Marinetech 2017

14 November

08:30-09:30: Registration

09:30-10:10: Opening Session

10:10-10:30: Opening lecture: João Vitorino (Instituto Hidrográfico), MONIZEE – the Future

10:30-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:40: Monitoring networks

Moderators: Luísa Bastos, CIIMAR; Carlos Fernandes, Instituto Hidrográfico

Ines Martin Grandes (Fugro Norway AS)

Seawatch: a robust system for long term metocean monitoring network

Miguel Duran Lopez (HCTech - Hércules Control)

BARES: solutions for the instrumental data of waves

Miguel Angel Lleches (Kongsberg Maritime)

Ocean observatories, seabed networks and associated sensors using K-LANDER

Kevin Grangier (Teledyne RD Instruments)

SENTINEL V Real Time measurement

Nuno Almeida (DEIMOS Engenharia)

SIMOcean: Maritime Open Data and Services Platform

12:40-12:50: Elísio Bernardes (Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Porto)

Adding value to fisheries products

12:50-14:20: Valuing fisheries products and light lunch

14:20-16:00: Autonomous vehicles

Moderators: Margarida Hermida, Madeira Oceanographic Observatory; Miguel Duran, HCTec- Hércules Control

Tor Atle Gran (Kongsberg Maritime)

Results from an environmental survey using HUGIN and latest autonomy trends

Luís Madureira (OceanScan – MST)

LAUV (Light Autonomous Underwater Vehicle) Improvements: Towards long term/ long

range operations

José Pinto (LSTS)

Coordination of Multiple Autonomous Vehicles: From Concept to Reality

Pedro Petiz and Tiago Ramalho (Tekever)

The use of RPAS in maritime applications

Nuno Simões (UAVision)

UAVs applied to marine pollution monitoring

16:00-16:30: Coffee break

16:30-18:30: Project STRONGMAR

Welcome to participants

Antonina dos Santos (IPMA)

The importance of technologies for the Ocean's monitoring

Augusto Salgado (Portuguese Navy)

Underwater Archaeology & Robotic: use of ROVs and AUVs to evaluate WWI wrecks

Cláudia Matos Pinheiro (A Silva Matos)

Robotics for Oil and Gas

Miguel Santos (CIIMAR) * TBC

CORAL: a joint effort for the Sustainability of Ocean Exploitation

Eduardo Silva (INESC TEC)

Final remarques


15 November

09:00-10:40: New challenges – part I

Moderators: Marili Viitak, CESAM & University of Aveiro; Tor Atle Gran, Kongsberg Maritime

Ricardo Neta (Composite Solutions)

Development of composite structures for offshore activities

Ines Martin Grandes (Fugro Norway AS)

Novel applications in realtime coastal and ocean monitoring systems

Miguel Terra (DEIMOS Engenharia):

CoReSyF: Unlocking Our Potential for Coastal Innovation Growth

Kevin Dias (Amberjack Solutions)

Integrating software, hardware and customer support

Maria Fernandes (Qualitas Instruments)

Tsunami detection through HF Radars

10:40-10:50: Jorge Fernandes (Mermaid Investments – announcement)

Splash by Mermaid

10:50-11:20: Coffee break

11:20-12:40: New challenges – part II

Moderators: Emilie Dorgeville, Aanderaa Data Instruments; Alfredo Izquierdo, University of Cadiz

Xulio Fernandez Hermida (HCTec- Hércules Control)

RAMICA: Exclusive sensor for monitoring the microbiological quality of waters

Francisco Arenas (CIIMAR)

New approaches to explore functional impacts of climate change on our coastal

macroalgal-dominated ecosystems

Ana Paula Mucha (CIIMAR)

SpilLess – First-line response to oil spills based on native microorganism cooperation

Catarina Magalhães (CIIMAR)

MarinEye: An autonomous system for integrated marine monitoring

12:40-12:50: Patrícia Borges (Escola Superior de Hotelaria e Tecnologia do Mar de Peniche)

Adding value to fisheries products

12:50-14:20: Valuing fisheries products and light lunch

14:20-17:00: Field demonstrations in the marina

19:00 – Transportation to Workshop Dinner

20:00 – Workshop dinner


16 November

09:00-11:00: Observatories – part I

Moderators: Maria Fernandes, Qualitas Instruments; Joaquin del Rio, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Mark Underwood (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization - Oceans and


Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)

Josh Kohut (Rutgers University)

Frontier Technologies for Integrated Ocean-Atmosphere Observing & Forecasting:

Promoting Partnerships for Research, Education, and Service to Society

Maria da Luz Macho-Eiras (MeteoGalicia)

Oceanic observatory for the Iberian shelf (RAIA)

Alfredo Izquierdo (Universidad de Cádiz‐CEIMAR)

OCASO: A CrossBorder Initiative for a Coastal Environmental Observatory

Rogério Chumbinho (SmartBay Ireland)

The Galway Bay Underwater Observatory - experiences and opportunities

Vicente Pérez Muñuzuri (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Coastal observatories: their role in supporting research and innovation in Europe

11:00-11:30: Coffee break

11:30-12:10: New challenges – part III

Moderators: Inés Martin Grandes, Fugro Norway AS; Vicente Pérez, University of Santiago de Compostela

Emilie Dorgeville (Aanderaa Data Instruments AS)

Development of a new and cost effective sensor for measuring waves on a wide range

of measuring buoys utilizing the latest advances in miniaturized sensors coupled with

advanced embedded electronics and software

Cristobal Molina (Nortek AS)

New advances in ADCP’s technology

12:10-12:50: Observatories – part II

Moderators: Inés Martin Grandes, Fugro Norway AS; Vicente Pérez, University of Santiago de Compostela

Joaquin del Rio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

OBSEA, an underwater cabled observatory: ongoing projects

Emilie Dorgeville (Aanderaa Data Instruments AS)

Long-term multiparameter observations in the water column of a temperate fjord,

University of Gothenburg, Sweden / Aanderaa, Norway

12:50-13:00: Patrícia Borges (Escola Superior de Hotelaria e Tecnologia do Mar de Peniche)

Adding value to fisheries products

13:00-14:30: Valuing fisheries products and light lunch

14:30-16:10: Observatories – part III

Moderators: Ana Bio, CIIMAR; A. Jorge da Silva, Intituto Hidrográfico

Margarida Hermida (Madeira Oceanographic Observatory)

Oceanic Observatory of Madeira

Pedro Agostinho (Qualitas Instruments)

HF Radar Initiative in Madeira Island: System description, first results and ideas for the


Josie-Alice Kirby (Plymouth Coastal Observatory, South West Regional Coastal Monitoring

Programme, UK)

Coastal Monitoring in the UK: an example from the South West

Paulo Silva (University of Aveiro)

Video monitoring systems as support tools on forecasting extreme coastal events

Diogo Mendes and José Paulo Pinto (Instituto Hidrográfico)

Towards an operational nearshore monitoring system

16:10-16:40: Closing Session

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