Workshop Overview

Workshop 1: Arduino for marine Science

  • Organizer: Ghent University - Tim tkint
  • Content: This hands-on training course that will introduce marine scientists to the open-source technology platform Arduino. Arduino is an easy-to-use hardware and software platform with endless possibilities on reading data captured with sensors and controlling connected instruments. In this course trainees will via hands-on marine applications learn to implement this technology and get an understanding of the possibilities of the platform and the  potential use in research.
  • Number of places: 20

Workshop 2: Presenting for an audience

  • Organizer: Ghent University - Shanna Van Blaere
  • Content: In this workshop you will get a series of tips and tricks that will help you in improving your presentation skills in an audience setting.
  • Number of places: 25

Workshop 3: Ocean Literacy

  • Organizer: VLIZ - Evy Copejans
  • Content: Improving education and citizen awareness on the ocean contributes to more informed decisions and to a better governance of the sea. Ocean literacy includes all areas of knowledge, from biodiversity to geology, from climate science to technology. It addresses formal and non-formal education, involving schools, science centers, museums. It leads to the production of resources and to a sustained presence in the media. For more background information: 
  • Number of places: 35

Workshop 4: EMBRC: History of the EU Marine Stations

  • Organizer: EMBRC
  • Content: Europe has a long history of Marine Research stations. In this session you will learn about them and how these marine stations have influenced and still influence the current marine research landscape.
  • Number of places: 35

Workshop 5: EMBRC: Emergence of EMBRC and modern marine biology/ecology/biotechnology research and application

  • Organizer: EMBRC - Ilaria Nardello
  • Content: Will be available in the coming days
  • Number of places: 25

Workshop 6: EMBRC: Get funded with EMBRC/Assemble Plus

  • Organizer: EMBRC - Ibon Canacio
  • Content: ASSEMBLE Plus is a consortium of 23 partner organisations from 16 countries, operating under the umbrella of the European Marine Biological Research Centre (EMBRC-ERIC). It integrates 39 marine biological stations from various regions of the world's oceans and seas; providing scientists from academia, industry and policy with the services of these marine stations forms the core of the ASSEMBLE Plus project. Via a quality-assured programme of transnational access (TA) and virtual access (VA) to its marine biological research facilities, its historical observation data, and to advanced training opportunities, ASSEMBLE Plus aims to stimulate fundamental and applied research excellence in marine biology and ecology in Europe.
  • Number of places: 30

Workshop 7: Fisheries monitoring

  • Organizer: Digital Observer Services (DOS) - Asier Olalde Beltran de Heredia
  • Content: What is Electronic Monitoring (EM), excersises (Video analysis: review of fishing activity, Observer forms: types & information gathered, Fishing vessel plan & Camera Design). Discussion & Conclusions
  • Number of places: 30

Workshop 8: Dredging and the environment

  • Organizer: Dredging International (DEME) - Thibaud Mascart
  • Content: This workshop, a joint cooperation between DEME nv, Ghent University Marine Training Platform illustrates the broad spectrum of dredging equipment and mitigation solutions created.
  • Number of places: 30

Workshop 9: Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Organizer: Shawn Hinz
  • Content:
  • Number of places: 25

Workshop 10: Marine litter

  • Organizer: University of Oviedo - Eva Garcia Vazquez
  • Content:
  • Number of places: 30

Workshop 11: Visit to Marine station Ostend

  • Organizer: Ghent University / VLIZ - Marleen Roelofs, André Cattrijsse
  • Content:
  • Number of places: 35

Workshop 12: Debate career perspectives as a marine scientist

  • Organizer:
  • Content:
  • Number of places: 60