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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"
Jul 21 2019 to Jul 25 2019 National Marine Educators Association Annual Conference Durham, New Hampshire Learn about how, over the course of a decade, the Gulf of Maine warmed faster than 99% of the global ocean, and how local researchers and policy makers are addressing this.
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
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.
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.
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’.
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.
Sep 4 2019 to Sep 5 2019 International Conference on Sustainable Development Rome, Italy  "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".
Sep 9 2019 to Sep 12 2019 19th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish Porto, Portugal The Conference will provide a platform for all participants to take full advantage of the many opportunities for formal and informal interaction with colleagues from all around the world, sharing knowledge of the most recent advances on Fish and other Aquatic Organism’s Pathology.
Sep 9 2019 to Sep 12 2019 ICES Annual Science Conference 2019 Gothenburg, Sweden During the conference hundreds of participants gather to present and discuss the latest marine science, develop new ideas, and establish partnerships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 The Lenfest Ocean Program, in collaboration with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Biodiversity Funder’s Group, is seeking applicants for a three-day Ideas Lab workshop 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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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 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.
Nov 5 2019 to Nov 6 2019 Research Agenda in Social Sciences Workshop Brest, France We are pleased to invite researchers, including doctoral students, in social sciences to save the date for an interactive event to identify and discuss research priorities in ocean and coastal social sciences for the UN Decade.
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.
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 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.
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."
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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"
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”.
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.
Sep 26 2021 to Sep 30 2021 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) Vancouver, BC, Canada Stay tuned for more info.