Conferences

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Dates Title Location Description Link
Mar 30 2015 to Apr 2 2015 Coastal GeoTools North Charleston, South Carolina, US The Coastal GeoTools conference, established in 1999, is typically held every two years and focuses on geospatial data, tools, technology, and information for coastal resource management professionals. Coastal GeoTools 2015 will be the eighth in the conference series. http://coastalgeotools.org/
Apr 10 2015 to Apr 11 2015 7th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Special focus is "Whose Climate? Negotiating the Governance of Environmental Change" http://on-climate.com/the-conf...
Apr 19 2015 to Apr 20 2015 ICAN 7: Coastal Web Atlases – Supporting Ecosystem Based Management Cape Town, South Africa Discussing how coastal web atlases can assist in implementing ecosystem-based management approaches, including in the context of LMEs http://ican.science.oregonstat...
Apr 22 2015 to Apr 24 2015 CoastGIS 2015 Conference Cape Town, South Africa Focusing on how information technologies, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), are used in coastal zone management, science, and research http://www.coastgis2015.co.za/
Apr 23 2015 to Apr 30 2015 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation Nairobi, Kenya Highlighting different ways of measuring the success of community-based adaptation, and underlining that effective evaluation considers the perspective of donors and recipients of adaptation funding http://www.iied.org/save-date-...
Apr 25 2015 Sustainable Oceans Summit Washington, D.C. The Summit will highlight social and economic investments capable of restoring ocean health, safeguarding natural resources and promoting economic growth. Each topic will be addressed from a scientific, political, business/entrepreneur viewpoint to encourage cross-sector collaboration. The Summit will also be livestreamed to reach individuals and universities around the world. The event is open to all. If you are unable to attend, please register to receive a link to the live webcast. https://georgetownsoa.splashth...
May 12 2015 to May 14 2015 European Climate Change Adaptation Conference Copenhagen, Denmark Understanding and assessing adaptation in practice under the theme "Integrating climate adaptation action in science, policy, practitioners and business" http://www.ecca2015.eu/
May 18 2015 to May 22 2015 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the AMLC (Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean) Willemstad, Curaçao Meeting theme is "Marine Ecosystem Conservation and Policy - The Way Forward" http://www.amlc-carib.org/meet...
May 25 2015 to May 28 2015 Marine Ecosystem Acoustics: Observing the ocean interior across scales in support of integrated management Nantes, France Discussing recent developments in acoustic methods and technologies used to characterize and manage marine and freshwater ecosystems http://someacoustics.sciencesc...
May 25 2015 to May 29 2015 15th Biannual Conference International Association for the Study of the Commons Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Discussing "commons" issues that matter across local, regional, and global scales, including as they are impacted by social and environmental change http://www.iasc2015.org/
Jun 15 2015 to Jun 19 2015 10th Baltic Sea Science Congress 2015 Riga, Latvia Discussing physical oceanography, marine biology, marine geology, interdisciplinary aspects of achieving and protecting good environmental status, and long-term sustainability of ecosystem services http://10times.com/baltic-sea-...
Jun 24 2015 to Jun 26 2015 MARE Academic Conference 2015: People and the Sea VIII Amsterdam, The Netherlands Conference theme: Geopolitics of the oceans http://www.marecentre.nl/
Jul 7 2015 to Jul 10 2015 Our Common Future Under Climate Change Paris, France UNESCO scientific conference ahead of COP21. Includes session on Ocean Change: Understanding and projecting the impacts of warming and acidification on natural and human systems. http://www.commonfuture-paris2...
Jul 7 2015 to Jul 8 2015 Are ecosystem services academic? Southampton, United Kingdom This two-day conference aims to offer a dialogue between academic ecologists, economists and end-users of ecosystem service assessments. We particularly welcome presentations reviewing successful and unsuccessful attempts to convert academic ecosystem service assessments into policy decisions. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e...
Jul 13 2015 to Jul 17 2015 Third Annual International Conference on Fish Telemetry Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Hosted by the Global Tracking Network, a partnership to construct and sustain a scientific platform to collect aquatic tracking and environmental data for sustainable management http://oceantrackingnetwork.or...
Aug 2 2015 to Aug 6 2015 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) and the 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology (ECCB) Montpellier, France Presenting new findings, initiatives, methods, tools and opportunities in conservation science and practice http://www.iccb-eccb2015.org/
Aug 25 2015 to Aug 28 2015 Maritime Sociology (RS7) during 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Topics include: History and Future Perspectives of Maritime Sociology; Maritime Professions and Inequality; Sociological Imagination on Maritime Issues: Sustainable Development and the Sea; Knowledge of the Sea: Integrating local and indigenous knowledge with scientific knowledge; Sea and Culture: The Construction of Identities in Seaside-Communities and Port Cities http://esa12thconference.eu/rs...
Sep 6 2015 to Sep 9 2015 ECSA 55: Estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world London, UK Addressing issues of outstanding scientific importance in the science and management of estuaries and coastal seas http://www.estuarinecoastalcon...
Sep 7 2015 to Sep 9 2015 Coastal Management 2015: Changing Coast, Changing Climate, Changing Minds The Netherlands Hosted by the Institution of Civil Engineers; papers will cover key international coastal projects offering practical learning, innovative and integrated solutions, and new ways of understanding and managing our coasts http://www.ice-conferences.com...
Oct 6 2015 to Oct 10 2015 9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Theme is “Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet” http://digitalearth2015.ca/
Nov 2 2015 to Nov 4 2015 5th International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts Muscat, Oman Exchanging information on issues important to sustainable coastal development http://conference.squ.edu.om/D...
Nov 11 2015 Lionfish Research Symposium and Publication at the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Meeting Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá We invite all scientists studying lionfish biology, ecology, or management to submit abstracts for the 8th annual Lionfish Symposium during the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) Annual Meeting in Panama, on November 11th, 2015. http://www.gcfi.org/Conference...
Nov 18 2015 to Nov 20 2015 Fish at Night Miami, Florida, USA The purpose of the symposium is to stimulate the exchange of new knowledge, data, and ideas on behaviors, patterns, and processes operating underwater, in darkness. Relevant topics include nocturnal fish activities, technical aspects of night fishing/fisheries, diel fish distribution and abundance comparisons, and strategies adopted by fish and fishers at extreme depths and/or latitudes (i.e., polar seas), where darkness often prevails. http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/bms...
Jul 30 2016 to Aug 3 2016 4th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Theme is "Making Marine Science Matter" http://www.conbio.org/mini-sit...