ABOUT

The Breaking the Surface – BtS is an international interdisciplinary field workshop of maritime robotics and applications. Ever since 2009, it serves as a meeting place for international experts, univerity professors, scientists, industry representatives and students from various fields:

maritime robotics
MAROB

marine biology
MARBIO

marine archaeology
MARCH

maritime security
MARSEC

innovation day
INNOVA

BtS has for the last 9 years brought together the world’s renowned professionals and has encouraged interaction and the exchange of knowledge and experience. The programme consists of:

  • lectures where latest scientific researchers and results are presented
  • field demonstrations which showcase the latest technology achievements made by research groups and companies
  • tutorials which offer hands-on experience working with complex and modern underwater systems

Since 2016, BtS also organizes an “Innovation day“, a whole-day workshop where robotics experts, ranging from acclaimed researchers to the leaders of successful robotics startups, will share their experience in commercializing robotics-related technologies with the rest of scientific community and aspiring entrepreneurs.

ORGANIZED BY

University of Zagreb

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

Laboratory for Underwater Systems and Technologies

Center for Underwater Systems and Technologies

COMMITTEES

COMMITTEES CHAIRS

Programme Committee Chair

Organizing Committee Chair

Technical Committee Chair

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Marco Bibuli, PhD

Prof. Bridget Buxton, PhD

Massimo Caccia, PhD

Marc Carreras, PhD

Damjan Miklić, PhD

Edin Omerdić, PhD

Asst. Prof. Irena Radić-Rossi, PhD
Prof. Pere Ridao, PhD

Prof. Asgeir Sørensen, PhD

Prof. Daniel Toal, PhD

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Petra Kovačević
Ena Lucija Kovač
Valentino Žinić
Tonko Bogovac
Andrea Radmanić
Barbara Klier
Marija Havaić
Alan Vukić

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Anja Babić

Nadir Kapetanović
Ivan Lončar

Filip Mandić

Milan Marković
Đula Nađ, PhD

Marin Stipanov
Kruno Zubčić

Breaking the Surface