Conferences

Dates Title Location Description Link
Mar 13 2019 to Mar 17 2019 CitSci2019 Raleigh, North Carolina "CitSci2019,  Growing our Family Tree , is all about broadening this citizen science community and providing a space where we can all share and learn together." http://www.citizenscience.org/...
Mar 25 2019 to Mar 28 2019 First International AtlantOS Symposium Paris, France The symposium will bring together scientists, policy makers, users, funders and other stakeholders, to articulate and refine our joint Atlantic ambition for ocean observing. https://www.atlantos-h2020.eu/...
Apr 1 2019 to Apr 4 2019 OceanVisions2019 - Climate Summit Atlanta, Georgia, USA The goal is to highlight ocean-based science and engineering successes in the areas of resilience, adaptation, mitigation and sustainability and promote scalable solutions across human, climate and ecological dimensions. http://www.oceanvisions.org/oc...
Apr 4 2019 to Apr 5 2019 3rd WMU International Women's Conference Malmö, Sweden To address the gender gap in the maritime, ports, fishing and related industries, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced that the World Maritime Day theme for 2019 is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”. http://conferences.wmu.se/mari...
Apr 8 2019 to Apr 12 2019 5th International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas Messinia, Greece The 5th International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas will evaluate the progress made over the last decade to meet ICMMPA's long-standing goal of bringing the MMPA community closer together. https://www.fifth.icmmpa.org
Apr 8 2019 to Apr 12 2019 12th Asian Fisheries And Aquaculture Forum Iloilo City, Philippines The Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum provides an international platform for distinguished scientists from all over the world to discuss the issues pertaining to sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific Region. http://12afaf.net
Apr 21 2019 to Apr 25 2019 SOLAS Open Science Conference Sapporo, Japan "The Surface Ocean–Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) is an international and interdisciplinary research project on biogeochemical-physical air-sea interactions and processes." https://www.confmanager.com/ma...
May 6 2019 to May 10 2019 OceanPredict ’19 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The event will present high-level speakers providing expert insight into the latest ocean research & development efforts, products and services and applications, and offers participants to engage in special science splinter meetings, poster sessions, booth exhibitions and discussions to explore and define the direction of future operational oceanography. http://oceanpredict19.org
May 7 2019 to May 9 2019 Australian Coral Reef Society Conference Tangalooma Resort, Moreton Island The conference will include a welcome buffet dinner, two days of inspiring talks and discussions, a poster session and awards dinner. There will be field trips and workshops accompanying the conference. https://australiancoralreefsoc...
May 15 2019 APECS International Online Conference 2019 Online Conference This year’s theme, “Breaking Barriers: Promoting Interdisciplinarity in Polar Science” aims to encourage collaboration between early career scientists from varied disciplines, working in the polar and alpine regions. https://www.apecs.is/events/up...
May 22 2019 to May 24 2019 NAAFE 2019 Forum Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The NAAFE 2019 Forum in Halifax, jointly hosted by Dalhousie University and Saint Mary’s University, will highlight sessions focused on learning from our economic past, transitions to the future, value chain globalization, innovative market-based instruments, and the economics of the coming aquaculture revolution. http://naafe2019.ca
May 25 2019 to May 29 2019 Marine Socio-Ecological Systems Yokohama, Japan The symposium will focus on the integrated assessment of multiple ocean uses across sectors, including: fisheries, renewable energy, coastal development, oil and gas, transport, and the need for conservation. https://meetings.pices.int/mee...
May 30 2019 to May 31 2019 AERE Annual Summer Conference Lake Tahoe, Nevada AERE’s signature Summer Conference gathers the world’s leading environmental and natural resource economists for two days of outstanding academic programming in a collegial atmosphere. https://www.aere.org/aere-summ...
Jun 4 2019 to Jun 6 2019 Capitol Hill Ocean Week Washington, D.C. The nation’s premier annual conference examining current marine, coastal, and Great Lakes policy issues. Convened by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation every June. https://capitolhilloceanweek.o...
Jun 15 2019 to Jun 21 2019 Future Oceans2 Brest, France Future Oceans2, IMBeR's second Open Science Conference, provides the opportunity for marine researchers from all disciplines to present science to advance understanding, challenges and solutions that may contribute towards ocean sustainability for the benefit of society http://www.imber.info/en/event...
Jun 17 2019 to Jun 20 2019 OCEANS 2019 Marseille, France The bi-annual event for global marine technologists, engineers, students, government officials, lawyers, and advocates. Highlighting relevant topics and current trends, while creating a community of learners and influencers who consistently advance research, practices, and policies for the marine field. https://www.oceans19mtsieeemar...
Jun 24 2019 to Jun 28 2019 MARE People and the Sea Conference X Roeterseiland complex, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands MARE is an interdisciplinary social science organisation interested in the use and management of marine resources. Its objective is to provide a stimulating intellectual climate for academics and policymakers working on topics related to coasts and seas. http://www.marecentre.nl
Jul 1 2019 to Jul 5 2019 XII Convención Internacional sobre Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Havana, Cuba Las oncenas ediciones precedentes de este cónclave han logrado una participación de más de 9 000 personas, de los cuales aproximadamente el 50% corresponden a visitantes pertenecientes a más de 60 países de los 5 continentes. http://www.cubambiente.com/?fb...
Jul 8 2019 to Jul 9 2019 3rd International Symposium on Marine and Fisheries Research 2019 Yogyakarta, Indonesia This symposium is expected to be the primary focal assembly to share research outcomes and discussions on the role of fisheries and marine scientists in sustaining ocean ecosystems http://ismfr-ugm.org
Jul 15 2019 to Jul 19 2019 Advances in eDNA-based Approaches to Fish Ecology and Management University of Hull, UK, This symposium will, for the first time, bring together the international community of fish eDNA research and provide an overview of the field. We are adopting a broad definition of eDNA to include DNA which has not been sampled directly from the targeted organism, including DNA extracted from water and sediment as well as from faecal and gut samples. https://www.fsbi.org.uk/annual...
Jul 21 2019 to Jul 25 2019 International Congress for Conservation Biology Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ICCB 2019 theme: "Conservation Beyond Boundaries: Connecting Biodiversity with Communities, Governments and Stakeholders" https://conbio.org/mini-sites/...
Jul 22 2019 to Jul 26 2019 XIII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences Incheon, Republic of Korea The symposium aims to bring together Antarctic earth scientists from different areas in order to gather and highlight their outstanding expertise and ideas https://www.scar.org/general-s...
Jul 22 2019 to Jul 26 2019 Species on the Move 2019 Skukuza Rest Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa The conference brings together scientists and natural resource managers working in the disciplines of global change, biogeography and evolution, and relevant in contexts of natural resource management, biodiversity management and conservation, and theoretical ecology. http://www.speciesonthemove.co...
Jul 29 2019 to Aug 2 2019 7th International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals Cartagena, Colombia The 7th International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals is the premier meeting for scientists, explorers, managers, policymakers, industry specialists and students to exchange ideas and share knowledge of deep-sea and cold-water corals and their ecosystems. https://www.deepseacoral2019.o...
Aug 18 2019 to Aug 21 2019 4th Workshop on Trait Based Approaches to Ocean Life Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. The workshop brings together a broad range of ecologists and marine scientists to study how organism traits shape ecosystem structure, biodiversity, and function. https://www.traitspace.com
Sep 2 2019 to Sep 6 2019 2nd Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum Christchurch, New Zealand The 2019 OESF aims again to bring together policy-makers, community leaders and researchers with the aspiration of ‘Creating healthy communities and ecosystems for a resilient future’. https://oceaniaesforum.com/oce...
Sep 3 2019 to Sep 6 2019 13th International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera Modena, Italy The theme for the upcoming Symposium “Looking back to see ahead” highlights the importance of the fossil archives to understand response of the biosphere to long term environmental perturbations. http://www.13thfossilcnidaria....
Sep 4 2019 to Sep 6 2019 International Conference on Environmental Psychology (ICEP) 2019 Plymouth, UK This international conference is being organised under the auspices of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) to promote the science and practice of applied psychology and to facilitate scientific exchange and communication on themes relevant to the increasingly policy-recognised field of environmental psychology. https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/wha...
Sep 16 2019 to Sep 20 2019 7th Annual EMSEA Conference 2019 São Miguel, Azores, Portugal The MSEAS 2020 symposium will focus on the integrated assessment of multiple ocean uses across sectors, including: fisheries, renewable energy, coastal development, oil and gas, transport, and the need for conservation. http://www.emsea.eu/info.php?p...
Sep 16 2019 to Sep 20 2019 OceanObs'19 Honolulu, Hawaii As part of the decadal conference series, OceanObs’19 will galvanize ocean observing communities to improve coordination of regional and national efforts to better observe the global ocean, to better respond to the joint scientific and societal needs of a fit-for-purpose ocean observing system, and maximize the overall benefit of more integrated observing.  http://www.oceanobs19.net
Sep 24 2019 to Sep 27 2019 YOUMARES 2019 Bremen, Germany YOUMARES is a worldwide network and international meeting event of young marine researchers and experts.  https://www.youmares.com
Oct 22 2019 to Oct 26 2019 MEDCOAST 19 Marmaris, Turkey The MEDCOAST congress in Marmaris (Turkey) is the fourteenth event of the biennial series that was started in 1993 for contributing to coastal and marine sciences, engineering, management and conservation particularly in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. http://conference.medcoast.net
Oct 24 2019 to Oct 25 2019 Our Ocean Conference 2019 Oslo, Norway The Our Ocean conferences focus on the key ocean issues of our time – marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-related impacts on the ocean. https://ourocean2019.no
Nov 11 2019 to Nov 13 2019 Arabian Coral Reefs Conference New York University, Abu Dhabi The purpose of this conference is to bring together leading regional and international coral reef scientists to discuss recent research, and to open opportunities for dialogue and collaboration among participants. https://goo.gl/forms/OdtjHOjkG...
Apr 20 2020 to Apr 24 2020 10th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas Pacific islands The 10th Conference is to be held 20- 24th April 2020, prior to the end of the United Nations Decade for Biodiversity (2011-2020) giving the Pacific an important opportunity to review progress on the achievement of global conservation targets (Aichi targets) and to influence the global vision for conservation beyond 2020. https://www.icriforum.org/meet...
Jul 5 2020 to Jul 10 2020 14th International Coral Reef Symposium Bremen, Germany The overarching theme of ICRS 2020 is “Tackling the Challenging Future of Coral Reefs”. http://www.icrs2020.de/about-i...
Sep 26 2021 to Sep 30 2021 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) Vancouver, BC, Canada Stay tuned for more info.  https://impac5.ca