Conferences

Dates Title Location(s) Description Link
May 13 2018 to May 16 2018 World Conference on Marine Biodiversity Montréal, Québec, Canada The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (WCMB) has become the major focal assembly to share research outcomes, management and policy issues, and discussions on the role of biodiversity in sustaining ocean ecosystems. http://www.wcmb2018.org
May 28 2018 to May 30 2018 Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods Halifax, Canada "A unique gathering to explore how local communities are engaging in environmental conservation that supports their local economies and livelihoods, and how government policy can best support local initiatives." http://www.communityconservati...
Jun 4 2018 to Jun 8 2018 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans Washington, D.C., USA Scope is: What are the consequences of different levels of 21st century climate change for ocean ecosystems and ocean dependent communities? http://meetings.pices.int/meet...
Jun 4 2018 to Jun 8 2018 4th Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium Cebu, Philippines Theme: Coral Reefs of the Asia-Pacific: Working together amidst contemporary challenges https://apcrs.org/
Jun 17 2018 to Jun 21 2018 2nd IMBER Ocean Science Conference Brest, France The event will aim to build on the significant success of the first edition of the event, and build on the themes established.  http://www.imber.info/en/event...
Jun 18 2018 to Jun 21 2018 International Charr Symposium Duluth, Minnesota Symposium sessions address management, ecology, taxonomy, genetics and evolution of charr among other topics. https://t.e2ma.net/webview/ox1...
Jun 24 2018 to Jun 29 2018 5th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC5) Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia Theme is: "Making marine science matter." Please note the OceansOnline add-on will be held on the last day, 29 of June, 2018. http://conbio.org/mini-sites/i...
Jul 4 2018 to Jul 6 2018 Blue Planet Symposium Toulouse, France "The symposium will bring together producers of ocean and coastal information and current and potential users of ocean and coastal information, who will share their experience with the audience." https://symposium.geoblueplane...
Jul 16 2018 to Jul 18 2018 Great Barrier Reef Restoration Symposium Cairns, Australia This international Symposium brings together restoration practitioners, scientists, engineers, environmental managers, NGOs and industry partners together to share experiences, insights and ideas about what works, what doesn’t, and what more we need to know to help the Great Barrier Reef. https://www.jcu.edu.au/events/...
Jul 18 2018 to Jul 19 2018 UC Irvine Coastal Resilience Workshop Irvine, CA Participants will leave the workshop with a greater understanding of the landscape of coastal resilience activities across communities. https://docs.google.com/forms/...
Jul 29 2018 to Aug 2 2018 Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME) Conference Portland, OR NAME is a dynamic organization of professionals dedicated to sharing the world of water and using the allure of marine and freshwater places to excite audiences about learning. Educators, researchers, students, and resource professionals from Washington, Oregon, Alaska and British Columbia are invited to meet, learn, share, and socialize. https://allevents.in/oregon/na...
Aug 6 2018 to Aug 9 2018 PRiMO Conference Honolulu, Hawai'i The Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana (PRiMO) conference is the premier venue for community leaders interested in protecting Pacific Island communities from natural hazards. Each year, hundreds of participants gather to make connections, learn from each other, discuss ongoing initiatives, and design action plans. https://coast.noaa.gov/primo/c...
Aug 19 2018 to Aug 23 2018 Communicating the Science of Fisheries Conservation to Diverse Audiences Atlantic City, NJ "We have a wide range of symposia topics, and will solicit contributed papers and posters encompassing the broad diversity within fisheries that will benefit a range of audiences with the aim of advancing the science of fisheries ecology, conservation, and management." https://afsannualmeeting.fishe...
Sep 6 2018 to Sep 7 2018 Society and the Sea University of Greenwich "The aim of the GMC is to engage multiple stakeholders in an exploration of the value of the ocean and how that can be recognised, communicated and harnessed to contribute to the health, wealth and wellbeing of society." http://www.gre.ac.uk/society-a...
Sep 10 2018 to Sep 14 2018 Tenure and UserRights in Fisheries 2018 Yeosu, Republic of Korea "As part of progressing from perceptions to experiences, participants will exchange information and concrete examples by providing case studies on how tenure and rights-based approaches (RBAs) can harmonize the concepts of responsible fisheries in social and economic development." http://www.fao.org/about/meeti...
Oct 7 2018 to Oct 11 2018 ASFB Conference 2018 Swanston, Melbourne  "...captivating presentations and discussions on a wide range of fish-related topics, showcasing research undertaken in both freshwater and marine environments." http://www.asfb2018.org.au/pro...
Oct 18 2018 to Oct 21 2018 Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Bangkok, Thailand "GAF conferences endeavour to explore the expanding horizons of gender dimensions in aquaculture and fisheries, while highlighting the need for expanding gender inclusiveness and equity." https://www.gafconference.org/
Oct 22 2018 to Oct 26 2018 3rd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress Chiang Mai, Thailand "...transdisciplinary forum for anyone interested in small-scale fisheries to participate in an interactive discussion about the future of the world's small-scale fisheries." https://toobigtoignore.wixsite...
Oct 24 2018 to Oct 26 2018 2018 Student Conference on Conservation Science NY, New York The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation and its partners invite graduate students, postdocs, and early-career professionals to take part in the ninth annual Student Conference on Conservation Science – New York (SCCS-NY) on October 24-26, 2018.    https://www.amnh.org/our-resea...
Oct 25 2018 to Oct 27 2018 1st International Conservation Marketing & Engagement Congress (IMEC) George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia The focus for this inaugural conference is on exchanging ideas, tools and techniques for achieving improved conservation behaviours among diverse segments of the public. We’d like to emphasize that discussions will not address marketing for fundraising or for memberships, but using marketing techniques to promote conservation action and sustainable behaviour in the public. https://www.consmark.org
Oct 29 2018 to Oct 30 2018 Our Ocean Conference Bali, Indonesia Our Ocean, Our Legacy will be the theme of this year's Our Ocean Conference, as it reflects our choices and actions to maintain the sustainability of our oceans' resources and to preserve our ocean's health, as a heritage presented for our children and grandchildren. http://ourocean2018.org
Oct 30 2018 to Nov 2 2018 2018 National Coastal Conference Galveston, Texas "Join us for three days of coastal science, policy, technology and advocacy in Galveston, Texas." http://asbpa.org/conferences/f...
Dec 8 2018 to Dec 13 2018 9th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management Long Beach, California The six-day Summit will explore cutting-edge issues in coastal restoration and management, and will be comprised of a community restoration event, field sessions, plenary sessions, expert presentations, special evening events, workshops, a poster hall, and an award-winning coastal exposition hall. https://www.estuaries.org/2018...
Apr 8 2019 to Apr 12 2019 5th Conference of Marine Mammal Protected Areas Greece The 5th International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas will evaluate the progress made over the last decade to meet ICMMPA's long-standing goal of bringing the MMPA community closer together. http://icmmpa.org/conference/t...
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