Conferences

Dates Title Location Description Link
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 17 2019 International Conference on Coastal Ecosystem and Management Amsterdam, Netherlands Coastal Zone 2019 aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of coastal ecosystem and ocean sciences. https://www.meetingsint.com/co...
Sep 16 2019 to Sep 20 2019 OceanObs'19 Honolulu, Hawaii "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 18 2019 Enhancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Coastal Sector Washington, DC, USA Facilitated by the nationally-recognized consulting organization Avarna Group, and made possible through a grant by the National Science Foundation, this event will focus on adding a DEI lens to recruitment and hiring in the coastal community. https://estuaries.org/initiati...
Sep 24 2019 to Sep 27 2019 ICYMARE 2019 Bremen, Germany ICYMARE is the “International Conference for Young MArine REsearchers” which is organized voluntarily by and for young marine researchers. https://www.icymare.com/about-...
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 6 2019 to Oct 7 2019 Local Catch Seafood Summit Portland, Oregon The 3rd Local Seafood Summit celebrates the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of small-scale and community-based seafood businesses committed to strengthening our local, regional, and national food systems. https://localcatch.org/local-s...
Oct 7 2019 to Oct 12 2019 2019 World Whale Conference Queensland, Australia The theme for this year's conference is ‘Journeys that Inspire Change’ https://www.worldwhaleconferen...
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 8 2019 to Oct 9 2019 2019 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop Beaufort, NC Join us in North Carolina as we bring together experts in the field of living shorelines for an exciting two day workshop experience. Learn about emerging techniques, regulation, engaging your community, and more. https://estuaries.org/livingsh...
Oct 9 2019 to Oct 10 2019 SeaAhead's Global Bluetech Summit 2019 Brooklyn, NY This year's theme, "Next Generation Bluetech," will organize the event around forward-looking strategies and new paradigms of innovation where technology meets the ocean. https://globalsummit.sea-ahead...
Oct 21 2019 to Oct 23 2019 Workshop to Identify Research Priorities for Shifting Marine Species Washington, DC "to discuss the future of U.S. fisheries in the face of climate change, generate research priorities, and kickstart the funding of key research projects." https://www.lenfestocean.org/e...
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 4 2019 to Nov 8 2019 72nd Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Punta Cana, Dominican Republic The theme for GCFI72 is Scaling up public-private government partnerships for sustainable fisheries and innovative science. https://www.gcfi.org/gcfi-72-c...
Nov 4 2019 to Nov 8 2019 Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium Portland, Maine Join leaders from across New England and the Maritime Provinces for this unprecedented event that brings together environmental, economic, social and institutional perspectives on climate resilience in the Gulf of Maine. https://www.gulfofmaine2050.or...
Nov 5 2019 to Nov 6 2019 Global Ocean Social Sciences Brest, France The aims are to gather researchers in the human and social sciences, in all their diversity, to identify central issues and conditions for the involvement of the social sciences in the UN initiative. http://ocean-univ.org/gloss/?l...
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...
Nov 15 2019 VCPC's 7th Annual Conference Williamsburg, VA This year's theme is The Three Ps of Resilience: Planning, Partnerships, and Paying For It All. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/v...
Nov 18 2019 to Nov 20 2019 RISE CONFERENCE 2019 Albany, NY, USA "...will explore how higher education can strengthen preparedness, response, and recovery in the face of growing threats posed by a changing climate and extreme weather as we strive to build a national platform." https://rise2019.org/home.html
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...
Dec 2 2019 to Dec 13 2019 Santiago Climate Change Conference Santiago de Chile, Chile "[Will] feature the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the UNFCCC and meetings of the UNFCCC subsidiary bodies." https://unfccc.int/Santiago
Dec 9 2019 to Dec 12 2019 World Marine Mammal Conference Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Our goal is to bring together scientists, managers, policy-makers, educators and students from across the globe to discuss the world’s most exciting science and most pressing conservation issues. https://www.wmmconference.org/
Dec 14 2019 Reef Conservation UK 2019 London, England, UK "...this gathering is an excellent opportunity to meet fellow reef workers, and enthusiasts to discuss ideas and activities on an informal basis." https://www.reefconservationuk...
Jan 15 2020 to Jan 23 2020 Marine Spatial Planning Workshop Maldives "The general objective of the training workshop is to simulate an MSP process through the creation of a co-produced knowledge related to both the critical issues..." http://www.marhe.unimib.it/act...
Jan 20 2020 to Jan 24 2020 EuroLag 9 Venice, Italy The conference is devoted to science, research and management issues that are related to lagoons and transitional areas. https://www.eurolag9.it/
Jan 22 2020 to Jan 23 2020 11th State of the Bay Symposium Galveston, Texas The symposium provides an opportunity for stakeholders to interact and share success stories associated with the Galveston Bay Plan, report the latest monitoring and research findings, plan for future activities, share new ideas and lessons learned, and illuminate the challenges facing Galveston Bay. https://gbep.texas.gov/state-o...
Feb 3 2020 to Feb 6 2020 2020 Social Coast Forum Charleston, South Carolina, USA Participate in the fifth biennial Social Coast Forum to explore how social science tools and methods are being used to address the nation’s coastal issues. http://www.cvent.com/events/20...
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...
Feb 9 2020 to Feb 12 2020 Aquaculture America 2020 Honolulu, Hawaii As a bonus, the conference will host the largest aquaculture trade show in the world.  https://www.was.org/Meeting/pd...
Feb 16 2020 to Feb 21 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting San Diego, California This year’s theme, For a Resilient Planet, centers around the concept that scientists, in partnership with governments and communities, have the power to affect change in fostering healthier and more resilient oceans, a safer and sustainable food supply, and to mitigate the impacts of climate change. https://www2.agu.org/ocean-sci...
Feb 23 2020 to Feb 28 2020 World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum Davos, Switzerland First of its kind, the World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum will bring to­geth­er lead­ing re­searchers, ear­ly ca­reer re­searchers, prac­ti­tion­ers, rep­re­sen­ta­tives from dif­fer­ent sec­tors, de­ci­sion-mak­ers and so­ci­etal ac­tors to have a con­ver­sa­tion on the kind of fu­ture we want (and/or do not want) for bio­di­ver­si­ty. https://www.worldbiodiversityf...
Mar 10 2020 to Mar 12 2020 Nansen Tutu Center 10th anniversary symposium: Ocean, weather and climate, science to the service of society Cape Town, South Africa Themes are regional oceanography, operational oceanography, role of the ocean on weather and climate, marine ecosystems, biogeochemistry and the CO2 cycle and Southern Ocean. https://www.nansentutusymposiu...
Mar 16 2020 to Mar 20 2020 International Indian Ocean Science Conference Goa, India The IIOE-2 is a multi-national, multi-institutional programme to advance our understanding of the physical, chemical, biological, geological and climatological aspects of the Indian Ocean to enhance its role on the socio-economy of the region. https://iiosc2020.incois.gov.i...
Mar 30 2020 to Apr 3 2020 Climate change in the Asia-Pacific region Quy Nhon, Vietnam 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...
Apr 14 2020 to Apr 17 2020 6th International Tropical Marine Ecosystems Management Symposium Manado, Indonesia Theme: ‘Healthy Reef, Wealthy Ocean'. https://www.icriforum.org/ITME...
Apr 19 2020 to Apr 22 2020 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference Vancouver, BC Participants present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, share information about the application of knowledge from science and other sources, and guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea Ecosystem. https://ssec.confex.com/ssec/2...
Apr 20 2020 to Apr 24 2020 10th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas Pacific islands "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 18 2020 to May 20 2020 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/ecosystem-ba...
May 25 2020 to May 29 2020 MSEAS 2020 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...
May 31 2020 to Jun 5 2020 Gordon Research Conference Hong Kong, CN Oral and poster presentations and discussions will address current topics ranging from deoxygenation, elemental cycles mediated by keystone organisms and viruses, carbon pumps, processes in high latitude oceans and shelf seas, to processes in past and future oceans. https://www.grc.org/ocean-biog...
Jun 2 2020 to Jun 5 2020 A Changing Arctic Tromsø, Norway Observations in the Arctic reveal dramatic reductions in the extent and thickness of the sea ice, rising atmospheric temperatures, widespread permafrost degradation and ocean acidification. https://www.nature.com/naturec...
Jun 14 2020 to Jun 19 2020 14th International Conference on Copepoda Kruger National Park, South Africa The conference will be held over five days in Skukuza, the main tourist centre of the world famous Kruger National Park. https://files.constantcontact....
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...
Jul 31 2020 to Aug 11 2020 SCAR COMNAP 2020 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia The SCAR Open Science Conference theme “Antarctic Science – Global Connections” recognises the significance of the scientific connections between Antarctica and the global system. https://www.scarcomnap2020.org...
Oct 4 2020 to Oct 8 2020 2020 Summit: The National Coastal & Estuarine Conference Providence, Rhode Island In Providence, you’ll hear from experts in our field, visit nearby Narragansett Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Cape Cod, but most importantly, you'll have the chance to spend time with fellow coastal enthusiasts from across the country. https://estuaries.org/summit/
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...
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