Blue-Cloud Hackathon – Kick-off

Kick-off live event
January 17, 2022 – h. 4:00-6:00 pm CET
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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!


04:00 pm- Welcome!

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

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

  •  Introducing Blue-Cloud – Dick Schaap, MARIS (Blue-Cloud Technical Coordinator)
  •  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)

05:00 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)

05:30 pm – What next?

  •  Hugo Espinosa, Michele Erba (Kreativedistrikt)

05:50 pm – Ask us anything! Q&A session

06:00  pm – Close

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17 January 2022
h. 4:00-6:00 pm CET
Register here


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