Online, 17-21/05/2021.

The NEANIAS project team will participate in the Virtual conference on Applications of Statistical Methods and Machine Learning at the Space Sciences Institute on May 17 - 21, 2021. Thomas Cecconnello and Cristobal Bordiu will give a talk entitled "Towards a Modern Unsupervised Machine Learning Approach to the Analysis of Astrophysics Images" and Daniel Magro another one entitled "Source detection with Mask-R CNN".

Online, 13/05/2021.

The 2nd International Conference Dive in Blue Growth focuses on raising public awareness on the value of Underwater Cultural Heritage and the enhancement of responsible accessibility for both divers and non-divers. The Conference draws attention to the operation of Accessible Underwater Cultural Heritage Sites (AUCHS) and their promotion as a means for their sustainable protection.

Online, 21-23/04/2021.

The hackathon was co-organized by the NEANIAS, I4Sea and INFORE projects from April 21 to 23, 2021, online. The event was kindly supported by ATHENA RC. The event started during the BRIDs and completed at the end of the week. Challenges were integrated from the three projects, providing the participants access to real world scenarios, business cases and open issues.

Online, 19-23/04/2021.

The main objective of Blue Research and Innovation Days was to present ongoing cutting-edge projects along with a specially-shaped hackathon towards bringing together consortia, the scientific community and industry working at the core of the ‘blue economy’ by promoting synergies as well as shaping common future activities. More than 300 international participants registered and participated the event!

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