenges, find out what we have in store for hackathon participants, and be inspired to decode the Ocean!

TOPICS:

4.00 pmWelcome! 

  • Nicolas Segebarth (European Commission)
  • Sara Pittonet (Trust-IT, Blue-Cloud Project coordinator)
  • Kate Larkin (Seascape Belgium)

4.15 pm – What is Blue-Cloud? How can it help you, to help the Ocean?

  • Introducing Blue-Cloud. Dick Schaap (MARIS)
  • Blue-Cloud’s Open Science platform: What tools does it bring to Ocean scientists & researchers, developers and innovators? Pasquale Pagano (CNR-ISTI)
  • How can Blue-Cloud’s services support Ocean knowledge? Patricia Cabrera (VLIZ)

5.00 pm – Blue-Cloud Hackathon: What? When? Who? How? Why? 

  • Julia Vera (Seascape Belgium)
  • Round Table: Introducing the Blue-Cloud Hackathon’s Ocean Topics & Challenges: Stéphane Pesant (EMBL), Lennert Schepers (VLIZ), Anton Ellenbroek (FAO), Massimiliano Drudi (CMCC), Dominique Obaton (Ifremer)

5.30 pm – What next?

  • Michele Erba – Sr Project Manager @ KreativDistrikt
  • Hugo Espinosa – Head of Production @ KreativDistrikt

5.50 pm – Ask us anything! Q&A session 

Live Session #2: FRIDAY, 21 JANUARY 2022

TOPICS:

3:00 pm – Accessing and navigating Blue-Cloud: Services and resources available to Hackathon participants

  • Pasquale Pagano (CNR-ISTI)

3:20 pm – Blue-Cloud Data Discovery & Access Service: How to use it and make the most of it during the hackathon

  • Paul Weerheim (MARIS)

3:30 pm – Blue-Cloud Virtual Labs: What will you find, where?

  • Dominique Obaton (Ifremer)

3:40 pm – Hands-on inspiration: Using Jupyter notebooks to process data within Blue-Cloud

  • Charles Troupin (ULiège)

3:50 pm – Ask us anything! Q&A session

Live Session #3: MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022

TOPICS:

4:00 pm – Understanding the Ocean: Intro and inspiration & practical recommendations towards addressing Challenges #1.A & #1.B.
Stéphane Pesant (EMBL), Lennert Schepers (VLIZ)

4:30 pm – Feeding the World: Intro and inspiration & practical recommendations towards addressing Challenges #2.A & #2.B
Anton Ellenbroek (FAO)

4:50 pm – Predicting environmental risks: Intro and inspiration & practical recommendations towards addressing Challenges #3.A & #3.B.
Massimiliano Drudi (CMCC)

5:10 pm – Wild Card: Hack the Blue-Cloud!Intro and inspiration & practical recommendations towards addressing Challenge #4.
Dominique Obaton (Ifremer)

5:30 pm – No Team? No problem!

  • How to find a Team on the Blue-Cloud Hackathon Platform

5:50 pm – Ask us anything! Q&A session

Live Session #4: FRIDAY, 28 JANUARY 2022

TOPICS:

3:00 pm – What does a good Team look like?

  • Guidelines for great Team composition

3:25 pm – Find your Team!

  • Explanatory session for individual registrants on how to find a Team.
  • Pitching session for participants in search of a Team

3:45 pm – Ask us anything! Q&A session

Live Session #5: MONDAY, 31 JANUARY 2022

TOPICS:

4:00 pm – Gearing up for innovation: The importance of scope & focus (IMEC)

  • Dimitri Schuurman (IMEC)

5:05 pm – How to deliver a great presentation & video pitch –

  • Jacopo Sala – European Youth Energy Network (EYEN)

5:20 pm – Delivering on deadlines: Key milestones; where to find templates & guidelines for the submission of deliverables

  • Michele Erba – Sr Project Manager @ KreativDistrikt
  • Hugo Espinosa – Head of Production @ KreativDistrikt

5:25 pm – How to interact with your Mentors: How to contact and communicate with your Mentor during the 3-day hackathon

5:32 pm – Receive support for each challenge: How to leverage the challenges support channels on the online hackathon platform.

5:40 pm – Ask us anything! Q&A session

Live Session #6: FRIDAY, 4 FEBRUARY 2022

TOPICS:

3:00 pm – Pump up the Teams

  • Michele Erba – Sr Project Manager @ KreativDistrikt
  • Hugo Espinosa – Head of Production @ KreativDistrikt

3:10 pm – Submission of the Idea description (max 300 words) by Teams on the online hackathon platform

3:40 pm – Ask us anything! Q&A session 

3:55 pm – See you soon!

  • Invitation to the Hackathon launch session on Monday, 7 February 2022

Speakers

Nicolas Segebarth

Nicolas Segebarth

Policy Officer
European Commission

Sara Pittonet (Trust-IT, Blue-Cloud Project Coordinator)

Sara Pittonet

Trust-IT, Blue-Cloud Project Coordinator

Kate Larkin

Kate Larkin

Seascape Belgium

Dick Schaap

Dick Schaap

MARIS, Blue-Cloud Technical Coordinator

Sara Pittonet (Trust-IT, Blue-Cloud Project Coordinator)

Pasquale Pagano

CNR-ISTI

Sara Pittonet (Trust-IT, Blue-Cloud Project Coordinator)

Patricia Cabrera

VLIZ

Julia Vera

Julia Vera

Seascape Belgium

Stéphane Pesant

Stéphane Pesant

EMBL

Lennert Schepers

Lennert Schepers

VLIZ

Anton Ellenbroek

Anton Ellenbroek

FAO

Massimiliano Drudi

Massimiliano Drudi

CMCC

Dominique Obaton

Dominique Obaton

Ifremer

Julia Vera

Jacopo Sala

European Youth Energy Network (EYEN)

Charles Troupin

Charles Troupin

ULiège

Paul Weerheim

Paul Weerheim

MARIS

Michele Erba

Michele Erba

Sr Project manager
KreativDistrikt

Hugo Espinosa

Hugo Espinosa

Head of Production
KreativDistrikt

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