Conferences

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Jan 11 2021 to Jan 12 2021 International Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems and Vehicles Virtual Aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Control Applications in Marine Systems and Vehicles. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Control Applications in Marine Systems and Vehicles https://waset.org/control-appl…
Jan 19 2021 to Jan 21 2021 Ocean Recovery 2021 Virtual The organisers of the Coastal Futures and Restoring Estuarine and Coastal Habitats (REACH) conferences have joined with the WWF-UK and Sky Ocean Rescue to develop a major online conference. There will be 15 sessions & 6 keynotes covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we are intending to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment. http://coastal-futures.net/pro…
Jan 26 2021 to Jan 28 2021 Southeast & Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership (SCDRP) 2021 Virtual R for resilience: Inspired by broadening our scope from Recovery to Resilience, this year's meeting will focus on new understandings, priorities, and forward-thinking approaches to build capacity in resilience. This meeting celebrates the broader scope of resilience and welcomes new members who focus on climate adaptation, capacity-building and emerging priorities in emergency management and coastal resilience. https://www.scdrp.secoora.org/…
Feb 8 2021 to Feb 11 2021 Coastal GeoTools 2021 Virtual Abstracts should profile proven approaches that support one or more of these coastal management goals: healthy ecosystems, resilient communities, or vibrant and sustainable economies. Sessions will be organized within the following tracks: Data Access Decision-Support Tools Emerging Technologies: Data Acquisition and Processing, Artificial Intelligence Use of Digital Coast Resources Best Practices in Leveraging Partnerships Building the Next Generation of Geospatial Professionals Innovative Training Methods and Citizen Science https://coastalgeotools.org/ca…
Mar 2 2021 to Mar 4 2021 International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region Virtual "[The] symposium is expected to build a foundation of science and deliver information and advice for decision makers." https://www.arcticplastics2020…
Apr 29 2021 to Apr 30 2021 International Conference on Marine Spatial Planning and Management Jerusalem, Israel "[Aims] to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Marine Spatial Planning and Management." https://waset.org/conference/2…
May 16 2021 to May 17 2021 International Conference on Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Sciences Sydney, Australia "...aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Sciences." https://waset.org/conference/2…
May 17 2021 to May 21 2021 Reef Futures Key Largo, Florida or Virtual The symposium will bring together coral restoration practitioners, researchers, students, and resource managers from around the world to share the latest techniques and science for coral reef restoration, while continuing the global effort to dramatically scale-up the impact and reach of restoration as a tool for coral reef conservation and management.  https://reeffutures.com/coralr…
May 31 2021 to Jun 4 2021 52nd Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics Liège, Belgium and/or Virtual The colloquium would like to gather an interdisciplinary community of scientists in order to obtain an overview of the progress in our capabilities to understand, monitor and forecast the impact of human activities on coastal marine environments to guarantee a productive and healthy system as requested by the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive and the UN Sustainable Development Goal 14. http://labos.ulg.ac.be/gher/ho…
Jun 1 2021 to Jun 30 2021 6th Caribaea Initiative Research & Conservation Conference Virtual Note that the dates are not confimed. Developing research and higher education on animal biodiversity and wildlife conservation in the Caribbean https://www.caribaea.org/en/ou…
Jun 14 2021 to Jun 18 2021 EcoSummit 2020 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia  Note new dates! "Building a sustainable and desirable future: Adapting to a changing land and sea-scape" http://ecosummitcongress.com
Jul 12 2021 to Dec 31 2021 International Marine Educators Conference Virtual Rescheduled to sometime in 2021 - NMEA’s mission is to make known the world of water both fresh and salt, and our annual conference brings together formal and informal marine educators from around the world to promote awareness and education of the global marine environment. https://www.marine-ed.org/conf…
Jul 18 2021 to Jul 23 2021 14th International Coral Reef Symposium Bremen, Germany Note new dates! The overarching theme of ICRS 2020 is “Tackling the Challenging Future of Coral Reefs”. http://www.icrs2020.de/about-i…
Aug 9 2021 to Aug 13 2021 IMBeR ClimEco7 Summer School Vancouver, BC, Canada The ClimEco7 Summer School aims to foster excellence in interdisciplinary ocean science. Drawing on the expertise of lecturers from the natural, social and economic sciences, participants will develop a strong theoretical and applied understanding of interdisciplinary ocean science through lectures and interactive practical sessions and workshops. http://www.imber.info/en/event…
Aug 15 2021 to Sep 30 2021 5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World Lima, Perú POSTPONED, DATES TBD: "The 5th symposia will maintain the traditional focus of the four previous symposia and look at ocean acidification and associated impacts on marine organisms, ecosystems, and biogeochemical cycles." http://www.highco2-lima.org/in…
Aug 26 2021 to Aug 29 2021 14th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference (ENFC) Naples, Italy The ENFC is a European based biennial congress that brings together scientists investigating biological N2 fixation (BNF) from different prospects (e.g. biochemistry, microbiology, ecology, plant physiology, etc.). https://www.enfc2020.org/
Aug 28 2021 to Aug 30 2021 Conservation Marketing Conference 2021 St. Petersburg, Florida Conference focused on conservation marketing and engagement https://www.consmark.org/confe…
Sep 1 2021 to Oct 31 2021 Climate change in the Asia-Pacific region Quy Nhon, Vietnam Exact dates to be determined: The conference will focus on interdisciplinary studies, and will regroup specialists from all of the disciplines involved in the study of climate change impacts. https://www.icisequynhon.com/c…
Sep 1 2021 to Sep 30 2021 World Fisheries Congress Adelaide, Australia POSTPONED, DATES TBD in 2021: The conference encourages all commercial, recreational and Indigenous fishers, researchers, managers, students, NGOs and the broader community to join us to discuss issues facing world fisheries and key developments needed to ensure a sustainable future. https://wfc2020.com.au/
Sep 3 2021 to Sep 11 2021 IUCN World Conservation Congress Marseille, France The Programme includes all official sessions within the Forum, Members’ Assembly and Exhibition components of the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020. https://www.iucncongress2020.o…
Sep 6 2021 to Sep 10 2021 ECSA 58 - EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene Hull, UK Addressing issues in the science (natural and social) and management of estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world. http://www.estuarinecoastalcon…
Sep 16 2021 to Sep 18 2021 CoastGIS 2021 Raseborg, Finland and Virtual The 14th consecutive symposium for an international exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience on  how spatial data and information technologies aid marine and coastal zone managers and stakeholders in better understanding and managing coastal space and resources. https://www.novia.fi/coastgis2…
Sep 20 2021 to Sep 23 2021 OCEANS 2021 San Diego, California Global thought leaders and innovators in the areas of marine technology, engineering, science, research, and education will gather together to learn and experience cutting-edge technologies in the field of marine science, hear from industry experts and engineers regarding the latest research and innovations, discuss current environmental issues and policies affecting the field, and collaboratively work together to move the fields of marine technology and engineering forward. https://sandiego21.oceansconfe…
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
Oct 17 2021 to Oct 20 2021 Our Coastal Futures Gold Coast, Australia Oceans and coasts are changing. We're listening to those changes. Complex challenges take a diverse community to hear, understand and act. A transdisciplinary, multi-format international conference to share and co-produce knowledge and enable effective action. http://www.coastalfuturesconfe…
Oct 17 2021 to Oct 20 2021 Our Coastal Futures Gold Coast, Australia Oceans and coasts are changing. We're listening to those changes. Complex challenges take a diverse community to hear, understand and act. A transdisciplinary, multi-format international conference to share and co-produce knowledge and enable effective action. http://www.coastalfuturesconfe…
Oct 28 2021 to Oct 30 2021 Consmark 2021 St. Petersburg, Florida The conference is interested in your presentations, workshops, and discussions on the following topics: Conservation online: what the digital frontier can add to the traditional toolbox of conservation marketers. Community engagement for conservation: best practices and lessons learned in effectively engaging communities in conservation action.  Citizen science for conservation outcomes: engaging citizens and community members in collecting and interpreting data. ​Bringing science to conservation policy: Engaging with managers, regulators and policymakers for conservation. Marketing tools in conservation: best practices and innovative use of marketing tools to promote conservation behaviors, including audience research methods. Conservation psychology: Exploring the psychological responses to conservation messaging, including the influence of access to nature, and human well-being. Assessing success of conservation campaigns: Impact evaluation methods and ideas for measuring the success of marketing and community engagement efforts. Conservation social science: What we’re learning about the human dimension of environmental issues, including public attitudes, values, and opinions about conservation. Innovation in conservation engagement: New approaches, methods, and ideas for promoting conservation. https://www.consmark.org/consm…
Dec 1 2021 to Dec 31 2021 MSEAS 2020 Yokohama, Japan Postponed until December 2021. T​he focus of the symposium is 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://mseas.net/conferences/y…