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Open Sea Lab bootcamp - registration for award ceremony 17/11/2017

Event date:
15/11/2017 - 11:00 to 17/11/2017 - 16:30
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    The Open Sea Lab Competition is a three-day bootcamp that offers coders, developers, data enthusiasts, marine/maritime companies, students, entrepreneurs the chance to play with archived and near-real time marine open data to create prize-winning innovative applications in one of three thematic areas: Marine Environment, Blue Economy and Public Knowledge or Services.

    Open Sea Lab Competition: the first EMODnet Bootcamp on open marine data

    15-17 November 2017, Start-up Village Antwerp, Belgium

    Event website: www.opensealab.eu 

    EMODnet's 1st  Open Sea Lab Bootcamp will take place in De Serre, Antwerp. Open Sea Lab will begin on Wednesday 15 November and run until Friday 17 November, culminating in a prize giving and evening reception. Inspirational speakers will open the event and optional, expert-led, come-and-go workshops will take place throughout the three days. We expect about 22 teams of around 5 people to participate in the Open Sea Lab. Teams will be offered coaching, and technical experts will be on hand to provide support throughout the event.

    Join us at the Closing Award Ceremony

    The Closing Session with Award Ceremony is open for those who are interested to hear about the results but not participating in the competition itself. If you want to attend, you need to register using the award ceremony registration form.

    Friday 17 November 2017

    15.00 - 15.30   Welcome and Opening Addresses by:

    • European Commission - Directorate General for Maritime and Fisheries
    • Jan Mees, Director, Flanders Marine Institute

    15.30 - 17.00   Pitching competition & Demo's
    17.00 - 17.30   Closing Keynote - Open Data Benefits and Challenges - Frédéric Bardolle, Data for Good, France
    17.30 - 18.00   Closing Addresses, Jury Deliberation & Award ceremony
    18.00 - 20:00   Networking reception
     

    Full Programme

    Day 1 - Wednesday 15 November 2017, 08.30 - 19.00

    • Match-make - With whom will you work? Individuals will be matched to appropriate teams
    • Ideate - What will you work on? Ideas and challenges will be presented and exchanged
    • Create - Teams will deliver a first version of their solution]
    Day 1
    08.30 - 09.00 Registration is open
    09.00 - 09.30 Welcome, Introduction to the Open Sea Lab -  Dimitri Schuurman, imec
    09.30 - 10.00

    EMODnet: Challenges & Opportunities

    10.00 - 10.30 Keynote - Future of Marine Data Collection & Sharing: The Digital Ocean - David Mills, iMarDIS-SEACAMS
    10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break & networking
    11.00 - 12.30 Hackathon Workshops - 'Ideation'
    12.30 - 13.30 Networking Lunch
    13.30 - 14.45 Workshops - 'Ideation'
    14.45 - 16.00 Workshops - 'Matchmaking' & 'Open the Data'
    16.00 - 17.15 Workshops - 'Open the Data'
    17.15 - 19:00 Cocktail

     

    Day 2 - Thursday 16 November 2017, 08.30 - 16.45

    • Create - Teams will deliver a second version of their solution
    • Validate - Assumptions will be validated with external users
    • Iterate - Refine and revise solutions
      Day 2
      08.30 - 09.00 Kicking off the day with coffee
      09.00 - 09.30 Keynote - Marine Data: Challenges and Solutions - Gerben de Boer, Van Oord
      09.30 - 10.45 Hackathon Workshops - 'Data Visualisation', 'Innovatrix' & 'Technical Wisdom of the Crowd'
      10.45 - 12.00 Workshops - 'User Testing' & 'Technical Wisdom of the Crowd'
      12.00 - 13.00

      Networking Lunch and lunch-time presentation

      • Juliette Rimetz (Technopôle Brest-Iroise) - Highlights from The Ocean Hackathon in Brest, France (October 2017) 

      13.00 - 14.15 Workshops - 'Design' & 'Technical Wisdom of the Crowd'
      14.15 - 15.30 Workshops - 'Business Modelling & Open data', 'Innovatrix' & 'Technical Wisdom of the Crowd'
      15.30 - 16.45 Workshops - 'Design', 'User-testing' & 'Technical Wisdom of the Crowd'

       

      Day 3 - Friday 17 November 2017, 09.00 - 16.00

      • Iterate - Further refine and revise solutions based on validation and coaching feedback
      • Pitch - Teams will present their solution in a short pitch presentation
      • Close - Prize-giving followed by evening reception and networking
      Day 3
      08.30 - 09.00 Kicking off the day with coffee
      09.00 - 09.30 Hackathon Free workspace & consultation
      09.30 - 10.45 Workshops: 'Storytelling & How to Pitch' & 'Business Modeling & Open Data'
      10.45 - 12.00 Workshops: Pitching test
      12.00 - 13.00 Networking Lunch
      13.00 - 15.00 Finalize
      Plenary Closing & Award Ceremony
      15.00 - 15.30  

      Welcome and Opening Addresses by

      • European Commission
      • Flanders Marine Institute
      15.30 - 17.00 Pitching competition & Demo's
      17.00 - 17.30 Closing key-note - Open Data Benefits and Challenges - Frédéric Bardolle, Data for Good, France
      17:30 - 18:00

      Closing addresses, Jury Deliberation & Award ceremony

      18.00 - 20:00 Networking reception

       

      Why apply to the hackathon?

      Whatever your background, you will come away from this event with new skills. If you have already a brilliant idea for an innovative application exploiting marine open data, you can use the hackathon to learn more about the different datasets, the available technological solutions and data-visualisation tools that you can adopt to improve your application. Additionally you can get support from the coaches and experts that will be present at the event. For free! They will help you in refining your ideas and enhance your technical, business modelling or pitching skills.

      Don’t have an idea? No problem, we are organising an ideation sessions on Day 1 for brainstorming.

      Additionally you have a chance to win great prizes.

      How can you apply?

      • Apply as a team or as an individual to www.opensealab.eu/applications
      • Applicants will be selected based on their motivations and skills, to ensure a diversity of expertise (creative, technical, business). If you do have a precious idea, don’t worry, you don’t have to share it yet. Just tell us your reason for applying and your background
      • Individuals or incomplete teams will be matched to form complete teams, combining all the necessary elements to develop a winning concept.
      • Numbers are limited to 120, 20 teams of 4-5 people, so the sooner you apply, the better your chance of being  selected!
      • So apply now to www.opensealab.eu/applications!

      Applications close on 23 October 2017.

      Do you need more information on the Competition?

      Click here to watch the recording of the kick-off meeting.

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