ODF Sweden's Webinar Series

ODF Sweden endeavors to turn ocean data into innovation opportunities for the digital blue economy. We have brought people from various domains to create data-driven innovations. You can read more about ODF Sweden’s projects here.

In the ODF Sweden’s Webinar Series, we have invited the following speakers, as listed below. We meet on Zoom and try to wrap up within one hour.  Please connect through button below:

Next webinar:

Oct 16, 2023, 12 pm noon

Meeting ID: 592 916 7010.

Planned and past webinars:

  • Oct 11, 2023, 12 – 13 CET
  • Linking empirical data to theoretical modelling
  • Modelers and empirical scientists often work in their own domains separately. Enhancing communication and promoting greater collaboration between these two groups could be highly productive and promising.
  • Dr. Martin Eriksson, postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Environmental and Climate Science (CEC) at Lund University
Clean Valley
  • April 28, 2023, 14 – 15 CET
  • Improving Aquaculture Practices and Sustainability
  •  João Rito, Founding Partner of SEAentia and Nicholas LaValle, Founder of
    Comprehensive Designer, acting lead founder since Clean Valley’s conception.
  • Improving Aquaculture Sustainability Standards through RAS operations – SEAentia, and Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture for Onshore Aquaculture.

  • TBD (previously scheduled March 22, 2023, 12-13 noon)
  • Monitoring mobile marine invaders with remote underwater video and citizen science
  • Leo Green, PhD, Researcher in Evolutionary Ecology.
  • TBD (previously scheduled March 17, 2023, 2 pm)
  • Constructing Low Cost Ocean Sensors.
  • Ola Benderius, Associate Professor at Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Division of Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
  • This seminar belongs to our seventh innovation cycle, ‘the do-it-ourselves challenge’.
  • March 9, 2023, 16-17 CET
  • Filling Coastal Data Gaps – Let’s Do It Ourselves!
  • Robin Teigland, Director of Ocean Data Factory Sweden and Professor at Chalmers University of Technology
  • In this seminar, Robin will present ODF Sweden’s seventh innovation cycle, in collaboration with Chalmers Revere Lab.



  • Sep 22, 2022, 12 – 13 noon
  • Human Readable, “Self-Describing” Marine Data Files
  • In this seminar David will introduce the file format NCCSV – “NetCDF-Compatible ASCII CSV” – which they are proposing to recommend for text-based marine data files.
  • David Rayner, Swedish National Data Service
  • 21 June, 2022, 12 – 13 noon
  • Importance of Contextualizing Data in Event Format for AI Development
  • Mattias Larsson – Chief Product Officer, MARANICS
  • 12 April, 2022, 11 am
  • Opening up marine science
  • Uta Wehn is the 2021-2022 Adlerbert Visiting Professor on Marine Citizen Science for sustainable development at University of Gothenburg and Associate Professor of Water Innovation Studies at IHE Delft in the Netherlands.
  • Feb 1, 2022, 11 am
  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Accelerate Wildlife Conservation
  • Victor Anton, Founder and CEO of Wildlife.ai
  • Wildlife.ai – Support grassroots wildlife conservation using machine learning
  • A blog post on this webinar


  • December 1, 2021, 12 pm
  • Mafalda de Freitas, Project Manager of the PELADRONE project and CEO of Peniche Ocean Watch.
  • PELADRONE – Digitally transforming Portuguese SME fisheries and coastal communities.
  • A blog post on this webinar.
  • May 20, 2021, 1 pm
  • Alex Alcocer, Oslo Metropolitan University
  • Miniature underwater gliders with autonomous deployment and recovery capabilities
  • The webinar covered work in progress, the  presenter has requested that the recording is not published.

  • Feb 25th, 2021, 12 pm
  • Thomas Mennerdahl and Sarah Alkhateeb, MMT Sweden AB:
  • Deep learning to assist in reporting of subsea pipeline inspection
  • The webinar covered work in progress, the presenter has requested that the recording is not published.