Circular Ocean Innovation Conference 2017
Presentations, Serious Game & #Net_Hack Challenge

17th-18th July 2017
Reykjavik
Iceland

Organisers and Supporters

Introduction

Join Circular Ocean in Reykjavik this July for our “Innovation Conference” which will gather Circular Ocean partners with members of the academic, creative and business communities to explore the opportunities around re-purposing waste Fishing Nets & Rope (FNR’s) in the Northern Periphery & Arctic Region.

The conference will open on Monday, July 17th with updates from the Circular Ocean partners, followed by a “Serious Game” facilitated by Dr Laurent Bontoux  from the EU Policy Lab with support from Professor Martin Charter from The Centre for Sustainable Design at UCA.

Day Two on Tuesday, July 18th will see Circular Ocean’s second #NetHack Challenge, an innovation workshop designed to develop solutions to a series of challenges surrounding management of FNR’s the builds on a highly successful event held in 2016

The event is free, but registration is essential as places are limited. To register, download the registration form or email rcarruthers@uca.ac.uk

Day 1 – Presentations and Serious Game

17th July 2017
Innovation Centre Iceland
Arlevnir 2-8
112
Reykjavik
Iceland

Chaired by: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

8:30 Registration and networking
9:15 Introduction

Neil James, Project Director, Circular Ocean, University of Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Kristjan Leosson, Managing Director, Materials/Biotechnology/Energy, Innovation Centre Iceland (ICE), Iceland

9:40 Overview

Christina Dixon, Coordinator, Global Ghost Gear Initiative, World Animal Protection, UK

10:00 National Ports: Research on collection on collection and recycling of waste fishing net

Chaired by: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

Scotland

Neil James, Project Director, Circular Ocean, University of Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Ireland

Michelle Green, Programme Manager, Macroom E, Ireland

Norway

TBC – Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU), Norway

Greenland

TBC – Artic Technology Centre (Artek) , Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark

11:00 Coffee
11:30 Circular Ocean: Partners Update

Policy

TBC – Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU), Norway

Products

Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

Construction

TBC – Arctic Technology Centre (Artek),  Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark

12:30 Future Fishing Net Project

Kristjan Leosson, Managing Director, Materials/Biotechnology/Energy, Innovation Centre Iceland, Iceland

12:50 Summary

Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

1:00 Lunch
2:00 Serious Game

Facilitated by Laurent Bontoux, Foresight Specialist, Joint Research Council (JRC), European Commission & Professor Martin Charter,  The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

5:30 Summary

Neil James, Project Director, Circular OceanUniversity of Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Kristjan Leosson, Managing Director, Materials/Biotechnology/Energy, Innovation Centre Iceland, Iceland

Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

5:40 #Net_Hack Introduction, networking & drinks
6:30 Close

Day 2 – #Net_Hack Challenge

18th July 2017
Reykjavik School of Visual Arts
Hringbraut 121
101
Reykjavik
Iceland

Facilitated by: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

8:30 Registration
9:00 Introduction

Neil James, Project Director, Circular OceanUniversity of Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Aslaug Thorlacius, Director, Reykjavik School of Visual Arts, Iceland

9:15 Drawing & Mind-mapping
10:00 Creativity
12:00 Concept Test & Lunch
1:00 Making
4:00 Presentations & Judging
5:00 Lessons Learnt & Award
5:15 Networking
5:30 Close

Registration

The event is free of charge but registration is required.

To register, download the registration form and email rcarruthers@uca.ac.uk.