In preparation for the 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference, the Embassy of Portugal in Zagreb and FER are co-organizing the event "The Role of Marine Robotics in Ocean Monitoring".
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This event is related to the priorities of the Eight Interactive Dialogues, in particular to Dialogue 6 - Increasing Scientific Knowledge and Developing Research Capacity and Transfer of Marine Technology. The goal is to showcase how marine robotics can be useful for ocean monitoring and to discuss the future of technology applied to Blue Economy sectors such as ocean monitoring and protection and fisheries among others.
After the short welcome speeches from H.E. the Ambassador of Portugal, Ms Paula Leal da Silva, and the FER’s Vice Dean for Research, Prof. Nikola Mišković, PhD, the event will continue with the lectures given by prof. João Borges de Sousa, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, prof. António Pascoal, PhD, from the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon and Mateo Ivanac from the Croatian Chamber of Economy.
Their lectures, Ocean observation with unmanned vehicle systems: trends and opportunities, Opening the Blue Frontier with Marine Robotics: Science, Engineering, and Society and Innovamare - social entrepreneurship as a response to societal challenges, will raise key issues and serve as the starting point for the "Roundtable on the role of marine robotics in ocean’s monitoring", where all speakers will join the discussion. The round table moderator will be Fausto Ferreira, PhD from FER.