Conferences

Dates Title Location Description Link
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/
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 27 2015 to May 29 2015 2nd Blue Planet Symposium Cairns, Australia Bringing ocean observations to users by connecting leaders and representatives of various international organizations and networks, research scientists and postdoctoral and graduate students http://www.blueplanetsymposium...
May 27 2015 to May 29 2015 Integrated Coastal Management in the Mediterranean, Black and Caspian Seas Dalyan - Mugla, Turkey Also known as the MEDCOAST Jubilee Workshop, this event will review past and present practices in the field of integrated coastal management in the Mediterranean, Black and Caspian Seas, as well as the future of MEDCOAST as a regional institution http://www.pegasoproject.eu/in...
Jun 3 2015 to Jun 5 2015 The World Ocean Summit 2015 Lisbon, Portugal Convening global leaders from various sectors with direct interests in the oceans and igniting a constructive dialogue on solutions http://www.economistinsights.c...
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 22 2015 to Jun 23 2015 European Coasts and Climate Change Biarritz, France Conference theme is "Biodiversity response and new management strategies in coastal environment" https://euccbiarritzen.wordpre...
Jun 24 2015 to Jun 27 2015 15th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE15) Helsinki, Finland Covering all topics of environmental and resource economics http://www.eaere2015.org/
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...
Jul 27 2015 to Jul 31 2015 The Biology, Ecology and Conservation of Elasmobranchs: Recent Advances and New Frontiers Plymouth, UK Highlighting significant recent advances and identifying new and interdisciplinary areas likely to make a key impact in the near future for improved conservation http://estore.plymouth.ac.uk/b...
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 23 2015 to Aug 27 2015 6th World Conference on Ecological Restoration Manchester, UK Conference theme is "Towards resilient ecosystems: restoring the urban, the rural and the wild" http://www.ser2015.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...
Aug 30 2015 to Sep 2 2015 International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics Toronto, Canada Examining recent developments and exchanging views on future directions of UAV in geomatics research, applications and services http://www.uav-g-2015.ca/
Sep 3 2015 to Sep 5 2015 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology Rhodes, Greece Addressing and discussing emerging environmental issues in the context of science and technology http://cest.gnest.org/
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 10 2015 Asian and Pacific Coasts 2015 Madras, Chennai, India Promoting academic and technical exchange on coastal engineering and environmental problems among Asian and Pacific countries/regions http://apac2015.com/
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...
Sep 13 2015 to Sep 15 2015 17th Annual BIOECON Conference (Biodiversity and Economics for Conservation) Cambridge, UK Exploring the role of experimental evidence and behavioral economics in informing economic instruments and conservation policy, both in developed and developing countries; theme is "Experimental and Behavioural Economics and the Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services" http://www.bioecon-network.org...
Sep 14 2015 to Sep 17 2015 3rd CLIOTOP Symposium: Future of Oceanic Animals in a Changing Ocean San Sebastián, Spain CLIOTOP stands for Climate Impacts on Oceanic TOp Predators; the conference is evaluating impacts of climate variability and change over seasonal to decadal time scales on pelagic species and dependent socio-economic and management systems http://www.imber.info/index.ph...
Sep 14 2015 to Sep 18 2015 Progress in Marine Conservation in Europe 2015 Stralsund, Germany Discussing emerging issues and new research results, and identifying promising approaches to proceed in marine nature conservation in Europe https://www.bfn.de/21601+M5208...
Sep 16 2015 to Sep 18 2015 Dunes & Estuaries 2015: Restoration of Tidal & Estuary Areas Bruges, Belgium Exchanging experiences and information on innovative management methods for the restoration of tidal and estuarine areas http://www.natuurenbos.be/nl-B...
Sep 21 2015 to Sep 25 2015 ICES Annual Science Conference 2015 Copenhagen, Denmark Convened by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), which develops science and advice to support the sustainable use of the oceans http://www.ices.dk/news-and-ev...
Oct 2 2015 to Oct 3 2015 Sustainable Oceans 2015 Conference Halifax, Canada Annual student-led conference aims to address challenges in marine policy and management https://soceans.wiki.dal.ca/wi...
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/
Oct 6 2015 2015 International Marine Spatial Planning Symposium: Sharing Practical Solutions Narragansett, Rhode Island This all-day event will provide participants with information on the state of marine spatial planning (MSP). Panelists, including practitioners, policymakers, and researchers from both the public and private sectors will update participants on MSP initiatives, as well as provide their perspectives on how to sustainably integrate MSP into mainstream coastal and ocean management; how new natural resources and social research can successfully contribute to MSP initiatives; and what can be learned from the more mature MSP initiatives that could be transferred to emerging/in-process MSP efforts. http://seagrant.gso.uri.edu/sp...
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 8 2015 to Nov 12 2015 23rd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF2015) Portland, Oregon, US Exchanging information and ideas on the science and management of coastal ecosystems http://www.erf.org/cerf2015
Nov 9 2015 to Nov 13 2015 68th Annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá The theme of the Conference is "Two Oceans... Same Coastal Issues". As part of the meeting, MarViva Foundation will be hosting "Special Session on Marine Spatial Planning: Lessons Learned and Opportunities", which will be held on Monday, November 9, after the opening event. http://www.gcfi.org/Conference...
Nov 9 2015 to Nov 11 2015 Sustainable Ocean Summit Singapore Convened by the World Ocean Council, an international, cross-sectoral industry leadership alliance on corporate ocean responsibility http://www.oceancouncil.org/si...
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...
Feb 1 2016 to Feb 5 2016 Second Mares Conference: Marine Ecosystems Health and Conservation Olhão, Portugal Discussing and addressing issues related to the impact of human activities on the marine environment http://www.maresconference.eu/
Mar 6 2016 to Mar 11 2016 14th International Coastal Symposium 2016 Sydney, Australia Discussing current coastal research studies and projects, including in the fields of geomorphology, geology, ecology, coastal engineering, and coastal management including planning and policy http://ics2016.org/
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...
Sep 1 2016 to Sep 10 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA The 2016 Congress is expected to focus on three policy areas: climate change, marine debris, and protecting ecosystems.