Extended time – registration to WeaSeaChallenge by 20 October!

 

Pre-events in Turku and Helsinki 

20 September in Turku

* Voluntary participation

Presentations 

Would you like to contribute solutions for a healthy and productive Baltic Sea? Join the WeSeaChallenge and bring solutions powered by open satellite data. In this pre-event we will introduce the WeSeaChallenge idea competition and practical examples on satellite data application and tools. The pre-event is oriented to bring together diverse experts and talents in science, business and information technology to discuss ideas about Baltic Sea. You all are welcome!

Time: 13.00–16.00

Venue: Turku School of Economics, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku (Room 33)

Programme:

13.15–13.30 Introduction to WeSeaChallenge idea competition
13.30–13.50 Satellite data applications on Baltic Sea monitoring
13.50–14.10 Free and Open satellite data for business
14.10–14.30 Copernicus program and data
14.30–15.00 Open source tools for satellite data processing
15.00–16.00 Coffee Break and networking (team forming, questions etc.)

The event will be also streamlined, and the record will be available afterwards. Streaming link: https://connect.funet.fi/weseachallenge/

 

2 October in Helsinki 

* Voluntary participation

Time: 13.00–16.00

Venue: Finnish Meteorological Institute, Dynamicum, Erik Palménin aukio 1, Helsinki (Room Brainstorm)

How to get to the venue: https://en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/how-to-find-dynamicum

Programme:

13.00–13.15 Introduction to WeSeaChallenge idea competition
13.15–13.35 Satellite data applications on Baltic Sea monitoring
13.35–14.55 Free and Open satellite data for business
14.55–14.15 Copernicus program and data
14.15–15.45 Open source tools for satellite data processing
15.45–16.00 Coffee Break and networking (team forming, questions etc.)

 

Kickoff, 1 October

* Voluntary participation

Presentations
Recording of the stream 

Time: 08.30–11.50

Venue: SparkUp, Tykistökatu 4 B, Turku

Programme:

08.30–09.00 Registration and coffee
09.00–09.10 Opening words – Timo Huttunen, Turku Science Park Ltd
09.10–09.30 Introduction to marine environment and related research – Tua Nylén, University of Turku
09.30–10.30 Challenge presentations:

a) Nordic Trout Ab / Suomen Kalankasvattajaliitto ry: Alf-Håkan Romar / Irja Skytén-Suominen
b) Uusikaupunki: Fanny Suominen, Gaia Consulting Oy
c) Itämerihaaste: Tove Holm, City of Turku
d) Partner presentations: Janne Loiske, Sofokus Oy & Maiju Kähärä, Lounaistieto / Regional Council of Southwest Finland

10.30–10.50 Introduction to satellite data – Ali Nadir Arslan, Finnish Meteorological Institute
10.50–11.50 Networking workshop
11.50           Closing of the event; organizers are available for further questions

The multimedia partner of the event was Summit Media Oy.

 

Data training day, 30 October in Turku and Helsinki 

* Voluntary participation

The Data training day will be organised on both locations at same time Helsinki/Turku with online video connection for the presentations, and in-person/live guidance.

Helsinki

Venue: Finnish Meteorological Institute, Dynamicum, Erik Palménin aukio 1, Helsinki (Room Aura)
How to get to the venue: https://en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/how-to-find-dynamicum

 

Midterm review, 13 November

* Voluntary participation

(Details TBC)

Activities:

  • Challenge partners are available for face-2-face consultations
  • Training session
  • Networking opportunities   

 

Demoday, 4 December

* Mandatory participation

(Details TBC)

Activities:

  • Partner presentations
  • Pitching
  • Evaluation of the ideas
  • Nomination of the winner(s)

 

Feedback workshop for all participants 

* Voluntary participation

(Details TBC)

Activities:

  • Next steps
  • Development ideas