RDA-Europe / BlueBRIDGE Datathon on Fisheries and Aquaculture, 15-16 June 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Date: 2017-07-11


On 15-16 June, in Heraklion, Crete, all data enthusiasts: data scientists and practitioners, students, researchers, representatives from both private and public sector, that work to improve the aquaculture, fisheries, marine and environmental management, or develop ICT solutions for environmental and socio-economics were invited to join the datathon co-organised by the RDA-Europe and BlueBRIDGE. Our colleague Dimitris Gavrilis and Panagiota Koltsida (ATHENA Research Center) participated with the presentation: “Brief overview of the datathon datasets, tools, and services”.

During the 2-day datathon the participants brainstormed on the following challenges:

  • Developing a holistic approach to spatial planning for marine protected areas based on knowledge transfer and integration
  • Assessing new fisheries and aquaculture activities and mainstreaming environmental and socioeconomic indicators
  • Incorporating socio-economic and environmental data in aquaculture assessment, strategic planning, and performance analysis

More information is available on RDA website: https://www.rd-alliance.org/rda-europe-bluebridge-datathon-fisheries-and-aquaculture-15-16-june-2017-heraklion-crete-greece

URL of the presentation: https://www.slideshare.net/BlueBridgeVREs/datasets-services-tools-pangiota-koltsida-dimitris-gavrilis