Conferences

Dates Title Location Description Link
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 11 2019 to Jun 13 2019 Seaweb Seafood Summit Bangkok, Thailand "Join international leaders and representatives from the seafood industry to collaborate, connect and create a global marketplace that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable." https://www.seafoodsummit.org
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 17 2019 to Jun 19 2019 Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris Summit Arlington, VA Join researchers, educators, policy-makers and businesses at this collaborative summit as we explore Mid-Atlantic regional solutions to decrease litter and marine debris.  https://www.deq.virginia.gov/P...
Jun 19 2019 Sea Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) Sea Scotland is an annual conference, now in its 4th year, which aims to bring together key actors and facilitate discussion on critical issues facing the marine environment in Scotland to support progressive marine policy and management. The theme for Sea Scotland 2019 will be marine and coastal climate change adaptation. http://www.seascotland.scot
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 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 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 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
Aug 27 2019 to Aug 31 2019 Student Conference on Conservation Science Tihany (Lake Balaton), Hungary SCCS  is the largest international conference in conservation science, where students and early career scientists are welcomed and have the chance to present their research, learn from each other and meet with experts of the field who can offer them guidance in their future careers. https://www.sccs.okologia.mta....
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 Arctic Futures 2050 Washington, D.C., USA The Arctic Futures 2050 Conference —convened by the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)—will be an international conference designed to enhance collaboration between Arctic scientists from many disciplines, diverse Indigenous knowledge holders, and policy makers from all levels of government. https://www.searcharcticscienc...
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 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 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 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 2 2019 to Oct 4 2019 Student Conference on Conservation Science New York, New York As a part of the only international series of conservation conferences featuring students, SCCS-NY provides opportunities for emerging scientists to professionally network, gain experience, and present and get feedback on their work. http://www.amnh.org/sccsny
Oct 2 2019 to Oct 4 2019 MASTS Annual Science Meeting 2019 Glasgow, Scotland The 2019 ASM will examine the modern challenges that face our marine waters, and identify ways and means to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.    https://www.masts.ac.uk/annual...
Oct 8 2019 to Oct 10 2019 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference Portland, OR The Northwest Climate Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from and connect with a diverse community of experts fostering a more climate resilient Northwest. https://www.nwclimateconferenc...
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 3 2019 to Nov 7 2019 CERF 2019 Mobile, AL, USA During the next year, we will build a conference framed around the theme: "Responsive | Relevant | Ready." https://www.cerf.science/confe...
Nov 3 2019 to Nov 7 2019 SETAC North American 40th Annual Meeting Toronto, ON, CA The meeting will emphasize the need for environmental scientists and managers from all sectors to work together at a global scale to address shared environmental challenges. https://toronto.setac.org
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...
Dec 2 2019 to Dec 6 2019 Ocean Plastics Congress 2019 Melbourne, Australia The 2019 Congress will be hosted by the Victorian Government, with WWF and other organisations as the lead Conference advocates. It will bring together over 2,000 scientists, public policymakers, industry and the community sector in the search for solutions to the multiplicity of problems resulting from ocean plastics. https://www.oceanplasticscongr...
Feb 3 2020 to Feb 6 2020 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference Tampa, Florida "[2020] presents a pivotal moment as the Gulf research and management communities enter the next phase of Gulf science." http://www.cvent.com/events/20...
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...
May 25 2020 to May 29 2020 MSEAS 2020- Marine Socio-Ecological Systems: Navigating global change in the marine environment Yokohama, Japan 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...
Jun 21 2020 to Jun 25 2020 EcoSummit 2020 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia  "Building a sustainable and desirable future: Adapting to a changing land and sea-scape" http://ecosummitcongress.com
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